ERIC M. SLOTKIN, DO Board-Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon
Eric Slotkin, DO is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon who specializes in complex total joint arthroplasty of the hip, knee, and shoulder. Dr. Slotkin works with Orthopaedic Associates of Reading, Ltd., where patients in Reading and West Reading, Pennsylvania, receive the most advanced orthopaedic care.
Dr. Slotkin is a graduate of the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed his residency requirements at PinnacleHealth System and Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center in Pennsylvania. He completed additional fellowship training in adult reconstruction and joint replacement at the internationally renowned Cleveland Clinic in Ohio.
Dr. Slotkin has numerous peer-reviewed journal publications focusing on patient-specific techniques and minimally invasive surgeries to improve patient function and expedite recovery. In addition to his surgical practice, he frequently serves as teaching faculty for various joint reconstruction courses, helping other surgeons with techniques and technologies on a national scale.
Skilled in cutting-edge arthroplasty techniques, Dr. Slotkin’s surgical interests include minimally invasive, direct anterior intermuscular hip replacement surgery; complex primary and revision hip and knee replacement surgery; hip preservation surgery; and both primary and reverse total shoulder replacement surgeries.
Dr. Slotkin is certified by The American Osteopathic Board of Orthopedic Surgery.
Education & Training
Cleveland Clinic Foundation - Florida
Fellowship, Adult Reconstruction, 2013 – 2014
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 2008 – 2013
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Class of 2008
Certifications & Licensure
FL State Medical LicenseFL State License
2013 - 2016
PA State Medical LicensePA State License
2008 – 2022
Prospective, Randomized Trial to Evaluate Efficacy of a Bipolar Sealer in Direct Anterior Approach Total Hip Arthroplasty
Juan C. Suarez, Eric M. Slotkin, Caleb R. Szubski, Wael K. Barsoum, Preetesh D. Patel; Journal of Arthroplasty. 2015 Nov 1
Accuracy of Fluoroscopic Guided Acetabular Component Positioning During Direct Anterior Total Hip Arthroplasty
Eric M. Slotkin, Preetesh D. Patel, Juan C. Suarez ;Journal of Arthroplasty. 2015 Sep 1
Prospective, Randomized Trial to Evaluate Efficacy of a Thrombin-Based Hemostatic Agent in Total Knee Arthroplasty
Juan C. Suarez, Eric M. Slotkin, Andres M. Alvarez, Caleb R. Szubski, Wael K. Barsoum, Preetesh D. Patel; Journal of Arthroplasty. 2014 Oct 1