Meet Dr. Sunkin

Fellowship trained in Total Joint Arthroplasty

 

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Patient Ratings and Comments

Overall Rating

4.5 out of 5 (103 Ratings, 28 Comments)
Global
4.6/5
Physician Communication Quality
4.7/5
Office Staff Quality
4.8/5
Access to Care 3 month
4.5/5
Care Coordination
4.2/5

Recent Comments

04/27/2022

*Dr. Sunkin is courteous, helpful, friendly.
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04/01/2022

Good.
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03/21/2022

No additional comments - received excellent care and treatment.
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03/18/2022

*Dr. Sunkin was excellent. He listened & he explained everything I needed to know. He was kind, patient and understanding.
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03/15/2022

Dr. Sunkin and ruth are aces !!!!! Wonderful people !!!
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03/11/2022

I was pleased & felt attended to, in a professional & efficient manner; from front office & throughout visit.
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03/09/2022

Dr. Sunkin was professional, kind and courteous. Very easy to talk to and answered all my questions so I understood.
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03/08/2022

DR. Sunkin is an outstanding surgeon.
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01/25/2022

I had a great experience with *Dr. Sunkin. He made time to see me over the holiday and made sure I was okay.
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01/12/2022

I am so glad to refer Dr Sunkin to my family and friends - he is terrific!
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01/09/2022

Excellent experience
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11/16/2021

I am very happy with all the treatment I have received from my doctors at SSORTHOPEDIC. My doctors Sunkin and doctor K. Have been wonderful to me . The entire staff is very helpful and polite. I would highly recommend this office to all my family and friends.
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11/10/2021

Big fan of South Shore Orthopedics they have seen me through both hip and knee replacements and rotator cuff surgery with excellent results.
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10/04/2021

Very efficiently run
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10/02/2021

Dr Sunkin gave me his time and help with all my questions in a very professional and caring manner.I have already given his name as reference to several of my friends. Thank you for bringing him on your team . I was his second patient on his first day at South Shore Orthopedics and have been very happy to be in his care!
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09/27/2021

Dr. Sunkin is the best
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09/27/2021

I think you can tell by my answers that I was very satisfied with all happened. Start to finish.
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09/25/2021

Everything is excellent at this time
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09/07/2021

Great experience - discussed hip replacement. Dr. was very informative and took this time with me.
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09/07/2021

Everything was excellent
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08/25/2021

I was sent to *Dr. Sunkin for consultation about a hip replacement. He had my previous xrays and health records. He explained the condition of my right hip and I will have him do a hip replacement. (After he does my wife's hip which is scheduled for Oct. 21st.
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08/24/2021

Follow up to emergency hip fracture surgery on 7/21/2021.
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08/24/2021

Fantastic experience
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08/15/2021

I wish that all doctors could be as great as Dr. Sunkin is, he listens, cares, good feedback, and yes I would highly recomend him, I have given his cards to a couple of friends
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08/07/2021

It was tele health and we lost the audio toward the end of the visitbut Dr Sunkin had a member of his team contact me in case I had any more questionsgood experience
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07/21/2021

Very good experience.
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06/28/2021

My visit for AC pain R. knee. Saw *Dr. Sunkin he was professional, explained my options and treated me.
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05/28/2021

I found have seen this doctor before! He is polite, concerned & "handsome."
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Specializing In

  • Hip and Knee Replacement
  • Direct Anterior Hip Replacement
  • Partial Knee Replacement
  • Revision Hip and Knee Replacement
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Orthopedic Trauma
  • General Orthopedic Surgery

Education

Undergrad

Tufts University
Boston, MA

Medical Degree

Uniformed Services University
Bethesda, MD

Internship

Wright-Patterson Medical Center
Dayton, OH

Residency

San Antonio Military Medical Center
San Antonio, TX

Total Joint Arthroplasty Fellowship

Brigham And Women’s Hospital
Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

Board Certification

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Hospital Affiliations

South Shore Hospital, Weymouth, MA

Specialty Society Memberships

AAOS American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
AAHKS American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
SOMOS Society of Military Orthopaedic Surgeons

Meet Jonathan Sunkin




Achievements

Military Service

United States Air Force, 2002-2019, attained the rank of Lt. Col.
Chief of Orthopedic Surgery, US Hospital Langley, Langley Air Force Base, 2016-2019
Senior Orthopedic Surgeon, Bagram Air Base, Afghanistan. Apr – Nov 2017
Orthopedic Surgeon, Presidential Surgical Team, Argentina. Mar – Apr 2016
Staff Orthopedic Surgeon, Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar. Jun – Oct 2015
Staff Flight Surgeon, Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Jul – Sep 2008

Awards

  • Air Force Commendation Medal (awarded twice 2009, 2017)
  • Air Force Achievement Medal (awarded twice 2007, 2014)
  • Army Achievement Medal (2011)
  • National Defense Service Medal (2002)
  • Afghanistan Campaign Medal (2017)
  • Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal (awarded 2015)
  • Global War on Terrorism Service Medal (2004)
  • NATO non-Article 5 Medal, Afghanistan (2017)
  • Air Force Flight Surgeon Badge (2007)
  • Army Parachutist Badge (awarded for Army Airborne training, 2006)

Publications

  • Sunkin JA, Lindsey MH, Stenquist DS, Fuller BC, Chen AF, Shah VM. Surgical Treatment of Acute Periprosthetic Knee Infection with Concurrent Presumed COVID-19: A Case Report. JBJS Case Connect. 2020;10(3):e2000226.
  • Puddy AC, Sunkin JA, Aden JK, Walick KS, Hsu JR. Cast saw burns: evaluation of simple techniques for reducing the risk of thermal injury. J Pediatr Orthop. 2014 Dec;34(8)e63-6.

National Presentations

  • Sunkin. Cast saw burns: defining the margin of safety in splitting freshly applied casts.
  • Society of Military Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting. December 2012.
  • Sunkin. Cast saw burns: evaluation of simple techniques for reducing the risk of thermal injury. Society of Military Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting. December 2012.