Mercer-Bucks Orthopedics
Mercer-Bucks Orthopedics

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John P. Nolan, MD

Orthopaedic Joint Replacement Surgeon & Sports Medicine Specialist


John P. Nolan, Jr., MD, is board-certified in both orthopaedic surgery and sports medicine. He is one of the founders of Mercer-Bucks Orthopaedics, with offices in Hamilton, and Lawrenceville, New Jersey, and Langhorne, Pennsylvania. 

Dr. Nolan grew up in Huntington Valley, Pennsylvania, and attended La Salle University. He earned his Doctor of Medicine at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 

He completed his residency in orthopaedic surgery at the Medical College of Pennsylvania, where he earned an appointment as a clinical instructor and completed additional post-residency training in sports medicine at Temple University and the University of Pennsylvania. 

Dr. Nolan was appointed clinical instructor at the orthopaedic division of Laser Centers of America, where he developed laser instruments for use in arthroscopy. 

He has served on the medical executive committee of Capital Health (2002), the Board of Directors at Mercer County Surgical Center (2001-2012), and was the founding director of Ortho​​paedic Trauma at St. Mary Medical Center from 2012-2016. 

Dr. Nolan was one of the first surgeons in the Mercer Bucks area to perform outpatient total hip and knee replacements, as well as the use of computer navigation and robotic-assisted joint replacements. 

He currently serves on the medical advisory board of the Wellness Center at RWJ Hamilton.