John France, MD

Chief, Spine Service; Professor and Vice Chairman
J.W. Ruby Memorial Hospital, WVU Medicine Children's
John France, MD

Practice Locations

J.W. Ruby Memorial Hospital

1 Medical Center Drive
Morgantown, WV

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Spine Center

943 Maple Drive
Morgantown, WV

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Appointment Information

Medical Specialties

  • Orthopaedics
  • Pediatric Orthopaedics
  • Pediatrics
  • Surgery
  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Spine Surgery

Clinical Focus

  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Surgery
  • Trauma

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery - Orthopaedic Surgery

Special Training

  • 1992 - Fellowship - Univ of Colorado Hlth Sci Ctr
  • 1991 - Residency - State University of New York - Buffalo NY
  • Orthopaedic Surgery
    Residency - State University of NY at Buffalo
  • Spine Surgery Fellowship
    Fellowship - University of Colorado and Affiliated Hospitals

Education

  • 1986 - University of Pittsburgh - MD
  • University of Pittsburgh - MD

Symptoms, Conditions, and Treatments

  • Fracture - Acetabular
  • Surgery - Arthritis
  • Arthrodesis
  • Arthroscopy
  • Arthrotomy
  • Avascular Necrosis of the Hip
  • Broken Hardware
  • Bulging Disc
  • Bursitis
  • Fracture - Burst
  • Fracture - Calcaneus
  • Cervical Arthrodesis
  • Cervical Disc Arthroplasty
  • Cervical Disc Replacement
  • Cervical Fusion
  • Cervical Stenosis
  • Compartment Syndrome
  • Fracture - Compression
  • Continuous Passive Motion
  • Corpectomy
  • Decompression
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Joint Disease
  • Disc Arthroplasty
  • Disc Herniation
  • Disc Prosthesis
  • Disc Protrusion
  • Disc Replacement
  • Discectomy
  • Direct Lateral Interbody Fusion, DLIF
  • Facet Disease
  • Fracture - Femoral
  • Fracture - Femoral, Neck
  • Femoroacetabular Impingement
  • Foraminal Stenosis
  • Fracture - Non-Union
  • Gout
  • Hardware Failure
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Dislocation
  • Hip Dysplasia
  • Infected Fracture
  • Infected Total Joint
  • Kyphosis
  • Kyphosis
  • Labral Tear
  • Laminectomy
  • Laminoplasty
  • Fracture - Long Bone
  • Lordosis
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Arthrodesis
  • Lumbar Disc Arthroplasty
  • Lumbar Disc Replacement
  • Surgery - Lumbar Disc
  • Lumbar Fusion
  • Lumbar Stenosis
  • Malunion
  • Microsurgery of the Spine
  • Surgery - Minimally Invasive, Spine
  • Myelopathy
  • Occipital Cervical Fusion
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthrosis
  • Osteomalacia
  • Osteomyelitis
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteophyte Formation
  • Osteotomy
  • Paget's Disease
  • Pediatric Orthopaedics
  • Fracture - Pelvic
  • Fracture - Periprosthetic
  • Pinched Nerve
  • Pinched Nerve Decompression
  • Prolapsed Disc
  • Prosthetic Hip
  • Prosthetic Knee
  • Radiculopathy
  • Total Hip - Revision
  • Total Knee - Revision
  • Ruptured Disc
  • Sciatica
  • Scoliosis
  • Arthritis - Septic
  • Slipped Disc
  • Surgery - Slipped Disc
  • Snapping Hip
  • Spine - Curvature
  • Fracture - Spinal
  • Spinal Osteotomy
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Tumor - Spinal
  • Spine
  • Spine - Deformity
  • Spondylolisthesis, Spondylolysis
  • Surgery - Thoracic Disc
  • Thoracic Stenosis
  • Fracture - Tibial
  • Tibial Osteotomy
  • Fracture - Tibial Pilon
  • Fracture - Tibial Plateau
  • Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion, TLIF
  • Total Hip - Replacement
  • Total Knee - Replacement
  • Trochanteric Bursitis
  • Surgery - Vertebral Disc
  • Vertebral Herniated Disc
  • Vertebrectomy
  • Vertebroplasty
  • Lateral Lumbar Interbody Fusion, XLIF
  • Flatback Syndrome
  • Fracture - Shoulder, Humerus