Dr. Hyatt joins Orthopedic Associates of Lancaster following fellowship training at the esteemed Rothman Institute at Thomas Jefferson University. He has a wealth of experience in the field of sports medicine and has worked the professional and collegiate sports teams including the Philadelphia Flyers, Philadelphia Eagles and Phillies. At Orthopedic Associates of Lancaster, Dr. Hyatt works closely with athletes of all ages to restore mobility and keep them in the game.

Outside of practicing sports medicine, Dr. Hyatt enjoys supporting local sports teams, as well as participating in outdoor activities with his family and friends.

  • Undergraduate Education: Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA
  • Medical School: Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA
  • Residency: Rutgers-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ
  • Internship: Rutgers-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ
  • Fellowship: Sports Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University, The Rothman Institute, Philadelphia, PA
  • Licenses: Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
  • Board Certified in Subspecialty Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
  • Pennsylvania Orthopedic Society
  • North Pointe Surgery Center
  • Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health
  • Lancaster Stormers
  • Elizabethtown College
  • Orthopedic Associates of Lancaster, Ltd.
  • Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America
  • “Biomechanical Comparison of a First- and a Second-Generation All-Soft Suture Glenoid Anchor” Erickson J, Chiarappa F,  Haskel J, Rice J,  Hyatt AE,  Monica J,  Dhawan Orthop J Sports Med. 2017 Jul 20;5(7):  
  • Suture Anchor Biomechanics after Rotator Cuff Footprint Decortication” Hyatt AE, Lavery K, Mino C, Dhawan A Arthroscopy. 2016 Apr;32(4):544-50.
  • "Return to Play After Treatment of Labral Tears in Professional Hockey Players” Rangavajjula A, Hyatt AE, Cohen S, Deluca P Phys Sports Med. 2016;44(2):119-25
  • "Results of ACL Reconstruction With Tibial Retroscrew Fixation: Comparison of Clinical Outcomes and Tibial Tunnel Widening” O’Hagan, Hyatt AE, Marchetto P, Deluca P, Cohen S Phy Sportsmed. 2015 May;43(2):138-42
  • “Hamstring Autograft Size can be Predicted and is a Potential Risk Factor for ACL Reconstruction Failure: A Systematic Review and Analysis”Conte E, Hyatt, AE, Gatt, C, Dhawan A Arthroscopy. 2014 Jul;30(7):882-890
  • “Radiographic and Clinical Outcomes Following Instrumented Reduction and Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion of Mid and High-Grade Isthmic Spondylolisthesis.” Goyal N, Wimberley DW, Hyatt A, Zeiller S, Vaccaro AR, Hilibrand AS, Albert TJ J Spinal Disord Tech. 2009 Jul;22(5):321-7
  • Cartilage Restoration Procedures Articular cartilage is the soft tissue that covers the ends of bones where they meet other bones and form a joint. Healthy cartilage makes movement of the joints smoother and reduces friction. Damage to cartilage can occur from wear and tear over time, as a…

  • Many elbow conditions can be treated using elbow arthroscopy. This form of surgery involves using small incisions, or portals, to allow a surgeon to see inside the elbow joint with a telescopic camera. It is less invasive than open surgeries and, because of the smaller incisions, there is often…

  • Your elbow is made up of bone, cartilage, ligaments, tendons, and it is the origin of the muscles that move your wrist and forearm. Overuse, trauma, and congenital defects can alter the mechanics of your elbow causing instability and pain. In some of these instances, elbow reconstruction surgery…

  • Bones are ridged but when an outside force is applied, they can bend or break. While splinting or casting is enough for many fractures, severe breaks may require fracture surgery.

    Fracture surgery is dependent on the force of trauma and how the bone breaks. In some cases, it can take…

  • Golfer’s elbow, also known as medial epicondylitis, is a painful form of elbow tendonitis. While common among golfers, this condition can affect anyone engaged in repetitive or overuse of the tendons located in the inner elbow. These tendons are responsible for gripping, wrist flexion, and arm…

  • Hip arthroscopy is a procedure that your orthopedic surgeon may use to look inside your hip joint, diagnose hip injuries, or repair damage in the hip joint. Hip arthroscopy may be recommended if your hip pain and symptoms do not improve after several months of nonsurgical treatment such as…

  • Hip resurfacing, also known as hip joint resurfacing or hip resurfacing arthroplasty, is a type of surgery used to replace a damaged hip joint and relieve the associated hip pain and symptoms. Hip resurfacing may be recommended as an alternative to total hip replacement because it can preserve…

  • Knee arthroscopy, also known as a knee scope, is a minimally invasive surgical procedure that your orthopedic surgeon may use to evaluate a variety of conditions affecting your knee joint. Knee arthroscopy can be used to address ACL tears, meniscal tears, and remove loose bodies in the…

  • Knee ligament injuries, such as a torn ACL, are very painful. Your knee contains four ligaments that provide stability. Tears of the ACL or PCL do not typically heal well on their own. If you are young and active, your orthopedic surgeon may recommend surgery or knee ligament reconstruction for…

  • Your bones, muscles, and joints – along with their supporting structures such as tendons, ligaments, nerves, and cartilage – make up the musculoskeletal system. Maintaining a healthy system along with individualized musculoskeletal care can prevent and alleviate injuries to help reduce pain and…

  • The shoulder joint and surrounding group of four muscles is referred to as the rotator cuff. These muscles work together to allow for elevation and rotation of the arm with power. Tears in the rotator cuff are a common source of shoulder pain. Tears can be minor and occur from trauma such as a…

  • Shoulder arthroscopy is a minimally invasive surgical procedure. It may be used to evaluate your shoulder joint, diagnose injuries, and repair damage. Arthroscopy can be used to repair many causes of shoulder painincluding rotator cuff tears, bicep tendon procedures, and removal of bone…