Knee Surgery


The knee is considered a hinge joint that is comprised of the femur (thigh bone), the tibia (shin bone), and the patella (kneecap). Proper function of this joint is critical in allowing a normal pattern of walking. The knee’s main purpose is to flex and extend with walking, but it also provides stability for twisting movements. This is particularly important in athletic activities.


Acute injuries to the knee can result in tears of ligaments (ACL) or cartilage (meniscus). These acute injuries often cause significant pain and discomfort in the initial period after injury. However, these conditions can be successfully treated with non-surgical measures that restore normal knee function. If persistent pain or instability hinders a patient from pursuing their desired activities, minimally invasive procedures can be an option to improve the overall function of the joint.

Other sources of knee pain stem from degeneration of the joint, described as chondromalacia or arthritis. The smooth layer of cartilage that covers the ends of the bones experiences wear over time. This wear can affect different portions of the joint and manifest as pain with activity. Other sources of pain to the knee are blunt trauma (such as a fall to the knees), and overuse injuries that can result in chronic knee pain.


Total Knee Replacement

Revision Total Knee Replacement

Partial Knee Replacement

Diagnostic Arthroscopy

Loose Body Removal

High Tibial Osteotomy

Synovial Problems—Removal of Inflamed Synovium

Synovial Problems- Removal of Painful Plica

Patella Pain—Removal of Damaged Cartilage

Patella Pain—Removal of Painful Plica

Patella Pain—Patella Realignment

Patella Pain—Drilling and Microfracture

Torn ACL Allograft

Torn ACL Anatomic Footprint Reconstruction

Torn ACL Bone – Patellar Tendon-Bone Graft

Torn ACL Hamstring Graft

Torn ACL Quadriceps Tendon Graft

Meniscus Transplant

Torn Meniscus Repair

Torn Meniscus Trimming

Articular Cartilage Problems – Drilling/Microfracture

Articular Cartilage Problems – Removal of Damaged Cartilage

Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation

Cartilage Transplants – Allograft

Cartilage Transplants – Autograft

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