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Knee


  • The knee supports most of the body’s weight and is prone to injury. Einstein patients benefit from access to a comprehensive orthopedics department and trusted physicians who serve as team doctors for local high school and college athletic associations.

    We specialize in treating:

    Meniscus repair and transplantation. The meniscus is a wedge-shaped pad of cartilage designed to absorb friction. Damage to the meniscus is frequently referred to as torn cartilage.

    Torn ligament reconstruction. We perform corrective surgery for the knee’s four ligaments, which provide stability to the knee joint.

    • ACL: anterior cruciate ligament
    • MCL: medial collateral ligament
    • LCL: lateral collateral ligament
    • PCL: posterior cruciate ligament

    Sprains. Damage to the knee’s ligaments.

    Fracture of the kneecap. Also known as patella, kneecap treatment includes removal of all or a portion of the bone.

    Treatment options

    Partial knee replacement. Surgery that replaces one or two of a damaged knee's bony parts with man-made components. The knee has three bony parts: the femur, tibia and the patella, or kneecap.

    Total knee replacement. Surgery that replaces all three of the knee's bony parts with artificial components.

    Joint Preservation surgery. Surgery to restore function and eliminate pain, aimed at delaying arthritis or other degenerative conditions.

    Knee Arthroscopy. Minimally invasive technique where surgeons use small incisions to diagnose and treat problems, including arthritis and cartilage damage.

    Non –surgical treatment including physical therapy and medication.

    Arthroscopic surgery. Minimally invasive surgery used to promote a quicker recovery and cause less trauma to the tissue.

    Cartilage reconstruction. Specializing in ACI, autologous chondrocyte implantation, a procedure where cartilage is regrown using a patient’s own cartilage from another part of the body.

    Osteotomy. The knee or leg bone is broken and realigned to straighten out the knee and transfer the weight load.

    Platlet-rich plasma therapy. Plasma from a patient’s blood is extracted and re-injected into the injury site.

    Office Locations

    Einstein Medical Center Philadelphia
    Willowcrest Building, 4th Floor
    5501 Old York Road 
    Philadelphia, PA 19141

    Einstein Medical Center Elkins Park
    60 Township Line Road
    Elkins Park, PA 19027

    Einstein Medical Center Montgomery
    Medical Arts Building, Suite 270
    609 West Germantown Pike
    East Norriton, PA 19403

    Einstein Center One
    9880 Bustleton Avenue
    Philadelphia, PA 19115 

    Doctors

    Richard E. Grant, MD, Attending Orthopedic Surgeon

    Julius K. Oni, MD, Attending Orthopedic Surgeon

    Minn H. Saing, MD, Attending Orthopedic Surgeon

  • Questions? Call Us:

    1.800.346.7834

    Accreditation & Partnerships


    Einstein Medical Center Elkins Park
    Blue Distinction Center for Hip and Knee


    Einstein Medical Center Philadelphia
    Blue Distinction Center for Spine

    Einstein Medical Center Montgomery for Hip and Knee
    Joint commission gold seal


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