BronxCare Health System

Dr. Morteza Meftah, Director, Joint Replacement, Orthopaedics, discussing knee replacement with patient.

Dr. Morteza Meftah, Director, Joint Replacement, Orthopaedics, discussing knee replacement with patient.

 

Hip & Knee Replacement Surgery

Dr. Ira Kirschenbaum, preparing for surgery.
Dr. Ira Kirschenbaum, preparing for surgery.

Dr. Morteza Meftah, who came to BronxCare having completed joint replacement fellowships at the Hospital for Special Surgery and Houston Methodist Hospital, is Director, Joint Replacement. Each patient is thoroughly evaluated in the preoperative phase and closely monitored during their surgery and postoperative follow-up. As innovators in the design and techniques of joint replacement surgery, the team provides patients with the full range of available options.

The joint replacement team has added advanced computer-assisted navigation and robotics to its offerings. It is also an integral part of an innovative national program leading to enhanced recovery for joint replacement. The joint replacement team is anchored by two physician assistants: John Bonsu, Director, Outpatient Joint Replacement, and Gabriella Iodice, Director, Inpatient Clinical Services.