Hip & Knee Replacement Surgery
Show: Ask Dr. DeSilva
Jeffrey A. Geller, MD
Is Arthritis Making It Difficult To Walk?
About 70 million Americans are affected with some form of arthritis. There is no known cause, but risk factors such as age, gender and weight can highly increase your chances of developing arthritis. Dr. Jeffrey A. Geller joins Dr. DeSilva to answer any questions that you may have as well discuss several of the possible treatment options.
Jeffrey Geller, M.D. is the Director of Minimally Invasive Joint Surgery at the Center for Hip and Knee Replacement and an Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital. Dr. Geller joined Columbia Orthopedics in 2005. Dr. Geller trained at the New Jersey Medical School and completed a fellowship at Harvard Medical School in Adult Joint Replacement and Reconstruction at the Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Geller is actively involved in orthopedic research and education. In addition to teaching medical students and residents, he lectures at national orthopedic conferences and has authored many textbook chapters and medical articles. As a member of the Center for Hip and Knee Replacement at Columbia, he has an ongoing focus in female specific knee replacement, partial knee replacements, hip resurfacing and hip fractures.
Dr. Derrick DeSilva