For active individuals in Wiregrass/Wesley Chapel, Tampa, Zephyrhills, and Brandon, Florida, who require joint replacement surgery, Dr. Ira Guttentag at Florida Medical Orthopaedics, Sports Medicine & Spine is the obvious choice. Dr. Guttentag is a board-certified orthopaedic physician and surgeon who specializes in joint replacement procedures. Whether he’s treating a person who simply wants to take nightly walks around their neighborhood or a professional athlete playing at the highest levels of their sport, Dr. Guttentag provides highly individualized care tailored to every patient’s specific condition, lifestyle, and goals.
Total Joint Replacement
Serving Wiregrass/Wesley Chapel, Tampa, Zephyrhills, and Brandon, FL
Dr. Guttentag is highly experienced at performing joint replacement procedures, including:
- Partial or total replacement
- Knee or shoulder replacements
No matter what type of procedure is being performed, patients can have confidence knowing that Dr. Guttentag utilizes the most advanced surgical techniques available. Dr. Guttentag is regarded as a pioneer in the use of minimally invasive techniques that address the problem in a joint while leaving healthy tissue intact, allowing for faster recovery times and reduced risk of complications. Another benefit of choosing Dr. Guttentag is his utilization of advanced technology. For instance, one prosthesis he uses for total knee replacements is the Vanguard XP Preserving Knee by Biomet®, which is unique because it allows patients to retain their ACL and other healthy ligaments even while having the entire joint replaced.
People who want to determine whether they are a candidate for joint replacement surgery can contact Florida Medical Orthopaedics, Sports Medicine & Spine to schedule an appointment with Dr. Guttentag.