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Manhattan’s Premier Orthopedic Private Practice

Arthroscopic Knee Surgery

With over 40 years of experience as an arthroscopic surgeon and knee specialist, Dr. Stuart Springer brings the utmost expertise and knowledge to the orthopedic world. Dr. Springer is board-certified in orthopedic surgery and is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, as well as the Arthroscopy Association of North America. It is the ongoing mission of Stuart Springer MD PC to bring the highest quality orthopedic care and sports medicine to each and every patient. 

As an independent practice, Stuart Springer MD PC is able to provide a very personalized experience, spending ample time with each patient to understand their unique symptoms and specific lifestyle needs. Dr. Springer and his dedicated staff are committed to ensuring that each visit is as pain and anxiety-free as possible, and to make sure each patient is thoroughly educated about all their health care options. If you are looking for a compassionate, highly experienced knee surgeon in the New York Metro area, look no further than the private practice of Stuart Springer MD PC.


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NYC Top Arthroscopic Knee Surgeon

Arthroscopic Surgery For Knee, Ankle & Shoulder

Knee pain can be debilitating and severely impact the quality of a person’s life at any age. At Stuart Springer MD PC, we understand how intimidating the idea of knee surgery can be. That’s why we offer minimally-invasive arthroscopic knee surgery to qualifying patients. We provide this leading-edge procedure in addition to arthroscopic shoulder and ankle surgery, and ACL reconstruction surgery. Stop suffering with chronic and acute joint pain. You can put your ‘knee specialist doctor near me’ searches to rest when you are a patient at Stuart Springer MD PC. If you are suffering with knee pain, call or book an appointment online today for an evaluation.

Board-Certified Orthopedic Surgeon

Personalized, Patient-Focused Care

Do you suffer from persistent knee pain and stiffness? Has your knee pain not responded well to non-surgical treatments? If so, you may be a candidate for arthroscopic knee surgery. Dr. Springer has decades of clinical experience diagnosing and treating a wide variety of knee conditions, and will develop a personalized treatment plan for you that is tailored to your unique needs. As an independent practice, Stuart Springer MD PC is able to give each and every patient personalized attention and guide them to the best possible decision they can make for their long-term health and well being. If you are looking for an orthopedic surgeon knee specialist, you can trust Dr. Springer with your care.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Happens During Arthroscopic Knee Surgery?

Your surgeon will start by administering either a local or general anesthetic. During the procedure, a few tiny incisions are made in your knee, and then saline is pumped in to expand it, so that your surgeon can easily see inside your joint. The problem areas are corrected using tiny tools, the saline is drained from the knee, and finally, the incisions are closed.

How Long Does It Take To Walk After Arthroscopic Knee Surgery?

Arthroscopic knee surgery recovery time will vary by patient. However, most patients are able to walk with a slight limp one to two weeks following their surgery. Full recovery typically takes place within four to six weeks.

How Do I Know If I Need Knee Surgery?

Arthroscopic surgery can be used to both diagnose and treat a variety of knee injuries, including:

  • Meniscus tears
  • Torn ligaments
  • Torn cartilage 
  • Baker’s cyst
  • Knee fractures
  • Swollen synovium
  • Misaligned patella

What Are The Benefits Of Arthroscopic Knee Surgery?

Arthroscopic knee surgery boasts a number of benefits when compared with open surgery:

  • Faster healing time
  • Shorter hospital stay
  • Less scarring and tissue damage
  • Fewer stitches
  • Lowered risk of infection
  • Less post-surgery pain