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Total joint replacement: Knee and hip

Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula

Helping people lead a more active life is the mission of the orthopedic surgeons at Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula. We provide expert, coordinated, and personalized care to produce excellent results, with improved health, increased mobility, and reduced pain.

Christopher Meckel, MD

Christopher Meckel, MD

Dr. Meckel is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon and has performed thousands of knee and hip replacements. His expertise in joint-replacement surgery allows for minimally invasive anterior total hip replacements and minimally invasive, computer-assisted knee replacements.

EDUCATION
University of Southern California (USC) Keck School of Medicine

RESIDENCY
Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center

FELLOWSHIPS
Orthopedic Institute at Adventist Health Glendale

INTERNSHIP
Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center

CERTIFICATION
American Board of Orthopedic Surgery - orthopedic surgery

Michael Pitta, MD

Michael Pitta, MD

Dr. Pitta is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon and completed a fellowship in adult reconstructive joint replacement surgery at the Hospital for Special Surgery, ranked the top orthopedic hospital by U.S. News and World Report 10 times. He specializes in both primary and revision total hip and knee replacement surgeries.

EDUCATION
Saint Louis University School of Medicine

RESIDENCY
Medstar Georgetown University Hospital

FELLOWSHIPS
Hospital for Special Surgery, New York

INTERNSHIP
Medstar Georgetown University Hospital

CERTIFICATION
American Board of Orthopedic Surgery - orthopedic surgery

Scott Kantor, MD

Scott Kantor, MD

Dr. Kantor partners with his patients to develop the best treatment options in order to restore function to as near normal as possible. He combines the latest techniques, including minimally invasive surgery, with traditional methods to provide the best orthopedic care possible.

EDUCATION
University of Arizona College of Medicine

RESIDENCY
Hospital for Special Surgery, New York

INTERNSHIP
Huntington Memorial Hospital, California

CERTIFICATION
American Board of Orthopedic Surgery - orthopedic surgery

Jeffrey Carter, MD

Jeffrey Carter, MD

Dr. Carter specializes in expert medical and surgical treatment of joint problems and in sports-specific injuries. He uses advanced arthroscopic techniques and minimally invasive joint replacement surgery, enabling patients to return to their active lifestyles as quickly as possible.

EDUCATION
University of Utah

RESIDENCY
Stanford University School of Medicine

FELLOWSHIPS
New England Baptist Hospital, Otto Aufranc Fellowship in joint replacement at Harvard University

INTERNSHIP
Stanford University School of Medicine

CERTIFICATION
American Board of Orthopedic Surgery - orthopedic surgery

Gregg Satow, MD

Gregg Satow, MD

Dr. Satow brings a wealth of experience and expertise to his orthopedic practice, helping patients overcome musculoskeletal issues of all kinds. He uses the latest techniques to restore function in his patients, enabling them to lead healthy, active lives.

EDUCATION
University of California San Francisco School of Medicine

RESIDENCY
University of California San Francisco School of Medicine

INTERNSHIP
University of California San Francisco School of Medicine

CERTIFICATION
American Board of Orthopedic Surgery - orthopedic surgery

Contacts

Dan Limesand
Director, Business Development and Contracting
Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula
40 Ryan Court, Suite 220
Monterey, CA 93940
Phone: (831) 658-3980
Fax: (831) 658-3978


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Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula
40 Ryan Court, Suite 220
Monterey, CA 93940
Phone: (831) 658-3989
Fax: (831) 658-3978

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