Knee Injuries and Disorders

Knee injuries and disorders happen when the knee's bone, cartilage, ligaments and fluid becomes damaged.

Programs + Services


Joint Replacement Program

Learn about the Joint Replacement Program, providing reconstructive, hip, and knee replacement surgeries to relieve pain at Tufts Medical Center in Boston.
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Sports Medicine + Shoulder Program

Find the care you need for sports related injuries from the specialists at Tufts Medical Center in Boston, helping you return to action using today's advanced therapies.
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Doctors + Care Team

Christopher Geary, MD

Christopher Geary, MD

Accepting New Patients

Title(s): Orthopedic Surgeon; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Orthopedics
Appt. Phone: 617-636-5148
Fax #: 617-636-5178

Shoulder instability and dislocation, rotator cuff repair, labral repair, shoulder arthritis and joint replacement, minimally invasive arthroscopic surgery for shoulder, knee, hip and ankle, cartilage injuries and joint preservation, meniscus repair, management of knee ligament injuries (ACL, PCL, MCL), multi-ligament knee injuries and reconstruction, overuse injuries in athletes, adult and adolescent sports medicine, women’s sports injuries and prevention, workers' compensation

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Joseph J. Kavolus, MD, MSCR

Joseph J. Kavolus, MD, MSCR

Accepting New Patients

Title(s): Orthopedic Surgeon; Clinical Instructor, Orthopedic Surgery, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Orthopaedics, Arthroplasty
Appt. Phone: 617-636-7846
Fax #: 617-636-5178

Surgical and nonsurgical treatment of hip and knee arthritis, anterior hip replacement, knee replacement, unicompartmental knee replacement, revision hip and knee replacement, periprosthetic joint infections, periprosthetic fractures, hip fractures, arthroplasty, general trauma, Mako Robotic-Arm Assisted Surgeries

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Matthew Salzler, MD

Matthew Salzler, MD

Accepting New Patients

Title(s): Chief, Division of Sports Medicine; Orthopaedic Surgeon; Director of Orthopaedic Research; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Orthopedics
Appt. Phone: 617-636-3369
Fax #: 617-636-5178

Shoulder instability and dislocation, rotator cuff repair, labral repair, minimally invasive arthroscopic surgery for shoulder, knee, hip and ankle, cartilage injuries and joint preservation, meniscus repair, management of knee ligament injures (ACL, MCL, multi-ligament), overuse injuries in athletes, adult and adolescent sports medicine, women's sports injuries and preservation, workers' compensation

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