All Island Orthopedics specializes in Shoulder & Knee surgeries and offers its services in Woodhaven New York. Our team is comprised of three orthopedic physicians, Neofitos Stefanides M.D. trained in sports medicine and shoulder reconstruction, Peter Stefanides M.D. who is trained in pain management and Edward Feliciano, who is specialized in orthopedic surgery and orthopedic sports medicine.
All Island Orthopedics in Astoria and Bayside takes surgeries very seriously and keeps up to date with all the latest in the fields in Chondroplasty, Meniscus, Bankart Repair, Shoulder & Knee surgeries, including the most complicated Knee and Shoulder Replacement procedures.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved MACI (autologous cultured chondrocytes on porcine collagen membrane) for the repair of symptomatic, full-thickness cartilage defects of the knee in adult patients. MACI is the first FDA-approved product that applies the process of tissue engineering to grow cells on scaffolds using healthy cartilage tissue from the patient’s own knee. Knee problems are common and occur in people of all ages. Cartilage defects in the knee can result from an injury, straining the knee beyond its normal motion, or can be caused by overuse, muscle weakness, and general wear and tear. Cartilage can be damaged from auto accidents, falls, sports injury or as part of a degenerative or arthritic process. If the cartilage is damaged then there is a hole or defect in the surface that normally protects the bones of the knee. Those holes or areas of damaged cartilage can spread and lead to osteoarthritis.
Every surgery requires some preparation. Removing the anxiety is one of our top priorities, from medication and home planning to recovery and rehabilitation, our team of orthopedic physicians are here to help and will guide you through every step.
The All Island Orthopedics team wishes its patients in Woodhaven a speedy and full recovery.