Category: Knee Replacement

Dos And Don’ts Before Joint Replacement Surgery

Ben Franklin once shared the wise words, “by failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.” This motivational quote refers to any number of things, and believe it or not, joint replacement surgery too. Let’s see how being well prepared and the dos and don’ts before joint replacement surgery apply as well.

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The Risks Of Delaying Knee Replacement Surgery

Timing is everything, even when it comes to having knee replacement surgery. Latest statistics tell us 90% of Americans are waiting too long to have their knee replaced, whereas 25% are having the surgery too early and missing out on the best benefits. Yes, timing is everything! Let’s discover when to proceed, and what exactly are the risks of delaying knee replacement surgery.

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OrthoNY Launches Robotic Total Knee Replacement

As New York continues to reopen and elective surgeries resume, OrthoNY can offer patients a new option for total knee replacement, the first of its kind in the state. Zimmer Biomet’s ROSA® Knee System is now available at both OrthoNY Surgical Suites in Clifton Park and Albany’s new Everett Road Surgery Center.

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5 Common Mistakes Patients Make When Getting a Knee Replacement

Knee replacement surgeries are a safe and effective way to help patients improve mobility, have less pain, and resume normal activities. In fact, many patients often wonder why they waited so long to finally address their pain.

On the other hand, there are those who are less than satisfied with their decision, and here are some of the biggest mistakes that led them to that unfortunate result.

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Hip & Knee Seminar: Joint Pain & Treatment Options

On November 14th, 2018, from 6-7:30 pm EST, Dr. Congiusta of OrthoNY will be presenting at a free seminar on the topic of hip & knee joint pain, what you can do to manage these pains, and the surgical and non-surgical treatment options available to patients.

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Knee Pain Seminar: Don’t Suffer Another Day

On October 22nd, 2018, from 6-7:30 pm EST, St. Peter’s Hospital, OrthoNY, and Smith&Nephew will be presenting a free seminar on the topic of knee pain and how the NAVIO Surgical System has helped patients in need of partial and total knee replacements find relief. Dr. J David Abraham of OrthoNY will be speaking at this event.

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Free Knee Pain Seminar | J. David Abraham, MD

Join us on Wednesday, June 6th, from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. to learn more about precision total and partial knee replacement through robotics.

J. David Abraham, MD will share information on your options for knee care. He will discuss the latest technologies available and answer many of your questions.

Call 518-290-1665 to register, or visit online at


Mercy Auditorium | St. Peter’s Hospital Campus

310 S. Manning Boulevard, Albany

(Across the street from the hospital)









View the PDF here. 

Arthritis of the Hip and Knee: An Open Discussion of Non-Operative and Operative Treatment

Free Seminar Presented By Lawrence H. Fein, MD

Thursday, September 28th, 2017


59D Myrtle Street, Classroom 2A, Saratoga Springs (West of Myrtle Street, across from the main hospital campus)

Join Dr. Fein of OrthoNY as he hosts an open discussion on the treatment of hip and knee arthritis. Dr. Fein will discuss both surgical and non-surgical options, and when each treatment might be appropriate. Dr. Fein is Board Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery and serves as the Medical Director of Orthopaedic Center of Excellence at Saratoga Hospital. There will be a question and answer session at the end of the seminar.

Register by calling 518-580-2450 or online at

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OrthoNY’s Dr. Gainor Now Seeing Patients in Clifton Park

Dr. Gainor

Orthopedic Care in Clifton Park

Dr. Gainor, board certified joint replacement surgeon, is now seeing patients in Clifton Park, as well as the Malta and Saratoga offices.

Learn more about Dr. Jonathan P. Gainor.

One of only a dozen physicians in the country to perform Tissue Guided Partial Knee Replacement, Dr. Gainor is board-certified in orthopaedic surgery with a focus on hips and knees. Beyond surgery, he utilizes accelerated rehabilitation and physical therapy for safe and efficient recovery, and comprehensive pain management strategies during the recovery period.


Request an appointment with Dr. Jonathan P. Gainor.

OrthoNY to Welcome New Physician in Schenectady

 Total joint replacement specialist will join the group in December

 (ALBANY, NY) – OrthoNY will welcome Dr. Daniil Polishchuk on December 1. He will see patients primarily in the group’s Schenectady office, 530 Liberty Street, performing surgeries at nearby Ellis Hospital. He will also practice at the Clifton Park location, 103 Sitterly Road.

Dr. Polishchuk earned his medical degree, with a distinction in research, from SUNY Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn. He completed an internship and residency in orthopaedic surgery at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey before holding a fellowship with Columbia University at New York-Presbyterian Hospital’s Center for Hip and Knee Replacement.

 Dr. Polishchuk’s extensive orthopaedic research has been published numerous times, and while a senior resident, recognized as the best of the year. Fluent in both English and his native Russian, he has practiced orthopaedic surgery at Crystal Run Healthcare in Middletown, New York, since 2012.

“We are excited to welcome Dr. Polishchuk to Schenectady,” said Alan Okun, CEO. “His expertise in total joint replacement will truly benefit our patients, complementing the care already being provided by our physician team there.”

“Dr. Polishchuk joins 36 other physicians and a team of more than 20 physician assistants and nurse practitioners providing care at eleven locations in the Capital/Adirondack Region. We strive to be where our patients live, work and play. It’s how we continue Saving Lifestyles.”

Appointments with Dr. Polishchuk are being scheduled now. Please call (518)489-2663, or visit


 OrthoNY was formed by the merger of Northeast Orthopaedics and Orthopaedic Associates of Saratoga on January 1, 2013. Your bone and joint experts are committed to Saving Lifestyles through whole orthopaedic care in Albany, Clifton Park, Delmar, East Greenbush, Glens Falls, Latham, Malta, Saratoga Springs and Schenectady. For more information, visit