Total Joint Replacement
Albany Medical College, Albany, NY – MD, 2004
Anderson Orthopedic Research Institute, Alexandria, VA – Adult Reconstructive Surgery, 2009-2010
Albany Medical College, Albany, NY – Division of Orthopedic Surgery, 2004-2009
Board Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery
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.
Dr. Gainor was born and raised in the Capital Region. He attended Christian Brothers Academy for high school, earned a bachelors of science at Union College in Schenectady, and went on to a Master’s Degree in Physiology at Albany Medical College Graduate School. He completed Medical School at Albany Medical College before beginning his Residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at Albany Medical Center. After Residency he went on to a fellowship at the Anderson Clinic in Alexandria, Virginia where he had extensive exposure to joint replacement of the hips and knees including minimally invasive techniques, anterior approach to the hip, and tissue guided surgery.
After Fellowship, Dr. Gainor joined OrthoNY at their Saratoga locations in August 2010 and became a partner in the practice January 2013. He is on staff at Saratoga Hospital and has privileges at Glens Falls Hospital. He is Board Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery and belongs to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons.
His areas of interest include Tissue Guided Partial Knee Replacement (and is one of only a dozen surgeons in the country to do this procedure), total knee and hip replacement, complex revision and reconstruction of the hip and knees. Beyond his surgical expertise Dr. Gainor utilizes accelerated rehabilitation and physical therapy for safe and efficient recovery after surgery as well as comprehensive pain management strategies during the recovery period.
Saratoga Hospital, Saratoga Springs, NY