Our knees are among the most commonly used and abused joints in our bodies. We rely on our knees to help us walk, run, bend, sit and stand. The knee joint is also the largest joint in the human body and as a result, and so it can be among the most painful when afflicted with arthritis. Whether you are an active runner or a slow walker, you can suffer painful knee injuries to the ligaments or bones. Conditions like ACL or MCL tears, fractures or sprains can be very common and very painful when they affect the knee.

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Premier Orthopaedic Associates offers patients the best opportunity to recover from your Orthopaedic knee pain. Our skilled surgeons perform a variety of techniques to treat the diagnosis and recovery outcome that you are looking for. Premier has Board Certified, Fellowship Trained Surgeons specializing in all manner of knee conditions. Our team performs a number of different procedures to treat a variety of ailments:
  • Cartilage Injuries
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury (ACL)
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament Injury (LCL)
  • Medial Collateral Ligament Injury (MCL)
  • Meniscal Tear
  • Posterior Cruciate Ligament Injury (PCL)
Here are a few symptoms you might be feeling if you have suffered a knee injury:
  • Pain in the Knee Joint
  • Swelling or Tenderness of the Joint
  • Numbness or Tingling
  • Lack of Strength, Buckling of the Knee Joint
  • Snapping, Popping or Grinding in the Knee Joint

If you are suffering from any knee related injuries or discomforts please call us to help you and get your life back that you want and deserve.


Call to make an Appointment to find right treatment option for you.

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When your knee hurts, there may be a number of treatment options available to you. Consult with our world class experts to identify the best solution for you. Whether its non-operative treatment like specific exercises, or activity modification we will work tirelessly to identify the best option to keep you pain free. Other treatment options may include specific braces tailored to your individual needs. At times, injections including cortisone or synovial supplements maybe a consideration.

When surgery is a consideration, we have a team of dedicated surgical specialists that specialize is minimally invasive as complex reconstructive surgery for those who may have had surgery in the past. And, at Premier, you have the confidence that only your doctor is doing your surgery, all in the convenience of your own backyard.

Experience the Premier Difference

At Premier, we pride ourselves on delivering PREMIER CARE, right here, right now. Our care starts with LISTENING to how your problem is affecting you. Then, after carefully understanding your difficulties, our board certified and fellowship trained specialists work to use the most advanced diagnostic testing to further clarify and diagnose your ailment. With a clear understanding, we work tirelessly to solve your orthopaedic related problems with the most advanced techniques, right in your own back yard. Receiving “PREMIER care, right here, right now”!

Thomas A. Dwyer

Thomas A. Dwyer, MD, FAAOS, is a board certified, fellowship trained Orthopedic and Founder/CEO of Premier Orthopaedic Associates.

Fred McAlpin, III

Fred McAlpin, III, DO, FAAOS, is a board certified, fellowship trained Orthopedic Surgeon at Premier Orthopaedic Associates.

John. B. Catalano, MD

John. B. Catalano, MD, FAAOS, is a board certified, fellowship trained Orthopedic Surgeon and a partner with Premier Orthopaedic Associates.

Richard C. DiVerniero

Richard C. DiVerniero, MD, FAAOS, is a board certified, orthopedic surgeon and partner at Premier Orthopaedic Associates.

Vincent N. Disabella

Vincent N. Disabella, DO, FAOASM is a Fellowship Trained and Board Certified Sports Medicine Physician and Board Certified Internal Medicine

Eddie S. Wu

Eddie S. Wu, DO, MPT is a Fellowship Trained and Board Certified Surgeon Specializes in otal hip and knee replacements