Area’s Best Knee Specialists

State of the Art Knee Care

It doesn’t matter if you are a pro athlete or a mom of three; One thing is true for all—the knees are two of the most complex and least stable joints in your body, and they are prone to accelerated aging, deterioration, strain, or repetitive injury throughout the course of your life. In fact, knee pain is the most common reason for visiting an orthopaedic surgeon.

When knee pain becomes unbearable and keeps you from living your best life, you can feel confident in choosing the knee specialists at OrthoUnited. Our surgeons and pain management doctors offer the most advanced and least invasive knee treatment options to help ease your discomfort and restore movement and function.

Don’t trust just anyone with some of the most complex joints in the body—rely on the area’s best!

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Common & Complex Knee Conditions We Treat

When conservative treatments or even a past knee surgery have proven ineffective at easing your knee pain, trust the experts. Our surgeons are trained in the latest advances allowing for custom treatment plans for both simple and complex cases:

  • Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tear
  • Posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) tear
  • Meniscus tear
  • Cartilage defects
  • Chondral defects
  • Patellar tendon tear
  • Patellar tendonitis
  • Knee tendon bursitis
  • Knee osteoarthritis
  • Patellofemoral syndrome (runner’s knee)
  • Stress fractures

Read more on injuries and conditions we treat.

Advanced Knee Surgery Options

Outpatient Total
Joint Surgery

Our surgeons utilize cutting-edge techniques in total knee replacement to remove the damaged knee joint and replace it with a comfortable, natural-felling prosthetic implant.

Outpatient Total
Joint Surgery

Our surgeons utilize cutting-edge techniques in total knee replacement to remove the damaged knee joint and replace it with a comfortable, natural-felling prosthetic implant.

Total Joint
Replacement Surgery

Our surgeons' use of the latest technology allows you to start the recovery process at home just hours after your knee surgery at one of our high-quality, best-in-class surgery centers.

Arthroscopy

This minimally-invasive procedure allows our surgeons to see, diagnose, and treat problems inside the knee joints using a miniature viewing instrument placed inside a small incision in the knee.

Arthroscopy

This minimally-invasive procedure allows our surgeons to see, diagnose, and treat problems inside the knee joints using a miniature viewing instrument placed inside a small incision in the knee.

Robotics-Assisted Surgery

Our surgeons utilize the latest robotic technology to provide you with better care and the best, most precise results possible from knee replacement surgery.

Meet Our Knee Doctors

Our Patients Say It Best

“First appointment for knee issue. From my initial call through seeing the doctor, everyone has been great. Staff is very pleasant and professional, and the exam was thorough and unhurried. Feel confident they will be able to address my problem. We are fortunate to have a facility of this caliber in Stark County. ”
-Susan B
“I cannot say enough about Dr. Pentz and his staff. He has given me injections to help my knee pain. He is a kind caring doctor that I would recommend for any orthopaedic problems.”
-Mary
“I’m a previous Crystal Clinic patient when I worked in Akron. While they are outstanding, I now work from home and wanted to explore options closer to me in North Canton. I’ve been to the Spectrum Campus twice, once for my elbow and once for my knees. Different doctors but same experience. They were prompt, professional and knowledgeable. ”
-Deloris D.P.
“At long last I have 2 wonderful knees to stand on. Thanks to Dr. Charlick for the ability to be mobile again.”
-Lynn
“I had a full knee replacement at the Spectrum Surgical Center and from the very beginning I received the best of care, rehab has been great, the staff is very helpful & my progress is moving forward, I highly recommend OrthoUnited to anyone needing orthopedic care!”
-Bev A.
“Dr. Pence and OrthoUnited were fantastic on my first visit to explore getting a knee replacement. Everyone from check-in to check-out was so kind and helpful! Dr. Pence took the time to listen to my concerns, answered all my questions and developed a plan to help take care of my knees. He has a wonderful bedside manner and is a compassionate man. Keith was also incredibly helpful in making sure I had everything I needed before I left. Scheduling my surgery, pre-op and follow-up appointments was a quick and easy process. I look forward to living a life without the daily pain I am experiencing and am so glad I found Dr. Pence to help me on that quest!”
-Scarlett
“This was my first time at OrthoUnited. I messed up my knee pretty badly and I was really surprised at how comfortable everyone made me feel. I didn't have to wait long and everyone was so nice. They talk to you like family while being very professional, I feel I'm getting the best care for my knee.”
-Charlotte F.
“Dr. Blake and OrthoUnited are the best of the best. I had total left knee replacement surgery and Dr. Blake was my surgeon. Dr. Brian Blake treated me like I was family and his talents, education and professional skills are incredible! Thank you Dr. Blake.”
-Mark
“OrthoUnited was the right place to go for my knee and shoulder surgery! Everyone was very helpful and worked around my schedule/vacation time to perform both surgeries within an 8-day period. Thank you for everything!”
-Sandor Z.

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