The center of excellence inKnee Surgery &Education

American Knee Institute ®

The American Knee Institute ® was founded on the principles of educating a patient on leading an active lifestyle with the various treatment options to knee injuries and various conditions. Based on these principles, the American Knee Institute ® has emerged as a center of excellence, helping patients make informed decisions on the management of knee pain and dysfunction. Under the direction of Ronak M. Patel, M.D., the American Knee Institute has earned a reputation for excellence in Orthopaedic research patient education. Dr. Patel’s belief in the importance of evidence-based management of knee care sets a high standard at the Institute. We have patients traveling from around the world to the American Knee Institute ® seeking information about specialized surgical options available to restore knee function when it has been compromised by injury or disease.

The American Knee Institute ® operates as an independent, tax-exempt (IRS code 501(c)(3)) charitable organization, employing researchers, fellows, visiting scholars, and interns. The physicians at the American Knee Institute ® are fellowship-trained board-certified surgeons knowledgeable in arthroscopic and minimally invasive techniques for the treatment of knee conditions

Our foundation serves as a tertiary referral center that imparts knowledge on the treatments options for the management of various knee conditions. Some of them include: