The physicians of the Center for Joint Preservation and Replacement are elected members of the highest ranking body of the orthopedic
profession, the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (www.aaos.org
In addition, these physicians have extensive postgraduate training, are board certified and hold numerous academic appointments.
Their combined experience exceeds 75 years in the treatment of all types
of joint degenerative disease and arthritis.
As leaders in the field, these physicians are
recognized for their academic contributions to orthopedic surgery. The
Center for Joint Preservation and Replacement team includes a highly
skilled and dedicated group of nurses, OR staff, nurse practitoners,
physician assistants, social workers, physical therapists,
rehabilitation physicians, pain management specialists, fellows, and
Exceptional Patient Care Philosophy
The physicians of the Center for Joint Preservation and Replacement are exceedingly attentive to detail and pride themselves on treating every patient like a member of their own family. They are enthusiastic about spending time educating patients and their families so they can be actively involved and informed in making medical and surgical decisions. Our goal is for patients to understand how to preserve their own joints, cartilage and tissues so they can avoid potential deterioration in the future. Each physician is committed to serving their patients with dedication, energy, kindness and empathy, as well as providing intuitive and innovative problem-solving and surgical skills.
|Michael A. Mont, M.D.
Founder and Director
Center for Joint Preservation
Michael A. Mont, M.D., serves as director of the Rubin Institute for Advanced Orthopedics, and the Center for Joint Preservation and Replacement. Under his leadership, Sinai Hospital is breaking new ground in the area of hip preservation and replacement techniques.
|Barry J. Waldman , M.D.
Center for Joint Preservation
Barry J. Waldman, M.D., of the Orthopedic Specialty Center, serves as co-director of the Center for Joint Preservation and Replacement at Sinai Hospital. A member of the Department of Orthopedics at Sinai Hospital of Baltimore, he works closely with Center director Michael A. Mont, M.D., to develop innovative techniques in the surgical treatment of arthritis and perioperative care.
|Ronald E. Delanois, M.D.
Director, Adult Reconstruction Fellowship Program
Director, Save-A-Limb Ride
Ronald E. Delanois, M.D., is a board-certified, fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon who brings more than 20 years of experience with complex hip, knee and shoulder reconstructive surgery to the Rubin Institute for Advanced Orthopedics. His emphasis is on the diagnostic, arthroscopic and joint preserving procedures affecting these joints.
|James Nace, D.O., M.P.T.
Center for Joint Preservation and Replacement
Dr. James Nace is a board-certified, fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon specializing in hip, knee and shoulder joint preservation and reconstruction. He is proficient in the most modern nonoperative and operative treatments such as minimally invasive surgery, arthroscopy, primary and revision hip, knee, shoulder replacement surgery, and general orthopedic care including fractures and sprains.