Dr. Copithorne offers comprehensive care for a wide range of hip and knee conditions including degenerative joint disease and acute injuries using the most advanced and innovative treatments. He also has expertise in Trauma and Fracture management.
Dual Fellowship-trained in Arthroplasty and Trauma
Dr. Peter Copithorne is an arthroplasty and trauma orthopedic surgeon with a unique background as a civil engineer. With his diverse skill set and expertise in both orthopedics and engineering, Dr. Copithorne brings a fresh perspective to the field of orthopedic surgery, offering innovative solutions for patients with joint conditions.
A total knee replacement may be indicated for severe knee pain which limits your daily activities such as walking, getting up from a chair, or climbing stairs. If you are unable to obtain pain relief from conservative treatments such as medications, injections and, physical therapy, a knee replacment surgery can help restore function and quality of life.
Total hip replacement is a surgical procedure in which the damaged cartilage and bone are removed from the hip joint and replaced with artificial components. The main indication for total hip replacement is arthritis.Arthritis is the inflammation of joints, which results in pain, swelling, stiffness and limited movement.
ROSA® is a robotic surgical assistant developed by Zimmer Biomet that enables surgeons to carry out knee and hip replacement surgeries with greater precision. The ROSA® robotic system utilizes real-time information to assist your surgeon with precise placement of the implants based on your unique anatomy.