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Dr. Chertow is a double board-certified orthopedic surgeon specializing in hip, knee, ankle and shoulder arthroscopy, minimally invasive and computer-assisted joint replacements of the knee, hip and shoulder, hand injuries, and sports medicine injuries at Chertow Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine (COSM). He also specializes in cartilage restoration techniques in the knee and ankle performing such techniques Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP)/STEM CELL/AMNIOTIC CELL injections, BIO Cartilage and Cartiform placement surgery, BIO UNI Knee replacements, and Osteochondral Allograft transplants. He is currently the Team Physician for the Philadelphia Revolution Hockey teams, Manor College, Saint Basil Academy High School, William Tennent High School, and the Centennial School district. He previously served as the head team physician for LaSalle University in Philadelphia, Pa. and recently served as the event physician for the NCAA Sweet Sixteen and Elite Eight Men’s Basketball tournament. Dr. Chertow received his Bachelors of Science (BS) degree from The Ohio State University where he was a varsity wrestler for the nationally ranked Buckeyes and named to the All Big 10 scholar athlete team. He obtained his Medical Doctor (MD) degree from Marshall University in his hometown of Huntington, WV. He then completed a General Surgery Internship at The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio and an Orthopedic Surgery Residency at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, New Brunswick, New Jersey. Following residency he completed an extra year of training undergoing a Fellowship in Orthopedic Sports Medicine at the World Renowned Hughston Clinic, Hughston Orthopedic Hospital in Columbus, Georgia which was the birthplace of Orthopaedic Sports Medicine. He is one of the few Sports Medicine Fellowship trained Orthopaedics surgeons in the area who is double board Certified from the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons holding certifications in both orthopaedic surgery and sports medicine. Dr. Chertow is an avid sports fan and was an all-state soccer player and wrestler, winning two state wrestling championships, and becoming a High School All-American. He was the Assistant Orthopedic Doctor for numerous professional, college, and High School teams including the Columbus Cottonmouths Southern Professional Hockey Team, Columbus Catfish Professional Baseball Team, Columbus Lions Professional Arena Football Team, Assistant Team Doctor for Georgia Southwestern State University, Columbus State University, and served as the Assistant Orthopedic Team Doctor for Rutgers University. Dr. Chertow actively participates in the following professional organizations:
-Fellow in the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
-Fellow in the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM)
-International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
-The Hughston Society
Dr. Chertow operates at Holy Redeemer Hospital and Medical Center, Holy Redeemer Ambulatory Surgery Center, Temple University Hospital, and the Huntingdon Valley Surgery Center.
Chertow Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine offers a broad array of services geared to address today’s most common orthopaedic diseases and sports injuries. We know there is no such thing as one-size-fits-all cure, so we never use a one-size-fits-all approach to your diagnosis.
Our goal is to improve and maintain your overall health and to empower you with an understanding of your condition and wellness plan.
-Visco Supplementation for the joints
-Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) injections
-STEM cell injections
-Amniotic cell injections.
We offer diagnostics for many acute symptoms such as shoulder, knee, hip, and ankle pain, rotator Cuff Tears, meniscal and ACL tears of the knee.
You can rely on us to treat all of your chronic care needs such as joint and low back pain, osteoarthris of the Shoulder, Hip , and knee. Dr. Chertow offers the latest in Joint Replacement surgery including Reverse and Anatomic Shoulder Replacements, Computer assisted and custom fit knee and hip replacements.
Knee, Hip and Shoulder Replacements
Arthrex Sports Medicine
All-Inside Graftlink ACL reconstructions, BIO Uni replacements. Cartiform and Bio cartilage
Smith & Nephew
Journey Knee replacements with patient specific instrumentation
Total and partial custom fit knee and hip replacements
Total Shoulder Resurfacing and Patella Femoral Joint Replacements
We have Diagnostic Ultrasound and X-rays on site.
Mark 55 year old from Philadelphia
"Dr. Chertow is the best. He went over all my options before my knee replacement. I was virtually pain free afterwards and up and moving quickly. I couldn't have asked for a better experience."
Maria, 45 year old from Allentown.
"Dr. Chertow took as much time as I needed at every office visit. He never rushed me and I saw him every visit. I never had to see PA or nurse."
John 21 year old Reading
"Doc did the best job on my knee. I had an ACL tear and I have retuned back to sports."
Stephanie 51 year old, Atlantic City.
"I was a non believer in PRP. Everyone told me I needed a knee replacement. The PRP has changed my life and I still have my natural knee."
Now offering STEM Cell, PRP and Amniotic Cell injections for chronic pain, Osteoarthritis, and Tendonitis.
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