Comprehensive Orthopedic Care
Our patients receive expert care to prevent and treat all types of bone and muscle conditions. Specialty-trained orthopedic surgeons and rehabilitation medicine physicians provide excellent outcomes and help patients return to their activities. Our orthopedic physicians at Lower Bucks Hospital treat patients from around the Philadelphia region for simple to complex sports and accident-related injuries as well as the painful effects of many conditions that limit your mobility and cause pain.
To schedule an appointment with an orthopedic specialist at Lower Bucks Hospital, call 215-785-9343.
Our Goal is Simple: to Help You Regain Freedom and Mobility.
Most of us move our bodies without a second thought; we walk, run, lift, bend and play without ever thinking about it—until an injury or illness limits us in some way. The seemingly “effortless” movement of our bodies actually relies on a complex set of coordinated systems with your musculoskeletal system—your body’s bones, muscles, joints, ligaments, cartilage, tendons and connective tissue—giving your body its form and stability, as well as movement.
Our expert Orthopedic physicians at Lower Bucks Hospital treat everything from: arthritis pain, sprains and strains, cartilage, tendon and ligament injuries, broken bones and dislocations and joints that need to be repaired or replaced.
- Treatment of rotator cuff impingement, labral tears, shoulder dislocation and shoulder arthritis
- Adult reconstructive surgery
- Limb reconstruction
- Fracture surgery
- Musculoskeletal oncologic conditions
- Treatment of hand fractures and dislocations, sprains, strains, and muscle or ligament tears, injuries to tendons, nerves, or vessels, and numbness or weakness in the hand or arm (including carpal tunnel syndrome)
- Treatment for arthritis, contractures, swelling or inflammation of the joints.
- Knee Ligament and Meniscus Injuries
- Knee and hip replacement
- Treatment of tennis elbow, neuritis, and tendonitis
- Fractures and sports injuries.
A Multidisciplinary Team Dedicated to Your Recovery
While you and your family are the most important members of the team, our entire staff will help guide you through the actual surgery, your rehabilitation, and your overall recovery. One-on-one care from experts — surgeons, anesthesiologists, nurses, therapists, care managers — ensure that your recovery progresses exactly the way you expect.
Menachem M. Meller, M.D., Ph.D., FAAOS
Board-certified Orthopedic Surgeon who’s been practicing for over 33 years. He received his medical degree from Rush Medical College.
He specializes in orthopedic medicine and is experienced in trauma and acute injuries, adult reconstruction joint replacement surgery, sports medicine, and arthroscopic surgery as well as injuries and illness which may have a medical or metabolic basis. To learn more about Dr. Menachem M. Meller, visit Dr. Meller is currently accepting new patients at BMC Medical Group, 2nd floor, 501 Bath Road, Bristol, PA 19007. For more information or to schedule an appointment, please call 215-785-9818.
Your Team Includes:
The Orthopedic Surgeon
In addition to performing the surgery, your surgeon will work with the other team members to facilitate your recovery.
Prior to your surgery, your anesthesiologist will meet with you to help you decide which type of anesthesia is best, given your medical history and physical exam.
Registered Nurse and Other Skilled Staff
Our specialists in medical-surgical care will assist you throughout your surgical experience.
The Occupational Therapist
They will meet with you before surgery to assess your physical abilities, to review any precautions and limitations, and to recommend what you will need for adaptive equipment.
The Physical Therapist
Your therapist will perform a complete evaluation to assess any problems that you may have to develop your plan of care and goals for treatment.
The Case Manager
A resource throughout your surgical experience, your case manager will meet with you before surgery to start a discharge plan to meet your level of function, level of support, and living situation.