and Joint Replacement Dr. James W. Cahill • Dr. David A. Porter • Dr. Paul E. Kovatis • Dr. Michael C. Distefano
About Cahill Orthopedics
At Cahill Orthopedic Sports Medicine and Joint Replacement, we offer a full range of orthopedic services.
Our practice was founded by Dr. James W. Cahill, who has over 20 years of experience with orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. Dr. Cahill has a special interest in joint replacements of the hip, knee, and shoulder, as well as arthroscopic shoulder and knee surgery and cartilage restoration.
Dr. David Porter is a fellowship trained sports medicine specialist who has worked with athletes at all levels, including professional and collegiate athletes. Dr. Porter specializes in arthroscopy, ACL reconstruction, shoulder replacement, shoulder labral tears, cartilage restoration, and traumatic injuries.
Dr. Paul Kovatis is a fellowship trained surgeon specializing in foot and ankle care. He has over 24 years of clinical experience treating foot and ankle injuries in athletes and dancers, including ankle sprains and stress fractures.
Our surgeons use cutting edge techniques and surgical technology to provide the best possible results for patients. These advances have allowed us to achieve greater patient satisfaction and better manage patients’ pain after surgery.
Dr. Cahill, Dr. Porter, and Dr. Kovatis provide sports medicine treatment to patients of all ages, from children to adults. Initial treatment is nonsurgical. Our surgeons specializes in the following sports medicine procedures & treatment options:
Procedures like cartilage regeneration, stem cell injections, and PRP may be helpful for some patients to promote healing or delay the need for surgery. Dr. Cahill and Dr. Porter base their recommendations on the latest available research.
Our surgeons at Cahill Orthopedics incorporate the latest joint replacement technology and approaches into their procedures to provide the best possible results to patients. We specialize in the following joint replacement procedures: