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Dr. Chet Simmons Jr., M.D.

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SPECIALTIES: Arthroscopy, Hip, Joint Replacement, Knee, Sports Medicine

Doctor Simmons practices general orthopaedics with concentrations in joint replacement and sports medicine. He performs primary and complex revision hip and knee arthroplasty procedures. He has extensive experience with minimally invasive and advanced surgical techniques.

Areas of Specialization:

  • Small Incision, Minimally Invasive Hip and Knee Replacement

  • Partial (Unicompartmental) Knee Replacement

  • Computer Navigation

  • Ceramic Hip Replacement

  • Hip Resurfacing (The “Birmingham Hip”)

  • Arthroscopic and Joint Preserving Surgery

  • “Gender Friendly” Knee Prostheses – Designed With Women in Mind

Private Practice:

  • Chester County Orthopaedic Associates, Ltd., since 1994

Joint Replacement and Spinal Surgery Fellowship:

  • The New England Baptist Hospital, Boston, MA, 1993-1994

Orthopaedic Research Fellowship:

  • The Rothman Institute, Philadelphia, PA, 1988-1989

Orthopaedic Surgery Residency:

  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, 1989-1993

  • The Everett J. Gordon Award for Clinical Excellence in Orthopaedics

  • Chief Resident at the Rothman Institute, Philadelphia, PA, 1993-1994

Surgical Internship:

  • Graduate Hospital, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 1987-1988

Medical Degree:

  • Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, 1983-1987

Undergraduate Degree:

  • Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA

Board Certification & Licensure:

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 1996; Recertified, 2006

Professional Memberships:

  • Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

  • American Medical Association

  • Pennsylvania Medical Society

  • Pennsylvania Orthopaedic Society

  • Phi Gamma Delta Fraternity

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