Bone and Joint Institute

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Penn State Bone and Joint Institute is proud to be a leader in the care of patients with disorders of the bones, joints, and spine. Our faculty, clinicians, and researchers have been recognized by U.S. News & World Report, ranking as one of the best hospitals in the nation for 2020-21 in orthopedic care.

Penn State Bone and Joint Institute  is comprised of physicians dedicated to providing our patients with the highest quality care through a coordinated team approach.

Each physician has pursued formal fellowship training and developed subspecialty interests in addition to general orthopaedics.

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Getting Paul back into flight

A pilot for 25 years, Paul was involved in an accident that almost left him unable to fly. Following surgery by Alexander Payatakes, MD at the Penn State Health Bone and Joint Institute, Paul was able to return to the air nine weeks after his accident.

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Contact Info

Bone and Joint Institute - Hershey
30 Hope Drive
Entrance B, Suite 2400
Hershey, PA 17033

Sports Medicine - State College
1850 E. Park Avenue, Suite 112
State College, PA 16803

Penn State Children's Hospital
30 Hope Drive
Entrance B, Suite 2200
Hershey, PA 17033

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