Orthopaedic Surgery & Sports Medicine

Pekka A. Mooar, MD

Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery & Sports Medicine Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University

About me

Clinical Interests
  • Disorders of the knee
  • Cartilage restoration surgery
  • Knee replacement surgery
Research Interests
  • Cartilage repair
  • Effect of obesity on orthopaedic outcomes
  • Effect of comorbidities on joint replacement outcomes
  • Disparity in access to orthopaedic care
Education
  • MD, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH
Training
  • Fellowship (Research), Orthopaedic Surgery. Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
  • Residency, General Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Board Certification
  • Orthopaedic Surgery
Memberships
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Eastern Orthopaedic Society
  • American Orthopaedic Society
  • International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
  • Penn Orthopaedic Society 
  • Philadelphia Orthopaedic Society
Awards and Honors
  • Philadelphia Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance Service Award
  • Brighter Services Award, City of Philadelphia

Publications

Ratings & Reviews

61 PATIENT SATISFACTION REVIEWS

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OVERALL RATING

4.9 / 5.0

RATINGS BREAKDOWN

  • 5.0
  • 4.9
  • 4.9
  • 4.9
  • 4.7

8 PATIENT COMMENTS

  • 5.0
    September 17, 2018
    I love Dr. Pekka Mooar he's incredible.
  • 5.0
    August 26, 2018
    the best around.
  • 5.0
    August 26, 2018
    no bad at all
  • 4.4
    June 28, 2018
    Very easy to talk about my knee.
  • 5.0
    May 23, 2018
    Never had any bad.
  • 5.0
    April 03, 2018
    I feel I'm in good hands.
  • 5.0
    March 30, 2018
    I like it here
  • 5.0
    January 14, 2018
    Dr. Pekka is the best. professional and knowledgeable in every aspect as well as very clear when it refers to my care. oh and funny too
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