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    Browse our Knee Surgeons - Joint Replacement Center, CPMC

    We are very proud of our team of knee surgeons. They are among the best knee surgeons in San Francisco, the best knee surgeons in California, and even among the best knee surgeons in the United States.

    If you are considering knee replacement surgery - whether a partial knee or total knee, arthoscopic knee surgery or other minimally invasive knee surgery, or whether you just suffer from knee pain and want to explore your options, please reach out to any of our team doctors. An initial consultation is your first step at identifying the best knee surgeon for you, and your specific knee issues.

    MEET OUR KNEE SURGEONS...

    Christopher V. Cox, M.D. Medical Director Joint Replacement Center (Hip, Knee)
    Christopher V. Cox, M.D. is a Board certified orthopedic surgeon. He specializes in total joint replacement surgeries, including hip replacement, knee replacement, and complicated revision total joint surgeries.
    Learn more about Dr. Cox.


    Lesley Anderson, M.D. (Knee, Shoulder)
    Dr. Anderson received her B.S. at Penn State and completed her M.D. at Hershey Medical School (Penn State) in 1976. She developed her interest in treating injuries of the knee and shoulder through her own personal experiences participating in sports.
    Learn more about Dr. Anderson.

    John Belzer, M.D. Chief of Orthopedic Surgery (Elbow, Knee, Shoulder)
    Dr. Belzer earned his Bachelor of Science degree at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and his M.D. at Yale University.
    Learn more about Dr Belzer.


    Peter Callander, M.D. (Hip, Knee)
    Dr. Callander specializes in hip and knee replacements with an emphasis in minimally invasive techniques. He received his undergraduate degree from Stanford University and his medical degree from Saint Louis University.
    Learn more about Dr. Callander.

    James Chen, M.D. (Hip, Knee, Shoulder, Elbow)
    Dr. Chen specializes in hip, knee, shoulder and elbow surgery.
    Learn more about Dr. Chen.



    Robert Gilbert, M.D. (Hip, Knee)
    Dr. Gilbert specializes in total joint replacement and the treatment of arthritis, with particular expertise in total knee and total hip replacements.
    Learn more about Dr. Gilbert.


    Kevin Louie, M.D. (Knee)
    Dr. Louie completed his undergraduate education, Phi Beta Kappa, at Tufts University. He attended medical school at University of Michigan, receiving his M.D. in 1980.
    Learn more about Dr. Louie.


    Dr LundyGordon Lundy, M.D. (Knee)






    Dr SmithTaylor Smith, M.D. (Hip, Knee)







    Dr WolfsonNikolaj Wolfson, M.D. (Hip, Knee)
    Dr. Wolfson graduated from Sackler Medical School, Tel Aviv University. After serving as a medical officer in IDF, he did his residency in orthopedic surgery in London, Ontario, Canada.
    Learn more about Dr. Wolfson.


    Dr PurchaseRobert Purchase, M.D. (Hip, Knee, Shoulder)
    Dr. Purchase is a board certified orthopedic surgeon specializing in shoulder surgery and sports medicine. Learn more about Dr. Purchase.




    We are very proud of our team of San Francisco Bay Area hip, knee, shoulder, and elbow surgeons, surgeons we know rank in the top surgeons, best in California, and best in the United States. To find out more, please request Info today or call us at 888-637-2762.

    About the Joint Replacement Center - CPMC, San Francisco

    The Joint Replacement Center is a branch of the Department of Orthopedic Surgery, based in San Francisco, California and treating patients in San Francisco, Marin County, Oakland, and throughout the greater San Francisco Bay Area. Our top orthopedic surgeons provide specialized surgical services for treating conditions of the hip, knee and shoulder. We consider our surgical team to be among the best surgeons, physicians, nurses, and doctors, working together to provide personalized treatment plans for procedures such as joint replacement, total or partial knee replacement surgery, total or partial hip replacement surgery, shoulder surgery and even elbow surgeries. If you are looking to consult with one of the top Bay Area joint, hip, knee, elbow or shoulder surgeons, reach out and make an appointment. The first step towards finding the best surgeon for you is an initial consultation.