Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

Ira Guttentag, MD, FACS is trained to care for athletes of all levels. Since 2002, he has been the Head Team Physician and Medical Director for the Tampa Bay Lightning. Dr. Guttentag has extensive surgical experience in the areas of Sports Medicine and Knee and Shoulder Reconstruction. He has a particular interest in knee ligament reconstruction, labral repairs, shoulder instability, rotator cuff repairs, meniscus and cartilage repair and regeneration, and total knee replacement. A leader in the treatment of osteoarthritis of the knee, he specializes in minimally invasive total and partial knee replacement, which allows for a quicker, more pain-free recovery.

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Areas of Specialty:

  • Sports Medicine
  • ACL Reconstruction
  • Meniscus Repair
  • Cartilage Regeneration
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Minimally Invasive Total Knee Replacement
  • Partial Knee Replacement
  • Stem Cell and PRP Injections
  • XP Total Knee Replacement
  • Joint Replacement
  • Knee Surgery
  • Shoulder Surgery

Physician Interviews

Dr. Guttentag talks about the new XP total knee replacement.


Knee Replacement procedure, performed by Dr. Guttentag


Dr. Ira Guttentag on Studio10 Discusses Orthopaedic Surgery, Sports Medicine and Rapid Recovery Knee Replacement.

Patient Testimonials

Patient Testimonial

Dr. Guttentag explains the Oxford Partial Knee.


Patient Testimonial

Knee Replacement procedure, performed by Dr. Guttentag.


Dr. Guttentag talks about sports medicine and knee and shoulder reconstruction.


Dr. Ira Guttentag is the first Bay Area surgeon selected to perform the new innovative total knee replacement that preserves all of your ligaments.


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Patient Education

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