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Itai Gans, M.D.

PHYSICIAN

Itai Gans, M.D.

PHYSICIAN


LOCATIONS
300 Springhouse Drive, Suite 200
Collegeville, PA 19426
266 West Lancaster Avenue, Suite
200 Malvern, PA 19355
491 John Young Way, Suite 210
Exton, PA 19341
213 Reeceville Road, Suite 14
Coatesville, PA 19320
SPECIALTIES

Knee

Sports Medicine

Shoulder & Elbow

CLINICAL EXPERTISE

  • Cartilage Restoration
  • Joint Preservation
  • Knee, Shoulder and Hip Arthroscopy
  • Patellofemoral Instability
  • Joint Replacement
  • Sports Medicine
  • Trauma & Fracture Care

EDUCATION/TRAINING

  • Undergraduate -- Pennsylvania State Unniversity
  • M.D. -- University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
  • Residency -- Johns Hopkins Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program
  • Fellowship in Sports Medicine, Cartilage Restoration, and Pediatric/Adolescent Sports Medicine -- University of Pennsylvania and affiliated Children's Hospital of Philadelphia program
  • Reserach Fellowship -- Benjamin Fox Orthopaedic Research Fellowship at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia 

CERTIFICATION

  • American Borad of Orthopaedic Surgeons -- Board-Eligible
  • Matrix-induced Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation (MACI)-Certified

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America
  • Philadelphia Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine

INTERESTING FACT

Dr. Gans is the head team physician for Coatesville High School athletics. Dr. Gans was a high-level competitive gymnast and national champion competitive kite flyer. He served as the assistant team physician for the University of Pennsylvania NCAA football, wrestling and gymnastics teams; University of the Sciences NCAA athletics department, and the Bonner-Prendergast Catholic High School football team.

In his free time, Dr. Gans enjoys cycling, rock climbing, and boating and cruising in the Chesapeake Bay. 

INTERESTING FACT

Dr. Gans is the Director of Cartilage Restoration and Joint Preservation and is a clinical specialist focusing on sports injuries and arthroscopy of the hip, knee and shoulder. He has special interests in regenerative medicine, cartilage transplantation and restoration (Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation [ACI], Osteochondral Autogrant Transplant, Osteochondral Allograft Transplantation, microfracture, and chondroplasty), and meniscal transplant procedures.

He has keen interest in ACL reconstruction, complex ligament reconstructions of the knee, advanced knee arthroscopy, meniscus tears, patella instability/dislocation, patellofemoral malalignment/instability, and shoulder instability. His clinical specialties also include rotator cuff repair and superior capsular reconstruction, pediatric knee, shoulder, and ankle arthroscopy, pediatric ACL reconstruction (including special training in growth plate preserving techniques), and treatment of osteoarthritis of the knee, hip, and shoulder.

Dr. Gans has written numerous scientific articles in several peer reviewed journals, presented many lectures and poster abstracts at national meetings, and written several chapters in textbooks on a variety of topics related to orthopaedics and sports medicine.  

During his residency, Dr. Gans' complex research earned an Orthopaedic Research Education Foundation Resident Research Project Grant Award. He enjoys teaching students, residents, and his patients, and takes great pride in helping patients achieve great clinical outcomes.

LOCATIONS
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300 Springhouse Drive, Collegeville, PA 19426

266 West Lancaster Avenue, Suite 200 Malvern, PA 19355

491 John Young Way, Suite 210 Exton, PA 19341

213 Reeceville Road, Suite 14 Coatesville, PA 19320

PHYSICIAN


LOCATIONS
300 Springhouse Drive, Suite 200
Collegeville, PA 19426
266 West Lancaster Avenue, Suite
200 Malvern, PA 19355
491 John Young Way, Suite 210
Exton, PA 19341
213 Reeceville Road, Suite 14
Coatesville, PA 19320