The Most Experienced, Comprehensive Orthopedic Team In WNY


From fractures and sprains to joint replacement, we provide our patients with exceptional, comprehensive, orthopedic care.

Our Medical Campus has everything from diagnostics to rehab, by the most experienced providers.

Orthopedics, or orthopedic services, aim at the treatment of the musculoskeletal system. This includes your bones, joints, ligaments, tendons, and muscles. When joint, muscle, or bone injuries begin to compromise your quality of life, know that the team at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center is here to help. Not only do we have physicians on staff but we work with the best groups in Western New York that include: UBMD Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine and Excelsior Orthopaedics.

Orthopedic services that get you back to life


Hip and Knee

We offer a full range of care for hip and knee issues commonly caused by osteoarthritis and fractures, including joint replacement surgery.


Rehabilitation and Post-Acute Care

After an injury or surgery, we make it our goal for you to jump back into your everyday routine with the help of individualized and complete rehabilitation.


Shoulder and Elbow

From shoulder bursitis to tennis elbow and total shoulder replacement, we are experts at treating a variety of shoulder and elbow orthopedic needs.

Neck, Back and Spine

From sciatica to spinal fractures, our back and spine specialists can treat a range of back problems.


Hand and Wrist

Our Hand and Wrist Orthopedic specialists offer care for conditions such as carpal tunnel syndrome, arthritis, tennis elbow, tendinitis, and more.

Sports Medicine and Injury Care

Our comprehensive sports medicine program is a partnership with UBMD Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine in Niagara that includes: Orthopaedics, primary care sports medicine, concussion management, physical therapy, athletic training, strength and conditioning, and UBOrthocare.

Orthopedic & Sports Medicine Services Offered At Memorial

We’ve assembled the most experienced and comprehensive team in WNY

Meet The Surgeons

Donald Nenno, M.D.

Donald Nenno, M.D.

Medical Director, Orthopedic Services, NFMMC

Mark Mieth, M.D.

Mark Mieth, M.D.

Joseph A. Bax, M.D.

Joseph A. Bax, M.D.

Timothy McGrath, M.D.

Timothy McGrath, M.D.

Our Partners At UBMD Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine

Our Partners At UBMD Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine

William M. Wind, M.D.

William M. Wind, M.D.

Matthew DiPaola, M.D.

Matthew DiPaola, M.D.

Jesse G. Fodero III, MD

Jesse G. Fodero III, MD

Primary Care Sports Medicine, UB Concussion Management Clinic


 All Diagnostics and Procedures Can Be Done On Our Medical Campus

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Full Spectrum Of Specialties For Orthopedic Care

Follow Up, Rehab & Physical Therapy on Campus

Orthopedic Surgery

Embarking on the path of orthopedic surgery begins with an essential first step: consulting our accomplished orthopedic surgeons. This crucial interaction serves to evaluate your candidacy for the procedure. At NFMMC, your health is our priority. Our adept orthopedic team accompanies you through the decision-making journey, ensuring your understanding of the process and alignment with your specific needs.


Why Consider Surgery?

Orthopedic surgery can provide lasting pain relief, restore mobility, and enhance your quality of life when conservative treatments have limited effectiveness.

When to Consider Surgery?

Surgery becomes a viable option when non-surgical approaches no longer adequately manage your symptoms or when your condition worsens despite other interventions.

What Are the Risks?

Surgical risks include infection, bleeding, blood clots, and adverse reactions to anesthesia. Your surgeon will thoroughly discuss potential complications related to your specific procedure.

What Types of Procedures Are Available?

Our range of procedures includes joint replacements, minimally invasive techniques, and more. Your surgeon will recommend the most suitable option based on your condition.

How Long to Recover?

Recovery times vary depending on the complexity of the procedure. Physical therapy and rehabilitation play a crucial role in optimizing your recovery.

Can I Resume Activities?

Activity resumption depends on the procedure and your progress. Your surgeon will provide guidance on when you can safely engage in activities such as golf, swimming, workouts, and extended walking.

How Long Does the Replacement Last?

The lifespan of replacements varies based on factors like the type of implant used and your level of physical activity. Your surgeon can provide more specific information regarding longevity.

What Should I Ask My Surgeon?

Inquire about your surgeon’s experience, success rates, and potential complications related to your specific procedure. Asking informed questions empowers your decision-making.

How Long Will I Stay at the Hospital?

You will likely stay in the hospital for one to three days depending on your rehabilitation protocol and how fast you progress with physical therapy. This is highly dependent upon your condition before surgery, your age, and medical problems which can influence your rehabilitation. A safe discharge plan will be arranged for you by the orthopaedic team.

What Support Will I Need During Recovery?

Recovery often necessitates assistance with daily tasks and transportation. Your movement will be impaired and this may interfere with daily life. Prepare a support system to help you during this crucial period.

Summit Orthopaedic Center


Summit Healthplex

Suite 700

6934 Williams Road

Niagara Falls, NY 14305


Our Summit Orthopaedic Center is located in Suite 700 at the Summit Healthplex which is a Managed Care Orthopaedic clinic managed by NFMMC and staffed by providers from UBMD Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine. We take of Orthopaedic Injuries from Head to toe. We do not see No-fault or Worker’s Compensation injuries. We do not see Chronic back injuries but do see Acute sports related back injuries. For more information or to schedule an appointment, call 716-524-3920.




6934 Williams Rd, Niagara Falls, NY 14304

This comprehensive sports medicine program is a partnership between Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center and UBMD Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine in Niagara. The goal of our program is to provide injury prevention, injury recognition and injury rehabilitation to enhance the student athlete’s performance.

No Hoops To Jump Through, No Bridges To Cross. The Best Care Is Right Here.

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