MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG)– Joining us on The Doctor Is In is USA Health Professor and Chair of Orthopaedic Surgery Doctor James Slauterbeck, M.D. to discuss meniscus transplants.

Dr. Slauterbeck answered questions like:

  • Who might need a meniscus transplant?
  • Why does someone need a transplant? What are the benefits?
  • What are the alternatives to transplants?
  • What if a patient already has some arthritis, can they have a transplant?
  • Where do transplant tissues come from?
  • Does the patient need medicine to prevent rejection?