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Just What You KNEE-d: How to Prepare for Knee Replacement Surgery

Whether you have a total or partial knee replacement surgery scheduled, it’s surely been a long time coming, and you’re experiencing a whole spectrum of emotions. From the natural anxiety that surgery can trigger to the excitement of finally living life with less knee pain, you're probably ready ...


Cincinnati Magazine Top Doctors 2022

Each year, physicians are selected by their peers in a survey, asking them which physicians they would turn to for their own personal care. Beacon Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine is proud to have 49 doctors listed on the latest Cincinnati Magazine’s Top Docs List of 2022. We are very proud of all ...


Beacon Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine to Provide Care for Cincinnati Country Day School Athletes

CINCINNATI, OH. – Beacon Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine, the region's recognized leader in comprehensive sports medicine care, is now providing medical and athletic training services to Cincinnati Country Day School (CCDS) in Indian Hill. Beacon’s President and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine ...


Is Your Knee Pain Arthritis or a Torn Meniscus? 3 Questions to Help Figure it Out (And a Bonus Tip!)

Sometimes it’s all in the wrist. Other times it’s all in the hips. So what happens when it’s all the knees? When you have knee pain, especially if you’re an older adult, it can be hard to know what’s causing it. In today’s blog article, we break down the difference between arthritis and a ...


Beacon Orthopaedics and Black Sheep Performance Partner to Treat Athletes & Weekend Warriors

 CINCINNATI, Ohio – Beacon Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine and Black Sheep Performance have agreed to a partnership to get athletes back to elite performance quicker. "The goal at Beacon is to put the patient first," Beacon Orthopaedics President Dr. Peter Cha said. "We want the best sports ...


Cincinnati Magazine Top Doctors 2021

Each year, physicians are selected by their peers in a survey, asking them which physicians they would turn to for their own personal care. Beacon Orthopaedics is proud to have 34 doctors listed on the latest Cincinnati Magazine’s Top Docs List of 2021. We are very proud of all of our physicians and ...


Orthopaedic sports medicine specialist on Burrow injury, recovery

To read the full article from WKRC, please click here. CINCINNATI (WKRC) - Bengals fans are collectively holding their breath while waiting to find out the severity of Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow's knee injury. Dr. Peter Cha, an Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Specialist and President of Beacon Orthopaedics ...


Beacon Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine, TriHealth Collaborate to Provide Care for Ursuline Academy Athletes

Cincinnati, OH – Beginning immediately, Beacon Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine, in collaboration with the TriHealth Network will provide comprehensive sports medicine services to athletes at Ursuline Academy of Cincinnati. Continuing its tradition of providing outstanding, comprehensive orthopaedic ...


Beacon Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine acquires rival practice

Cincinnati Business Courier To read the full article from the Business Courier, please click here.   One of the largest independent physician groups in Greater Cincinnati just got significantly bigger via the acquisition of a rival medical practice, which was made possible by an infusion ...


Top Doctors 2020 at Beacon

Each year, physicians are selected by their peers in a survey, asking them which physicians they would turn to for their own personal care. Beacon doctors – 25 Tri-State physicians - were named to Cincinnati Magazine’s Top Docs List of 2020. We are very proud of all of our physicians and thank the ...


How a mother and daughter overcame similar sports injuries

Cincinnati Enquirer To read the full article from The Enquirer, please click here.   If it’s possible for competitiveness to run in a family, Meridith Barone is a textbook example. Both she and her father are in the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame — one of only two father-daughter duos ...


Meet the Best Knee Surgeons in the Cincinnati Area at Beacon Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine

At Beacon Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine, we are lucky to have some of the best knee surgeons in the country on our staff. When you have a knee injury and don’t know where to go, our doctors are available without a referral from the ER or a physical therapist. Meet our talented knee surgeons here!   Dr. ...


How Beacon Orthopaedics plans to grow after taking on a private equity investor

Cincinnati Business Courier To read the full article from the Business Courier, please click here.   Beacon Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine, a large orthopedic practice in Cincinnati, took on a private equity investor in July to spur future growth. The practice aims to become a regional ...


Featured Physician – Dr. Cha

Dr. Peter Cha serves as the team physician of the Cincinnati Wolfhounds rugby team, medical director to numerous area high schools, as well as an orthopaedic consult for Xavier University athletics. Enjoy getting to know Dr. Cha below! What is your specialty? My specialty is sports medicine with ...


Another major Cincinnati doctor group to expand via private equity deal

Cincinnati Business Courier To read the full article from the Business Courier, please click here.   Beacon Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine, one of the largest physician groups in Greater Cincinnati, expects to get even bigger with an infusion of capital from a private equity firm. The ...


Evaluation of the Trends, Concomitant Procedures, and Complications With Open and Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repairs in the Medicare Population

Click here to download the full PDF version of Dr. Cha's research.   Abstract: Background: Medicare insures the largest population of patients at risk for rotator cuff tears in the United States. Purpose: To evaluate the trends in incidence, concomitant procedures, ...


The Risk of ACL Injuries in Female Athletes

Since the introduction of Title IX in 1972, there has been a 545% increase in the number of women playing college sports and an astonishing 990% increase in the number of women playing high school sports. From minor sports leagues to the Olympic stage, women are breaking barriers, shattering records, ...


Which ACL Reconstruction is Best?

When it comes to ACL reconstructions there are two primary methods: using an autograft and using an allograft. For years, there has been controversy in the medical community over the merits of each. An autograft takes tissue from another part of a person’s body and transplants that tissue to be used ...


ACL Reconstruction - General Information

Every year, more than 120,000 anterior cruciate ligament repair surgeries (also called ACL reconstruction surgeries) are performed in the United States alone.  Since a significant number of people who injure their knees don’t seek medical care, it is estimated that the number of ACL injuries in the ...


Surgical Management of Knee Dislocations

Click here to download the full PDF version of Dr. Cha’s research. Abstract: BACKGROUND: The evaluation and management of knee dislocations remain variable and controversial. The purpose of this study was to describe our method of surgical treatment of knee dislocations with use of a standardized ...


The Acutely Dislocated Knee: Evaluation and Management

Click here to download the full PDF version of Dr. Cha's research.   Abstract: Acute knee dislocations are uncommon orthopaedic injuries. Because they often spontaneously reduce before initial evaluation, the true incidence is unknown. Dislocation involves injury to multiple ligaments ...


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