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Our Physicians at Nanoknee

At Nanoknee, we are proud to offer outstanding medical care from our team of highly-experienced knee surgeons.

We are dedicated to patient safety and comfort and employ a modern surgical technique for knee replacement (partial or full) surgery that involves little to no recovery time, less pain, and results achieved within hours – not days or weeks. Sound impossible? Welcome to a new world of advanced knee surgery, performed by some of the most respected knee surgeons in the nation.


Dr. Thomas Ferro: Nanoknee Founder

The founder of Nanoknee, Los Angeles knee replacement specialists, Dr. Thomas Ferro, is a board-certified, fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon specializing in knee and hip replacement surgery.

Over his two decades in practice, he has focused upon developing advanced surgical techniques to aid in speeding patient recovery. In 2015, he began incorporating several new surgical and anesthesia techniques for a “rapid recovery” protocol. In 2017, he went further, developing the Nanoknee system.

This innovative knee replacement technique allows you to return home just two hours after surgery – and walk with full weight-bearing on your repaired knee structure immediately.

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The Nanoknee Method: Superior Results in Knee Surgery

Nanoknee founder Dr. Thomas Ferro offers his patients a superior surgical process for total or partial knee replacement surgery. Traditional knee replacement surgery requires weeks of recovery, while our method allows you to walk with full weight on your restored knee immediately after surgery is complete.

With Nanoknee clinics in Los Angeles, Bakersfield, and Pismo Beach for our groundbreaking approach to total or partial knee replacement surgery to gain the benefits of this advanced knee surgery, including:

  • No hospital stays
  • Custom, self-directed physical therapy program
  • Fast-track recovery
  • Restored knee function, mobility and strength after surgery
  • Full, weight-bearing knee function within 30 to 45 minutes after surgery
  • Minimally-invasive procedure – less trauma
  • Reduced need for pain medication
  • Discharged two to three hours after procedure

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Dr. Akshay Mehta, M.D., M.S.

As a fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Mehta has extensive experience in sports medicine, shoulder and elbow surgery, and advanced treatments for disorders of shoulder, hip, knee, and musculoskeletal trauma.

Dr. Mehta has dedicated his life to improving the lives of those who suffer from debilitating knee pain as a result of joint degeneration. At Nanoknee, the advanced surgical technique makes the patient experience less physically stressful, with minimal pain, with immediate use of the knee.

Education and Background

A highly-educated medical professional, Dr. Mehta has a master’s degree in Physiology and Biophysics from Georgetown University, where he also attained his medical degree. His orthopedic surgical residency was completed at University of California, followed by a fellowship in sports medicine. His depth of understanding of the structure and physiology of human joints goes far beyond the usual.

Dr. Mehta has authored many published articles in peer-reviewed medical journals and is currently engaged in biomechanics research to aid in the development of better treatments for shoulder and knee.

Technology in Action: The Nanoknee Method

Knee replacement surgery, whether total or partial, has greatly improved outcomes with the use of the advanced technology used throughout the process, starting with 3D modeling. The optimization in kinetic alignment of the knee replacement is achieved by creating a virtual replica of the patient’s actual knee joint to identify the ideal placement prior to surgery.

With this advanced method, it possible to surgically achieve a highly-accurate fit that matches the unique physiology of the patient, leading to a superior result in function, strength, mobility, and comfort. This revolutionary approach to knee replacement surgery allows the patient to walk immediately after surgery and return to work or other activities more quickly.

Nanoknee has revolutionized the process of knee replacement surgery with advanced technology, from surgical planning through to a digital rehabilitation platform to track daily progress with 24/7 access to Nanoknee staff.

Community Involvement

A native Los Angelino, Dr. Mehta is deeply involved in the community, serving as team physician for several local colleges and high schools in the area, including UC Irvine, Cerritos College, Occidental College, and Pasadena City College, among others.

Compassion and Personalized Care

Dr. Mehta has been a patient himself and has a great depth of understanding about the struggles of those suffering from ongoing knee joint pain. His patients feel cared for in a way that is unusual to discover in the modern medical system – and makes the whole experience of treatment far more pleasant and personal.

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860 Oak Park Blvd. Suite 101 Arroyo Grande, CA 93420

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Los Angeles

23365 Hawthorne Blvd Suite 102 Torrance, CA 90505

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Bakersfield

2701 Chester Avenue Suite 102 Bakersfield, CA 93301

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Minimally invasive total knee replacements in Los Angeles.

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