Dr. Brad Cucchetti is a Board Certified and Sports Medicine Fellowship-trained Orthopedic Surgeon skilled in all aspects of orthopedic medicine, including complex ligament reconstructions of the knee, articular cartilage restoration, and total knee replacement. He uses a patient-first approach in his Phoenix, Arizona practice and tailors treatment plans around you and your lifestyle. Whether you've sustained a knee, shoulder, or hip injury playing your favorite sport or are experiencing joint damage due to advancing arthritis, Dr. Cucchetti advocates a minimally invasive surgical approach whenever possible. This means less postoperative pain and faster recovery time for his patients. Dr. Cucchetti earned his undergraduate degree at Colorado State University. As an undergrad, he was chosen as a Howard Hughes Biomedical Fellow and for a fellowship program at St. Andrew Children's Clinic in Sierra Leone, Africa. He attended medical school at Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences and completed his internship and residency in orthopedic surgery at Grandview Hospital in Dayton, Ohio. Always committed to providing his patients the best care possible, Dr. Cucchetti underwent additional training in orthopedic sports medicine at the renowned Florida Orthopedic Institute in Tampa, Florida. Dr. Cucchetti is a highly trained surgeon whose warm and caring nature makes him an effective communicator when speaking with patients about their orthopedic problems and his treatment recommendations. He excels at explaining the complex nature of orthopedic issues in a simple and straightforward manner so that you are equipped with a thorough understanding of the healing process.