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Ryan G. Molli D.O., F.A.A.H.K.S.

Ryan G. Molli D.O., F.A.A.H.K.S.

Dr. Molli is the founder and CEO of Whole Health Joint Replacement Institute, which opened in January 2018. He is a native of Northwestern Pennsylvania and did his undergraduate and medical school in Erie, PA at Mercyhurst College and Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM) respectively. He then completed a 5-year orthopedic surgery residency in the Metro-Detroit area through the St. John-Providence Health System. Upon completion of his residency, he completed an intense one year Adult Reconstruction/Total Joint Fellowship in Columbus, OH.

Dr. Molli practiced in a private practice setting in the Metro-Detroit area as an Adult Reconstruction specialist for nearly 5 years before relocating back to his hometown of Meadville, PA in 2015. Dr. Molli had a vision of creating an Adult Reconstruction/Total Joint Center of Excellence, which is focused on quality sub-specialty orthopedic care and the total “patient experience”. When he created Whole Health JRI, it was created as a practice in which pre-operative risk stratification, medical optimization, unparalleled pre-operative preparation/education and exceptional surgical/post-surgical care. In addition to all of these medical components are ongoing data-driven research projects along with innovative practice development projects.

In addition to Dr. Molli’s clinical practice, he is an avid orthopedic consultant and surgical proctor that travels both nationally and internationally to teach direct anterior total hip procedures, patient-specific total knee procedures and unicompartment knee replacement procedures. He has travelled and lectured all over the United States as well as in multiple European countries, Canada and Australia. He is one of only 4 designing surgeons on the Medacta MOTO Partial Knee Replacement project, which was globally released in March 2018 at the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS) Annual Meeting in New Orleans, LA.

Dr. Molli has been published in multiple medical journals over the years and currently participates in multiple ongoing research projects. He established the Whole Health Research Institute along with Molli Medical Consulting Company (M2C2), which is an orthopedic implant/instrument and practice development consulting company. He is constantly refining his surgical and practice techniques in order to better serve his patients and his community. His passion for orthopedic adult reconstruction and continual desire to establish “best-practice” strategies places him in a very unique category of orthopedic innovators and teachers.

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Philip A. Frndak D.O., F.A.A.H.K.S.

Philip A. Frndak D.O., F.A.A.H.K.S.

Dr. Frndak began a practice in orthopedic surgery in our tristate area in 1994. At that time, he was the only surgeon in the region with fellowship training in hip and knee replacement. Under his guidance, Meadville Medical Center garnered numerous state and national awards for joint replacement including: America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Joint Replacement, National Premier Award for Excellence in Total Joint Arthroplasty, The Blue Distinction Award for Hip and Knee Replacement, and Health Grades 5-Star Recipient for both Total Hip Replacement and Total Knee Replacement.

Prior to entering medical school, Dr. Frndak received an undergraduate degree in Physical Therapy from the University of Pennsylvania. His education and three years of practice as a Physical Therapist created a unique appreciation for the use of proper timing as well as techniques in postoperative rehabilitation. This expertise continues to be a hallmark of his patient care approach.

Following medical school at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and Delaware Valley Medical Center, Dr. Frndak proceeded to complete a residency in Orthopedic Surgery at Doctors Hospital of Columbus, Ohio. Subsequently, he concluded a fellowship in the reconstruction of the adult hip and knee under world-renowned joint replacement surgeons Dr. Thomas Mallory and Dr. Adolph Lombardi. He currently maintains Board Certification in Orthopedic Surgery and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Hip and Knee Surgeons.

In addition to clinical practice, Dr. Frndak values rigorous standards in scientific research directed toward optimizing patient outcomes. He offers professional peer-review services for Arthroplasty Today, a professional joint replacement journal, and conducts educational seminars for orthopedic residents in Applied Anatomy and Surgical Approaches.

When Whole Health Joint Replacement Institute opened in January 2018, Dr. Frndak commenced an association with Dr. Ryan Molli. They are dedicated to continuing exceptional patient medical/surgical care as well as the advancement research in the field of hip and knee joint replacement.