HARRY W. SCHMALTZ, M.D.

HARRY W. SCHMALTZ, M.D. received his premedical degree from Bucknell University and his medical degree from Temple University School of Medicine. He completed a five year internship and residency program at Geisinger Medical Center.

As a member of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons, Dr. Schmaltz’s main interest is total joint replacement of the hip and knee. Dr. Schmaltz has developed a comprehensive patient education program which combines pre-surgery physical therapy and information sessions with state of the art pain management techniques to produce the best possible results for the patient. He is the Medical Director of the New Steps Joint Replacement Center at Community Medical Center.

Dr. Schmaltz is on the staff at Community Medical Center, Moses Taylor Hospital and Northeast Surgery Center. He maintains offices here in Dickson City.

Dr. Schmaltz is Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery and is a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons.

Meet Jerry Major! Here he is barefoot waterskiing with his new Oxford knee replacement just a few months after surgery.

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Dr. Schmaltz Welcomes Surgeons from Austria
Pictured is a team of orthopedic surgeons from Austria.These doctors recently visited Scranton to observe and learn about the latest advancements in knee replacement surgery from Dr. Schmaltz and his team.

Surgeons from the Czech Republic Learn About Joint Replacement Surgery in Scranton
Dr. Schmaltz (center) is pictured with physicians from the Czech Republic. These orthopedic surgeons recently visited Scranton to observe and learn about the latest advancements in joint replacement surgery. The program was presented by Dr. Schmaltz.

Surgeons from Poland Learn About Joint Replacement Surgery in Scranton
Dr. Schmaltz (center) is pictured with physicians from Poland. These orthopedic surgeons recently visited Scranton to observe and learn about the latest advancements in joint replacement surgery. The program was presented by Dr. Schmaltz.

Dr. Schmaltz Welcomes Surgeons from Poland
Dr. Schmaltz (center) is pictured with physicians from Poland. These orthopedic surgeons visited our area to observe and learn about the latest advancements in knee replacement surgery. The program was presented by Dr. Schmaltz and sponsored by Biomet- a global leader in joint replacement solutions.


Dr. Schmaltz Welcomes Surgeons from Austria

Pictured is a team of orthopedic surgeons from Austria.These doctors recently visited Scranton to observe and learn about the latest advancements in knee replacement surgery from Dr. Schmaltz and his team.


Dr. Schmaltz Welcomes Surgeons from Switzerland

Dr. Schmaltz (wearing scrubs) is pictured with physicians from Switzerland. These orthopedic surgeons visited our area to observe and learn about the latest advancements in knee replacement surgery. The program was presented by Dr. Schmaltz and sponsored by Biomet-a global leader in joint replacement solutions.

 

Teaching with Professor David Murray from Oxford
Dr. Schmaltz was recently on faculty for an instructional course held in Colorado to teach the surgical techniques required for the Oxford Knee Replacement procedure.  He was joined by professors Price and Murray from the University of Oxford and several other US surgeons.


Helping by Teaching
Dr. Schmaltz recently moderated a course for orthopedic surgeons to learn more about cruciate preservation knee replacement.

 

Learning through Experience
Dr. Schmaltz (wearing the yellow jersey) is teaching fellow orthopedic surgeons about the latest advancements in knee replacement surgery.


Dr. Schmaltz Continues to Teach About Knee Replacement
Dr. Schmaltz was a featured faculty member at the BIOMET Advanced Instructional Course held in Celebration, Florida. He was responsible for teaching other orthopedists from around the country about the Vanguard XP, the total knee that retains both cruciate ligaments. 
Learn more about Vanguard XP Total Knee System.


Dr. Schmaltz Welcomes Surgeons from Austria

Dr. Schmaltz (wearing scrubs) is pictured with physicians from Austria. These orthopedic surgeons visited our area to observe and learn about the latest advancements in knee replacement surgery. The program was presented by Dr. Schmaltz and sponsored by Biomet-a global leader in joint replacement solutions.


Dr. Schmaltz Asked to Teach About New Knee Replacement Option

Dr. Schmaltz was 1 of only 6 doctors in the United States to participate as a faculty member at the recent Vanguard XP Total Knee System- Advanced Instructional Course that was held in Tampa, Florida. Learn more about Vanguard XP Total Knee System.


Recognition Awards

Geisiger-Community Medical Center Service Excellence

 

Dr. Schmaltz Welcomes Surgeons from Turkey
Dr. Schmaltz (wearing scrubs) is pictured with physicians from Turkey. These orthopedic surgeons visited our area to observe and learn about the latest advancements in knee replacement surgery. The program was presented by Dr. Schmaltz and sponsored by Biomet-
a global leader in joint replacement solutions.

 

Dr. Schmaltz meets with Senator Pat Toomey 
Dr. Schmaltz is pictured with US Senator Pat Toomey of Pennsylvania and other delegates who attended the 2014 National Orthopedic Leadership Conference in Washington, D.C. The NOLC recently visited legislators on Capitol Hill to lobby their senators and representatives on key orthopedic issues. Pictured (l to r) Harry Schmaltz, Michael Suk, Pam Cupec, Barry Snyder, John Dormans, Sen. Toomey, Blane Sessions, Tom Muzzonigro, Beth Weachter and Kevin Black.

 

Dr. Schmaltz Invited to Teach Other Surgeons
Dr. Schmaltz was recently invited to be on faculty for the Oxford Advanced Instructional Course that will be held on June 19-20th, 2014 in Newport Beach, CA. To learn more about the benefits of Oxford Partial Knee Replacements, visit www.oxfordknee.com.

 

Dr. Schmaltz Welcomes Surgeons from the U.K.
Dr. Schmaltz (wearing scrubs) is pictured with physicians from United Kingdom.  These orthopedic surgeons traveled from the UK to participate in a knee replacement educational program that was given by Dr. Schmaltz and sponsored by Biomet- a global leader in joint replacement solutions.

 

Dr. Schmaltz Welcomes Surgeons from Poland
Dr. Schmaltz (center) is pictured with physicians from Poland. These orthopedic surgeons visited our area to observe and learn about the latest advancements in knee replacement surgery. The program was presented by Dr. Schmaltz and sponsored by Biomet- a global leader in joint replacement solutions.