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Preparing for Your Total Knee Replacement Surgery

You are scheduled for a Total Knee Replacement with Dr. Andrew Pearle at the Hospital for Special Surgery.  Please take some time to review this page and the forms provided, as they will tell you what to expect throughout the process. 


The Total Knee Replacement Pre-op Packet  will provide information regarding your:

  • Pre-Operative Appointments (Medical Clearance)

  • Durable Medical Equipment

  • Case Management / Physical Therapy

  • Post-Operative Appointment

  • Disability Forms​

  • Insurance and Billing​

  • Knee Education Class

Your first post-operative visit takes place 3-4 weeks after your surgery.  The appointment takes place on a Monday or Tuesday with our Physician's Assistant.  Please call the office prior to your surgery to schedule this appointment.


You will receive a call the day before your surgery from the hospital (between 1:00p and 7:00p), telling you when and where to report for your surgery. 

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