Paul A. Manner, M.D., is a UW professor of orthopedics and sports medicine. Dr. Manner specializes in joint replacement surgery, including minimally-invasive hip and knee replacement surgery. He sees patients for hip and knee conditions, including osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, developmental hip dysplasia, metastatic disease, hip fracture and meniscus tears in the knee.
Dr. Manner's major clinical interest is care and treatment of osteoarthritis. His other clinical interests include hip fractures, minimally-invasive surgery for knee and hip replacement, hemi-resurfacing arthroplasty of the hip, knee arthroscopy and treatment for degenerative conditions in hip and knee.
His research interests include treatments for osteoarthritis, developing models of care (including cost-effectiveness models for minimally-invasive surgery), research on cartilage biology and tissue engineering (particularly the role of artificial matrix constructs to replace diseased cartilage together with adult stem cells) and developing new treatments for joint diseases.