Patient Stories

Patient Stories

Madeleine's Story - ACL Reconstruction & Meniscus Repair

After falling and severely injuring her knee, marathon runner Madeleine knew she was facing a large setback in her training. Eric Kropf, MD, Chair of Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine at Temple, was able to help her get back to her racing.



Mayra's Story - Rotator Cuff Surgery

Mayra suffered a severe rupture of the rotator cuff in her right shoulder as well as a traumatic nerve injury. She was referred to Eric Kropf, MD, Chair of Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine at Temple, who performed surgery to repair her rotator cuff.


James's Story - Achilles Tendon Rupture Surgery

James, a collegiate athlete, ruptured his Achilles tendon during a basketball game at school. Eric Kropf, MD, Chair of Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine at Temple, performed surgery on James to repair the tendon and help him get back on the court.


Patient Webisode: Hip Replacement Patient

A patient from New Jersey and her family talk about why she chose Temple for her hip replacement:


Patient Webisode: Sports Injury Patient

A Temple orthopaedic patient from New Jersey talks about his experience being treated for a serious sports injury. Click here to listen. [Running time: 3:12, MP3 file, 3.7 MB]