Orthopaedics

Ortho surgery gets injured skier back to black diamond runs

It was a cool, crisp morning last January when Katrina Harman skied down the slopes at Sierra Summit near Shaver Lake. At the Double Black Diamond run (expert only), she stopped, whipped out her phone and dialed orthopedic surgeon Peter Simonian at Simonian Sports Medicine Clinic in Fresno. She never expected the man who made possible her return to the Black Diamond to answer her call.


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Knee Surgery

After a debilitating motorcross accident, orthopedic surgeon Peter Simonian helps Philip Sancken walk again.

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In the Swim of Things

From soccer to basketball, swimming to baseball, today’s schools and communities offer a multitude of activities for children. Find out how one Valley sports medicine surgeon got an entire family of four back to doing the sport they love most

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Siblings Kneed Surgery

Meet an athletic brother and sister combo and learn how an orthopedic surgeon helped when their injuries left them both in ‘kneed’ of surgery. 

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Totally Hip

Having difficulty walking or experiencing stiffness can severely compromise one’s mobility. Find out how a procedure called the mini-incision hip replacement helped one Valley woman get back into the swing of things. 

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A Kneed to Succeed (part 1)

Meet one Valley woman lost her way of life and the doctor who helped her get back into action after a devastating ski accident.

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Knee-Deep in Gratitude

Hear about one young donor recipient whose gift of life was transplanted in his knee.

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