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Orthopaedic Surgery & Sports Medicine

Pekka A. Mooar, MD

Specialties

Orthopaedic Surgery

4.8
94 Patient Satisfaction Ratings
about me
publications
ratings & reviews
about me
Clinical Interests
  • Disorders of the knee
  • Cartilage restoration surgery
  • Knee replacement surgery
Research Interests
  • Cartilage repair
  • Effect of obesity on orthopaedic outcomes
  • Effect of comorbidities on joint replacement outcomes
  • Disparity in access to orthopaedic care
Education
  • MD, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH
Training
  • Fellowship (Research), Orthopaedic Surgery. Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
  • Residency, General Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Board Certification
  • Orthopaedic Surgery
Memberships
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Eastern Orthopaedic Society
  • American Orthopaedic Society
  • International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
  • Penn Orthopaedic Society 
  • Philadelphia Orthopaedic Society
Awards and Honors
  • Philadelphia Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance Service Award
  • Brighter Services Award, City of Philadelphia
offices

Office Locations

Temple University Hospital - Orthopaedic Surgery & Sports Medicine

3509 N. Broad Street
Boyer Pavilion, 5th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19140
800-TEMPLE-MED

Temple Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine at Chestnut Hill

Chestnut Hill Hospital

8815 Germantown Avenue

Medical Office Building, Suite 14

Philadelphia, PA 19118

800-TEMPLE-MED

publications
ratings & reviews

94 PATIENT SATISFACTION REVIEWS

Our Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to care provider related questions from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Learn more.

OVERALL RATING

4.80 / 5.0

RATINGS BREAKDOWN

4.8
Give easy to understand instruction
4.7
Provider expl in way you understand
4.8
Provider listen carefully to you
4.8
Show respect for what you say
4.7
Spend enough time with you
PATIENT COMMENTS
5.0
August 29, 2019

Dr. Mooar & staff are highly professional/courteous/respectful.

5.0
August 27, 2019

Dr. Mooar is wonderful. Practical, pragmatic, explains things wonderfully. I have recommended him to others. Staff friendly, respectful, helpful.

5.0
August 12, 2019

Overall it was a pleasant experience and I received valuable information concerning what to do

5.0
July 21, 2019

[...] Thank you!!! is there any way to get Dr Moore, to do my other knee I would like that I have lots of trust in him well

5.0
July 6, 2019

Dr. Mooar has been consistently available to answer questions and provide care. Top notch doc.

5.0
July 3, 2019

Good.

5.0
June 28, 2019

Very good, staff & doc knew their job, & helpful.

5.0
June 5, 2019

Dr. Mooar recently performed surgery for a torn meniscus. I received excellent surgical care.

5.0
May 13, 2019

good

5.0
April 22, 2019

Dr.. Mooar is a great surgeon, I'd recommend him to anyone!

5.0
April 14, 2019

Treated in a friendly and professional manner. Put me at ease.

5.0
March 25, 2019

I liked the fact that the dr. examined both of my knees and that he saw some concern about why I needed to get an MRI done.

5.0
March 24, 2019

Overall I was satisfied with everything Dr. Mooar is the best and so was [...].

5.0
March 20, 2019

My doctor is one in a million. My doctor is kind, patient, knowledgeable, caring.

5.0
March 6, 2019

My experience was very good with the doctors office and the doctor

5.0
February 28, 2019

It's always a pleasure to see Dr. Mooar and his staff. All my questions are answered; I am seen promptly; everyone is helpful. His assistant, [...], makes sure that I understand his instructions and that I'm doing exercises correctly. [...] Dr. Mooar was my surgeon for a hip replacement in 2005 and it has been a wonderful hip.

5.0
February 20, 2019

I would recommend anyone who needs orthopedic care to Dr. Pekka Mooar and his team at Temple University.

5.0
February 3, 2019

Dr. Mooar is very honest and took the time to treat me in every way possible. He is a great doctor.

5.0
January 29, 2019

Dr Moora referred me to a spinal surgeon who treated his daughter. I think that was a good recommendation .

4.5
January 27, 2019

DR MOOAR WAS VERY COMPASSIONATE TO ME AND TREATED ME WITH RESPECT

Office Locations

Temple University Hospital - Orthopaedic Surgery & Sports Medicine

3509 N. Broad Street
Boyer Pavilion, 5th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19140
800-TEMPLE-MED

Temple Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine at Chestnut Hill

Chestnut Hill Hospital

8815 Germantown Avenue

Medical Office Building, Suite 14

Philadelphia, PA 19118

800-TEMPLE-MED