Welcome to Orthopaedic Specialists of Central Arizona – Scottsdale, the office of Dr. Bertrand Kaper

Bertrand Kaper M.D.

Dr. Kaper is one of the premier orthopedic surgeons in Arizona and the Southwest for hip, knee and shoulder replacement surgery. Performing over 500 joint replacement surgeries each year, Dr. Kaper combines minimally invasive therapies with highly advanced surgical techniques to help patients quickly return to a full and active lifestyle. This includes the Direct Anterior approach for hip replacement and Robotic-Assisted partial and total knee replacement surgical techniques.

Dr. Kaper is board-certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (www.abos.org) and felloship-trained in adult reconstructive surgery, specifically joint replacement surgery.

“…As a man who nearly lost my entire leg to a devastating accident, and who was initially told I likely would not be a candidate for a knee replacement, I was given an entire new lease on life by way of Dr. Kaper’s talent and expertise…
– T.C.

Services & Treatments


NAVIO Surgical System

In recent years, advanced surgical techniques using robotic assistance have been developed to provide a higher level of precision
and accuracy.



Dr. Kaper is now able to offer access to the MAKOplasty RIO robotic-assisted surgery at the HonorHealth Scottsdale – Thompson
Peak campus.
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Hip Replacement Surgery

For the Hip(s)

A total hip replacement may be recommended for patients who experience severe hip pain and whose daily lives are significantly affected.

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Knee replacement surgery

For the Knee(s)

In a total knee replacement surgery, the goal is to replace the damaged cartilage within the knee.

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Shoulder replacement surgery

For the Shoulder(s)

Total shoulder replacement is a procedure to replace the damaged cartilage within the shoulder joint in order to relieve pain.

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Arthiritis stem cell treatment

Arthritis Treatment

The definitive symptom of arthritis is pain, though the pattern and intensity can vary based on which type a patient is afflicted with.

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Metal Allergy Testing

Metal Allergy Testing

Metal allergy testing is now available to help identify patients with potential allergies or to evaluate patients with previous replacements.

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Surgery and Treatment Approach and Practices

Our Surgery and Treatment Approach and Practices

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Our Patients Are Saying

“…Dr. Kaper quickly assessed the problem and laid out a course of action (pre-surgical physical therapy; lots of information about what I could expect; surgery that was amazing quick and skillful; lots of ice; more physical therapy at home; followed by additional out-patient physical therapy), and got me back on my feet within less time than I could have imagined…”
— P.D.

“…I had a left total hip replacement. I had two great things going for me. One, I had the best orthopaedic surgeon in the state of Arizona- Dr Kaper. Two, I had one of the best hospitals in the state caring for me after surgery – Scottsdale Healthcare Thompson Peak!!…
— E.G.

Operation Walk International is our non-profit arm, dedicated to provide FREE total joint replacement surgery to patients in developing countries who have little or no access to debilitating arthritis care.

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