Michal Klek

Michal Klek

Michal Klek , M.D.

Hip, Joint Replacement, Knee

Dr. Michal Klek, joining Peninsula Orthopaedic Associates in October 2023, is the perfect addition to expand our Total Joint Replacement service line. Dr. Klek is focused on total joint reconstruction including: Mako robotic direct anterior hip replacement, kinematically aligned total knee replacement and partial knee replacement as well as complex revisions of failed hip and knee replacements. Dr. Klek will be anchored primarily in our Sussex County offices, located in Millsboro and Seaford, as well as operating at TidalHealth Nanticoke, TidalHealth Peninsula Regional, and POA Surgery Center, the latter two both located in Salisbury, Maryland.

Dr. Klek completed his Bachelor of Arts degree in Biological Sciences at Binghamton University, in Binghamton, New York and his Medical Doctorate degree at Upstate Medical University, in Syracuse, New York. Dr. Klek then  completed an orthopaedic surgery residency at Penn State Hershey Medical Center in Hershey, Pennsylvania. He then elected to continue his education and completed a fellowship in Adult Reconstruction at Geisinger-Northeast in Scranton, Pennsylvania.

During his time at Upstate Medical University, Dr. Klek was actively involved in medical student mentorship and academic leadership, serving as the sole student liaison to the faculty Medical College Assembly Executive Committee. He spent three years of his residency as the Resident Liaison for the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, focusing efforts primarily on media appearances and development of the KSB Resident Evaluation System.

Dr. Klek has published research and has particular interest in topics such as: knee biomechanics with complex deformities, enhanced outpatient total joint arthroplasty strategies, identifying and minimizing pain after surgery, and decreasing the risk of post-operative urinary retention.

Education and Accomplishments

Curriculum Vitae

Board Certifications

  • Board Eligible in Orthopaedic Surgery 


Adult Reconstruction Geisinger-Northeast, Danville, PA Completed 2023


Orthopaedic Surgery Penn State Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA Completed 2022

Medical School

Doctor of Medicine SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY Completed 2017


Bachelor of Arts in Biological Sciences Binghamton University Completed 2012


  • State of Maryland
  • State of Delaware
  • State of Pennsylvania


Michal Klek, Aman Dhawan, “The Role of High Tibial Osteotomy in ACL Reconstruction in Knees with Coronal and Sagittal Plane Deformity” Current Reviews in Musculoskeletal Medicine, 2019;12(4):466-471. 

Research Abstracts

“Risk Factors For Increased Opioid Use Following Orthopaedic Trauma- A Multicenter Study” - Accepted for presentation at Orthopaedic Trauma Association Meeting 2020

“Post-operative Pain Control in Primary Joint Arthroplasty with and without Morphine In Peri-Articular Joint Injection”- Accepted for presentation at American Academy of Hip and Knee Surgeons Meeting 2020


Spino-Pelvic Mobility in Total Hip Arthoplasty
Penn State Hershey Orthopaedic Grand Rounds
March 2021

Metaphyseal Cones in Revision Knee Arthroplasty 
Penn State Hershey Orthopaedic Grand Rounds
January 2020

Outpatient Total Joint Arthroplasty
Penn State Hershey Orthopaedic Grand Rounds
April 2019


  • Resident Liaison for the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery | Resident Liaison for media appearances and development of the KSB Resident Evlauation System 
  • Orthopaedic Surgery Department Medical Student Liaison 
  • Orthopaedic Resident Medical Student Mentor

Improvement Projects

  • "Expanding and Improving Nursing Education of Orthopaedic Patients" | 2020- Present
  • "Increasing Accessibility of Care Supplies to Patients and Residents | 2019-2020
  • "Decreasing Post-operative Urinary Retention" | 2017-2019

Patient Education Center