Harry W. Schmaltz, MD

Associate Chief, Division of Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedic Institute

Orthopedic Surgery, Joint Replacement Surgery

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Area of focus i

  • Hip Replacement
  • Knee Replacement

Languages spoken

  • English

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Philosophy of care

I see my role as helping people understand their medical condition and helping them make informed decisions about their treatment options.

Why I entered medicine

I found the challenge of understanding the science of the human body and using that knowledge to improve patients lives irresistible.

Community involvement

Arthritis Foundation, Pennsylvania Orthopedic Society Board of Directors (past), American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons Board of Councilors (past), Vestry of Church of the Epiphany, Chair of Water Quality Committee of Lake Wino

Recognition for Award-Winning Care

I am proudly part of a location or department celebrated for its exceptional medical achievements and dedication to superior patient care.
Best Hospitals
Lehigh Valley Hospital is ranked 27th in the country for orthopedic care on the 2023-2024 U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals list. Our team of more than 200 orthopedic specialists provide award-winning, nationally-recognized care with experience, expertise and leading-edge technology.


Bucknell University, BA - Biology, 1978

Medical Training
Temple University, MD - Doctor of Medicine, 1983


Internship 1984
Orthopaedic Surgery, Geisinger Medical Center, .

Residency 1988
Orthopaedic Surgery, Geisinger Medical Center, .


American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery - Orthopaedic Surgery