Experts In Regenerative Medicine

Dilip Elangbam, MD, MBBS, MRCP, DNB, CMD, FACP

Dilip Elangbam, MD, MBBS, MRCP, DNB, CMD, FACP

Dilip Elangbam, MD is a board-certified internal medicine physician, with a broad scope of experience. Dr. Elangbam began his medical journey in India eventually becoming certified under the National Board of Examinations.

Several years later he moved to the United Kingdom where he began performing medicine in a broad scope of fields while serving on several national boards and major universities in both acute and long-term medical care.

Dr. Elangbam eventually ended up settling in the Williamsport, PA area initially at UPMC Hospital and then ultimately at his own private practice and Northeast Knee and Joint Institute. His vast experience over a wide age group provides premier-grade medical care with an understanding and passion for regenerative medicine and an excellence in patient outcomes.

Christian Androvette

Christian Androvette

PA-C Lead Practitioner

Christian Androvette, PA-C, PHPE, hailed from New Jersey originally and was brought to the Susquehanna Valley are to pursue a career as a Paramedic here in Williamsport. He worked in Prehospital Emergency services for over a decade before completing his Physician Assistant education. He attended The Pennsylvania College of Technology Physician Assistant program graduating Cum Laude. He worked in Occupational Health for the Susquehanna Health system before transitioning to the Emergency Department, where he held the Chief- Physician Assistant position for many years. He lectured for the local Physician Assistant program as adjunct faculty bringing his Emergency Medicine expertise to the students.

Christian Androvette, PA-C, PHPE is married and has five beautiful children. In his spare time, he likes to research current medicine therapies in general/critical care and rejuvenate medicine. He enjoys fictional writing and music composition, and production.

“I am pleased to be aligned with such a great staff and group of specialist Physicians who see a different aspect to medicine other than a traditional practice. It is yet another facet of medicine where I can make a difference and help others, and there has been nothing more humbling and gratifying in my career.”

We are very pleased to have Christian Androvette PA-C, PHPE at the Northeast Knee and Joint family. His clinical approach, passion for medicine and excellence in procedural and technical skills along with his broad knowledge base sets him apart from the rest.

Randy E. Moore - DC, RDMS, RMSK

Randy E. Moore, DC, RDMS, RMSK

Collaborative Diagnostic Ultra Sonographer

Randy E. Moore, DC, RDMS, RMSK is a Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer with over 27 years of experience. As a recognized pioneer of musculoskeletal (MSK) sonography by ARDMS, Dr. Moore developed a straightforward, 3-step approach to teaching MSK scan protocols. He then developed a clinically useful protocol manual, flashcards, and an online MSK Ultrasound course, found at

Dr. Moore is the original developer of the JADE Protocol (Joint Activity and Damage Exam), a validated and copyrighted protocol that produced data showing ultrasound soft tissue characterization is at least equal to, if not superior, to MRI.

Dr. Moore published his Sonography of the Extremities: Techniques and Protocols in 1999 and is currently working on the 5th Edition, to be published in 2019.

Kelle Steinbacher

Kelle Steinbacher, BS-HPA, RN, MSN, CRNP

Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner

Kelle Steinbacher, BS-HPA, RN, MSN, CRNP, is the CRNP at both of Northeast Knee & Joint Institute’s locations. Kelle began her medical field education at Penn State University, where she followed her passion for helping others. While in school, she initially spent five years working in-home health and hospice industry. She then enrolled in the University of Rochester for her accelerated BSN program, which gave her a background in the medical sciences and nursing practice.

Kelle then spent four years in Phoenix, Arizona, working in the ER/Trauma field, where she excelled as a traveling nurse. She then moved back to her hometown in Williamsport, PA, where she spent an additional three years in Urgent Care/ER/ICU/CV-ICU medicine. Kelle then followed her interest in becoming a provider by attending Georgetown University and Walden University for her Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner. After becoming a full provider, she had the opportunity to practice medicine in a more holistic environment, which eventually led to her position here at Northeast Knee and Joint Institute.

Currently, at Northeast Knee and Joint Institute, Kelle has a very caring and empathetic approach to her healthcare services with patients, and the patient outcomes are a reflection of her experience and attitude towards healing.

Jeff Hiserman

Jeff Hiserman, PT

In-House Physical Therapist

Jeff Hiserman, PT, is the in-house Physical Therapist at Northeast Knee & Joint Institute’s Williamsport location. Jeff has specialized in Orthopaedics for over 30 years and has successfully treated thousands of patients. He works with all joints from the TMJ to the toes! He is ready to help you successfully recover from your joint problems.

He is certified in Lifestyle Medicine, Orthopaedic Manual Therapy Practice Theory, and Temporomandibular/Craniomandibular Joint Disorders and is currently working on certification in Hand Therapy.

In addition to being a treating clinician, Jeff is also an adjunct professor in the Physical Therapist Assistant and Industrial Design Programs at the Pennsylvania College of Technology and on the Editorial Boards of the Journal of Ergonomics and EC Orthopaedics.

Dr. Todd Stefan, M.D., FACS

Dr. Todd Stefan, M.D., FACS

Medical Board of Directors

Dr Todd Stefan is a well known vascular surgeon and physician, he went to college at Johns Hopkins University. Dr Stefan then attended Drexel University for medical school, and performed general surgery residency and vascular fellowship at Rutgers University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey.
Dr Stefan is board-certified in general surgery as well as vascular surgery, he is also certified in hyperbaric medicine and wound care.

Dr Stefan came to the Susquehanna Valley/Lycoming County and started practicing medicine in 1999. Dr Stefan began in a private practice group, and now is currently employed as a hospital-based physician and surgeon. Dr Stefan has thoroughly enjoyed raising his family and practicing medicine in the Susquehanna Valley of Pennsylvania.

We are pleased to have Dr Stefan’s expert advise and collaboration on wound care protocols and treatments here at Northeast Knee and Joint Institute.

Robert W. Alexander - M.D., D.M.D., F.I.C.S, P.S.

Robert W. Alexander, M.D., D.M.D., F.I.C.S, P.S.

Collaborative Research Development

Dr. Robert W. Alexander is an internationally recognized aesthetic & reconstructive surgeon, author, teacher, pioneer in the use of stem/stromal cells in clinical practice for both aesthetic and muscular skeletal treatments, and a recognized leader in the field of biocellular regenerative medicine.

He was recently voted as one of the top ten innovators in stem cell innovation and the stem cell field by the International Membership Of The Academy Of Regenerative Practices at their recent conference and scientific sessions.

As a pioneer in medical research, Dr. Alexander’s contributions in the use of adipose-derived stem/stromal cells combined with high-density platelets are concentrated in the areas of aesthetic surgery, open flap surgery, chronic wound therapy, and orthopedic medicine/surgical fields and are considered novel and innovative.

He graduated Magna Cum Laude with full honors from the University of Florida (Gainesville) School of Medicine and the St. Louis University School of Medicine and Dentistry. His early experiences in basic applied research were supported by NIH pre- and post-doctoral research grants and have led to multiple advances in surgery and medicine.

Dr. Alexander was inducted into the International College of Surgeons. He has many published articles in peer-reviewed medical literature, contributed to multiple textbooks, and has been a featured speaker in national and international venues on the subjects of plastic surgery and regenerative medicine applications, particularly those in musculoskeletal and orthopedic applications (for the past decade) which are well recognized. He is the recipient of multiple awards and recognitions in the areas of his primary specialty, as well as in the evolving uses of stem/stromal cells.

Dr. Alexander has an academic affiliation with the University of WA (Seattle), practicing/teaching advances in biocellular regenerative in plastic surgery & orthopedic regenerative medicine.