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Harpal (Paul) Khanuja, MD

Harpal Singh Khanuja, MD
Chief, Adult Reconstruction - Hip and Knee Replacement
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery

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410-550-0453

Primary Location

Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

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Titles

  • Chief, Adult Reconstruction - Hip and Knee Replacement
  • Director, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Johns Hopkins Bayview
  • Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery

Expertise

Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedics, Total Hip Replacement, Total Hip Resurfacing, Total Joint Replacement, Total Knee Replacement

Research Interests

Cartilage repair; Osteonecrosis; Computer-assisted surgery; Patient safety; Joint replacement technologies

Biography

Dr. Harpal Khanuja is an assistant professor of orthopaedic surgery at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. Dr. Khanuja serves as the director of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Johns Hopkins Bayview and the chief of adult reconstruction, hip and knee replacement surgery at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine.

Dr. Khanuja’s sees and treats adults with disorders of the hip and knee. His area of practice is joint replacement surgery, and he offers minimally invasive surgical options, including the anterior hip approach. He coordinates the integration of best practices for joint replacement. His clinical focus is on improved post-operative recovery and decreased pain. Dr. Khanuja also specializes in complex surgeries and joint replacement revisions.

Dr. Khanuja earned his M.D. and completed his residency at Albany Medical College of Union University Albany Medical College. He performed a fellowship in arthritis surgery at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

Dr. Khanuja's research interests include cartilage repair, osteonecrosis, computer-assisted surgery patient safety and new technologies in joint replacement.

Dr. Khanuja is past president of the Maryland Orthopaedic Association and a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons. He co-founded Operation Walk Maryland, a volunteer medical service organization that provides free surgical treatment for patients in developing countries and in the United States.

Languages

  • English
  • Punjabi

Memberships

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons

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  • Education +

    Training

    • Albany Medical College of Union University ( Albany NY ) (1995)

    Residencies

    • Albany Medical College/Orthopaedic Surgery ( Albany NY ) (2000)

    Fellowships

    • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine ( Baltimore MD ) (2001)

    Certifications

    • Orthopaedic Surgery, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (2013)
  • Research & Publications +

    Research Summary

    Dr. Khanuja’s areas of research include patient safety and new technologies in joint replacements. His goal is to further the understanding of orthopedic hip and knee pathology to improve techniques and patient outcomes.

    Selected Publications View all on PubMed

    1. Harwin SF, Banerjee S, Issa K, Kapadia BH, Pivec R, Khanuja HS, Mont MA. “Tubercular prosthetic knee joint infection.” Orthopedics. 2013 Nov;36(11):e1464-9. doi: 10.3928/01477447-20131021-35.
    2. Banerjee S, Issa K, Kapadia BH, Pivec R, Khanuja HS, Mont MA. “Systematic review on outcomes of acetabular revisions with highly-porous metals.” Int Orthop. 2013 Nov 1. [Epub ahead of print]
    3. Banerjee S, Kapadia BH, Issa K, McElroy MJ, Khanuja HS, Harwin SF, Mont MA. “Postoperative blood loss prevention in total knee arthroplasty.” J Knee Surg. 2013 Dec;26(6):395-400. doi: 10.1055/s-0033-1357491. Epub 2013 Oct 11. Review.
    4. Banerjee S, Issa K, Pivec R, Kapadia BH, Khanuja HS, Mont MA. “Osteonecrosis of the hip: treatment options and outcomes.” Orthop Clin North Am. 2013 Oct;44(4):463-76. doi: 10.1016/j.ocl.2013.07.004. Epub 2013 Aug 26. Review.
    5. Banerjee S, Pivec R, Issa K, Harwin SF, Mont MA, Khanuja HS. Orthopedics. “Outcomes of short stems in total hip arthroplasty.” 2013 Sep;36(9):700-7. doi: 10.3928/01477447-20130821-06.
  • Academic Affiliations & Courses +
  • Activities & Honors +

    Honors

    John N. Insall Travelling Fellowship, The Knee Society, 2006

    Professional Activities

    Past president, Maryland Orthopaedic Association

    Founder, Operation Walk

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  • Contact & Locations +

    Locations

    Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
    4940 Eastern Avenue
    Baltimore, MD 21224
    Appointment Phone: 410-550-0453
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    The Johns Hopkins Hospital
    600 N. Wolfe Street
    Hospital Main Entrance - Sheikh Zayed Tower
    Baltimore, MD 21287
    Appointment Phone: 410-955-3870
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    Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center
    601 N. Caroline Street
    Baltimore, MD 21287
    Appointment Phone: 410-955-3870
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    Department/Division

    • Orthopaedic Surgery - Hip and knee replacement

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