2017 Clinical Collaboration and Teamwork Award – Harpal Khanuja, M.D. & Total Joint Rep. Team, JHBMC
Harpal "Paul" Khanuja, M.D., is an associate professor of orthopaedic surgery at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Dr. Khanuja serves as the director of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Johns Hopkins Bayview and the director of adult reconstruction, hip and knee replacement surgery for The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.
Dr. Khanuja sees and treats adults with disorders of the hip and knee. He specializes in joint replacement surgery, including total hip replacement and total knee replacement. He also offers minimally invasive hip and knee replacement, including anterior hip replacement. 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, joint replacement revisions and outpatient joint replacement.
Dr. Khanuja holds research interests in 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.