Partial Knee Replacement | Q&A with Vishal Hegde, M.D.
Vishal Hegde, M.D., is an orthopaedic surgeon specializing in hip and knee replacement surgery, serving patients in the Baltimore area. His expertise is in minimally invasive hip and knee surgery, including anterior total hip replacement, partial and total knee replacement, complex hip and knee replacement and revision surgery after a failed previous joint replacement.
Dr. Hegde is committed to providing the best possible care for his patients. He strives to create a personalized approach to each patient. He does this through customized treatment plans tailored to each patient’s unique lifestyle as well as through the application of new technologies such as precision computer navigation.
Dr. Hegde is an assistant professor in the Johns Hopkins Department of Orthopaedic Surgery. He graduated cum laude from Columbia University and received his medical degree from Weill Cornell Medical College. Dr. Hegde did his orthopaedic surgery residency at the University of California Los Angeles. He then completed an advanced clinical fellowship in adult reconstructive surgery at Colorado Joint Replacement in Denver, Colorado. He is a candidate member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons.
Dr. Hegde is committed to moving the field of joint replacement forward and has published many research articles and orthopaedic surgery textbook chapters. His research interests include developing innovative new techniques and technologies to prevent implant infection and improve outcomes after hip and knee replacement surgery. He has won numerous awards for his research from organizations including the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the Musculoskeletal Infection Society and the Western Orthopaedic Association.