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Vishal Hegde, M.D.

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  • Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
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Expertise

Hip Replacement, Knee Replacement, Knee Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery, Partial Knee Replacement, Revision Hip Surgery, Revision Knee Surgery, Total Hip Replacement, Total Knee Replacement ...read more

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Insurance Information

Maryland

443-997-2663

Outside of Maryland

410-464-6641
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International Patients

+1-410-502-7683
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Locations

Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

Appointment Phone: 443-997-2663
4940 Eastern Avenue
Bayview Medical Offices Building, 1st Floor
Baltimore, MD 21224 map
Phone: 410-550-0453

Johns Hopkins Medicine - White Marsh

Appointment Phone: 443-997-2663
4924 Campbell Boulevard
Suite 130
Nottingham, MD 21236 map

Johns Hopkins Community Physicians - Odenton

Appointment Phone: 443-997-2663
1106 Annapolis Road
Suite 280
Odenton, MD 21113 map

Background

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. 

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Titles

  • Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery

Departments / Divisions

Education

Degrees

  • MD, Weill Cornell Medical College (2013)

Residencies

  • University of California Los Angeles / Orthopaedic Surgery (2019)

Fellowships

  • Colorado Joint Replacement / Joint Reconstruction (2020)

Board Certifications

  • Pending/Scheduled / Orthopedic Surgery

Research & Publications

Selected Publications

Bernthal NM, Burke ZDC, Hegde V, Upfill-Brown A, Chen CJ, Hwang R, Eckardt J. Long Term Follow-Up of All-Polyethylene Tibial Components for Oncological Endoprosthetic Reconstructions, A Single Institution Experience. Bone Joint Jr. Feb 2020; 102-B(2): 170-176.

Stavrakis AI, Suwei Z, Loftin AH, Xi W, Niska J, Hegde V, Segura T, Bernthal NM. Controlled Release of Vancomycin and Tigecycline From an Orthopaedic Implant Coating Prevents Staphylococcus Aureus Infection in an Open Fracture Animal Model. BioMed Research International. Dec 2019; 1-9.

Park HY, Hegde V, Zoller SD, Sheppard W, Hamad CD, Smith RA, Sprague MM, Proal JD, Hoang J, Loftin AH, Blumstein G, Burke ZDC, Cevallos N, Scaduto AA, Bernthal NM. Progress Not Panacea: Vancomycin Powder Efficacy and Dose Evaluated in an in-vivo Mouse Model of Spine Implant Infection. The Spine J. Dec 2019. E-pub ahead of print.

Hegde V, Park HY, Dworsky E, Zoller SD, Xi W, Johansen DO, Loftin AH, Hamad CD, Segura T, Bernthal NM. Use of a Novel Antimicrobial Implant Coating in vivo to Prevent Spinal Implant Infection. Spine. Oct 2019. E-pub ahead of print.

Chen JB, Hegde V, Cheung EC, Stavrakis AI, SooHoo NF. Who Cares for Total Hip Arthroplasty Complications? Rates of Readmission to the Same or a Different Hospital as the Index Procedure. JAAOS. July 2019; 27(14):e669-e675.

Activities & Honors

Honors

  • Selection to Top Abstracts, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery (AAOS) Annual Meeting Highlights Symposium, 2019
  • Clinician Scholar Career Development Program Participant, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery (AAOS) Research Development Committee, 2018
  • H & H Lee Surgical Resident Travel Grant, Western Orthopaedic Association (WOA) Annual Meeting, 2018
  • C. McCollister Evarts Resident Leadership Forum Nominee, American Orthopaedic Association (AOA) Annual Leadership Meeting, 2018
  • Best Paper Presentation Award, Musculoskeletal Tumor Society (MSTS) Annual Meeting, 2017

Memberships

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 2013

    Resident Member

  • American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons, 2017

    Arthroplasty Surgeon in Training Member

  • American Orthopaedic Association, 2018

    Emerging Leaders Program Member

Videos & Media

Lectures and Presentations

  • Zolendronic Acid Decreases Infection Burden in Mouse Model of Spine Implant Infection
    Podium Presentation, Western Orthopaedic Association Annual Meeting, Monterey, CA (08/01/2019)
  • Who Cares for Total Hip Arthroplasty Complications? Rates of Readmission to the Same or a Different Hospital as the Index Procedure
    Podium Presentation, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, NV (03/01/2019)
  • A “Smart” Antimicrobial Implant Coating to Prevent Spinal Implant Infection
    Podium Presentation, Western Orthopaedic Association Annual Meeting, Snowmass, CO (08/01/2018)
  • Vitamin D is Associated with Higher Complication Rates in TKA
    Podium Presentation, Western Orthopaedic Association Annual Meeting, Snowmass, CO (08/01/2018)
  • Preoperative Vitamin D Deficiency is Associated with Higher Postoperative Complication Rates in Total Knee Arthroplasty
    Podium Presentation, UCLA Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Academic Day, Los Angeles, CA (06/01/2018)

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