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Dr. David Doherty

Meet Dr. Doherty

Hip and Knee Replacement Surgeon

Dr. David Doherty is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). He is a board eligible (American Board of Orthopedic Surgery) orthopedic surgeon who specializes in hip and knee replacement surgery. Dr. Doherty performs partial and total joint arthroplasty, and his clinical focus includes both primary and revision hip and knee replacement.

He optimizes the patient outcome and experience with a customized treatment plan utilizing anterior and posterior approaches to the hip.

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Pioneer in Robotic Assisted Joint Replacement

Total Knee Replacement Surgery
with the NAVIO Surgical System

More than 600,000 total knee replacement procedures are performed each year in the U.S. and more than 90% of these patients experience a dramatic relief in knee pain and are better able to perform common activities. The NAVIO Surgical System delivers robotics-assisted tools designed to help tailor your total knee replacement surgery to the unique shape and motion of your knee.

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Publications & Presentations

  • Meniscal Root Tears

    Meniscal Root Tears: Identification and Repair

    Intact menisci are capable of converting the axial load of tibiofemoral contact into hoop stress that protects the knee joint. Total meniscectomy leads to rapid degeneration of the knee.

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  • Rotator cuff sparing

    Deltopectoral, Superolateral or Rotator Cuff Sparing: Soft-Tissue Considerations Associated with TSA Approaches

    Advances in shoulder arthroplasty have led to increased interest with more than 50,000 surgeries performed yearly in the United States.

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Media

Houston orthopedic surgeon explains the benefits of joint replacement surgery

Dr. David Doherty, orthopedic surgeon with Memorial Hermann Joint Center, shares details about this procedure available for patients in the Houston area.

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Patient Testimonials

  • The staff, and Doctor are always very patient and professional at all times. The facility is very nice and clean, I have recommended the Doctor to others I know.

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  • Good people

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  • University of Texas McGovern Medical School
  • The American Board of Orthopedic Surgery
  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons

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