Adam M. Freedhand, MD
- Clinical Interests:
- Anterior Approach Total Hip Replacement, Hip Resurfacing, Computer Assisted Hip Replacement, MAKOplasty (Robotic Assisted Knee Replacement), Minimally Invasive Total Knee Replacement, Arthroscopic Surgery, Sports Medicine
- Board Certification:
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
New York University School of Medicine, 1995
Hospital of The University of Pennsylvania, 2000
Insall Scott Kelly Institute, 2001
Dr. Adam Freedhand 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).
Certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery, Dr. Freedhand specializes in Total Joint Reconstruction with an emphasis on minimally invasive surgical techniques including direct anterior hip replacement, partial and total knee replacement. In every effort to enhance patient care and outcomes, he utilizes technologies such as robot assisted surgery and computer navigation.
In addition to his clinical practice, Dr. Freedhand is actively involved in training of future total joint surgeons, sharing his expertise with residents and post graduate physician education. Passionate about the development of patient-centric pathways and protocols to optimize the joint replacement experience, his research focus is the design of instruments used in minimally invasive joint replacement procedures of the hip and knee.
Dr. Freedhand is a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons. Before pursuing medicine, Dr. Freedhand took a four year hiatus to pursue his athletic career as a flatwater kayak racer. Competing with several national teams, Dr. Freedhand possesses the unique experience of orthopedics from the perspective of both the patient and physician.