In May of 2022, Dr. Ugo Ihekweazu became the first surgeon in the state of Texas and is now among just a handful of surgeons from around the world to perform more than 100 Depuy Velys Robotic Knee Replacement surgeries. Dr. Ihekweazu is an internationally recognized expert in this new robotic knee replacement technology that does not require CT scans and allows for efficiency in the OR, with surgical times that are similar to conventional knee replacement surgery. Dr. Ihekweazu regularly hosts surgeons from around the country and different parts of the world that are seeking to learn his technique for this highly accurate technology for knee replacement surgery.
Dr. Ugo Ihekweazu, is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon and an expert in Hip and Knee Replacement surgery in the Greater Houston Area. Dr. Ihekweazu is a member of the Fondren Orthopedic Group with offices in the Texas Medical Center, and Willowbrook/Cypress. Dr. Ihekweazu has a particular expertise in minimally invasive anterior and posterior total hip replacement surgery, hip resurfacing, partial knee replacement, minimally invasive total knee replacement surgery, computer navigation, robotic-assisted surgery, complex joint replacement and revision joint replacement surgery. If you have further questions about any of these surgical options please contact us today to make an appointment.