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Robotic-Assisted Knee Replacement Surgery

Dr. Ihekweazu performing a Velys Robotic Total Knee Replacement

In February of 2022, Dr. Ihekweazu had the privilege of performing 2 seperate lectures, one to both the Baylor College of Medicine orthopedic surgery residency program (Houston, TX) and the second to a joint meeting of the Association of Nigerian Physicians in America and the Federal Medical Centre in Abuja, Nigeria.

The topic of the lectures was "Robotic-Assisted Total Knee Arthroplasty - Current challenges and future perspectives". As a recognized expert in Depuy Velys Robotic Assisted Total knee replacemenet surgeries, Dr. Ihekweazu gave an overview of where the field of Joint Replacement surgery is with these new technologies and how these techniques will continue to evolve in the coming years. Dr. Ihekweazu emphasized that these technologies are tools that can be used to enhance the outcome of total knee replacement surgery, but ultimately, the experience of the surgeon matters most. Overall, the new robotic knee replacement techniques have been outstanding for our patients thus far and we are excited about what the future holds for patients seeking joint replacement surgeries with these technologies in the future.


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 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.

Ugo Ihekweazu, MD Orthopedic Surgeon Hip and Knee Replacement Minimally Invasive and Revision Surgery

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