TEXAS CENTER FOR JOINT REPLACEMENT
Karim A. Elsharkawy, MD specializes in primary and revision total hip and knee arthroplasty procedures. He has extensive research experience in the area of joint replacement and its effects on the geriatric population. He has also co-authored several peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters on hip and knee replacement.
Minimally invasive surgery for knee replacement involves the use of smaller incisions which are only 4 to 6 inches in length as compared to the 10-12-inch-long incision used in the traditional procedure.