Tariq A. Nayfeh, MD, PhD, is director of the Joint Replacement Center at the Centers for Orthopaedics at MedStar Harbor Hospital. A board-certified orthopaedic surgeon, Dr. Nayfeh specializes in the treatment of joint pain and problems. He provides his patients with customized treatment plans that address their unique needs.
He is internationally recognized for his expertise in treating complex orthopaedic problems and has been invited to travel internationally to lecture and perform surgery. Fellowship-trained in adult reconstruction, Dr. Nayfeh is highly skilled in the latest joint replacement techniques including a variety of minimally invasive procedures. He also offers outpatient joint replacement surgery as an option.
Dr. Nayfeh also has a doctorate degree in mechanical engineering and uses his extensive background to help design new implants, instruments, and techniques to maximize his patients recoveries and outcomes.
In addition to his practice at MedStar Harbor Hospital, Dr. Nayfeh has served as an assistant professor of orthopaedic surgery at Johns Hopkins University.
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- American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery
- Medical School University of Illinois Coll. of Medicine at Urbana-Champion (1998)
- Residency The Ohio State University College of Medicine (2003)
- Fellowship Missouri Bone and Joint Center (2004)
Loosening of the Knee Prosthesis
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Loosening of the Hip Prosthesis
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Avascular Necrosis (Hip)
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