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Ayesha Abdeen



Dr. Abdeen is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon who specializes in hip and knee joint replacement. She has expertise in minimally invasive surgical techniques and innovative technologies including partial knee replacement and Direct Anterior Approach total hip replacement. Dr. Abdeen delivers personalized care for her patients with a focus on restoring physical function and improving quality of life after surgery. She has received numerous honors and is an Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School.

Treatments and Procedures Offered:

Primary total hip replacement (arthroplasty); Primary total knee replacement (arthroplasty); Direct Anterior Total Hip replacement; Minimally Invasive total hip and knee replacement; Complex Revision total hip replacement; Complex Revision total knee replacement; Partial hip replacement/hemi-arthroplasty of the hip; Partial replacement of the knee (uni-compartmental knee replacement); Patellofemoral replacement; Core Decompression of the hip; Top 20 conditions treated; Hip Osteoarthritis; Knee Osteoarthritis; Inflammatory arthritis of the hip and knee

Osteonecrosis /Avascular necrosis (AVN) of the hip and knee; Hip and knee instability; Post-traumatic hip and knee arthritis (degenerative conditions of the hip or knee due to prior injury; fracture or dislocation); Degenerative conditions of the hip due to childhood hip disorders (developmental hip dysplasia; Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease (LCPF)); Mechanical failure of prior hip and knee replacements due to osteolysis and loosening; peri-prosthetic fracture; dislocation; Fractures involving the hip or knee

Awards and/or Certifications:

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons- Board Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada Board Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery
  • American Academy of Hip and Knee Surgeons member
  • Wall of Fame" Recognition for exemplary performance as Elite Reviewer Journal of Arthroplasty/American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (2015)
  • CORR Top 50 Reviewer Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research (2018)
  • Faculty Instructor; Advanced Trauma Life Support; American College of Surgeons

What's your background; education and training?

Bachelor of Science (McGill University; Montreal; QC; Canada) ; Doctor of Medicine/MD (McMaster University; Hamilton; ON; Canada); Residency in Orthopaedic Surgery (University of Calgary; Calgary; AB; Canada); Fellowship in hip and knee replacement surgery (University of Southern California; Los Angeles; CA); Fellowship in Orthopaedic Oncology; Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center; New York; NY)

Dr. Abdeen was born and raised in Newfoundland; Canada and lives in the Greater Boston area with her husband and three children

Keywords: Hip Replacement; Knee Replacement; Minimally Invasive joint replacement; Arthroplasty

Special expertise

Hip & Knee Replacement;Hip Replacement-Anterior Approach;Knee Reconstruction & Revision;Hip Replacement & Revision




Top Doctor: 2019, 2020


Primary Hospital: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center-Boston
Secondary Hospital: New England Baptist Hospital