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Ayesha Abdeen, MD

Specialty: Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine

Top Doctor2024


Primary Hospital: Boston Medical Center, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery


Dr. Abdeen is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon who specializes in hip and knee joint replacement surgery (Arthroplasty). She has expertise in minimally invasive surgical techniques and innovative technologies including partial knee replacement and Direct Anterior Approach total hip replacement and robotic-assisted surgery. 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 in her area of expertise. Her research focus is on innovations to improve outcomes following hip and knee replacement surgery. Dr. Abdeen practiced at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston from 2008-2021 as Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Harvard Medical School and Chief of the Division of Hip and Knee Arthroplasty. Other practice locations during this time include New England Baptist Hospital and Beth Israel Needham. In 2021 she moved her surgical practice to Boston Medical Center where she is currently the Chief of the Division of Hip and Knee Arthroplasty.

List the treatments and procedures you offer:

Primary total hip replacement (arthroplasty); Primary total knee replacement (arthroplasty); Direct Anterior Total Hip replacement; Minimally Invasive total hip and knee replacement; Robotic-assisted knee replacement surgery; 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-Calve-Perthes disease (LCPF)); Mechanical failure of prior hip and knee replacements due to osteolysis and loosening, peri-prosthetic fracture, peri-prosthetic infection, dislocation, Fractures involving the hip or knee

Awards or Certifications

Education: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)

Awards and 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 (2015-2022)

CORR Top 50 Reviewer Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research (2018)

Faculty Instructor; Advanced Trauma Life Support; American College of Surgeons

Distinguished Women Leaders in Science, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Recognition of UNESCO International Day of Women and Girls in Science (2020)

Boston Magazine Top Doctors in Orthopaedic Surgery, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023, 2024

Insurances Accepted

BCBS MA HMO Blue with Managed Care Behavioral Health

Harvard Pilgrim HMO


First Health PPO

UHC Navigate POS

Harvard Pilgrim ChoiceNet HMO

BCBS MA HMO Blue Select

Aetna Choice POS II

Multiplan PPO

BCBS MA Blue Care Elect PPO

UHC Navigate HMO


Aetna Signature Administrators PPO


UHC Choice Plus POS

Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access

CIGNA Open Access Plus

UHC Options PPO

BCBS Blue Card PPO

Tufts PPO

Tufts Granite Advantage EPO, PPO and Saver

Aetna HMO

Harvard Pilgrim PPO

BCBS MA Preferred Blue PPO

CIGNA LocalPlus