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Joseph J Kavolus, MD

Specialty: Orthopedic Surgery

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Dr. Joseph Kavolus is an orthopedic surgeon fellowship trained in Minimally Invasive Hip and Knee Replacement, Anterior Hip Replacement, Partial Knee Replacement, Robotic joint replacement as well as Orthopedic Trauma and Fracture Care. Dr. Kavolus practices with the patient’s goals at the forefront of their shared decision making. He is passionate about exhausting all non-operative avenues prior to resorting to surgical intervention. Once the decision for surgery is made, he ensures patients are fully optimized. Dr. Kavolus finds that a holistic approach, considering the patient’s unique physical condition and life-style, along with a caring relationship ensures the best outcome possible.

List the treatments and procedures you offer:

Joint replacement, trauma, & worker's compensation injuries

Minimally invasive total hip & knee replacement surgery

Anterior hip replacement & mini hip replacement

Complete muscle and tendon sparing knee replacement

Partial knee replacement (unicompartmental and patello-femoral)

Technology assisted joint replacement

Stem cell & PRP injections

Complex primary and revision of failed hip and knee replacement

Orthopaedic trauma & fracture care

What's your background, education and training?

Harvard Medical School Brigham and Women's Adult Reconstruction Fellowship 2019

Duke University Medical Center Orthopedic Residency 2018

Medical University of South Carolina Doctor of Medicine as well as Masters Clinical Science and Research 2013

Harvard University AB Organismic Biology 2008

Special expertise

Hip & Knee Replacement, Partial Knee Replacement, Minimally Invasive Surgery