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Sandesh S. Rao, M.D.


Dr. Sandesh Rao Hip & Knee Reconstruction & Replacement

Sandesh Rao, M.D., specializes in nonoperative and operative management of hip and knee ailments with specialized training in joint reconstruction and replacements if surgery is recommended. His expertise is minimally invasive primary hip and knee replacement.

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Patient Reviews


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  • "Outstanding analysis of the problem with pain and weakness on right hip Comforting words that there...

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  • Dr. Rao is knowledgeable and kind.

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  • Pleasant and very professional: my new orthopedist!

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Robotic Assisted
Knee Replacement

Robotic-assisted knee replacement surgery is an alternative to the conventional knee replacement procedure. It is performed using robotic-arm technology that allows your surgeon to precisely perform the surgery through a smaller incision as compared to traditional surgery.

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Publications & Presentation

  • Preoperative Hypoalbuminemia Is Associated With Early Morbidity and Mortality After Revision Total Hip Arthroplasty

    Hypoalbuminemia is associated with early morbidity and mortality in revision total knee arthroplasty.

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  • A Novel Method for Stratification of Major Complication Risk Using Body Mass Index Thresholds for Patients Undergoing Total Hip Arthroplasty: A National Cohort of 224,413 Patients

    Elevated body mass index (BMI) is associated with complications..

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Hip Replacement

Direct anterior hip replacement is a minimally invasive hip surgery to replace the hip joint without cutting through any muscles or tendons. As anterior hip replacement uses a muscle-sparing technique there is increased joint stability after surgery and faster recovery.

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