Total Knee Arthroplasty (TKA) may Not be Safe Even in the Healthiest Patients, findings from a nationally representative database recently reported. #bilateralTKA

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The COVID-19 pandemic did not slow orthopedic research for Dr. Incavo and colleagues, who had seven new research projects accepted for presentation by scientific conferences. #orthoresearch

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CONGRATULATIONS to Dr. Incavo, who was selected as a 2020-21 Texas Super Doctor and featured among the honorees in Texas Monthly Magazine!

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Dr. Incavo Is Featured In Orthopedics Today – Provides insight on knee stability and its impact on prosthesis design in #totalkneereplacements.

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Results from a study recently published in the Journal of Arthroplasty showed use of IV dexamethasone may be a useful adjunct for controlling pain in patients undergoing #totalkneearthroplasty.

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COVID-19 has paused many things over the past several months, but it is no longer necessary to put off #jointreplacementsurgery. Read what we're doing to ensure you're safety while relieving your joint pain and improving your quality of life.

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Dr. Incavo’s Multi-Institutional Retrospective Study Of Total Hip Arthroplasty and Revision Total Hip Arthroplasty Patients is Published In The Bone & Joint Journal. Check it out!

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2 weeks ago
Dr Incavo is an amazing physician. He is quite but must have a steady hand. He has replaced both of my knees and there is no way I could be happier. I’m a nurse and I know a very good physician when I meet one, and he is one. His staff is always friendly and helpful and I really appreciate that. Thank You so much and keep doing what you are doing. Michelle Boles
- Michelle L
a week ago
If I could give Dr. Incavo and his staff 10 stars, I would. My left knee was out of socket. I was told for over 30 years that there was nothing they could do for my knee. I consulted with Dr. Incavo. He performed a total knee replacement surgery on my knee. It has been over a year. I can do more things than I did before surgery.
- Becky B
2 weeks ago
Excellent Doctor. Very attentive and caring. Also his PA Collins is just as awesome, attentive and caring as Dr. Incavo. Thank you guys.
- Betty H

Hip & Knee Joint Reconstruction

Dr. Incavo specializes in hip and knee replacement and the correction of failed joint replacement surgeries. He also treats arthritis of the hip and knee nonsurgically and with the latest less invasive technologies. 

Committed to excellence, he provides the highest quality of orthopedic care and strives to achieve optimal, long term results. Along with the treatment of immediate or chronic problems, he integrates prevention into all of his treatment plans to reduce risk of future problems.

Dr. Incavo has been listed in the “Guide to America’s Top Surgeons” and featured among H Texas Top Doctors. He is dedicated to research to improve hip and knee replacement outcomes, internationally publishing scientific articles and book chapters on hip and knee replacement surgery.   

He is one of only a few surgeons worldwide to be a member of both The Hip Society and The Knee Society and is regularly invited to present his work at national meetings.

Teaching residents and fellows his hip and knee replacement techniques for over 20 years, Dr. Incavo frequently serves as an invited lecturer for other orthopedic departments and institutions. He has worked closely with the orthopedic medical device industry to improve treatment and patient outcome, and he holds multiple patents. He also serves as a primary referral source for complex reconstructive hip and knee problems.

Undergraduate Degree
Colgate University, Hamilton, NY

Medical Degree
Upstate Medical Center, Syracuse, NY

Surgical Internship
Medical Center Hospital of Vermont, Burlington, VT

Orthopedic Surgery Residency
Medical Center Hospital of Vermont, Burlington, VT

Joint Replacement Surgery Fellowship
Department of Orthopedics, University of Vermont, College of Medicine

  • Deputy Chair, Houston Methodist Hospital, Department of Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
  • Section Chief, Adult Reconstructive Surgery, Houston Methodist Orthopedics & Sports Medicine – Houston Methodist Hospital
  • Professor, Clinical Orthopaedic Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University
  • Program Director, Adult & Knee Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship, Houston Methodist Center for Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Professor, Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation, University of Vermont, College of Medicine
  • Director, Total Joint Replacement Service, Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation, University of Vermont, College of Medicine
  • Graduate Faculty, Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation, University of Vermont, College of Medicine

Awards & Honors
  • The 2015 AAHKS Best Poster Award in the Knee category at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons, November 5-8, 2015 in Dallas, TX.
  • The 2014 Best of AAOS Poster Awards, Range of Motion after Dual Mobility Total Hip Arthroplasty: Femoral Head Size and Surgical Approach – Does it Matter? The 2014 Annual Meeting, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, March 11-15 New Orleans, LA.
  • The Methodist Hospital Teaching Faculty Award for Exemplary Service and Commitment to Teaching Residents in Adult Reconstructive Surgery July 2012 – June 2013, Texas Medical Center.
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons 80th Annual Meeting Award Program 2013 for the video presentation, Surgical Technique for Articulating Spacers with Stem Extensions to Treat the Infected TKA.
  • Guide to America’s Top Surgeons, 2006 edition.
  • Frank Stinchfield Award – Awarded by the Hip Society for the paper entitled “Effects of Early vs. Late Polymethylmethacrylate Intrusion into Cancellous Bone,” 2002.
  • Charles A. Dana Scholar for High Academic Achievement and Effective Leadership, Colgate University.
  • Magna Cum Laude, Colgate University.
  • Phi Beta Kappa, Colgate University.
Professional Affiliations
  • The Knee Society Education Committee (2015-2018), Chairman (2016-2017)
  • The Hip Society
  • American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS)
  • Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
  • AAOS Council On Education Chair of the Hip and Knee Content Committee (03/2017-03/2019)
  • Diplomate, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Recertification, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners
  • Texas Medical License

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