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David W. Fitz, M.D.

Assistant Professor

College
Harvard College, Boston, MA
Medical School
Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL
Internship
Northwestern University, McGaw Medical Center for Graduate Medical Education, Chicago, IL
Residency
Northwestern University, McGaw Medical Center for Graduate Medical Education, Chicago, IL
Fellowship
Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
Clinical Interests

Primary/Revision Hip and Knee Arthroplasty
Partial Knee Replacement
Post-Traumatic Reconstruction of the Hip and Knee
Geriatric Fracture Care

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Surgeries and Diagnosis

Surgeries:

  • Total hip replacement
  • Total knee replacement
  • Knee arthroscopy
  • Complex total hip and knee revision
  • Primary/Revision hip and knee artrhoplasty
  • Minimally invasive total hip replacement (Direct Anterior Total Hip Replacement)
  • Minimally-invasive partial knee replacement (unicompartmental)
  • Hemiarthroplasty for hip fracture
  • Open reduction internal fixation (repair) of hip fractures
  • Minimally invasive (quadriceps-sparing) total knee replacement
  • Post-Traumatic Reconstruction of the Hip and Knee
  • Hemiresurfacing arthroplasty of the hip (partial hip replacement)

Diagnosis:

  • Osteoarthritis (hip/knee)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (hip/knee)
  • Avascular necrosis (osteonecrosis of the femoral head)
  • Developmental dysplasia of the hip
  • Metastatic disease of the hip/pelvis/knee
  • Hip fracture
  • Meniscus tears in the knee
  • Hip impingement (femoroacetabular osteoplasty)
  • Painful total hip or total knee
  • Periprosthetic infections
  • Joint infections
  • Hip dislocation
  • Dislocated Hip/knee
  • Post traumatic arthritis
  • Geriatric Fracture
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