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Dr. Freedhand uses advanced technologies such as Robotic-Assisted Surgery and Computer Navigation to enhance patient care and outcomes.

Adam Freedhand, M.D.
About

Dr. Freedhand

Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon Adult Joint Reconstruction Specialist

Dr. Freedhand moved to Texas in the summer of 2011. He was recruited to join the rapidly growing Orthopaedic Department as an assistant professor at the University Of Texas Health Science Center in Houston. The focus of his recruitment was to further the development of joint replacement services at UT Ortho. His clinical practice focuses on minimally invasive surgical techniques including direct anterior hip replacement, partial and total knee replacement. In every effort to enhance patient care and outcomes he utilizes technologies such as robot assisted surgery and computer navigation.

Dr. Adam Freedhand
on USA Today Sports

Dr. Freedhand has had extensive training and experience in the management of sports injuries that involved caring for multiple professional teams. Watch Dr. Freehand talk to USA Today about the different ways to maintain joint wellness and the quality of life.

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Dr. Adam Freedhand on USA Today Sports
Areas of Expertise

Advanced Techniques in Minimally Invasive Joint Replacement

  • Unicompartmental knee replacement is a minimally invasive surgery in which only the damaged compartment of the knee is replaced with an implant. It is also called a partial knee replacement.

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  • Direct anterior hip replacement is a minimally invasive hip surgery to replace the hip joint without cutting through any muscles or tendons as against traditional hip replacement that involves cutting major muscles to access the hip joint.

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  • Mako Robotic-Arm Assisted Total Knee Replacement is a treatment option for adults living with mid to late-stage osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee. Mako provides you with a personalized surgical plan based on your unique anatomy.

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  • Mako Robotic-Arm Assisted Total Hip replacement is a surgical procedure intended for patients who suffer from non-inflammatory or inflammatory degenerative joint disease (DJD). Some forms of DJD include osteoarthritis (OA), post-traumatic arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis (RA), avascular necrosis (AVN) and hip dysplasia.

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Learn What Patients Have to Say About Dr. Freedhand
  • Dr Freedhand you change my life – i can now live a normal life – I am for ever greatfull for what you have done fore me – funny thing was never really hurt after surgery.

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  • When one is faced with the need of a hip replacement it seems surreal. I would like to share my experience. Who will you trust to be your Surgeon? You ask and ask and ask again. A name that kept coming up was Dr. Adam Freedhand. I decided he was my choice. When I met him I was pleased...

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  • Prior to going to Dr. Freedhand, I had a hip replacement on my right hip performed by another orthopedic surgeon. I never truly recovered properly from that surgery. Over the next several years, my hip problem worsened. The pain become so excruciating I could barely walk.

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  • My wife’s knees were bothered by arthritis,one worse than the other. Last year we went to Europe on vacation and found out, that something needs to be done. One of my hiking friends told me about a doctor in Red Bluff,who pioneered a new method (minimal invasive sugery) where the re...

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  • Each trip to St. Helena, major problem was finding someone to get their fast enough the next day to take me home, because each time I thought maybe I would have to stay more than one night. but that didn’t happen.

    I am so thrilled that these are all behind me and 5 we...

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  • I hope this letter be of use to you.
    I am a 62 year old woman and injured my knee during exercise. The resulting pain was excruciating. Finally saw Dr Freedhand who recommended and performed arthroscopic surgery. He said I would need several weeks of PT to regain the strength i...

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  • Dear Dr. Freedhand,

    Thank you so much for replacing my hip. On December 31 I hiked in Palm Springs and did a six mile hike with 800 ft. elevation gain. To think that in October before my operation that I could only walk half a block without pain is amazing to me. You ha...

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  • Here is a picture of me playing in a golf tournament on Day 12 after my hip replacement surgery. I was even able to swing my driver without any pain. I played very well for me, (How many more of these can I have?) I was a little sore yesterday, but today is my best day yet. On day 9 I...

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  • On Wednesday February 9, 2011, Dr. Freedhand performed “Anterior Hip Replacement” on my left hip. The very next day I was able to stand & walk totally unassisted. Stunning.

    I can enthusiastically recommend Dr. Adam Freedhand to anyone considering hip replacement.

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  • Dr Freedhand is a miracle worker! He replaced my left hip about 3yrs ago with the poster approach and replaced my right hip this past March with the anterior approach. Comparing the two is night to day. The anterior approach is by far the way to go! If I had another hip, I’d have th...

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Memorial Hermann introduces MAKO robotic for partial knee & hip replacements

Memorial Hermann The Woodlands is expanding its surgical procedures to include both total hip and partial knee resurfacing using MAKOplasty®,...

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Watch these videos to learn more about the various injuries and conditions affecting your musculoskeletal system and their treatment options. You can also access relevant resources to help prepare for an upcoming appointment or surgery with Dr. Freehand.

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  • American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
  •  American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Orthoinfo
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery