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Sridhar M. Durbhakula, MD

Orthopedic Adult Reconstruction

Areas of Focus: Hip, Knee, Joint Replacement

Locations: Tysons, Bethesda

About Dr. Durbhakula (S)

A graduate of the Honors Program at Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University, Dr. Sridhar M. Durbhakula, completed an orthopedic surgery residency at the Albany Medical Center in New York. He then went on to complete advanced fellowship training in total joint replacement surgery at the world-renowned Massachusetts General Hospital, in affiliation with Harvard University. Dr. Durbhakula specializes in the comprehensive treatment of hip and knee arthritis, including joint preservation techniques, minimally invasive partial and total joint replacement, computer-assisted techniques, and robotic techniques.

Dr. Durbhakula has pioneered direct anterior hip replacement in the DC Metro area with the use of navigation and the specialized Hana table. Over the past ten years, he has performed several thousand of these procedures. His contributions have advanced the field of total joint replacement and as a result he has been awarded multiple patents. In his free time, Dr. Durbhakula regularly travels to India to help teach joint replacement techniques and perform surgery in underserved areas. He is a co-Director of the Washington Joint Institute and has served as the Chief of Orthopaedic Surgery at Shady Grove Hospital, as well as a Clinical Instructor with the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.


  • Treatment of hip and knee arthritis
  • Joint preservation
  • Minimally invasive partial and total joint replacement
  • Direct anterior hip replacement
  • Outpatient joint replacement
  • Robotic knee replacement (ROSA, makoplasty)
  • Computer-assisted surgery

As Seen In



Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, MA


Albany Medical Center
Albany, NY

Medical School

The Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University
Chicago, IL


Northwestern University
Evanston, IL

Hospital Privileges

Dr. Durbhakula performs surgery at Surgical Specialty Center of Mid-Atlantic, Suburban Hospital, and Shady Grove Hospital

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