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Primary Area of Expertise
Orthopedics
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Omar Akhtar, MD is an expert in joint replacement surgery of the hip and knee. He has extensive experience treating infections; painful and stiff joints; fractures around the joint; dislocations; and failed replacements. He has been in independent practice for over 8 years and has performed thousands of hip and knee replacements including hundreds of revision (or do-over) joint replacements. He also has extensive experience in general orthopedics including trauma; fractures; tendon, nerve, and ligament injuries that require both surgical and non-surgical treatment. He has served as an expert witness in the past. He maintains a private practice in Austin, TX.
Education & Licenses
Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery
University of Texas-Dell Medical School
Austin, TX