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Kurt L. Unverferth, M.D.

Early on, I developed a high regard for the importance of helping people regain their mobility after injury or disease.

Dr. Kurt Unverferth is a board certified orthopedic surgeon specializing in total hip and knee replacement surgery, including partial joint replacement and joint revisions of the hip and knee. He is also an expert in the biological treatment of articular defects in young patients suffering from osteoarthritis.

A second-generation orthopedic physician, Dr. Unverferth is pleased to have joined the practice with his father.

Dr. Unverferth offers specialized expertise in the following areas:

  • Knee Replacement
  • Hip Replacement
  • Revision Knee Replacements
  • Revision Hip Replacements
  • Arthroscopy of the Knee
  • Biological Alternatives to Joint Replacement
  • Specializations

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    • Is Outpatient Total Joint Replacement Right for You?

      Imagine undergoing a total joint replacement of the knee, hip or shoulder without the hospital stay. A traditional joint replacement requires a 1-3 night stay in the hospital, but if you are in overall good health and have the right home support system an outpatient approach may be right for you.

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      Aging joints at risk for ‘wear and tear’ of osteoarthritis

      Arthritis is the most frequent chronic condition and cause of activity limitation in patients 65 and older and is becoming more prevalent as the population ages. “Osteoarthritis, the most common form of arthritis, occurs when cartilage within the joint breaks down from wear and tear,” said Kurt Unverferth, M.D., a Center surgeon specializing in total joint replacement of the knees and hips. “One-third of the population, or at least 40 million Americans by the year 2020, will experience some form of osteoarthritis by age 65.”

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    More About Dr. Unverferth

    • Riverside Methodist Hospital
    • Ohio Orthopedic Surgery Institute
    Georgetown University, Bachelor of Science, magna cum laude
    Medical Degree:
    The Ohio State University College of Medicine
    Orthopedic Surgery, Duke University Medical Center
    Total Joint Arthroplasty, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard University
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