Hip Injuries and Disorders

The hip is the joint where the thigh bone meets the pelvis bone. Common hip injuries and disorders are strains, bursitis, dislocations, and fractures.

Programs + Services


Adolescent + Young Adult Hip Program

Orthopedic hip experts at Tufts Medical Center in Boston specialize in hip preservation and hip disorder treatments for children and adults under the age of 50.
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Joint Replacement Program

Learn about the Joint Replacement Program, providing reconstructive, hip, and knee replacement surgeries to relieve pain at Tufts Medical Center in Boston.
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Doctors + Care Team

Joseph J. Kavolus, MD, MSCR

Joseph J. Kavolus, MD, MSCR

Accepting New Patients

Virtual Appointments Available

Title(s): Orthopedic Surgeon; Clinical Instructor, Orthopedic Surgery, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Orthopaedics, Arthroplasty
Appt. Phone: 617-636-7846
Fax #: 617-636-5178

Surgical and nonsurgical treatment of hip and knee arthritis, anterior hip replacement, knee replacement, unicompartmental knee replacement, revision hip and knee replacement, periprosthetic joint infections, periprosthetic fractures, hip fractures, arthroplasty, general trauma, Mako Robotic-Arm Assisted Surgeries

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Matthew Gordon, MD

Matthew Gordon, MD

Accepting New Patients

Title(s): Orthopedic Surgeon; Clinical Instructor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Orthopaedics, Division of Arthroplasty
Appt. Phone: 617-636-7846
Fax #: Fax #: 617-636-5178

Surgical and nonsurgical treatment of hip and knee arthritis, anterior hip replacement, knee replacement, unicompartmental knee replacement, revision hip and knee replacement, periprosthetic joint infections, periprosthetic fractures, hip fractures, general trauma, Mako Robotic-Arm Assisted Surgeries

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Stuart V. Braun, MD

Stuart V. Braun, MD

Accepting New Patients

Virtual Appointments Available

Title(s): Chief, Pediatric Orthopaedics; Director, Scoliosis and Spinal Deformity Program; Associate Residency Director; Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Orthopedics, Pediatric Orthopedics
Appt. Phone: 617-636-7920
Fax #: 617-636-9107

Scoliosis and spinal deformities, pediatric hip disease, trauma and adolescent sports injuries

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