Ayesha Abdeen
Assistant Professor
Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine
Orthopaedic Surgery

MD, McMaster University
BS, McGill University

Dr. Abdeen is a board-certified, fellowship-trained orthopaedic surgeon and Chief of Hip and Knee Replacement Surgery at Boston Medical Center. Dr. Abdeen specializes in hip and knee replacement surgery and has expertise in minimally invasive surgical techniques and innovative technologies including partial knee replacement and Direct Anterior Approach total hip replacement. Dr. Abdeen delivers personalized care for her patients with a focus on restoring physical function and improving quality of life after surgery. Her research focus is on innovations to improve outcomes following hip and knee replacement surgery.

As Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Harvard Medical School and Chief of the Division of Hip and Knee Arthroplasty, Dr. Abdeen practiced at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston from 2008-2021. During this time Dr. Abdeen served as the Director of Quality Assurance for the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery. In this role, she implemented methodologies to optimize the quality of care delivered to her own patients and in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery as a whole. Practice locations during this time include New England Baptist Hospital, Children's Hospital Boston and Beth Israel Needham. Dr. Abdeen recently moved her surgical practice to Boston Medical Center in January 2022 where she is currently an Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Boston University.

Her clinical expertise includes: total hip and knee replacement, minimally invasive hip and knee replacement surgery, Direct Anterior Approach total hip replacement, complex revision hip and knee replacement surgery, and partial (unicompartmental) knee replacement. She commonly cares for: hip arthritis (osteoarthritis, inflammatory arthritis), knee arthritis (osteoarthritis, inflammatory arthritis), post-traumatic arthritis of the hip and knee (due to fractures or injury of the hip or knee), hip dysplasia, osteonecrosis/Avascular necrosis (AVN) of the hip or knee, painful or failed prior total hip and knee joint replacement (due to prosthetic wear, loosening, fracture, stiffness, infection), and hip fractures.

Publications listed below are automatically derived from MEDLINE/PubMed and other sources, which might result in incorrect or missing publications. Faculty can login to make corrections and additions.

iCite Analysis       Copy PMIDs To Clipboard

  1. Buchanan MW, Gibbs B, Ronald AA, Novikov D, Yang A, Salavati S, Abdeen A. Is a Rapid Recovery Protocol for THA and TKA Associated With Decreased 90-day Complications, Opioid Use, and Readmissions in a Health Safety-net Hospital? Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2024 Apr 02.View Related Profiles. PMID: 38564795
  2. Sniderman J, Monarrez R, Drew J, Abdeen A. Mobile Application Use and Patient Engagement in Total Hip and Knee Arthroplasty. JBJS Rev. 2024 Feb 01; 12(2). PMID: 38394327
  3. Deans CF, Abdeen AR, Ricciardi BF, Deen JT, Schabel KL, Sterling RS. New CMS Merit-Based Incentive Payment System Value Pathway After Total Knee and Hip Arthroplasty: Preparing for Mandatory Reporting. J Arthroplasty. 2024 May; 39(5):1131-1135. PMID: 38278186
  4. Coden G, Bartashevskyy M, Berliner Z, Niu R, Freccero D, Bono J, Abdeen A, Smith EL. Modular Knee Arthrodesis as Definitive Treatment for Periprosthetic Infection, Bone Loss, and Failure of the Extensor Mechanism After Total Knee Arthroplasty. Arthroplast Today. 2024 Feb; 25:101261.View Related Profiles. PMID: 38269067; PMCID: PMC10805633; DOI: 10.1016/j.artd.2023.101261;
  5. Shoni M, Samineni AV, Salavati S, Mikkilineni N, Wang A, Abdeen A, Freccero D. Combined Single-Shot Infiltration Between the Popliteal Artery and Capsule of the Knee and Adductor Canal Block With Bupivacaine, Dexmedetomidine, and Dexamethasone for Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Propensity-Matched Analysis. Arthroplast Today. 2024 Feb; 25:101292.View Related Profiles. PMID: 38235397; PMCID: PMC10792166; DOI: 10.1016/j.artd.2023.101292;
  6. DiGioia Guthrie N, Abdeen A, Jain R, Tsao AK, Jones LC, Cohen-Rosenblum A. The Pregnant Arthroplasty Surgeon: A Women in Arthroplasty Committee Editorial. J Arthroplasty. 2024 Mar; 39(3):569-572. PMID: 37926221
  7. Sniderman J, Abdeen A. The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on the Practice of Hip and Knee Arthroplasty. JBJS Rev. 2023 Nov 01; 11(11). PMID: 37972217
  8. Gibbs B, Paek S, Wojciechowski N, Wrenn S, Freccero DM, Abdeen A. A Comparison of the Caprini Score With an Institutional Risk Assessment Tool for Prediction of Venous Thromboembolism After Total Joint Arthroplasty at an Urban Tertiary Care Health Safety Net Hospital. Arthroplast Today. 2023 Oct; 23:101194.View Related Profiles. PMID: 37745953; PMCID: PMC10517285; DOI: 10.1016/j.artd.2023.101194;
  9. Monárrez R, Mohamadi A, Drew JM, Abdeen A. Mobile Application's Effect on Patient Satisfaction and Compliance in Total Joint Arthroplasty: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. J Am Acad Orthop Surg Glob Res Rev. 2023 Sep 01; 7(9). PMID: 37678829; PMCID: PMC10484373; DOI: 10.5435/JAAOSGlobal-D-22-00200;
  10. Hshieh TT, Schmitt EM, Fong TG, Arnold S, Cavallari M, Dickerson BC, Dillon ST, Jones RN, Libermann TA, Marcantonio ER, Pascual-Leone A, Shafi MM, Touroutoglou A, Travison TG, Gou RY, Tommet D, Abdeen A, Earp B, Kunze L, Lange J, Vlassakov K, Inouye SK. Successful aging after elective surgery II: Study design and methods. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2023 Jan; 71(1):46-61. PMID: 36214228; PMCID: PMC9870853; DOI: 10.1111/jgs.18065;
Showing 10 of 48 results. Show More

This graph shows the total number of publications by year, by first, middle/unknown, or last author.

Bar chart showing 48 publications over 17 distinct years, with a maximum of 6 publications in 2020 and 2021 and 2022 and 2023


2023 Boston Magazine: Boston Top Doctors
2022 Boston Magazine: Boston Top Doctors
2022 Journal of Arthroplasty: Elsevier Reviewer Recognition
2021 Boston Magazine: Boston Top Doctors
2020 Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center: Distinguished Women Leaders in Science
2020 Boston Magazine: Boston Top Doctors
2019 Boston Magazine: Boston Top Doctors
2018 Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research: CORR Top 50 Reviewer
2015 Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center: Physicians Leadership Program
2015 Journal of Arthroplasty/American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons: “Wall of Fame” Recognition for exemplary performance as Elite Reviewer
In addition to these self-described keywords below, a list of MeSH based concepts is available here.

clinical outcomes in joint replacement
Hip Replacement
Knee Replacement, Unicompartmental
Knee Replacement, Total
Contact for Mentoring:

85 E. Concord Street
Boston MA 02118
Google Map

Abdeen's Networks
Click the "See All" links for more information and interactive visualizations
Media Mentions
Similar People
Same Department