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Thomas K. Fehring, MD

Go Deeper: What’s New in Musculoskeletal Infection

Go Deeper with the OrthoCarolina Hip & Knee Center MDs: Detailed discussion of periprosthetic joint infection.

OrthoCarolina Hip and Knee Surgeons Establish Periprosthetic Joint Infection Center

Charlotte-based center establishes the first dedicated destination to treat total joint infections; OrthoCarolina Hip and Knee Center Wins Distinguished George C. Cierny III Award

OrthoCarolina Hip and Knee Surgeons Establish Periprosthetic Joint Infection Center

Thomas Fehring MD, hip and knee surgeon with the OrthoCarolina Hip and Knee Center in Charlotte, has launched the OrthoCarolina Periprosthetic Joint Infection Center along with fellow hip and knee surgeons Brian Curtin, MD, Bryan Springer, MD, Keith Fehring, MD and Jesse Otero, MD.

Periprosthetic Joint Infection Center Description

Infections that involve a joint replacement are a difficult problem to treat. Most patients who incur this unusual complication presents to their orthopedic surgeon who may only treat one or two of these problems a year.

Testimonials and Patient Stories

Testimonials and stories from our patients that have been treated through our outreach programs and the infected joint clinic.

Dr. Thomas Fehring of OrthoCarolina Awarded Research Grant for Irrigation and Debridement

Thomas K. Fehring, MD, hip and knee surgeon with the OrthoCarolina Hip and Knee Center, has been awarded a grant by The Foundation for Arthroplasty Research and Education (FARE), a 501(c) (3) organization, for his research How to Improve the Results of Irrigation and Debridement for Prosthetic Joint Infection through the use of Intraosseous Antibiotics.

Cross-Cultural Collaboration: Hip & Knee Surgeons from China, United States Share Research

The  Annual Meeting of the 2018 American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAKHS) in Dallas took place the first week of November and brought together some of the sharpest minds in orthopedics from geographic regions on opposite sides of the world.

Physician Becomes Patient of the Surgery His Study Seeks to Improve and Walks Away "A Better Doctor"

Dr. Thomas K. Fehring performs full joint replacement surgeries in the OR, but having one himself emphasized the importance of the work he’s so passionate about.

17 OrthoCarolina Physicians Named Charlotte magazine Top Doctor

Each year, Charlotte magazine releases a list of Top Doctors in Charlotte and we're proud to have 17 OrthoCarolina providers represented as the best in the city.

ORTHOCAROLINA PHYSICIANS TO PRESENT TEN AAOS PODIUM PRESENTATIONS

OrthoCarolina physicians have been selected through work completed at the OrthoCarolina Research Institute (OCRI) to share research results in ten different podium presentations at the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS) Annual Meeting.

It Takes a Village

Some patient stories are complicated, and sometimes it takes a village to treat a patient. Every village needs a chief, and for Sidson Louis of Haiti, that chief was Dr. Thomas Fehring, one of OrthoCarolina’s most established hip and knee specialists.

100 Years Old, 110% Effort

Knee replacement patient still walking, enjoying life at 100 years old.

A Tale of Two Surgeons: Father and Son, Working Side by Side

From a young age, Keith Fehring knew he wanted to be an orthopedic surgeon. He didn’t have to look far for inspiration. His dad, Dr. Thomas “Tom” Fehring, has been an orthopedic surgeon specializing in hip and knee replacements for thirty years.

International Medical Outreach: How and Why it Impacts Lives

Like all physicians, I went into medicine to make a difference in the lives of people in need.

Study Examines Move to Ceramic Heads in Primary Total Hip Arthroplasty

Dr. Fehring told OTW, “As we move away from using metal-on-metal bearings and face a relatively rare condition called ‘trunnionosis’

Pierre’s Story

“My knee was so big it looked like a watermelon..."

The Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation Awards 3-year, $500,000 grant to Thomas K. Fehring, MD of the OrthoCarolina Hip and Knee Center

The Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation (OREF) announced today it has awarded a $500,000 research grant to Dr. Thomas Fehring of the OrthoCarolina Hip and Knee Center and OrthoCarolina Research Institute, Charlotte, NC.

OrthoCarolina Hip & Knee Center Leading in Research

More research needed for guidance on one-stage vs two-stage exchange to treat PJI after TKA

Top Achievements in Charlotte Medicine 2015 - Thomas Ferhing

In an effort to improve the quality of care available in their community, these doctors are making Charlotte a leader in medical research, training, and education

For three days last week, Charlotte played host to 105 of the top knee surgeons in the world.

The top knee surgeons in world come to Charlotte for the annual meeting of the Knee Society.

Hip & Knee Replacements: Separating Facts from Fiction 2

If you are dealing with hip or knee issues, you understand the challenge of not being able to do some of the things you love. Join the area's experts in hip and knee care as they discuss the facts and uncover the fiction of total joint replacements. These sub-specialized, fellowship trained and board certified physicians devote their practice to hips and knees. They will discuss advancements in hip and knee care and answer your questions about surgical procedures and more.