Keith A. Fehring, MD

Keith A. Fehring, MD


  • University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill - Bachelor of Arts
  • George Washington University School of Medicine - Doctor of Medicine
  • Medical College of Virginia/VCU Health System - Orthopedic Surgery Residency
  • Mayo Clinic - Adult Reconstruction Lower Extremity Fellowship


  • Specializes in surgery for arthritis of the hip and knee
  • Specializes in primary total knee replacement
  • Specializes in primary total hip replacement
  • Specializes in revision total knee replacement
  • Specializes in revision total hip replacement
  • Specializes in arthroscopic knee surgery

  • Member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Member of the American Academy of Hip & Knee Surgeons


  • Mark B. Coventry Adult Reconstructive Fellowship Award, Mayo Clinic, 2014-2015
  • Chief Resident Award for Excellence, MCV/VCU Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, 2013-2014



  • Nadaud MC, Fehring TK, Fehring K. Underestimation of osteolysis in posterior stabilized total knee arthroplasty. J Arthroplasty. 2004 Jan;19(1):110-5.
  • Fehring TK, Odum S, Struble S, Fehring K, Griffin WL, Mason JB. Hip instability in 2-stage reimplantation without an articulating spacer. J Arthroplasty. 2007 Sep;22 (6 Suppl 2):156-61. Epub 2007 Jul 26.
  • Freeman M, Fehring TK, Odum S, Fehring K, Griffin WL, Mason JB. Functional advantage of articulating versus static spacers in 2-stage revision for total knee arthroplasty infection. J Arthroplasty. 2007 Dec;22(8):1116-21.
  • Fehring K, Hamilton W. Metastatic Disease as the Cause of Knee pain in Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Case Report. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2009 Mar 1;91(3):693-5.
  • Fehring TK, Odum S, Fehring K, Springer B, Griffin W, Dennos A. Mortality Following Revision Joint Arthroplasty: Is Age a Factor? ORTHOPEDICS October 2010;33(10):715.
  • Odum SM, Fehring TK, Lombardi AV, Zmistowski BM, Brown NM, Luna JT, Fehring KA, Hansen EN; Periprosthetic Infection Consortium. Irrigation and Debridement for periprosthetic infections: Does the organism Matter? J Arthroplasty. 2011 Sep;26(6 Suppl):114-8. Epub 2011 May 31.
  • Fehring TK, Odum SM, Berend KR, Fehring, KA, Jiranek WA, Parvizi J, Bozic KJ, Della Valle CJ, Gioe TJ. Acknowledged author. Failure of Irrigation and Débridement for Early Postoperative Periprosthetic Infection. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2012 May 3.
  • Fehring TK, Fehring K, Springer BD, Masonis J, Dennos A. Comparative Analysis of Peri-Articular Osteolysis in Modern Total Hip Bearings. Orthop Clin North Am. 2012 Nov;43(5):e14-6.
  • Jakoi A, O’Neill C, Damsgaard C, Fehring K, Tom J. Sports hernia in National Hocket League players: does surgery affect performance? Am J Sports Med. 2013 Jan;41(1):107-10.
  • Mounasamy V, Hickerson L, Fehring K, Desai P. Open bicondylar Hoffa fracture with patella fracture: a case report and literature review. Eur J Orthop Surg Traumatol. 2013 Feb 27.
  • Fehring KA, Chloros GD, Jiranek WA, Periprosthetic Fractures of the Femur after Total Hip Arthroplasty. Accepted for publication Orthopaedic Knowledge Online. Adult reconstruction
  • Fehring TK, Fehring KA, Odum SM, Halsey D; Physical Therapy Mandates by Medicare Administrative Contractors: Effective or Wasteful? J Arthroplasty. 2013 Oct;28(9):1459-62
  • Fehring KA, Owen JR, Kurdin A, Wayne JS, Jiranek WA. Initial stability of press-fit acetabular components under rotational forces. J Arthroplasty. 2013 Oct 18.
  • Fehring TK, Odum SM, Fehring KA. MARS MRI Abnormalities Occur in Metal on Polyethylene Hips”. 2014 Hip Society Proceedings. Accepted for publication in Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research
  • Fehring KA, Fehring TK. Modes of Failure in Metal-on-Metal Hip Arthroplasty. Orthopaedic Clinics of North America. Manuscript preparation
  • Fehring TK, Carter JL, Fehring KA, Odum SM, Griffin WL. Cobalt to Chromium Ratio is Not a Key Marker for Adverse Local Tissue Reaction (ALTR) in Metal on Metal Hips. J Arthroplasty. 2015 Sep;30(9 Suppl):107-9.
  • Boe CC, Fehring KA, Trousdale RT. Failure of the Stem-Condyle Junction of a Modular Femoral Stem in Revision Total Knee Arthroplasty. Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ). 2015 Oct;44(10):E401-3.
  • Fehring KA, et al. Dissociation and Intrapelvic Entrapment of a Dual-mobility Polyethylene Component. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2016.
  • Goldstein JM, Fehring TK, Fehring KA. Cystic adverse local tissue reactions in asymptomatic modular metal-on-metal total hips may decrease over time. J Arthroplasty. 2016.
  • Fehring KA, Howe BM, Martin JR, Taunton MJ, Berry DJ. Preoperative Evaluation for Pelvic Discontinuity Using a New Reformatted Computed Tomography Scan Protocol. J Arthroplasty. 2016 Feb 27.
  • McLawhorn, A.S., De Martino, I., Fehring, K.A. et al. Social media and your practice: navigating the surgeon-patient relationship. Curr Rev Musculoskelet Med (2016) 9: 487.
  • Chalmers BP, Sculco PK, Fehring KA, Taunton MJ, Trousdale RT. Fluoroscopically Assisted Radiographs Improve Sensitivity of Detecting Loose Tibial Implant in Revision Total Knee Arthroplasty. J Arthroplasty. 2016 Aug 20.
  • Martin JR, Beahrs TR, Fehring KA, Trousdale RT. Rotating platform versus fixed bearing total knee arthroplasty at mid-term follow-up. Knee. 2016 Dec;23(6):1055-1058.
  • De Martino I, D'Apolito R, McLawhorn AS, Fehring KA, Sculco PK, Gasparini G. Social media for patients: benefits and drawbacks. Curr Rev Musculoskelet Med. 2017 Jan 21
  • Fehring KA, Abdel MP, Ollivier M, Mabry TM, Hanssen AD. Repeat Two-Stage Exchange Arthroplasty for Periprosthetic Knee Infection Is Dependent on Host Grade. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2017 Jan 4;99(1):19-24.
  • Fehring TK, Fehring KA, Anderson LA, Otero JE, Springer BD. Catastrophic Varus Collapse of the Tibia in Obese Total Knee Arthroplasty. J Arthroplasty. 2017 Jan 30.


  • Hamilton W, Fricka K, Reeves J, Fehring K, Ammeen D, Engh C, Engh G. Isolated Mechanical Thromboembolic Prophylaxis Following Total Knee Arthroplasty.  Anderson Orthopaedic Research Institute, Alexandria, Virginia. Poster Presentation at Virginia Orthopaedic Society 61st Annual Meeting. May 2-4, 2008
  • Odum S, Fehring TK, Lombardi A, Zmistowski B, Brown N, Luna J, Fehring K. Irrigation and Debridement for periprosthetic infection: Does the organism Matter? Podium Presentation, AAOS Annual Meeting, San Deigo, California February 16-20, 2011.
  • Fehring TK, Odum SM, Berend KR, Jiranek WA, Parvizi J, Bozic KJ, Della Valle CJ, Fehring KA, Gioe TJ. Acknowledged author. Efficacy of perioperative Irrigation and Debridement for prosthetic Infection AAHKS Annual Meeting. November 4-6, 2011.

PA Team

Fellowship Trained

  • Hip & Knee

Clinical Specialties

  • Hip & Knee