Stephen Incavo, MD

  • Orthopedic surgeon, Houston Methodist Hospital
  • Adult reconstructive surgery section chief, Houston Methodist Hospital
  • Adult hip and knee reconstructive surgery fellowship program director, Houston Methodist Hospital
  • Professor of clinical orthopedic surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College

Stephen Incavo, MD

Media Contact: Amy Rose , 412.613.1428

Areas of Expertise

  • Hip and knee arthritis
  • Revision surgery of failed joint replacements
  • Traditional and minimally invasive hip and knee replacements


SUNY Health Science Center at Syracuse College of Medicine | 1983
University of Vermont College of Medicine - Burlington, VT
University of Vermont College of Medicine - Burlington, VT
University of Vermont College of Medicine - Burlington, VT
Orthopedic Surgery


Cement use in total knee arthroplasty: 40 versus 80 grams
ODowd, JA, Park, KJ, Clyburn, TA, Sullivan, TC, Lambert, BS & Incavo, SJ 2021, , Knee, vol. 31, pp. 110-117.

DEXA overestimates bone mineral density in adults with knee replacements
Harper, KD, Clyburn, TA, Incavo, SJ & Lambert, BS 2020, , Sports Medicine and Health Science, vol. 2, no. 4, pp. 211-215.

The continuum of hip range of motion: From soft-tissue restriction to bony impingement
Han, S, Owens, VL, Patel, RV, Ismaily, SK, Harrington, MA, Incavo, SJ & Noble, PC 2020, , Journal of Orthopaedic Research, vol. 38, no. 8, pp. 1779-1786.

Clinical outcome evaluation of intraosseous vancomycin in total knee arthroplasty
Harper, KD, Lambert, BS, ODowd, J, Sullivan, T & Incavo, SJ 2020, , Arthroplasty Today, vol. 6, no. 2, pp. 220-223.

Preoperative Warming Reduces Intraoperative Hypothermia in Total Joint Arthroplasty Patients
Kay, AB, Klavas, DM, Hirase, T, Cotton, MO, Lambert, BS & Incavo, SJ 2020, , The Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, vol. 28, no. 6, pp. e255-e262.

Short-term outcomes with the REDAPT monolithic, tapered, fluted, grit-blasted, forged titanium revision femoral stem
Gabor, JA, Padilla, JA, Feng, JE, Schnaser, E, Lutes, WB, Park, KJ, Incavo, S, Vigdorchik, J & Schwarzkopf, R 2020, , Bone and Joint Journal, vol. 102 B, no. 2, pp. 191-197.

Perceptions of Polymethyl Methacrylate Cement Exposure among Female Orthopaedic Surgeons
Harper, KD, Bratescu, R, Dong, D, Incavo, SJ & Liberman, SR 2020, , Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Global Research and Reviews, vol. 4, no. 3, e19.00117.

The Usefulness of Meta-Analyses to Hip and Knee Surgeons
Park, KJ, Lambert, BS, Brown, LD, Le, DT, Chaliki, K, Lee, J, Rossano, A, Benjamin, K, Moreno, MR & Incavo, SJ 2019, , Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery - American Volume, vol. 101, no. 23, pp. 2082-2090.

Total Knee Arthroplasty in the Osteoporotic Tibia: A Biomechanical Evaluation of the Role of Stem Extensions and Cementing Techniques
Walsh, CP, Han, S, Canham, CD, Gonzalez, JL, Noble, P & Incavo, SJ 2019, , The Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, vol. 27, no. 10, pp. 370-374.

Arthrodesis for the failed total knee arthroplasty
Pulido, L & Incavo, SJ 2018, . in Master Techniques in Orthopedic Surgery: Knee Arthroplasty. Wolters Kluwer Health Adis (ESP), pp. 482-287.

Does Total Intravenous Anesthesia with Short-acting Spinal Anesthetics in PrimaryHipandKneeArthroplasty Facilitate Early Hospital Discharge?
Klavas, DM, Karim, A, Lambert, BS, Ferris, MS, Delgado, D & Incavo, SJ 2018, , The Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, vol. 26, no. 10, pp. e221-e229.

The Medial Stabilized Knee Guides Knee Motion
Canham, CD & Incavo, SJ 2018, , Techniques in Orthopaedics, vol. 33, no. 1, pp. 52-56.


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