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Omar A. Behery, M.D.
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Omar A. Behery, M.D.

Fellowship Trained Orthopedic Surgeon Hip and Knee Reconstruction Specialist

Dr. Omar Behery is a fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon specializing in minimally invasive hip and knee replacement as well as complex and revision hip and knee reconstruction. He is dedicated to providing his patients with the best available options to help them achieve their goals of pain relief and return to function.

A medical graduate of Rush Medical College, Dr. Behery went on to complete his orthopedic surgery residency training at NYU Langone Orthopedic Hospital (Hospital for Joint Diseases) in New York. He then further specialized in adult hip and knee joint reconstruction.

  • Rush University Medical Center
  • AAHKS
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
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  • Great Doctor, very competent, very caring and very responsive. He did a great job with my knee replacement, and hip replacement. My knee is doing wonderful after 3 months with a scar that is hardly noticeable. My hip was done by the anterior approach and after 1 month going very ... View More

    - William S -

  • Went and saw Dr. Behery yesterday. Three weeks out from my hip revision. Stitches were removed and feeling better. Very grateful and thankful to Dr. Behery for his talent as a surgeon. Always explans any questions or concerns. Always takes his time during the appointment, he is n... View More

    - Kenneth G -

Areas Of Expertise
  • Direct Anterior Hip Replacement
    Direct Anterior Hip Replacement

    Direct anterior hip replacement is a minimally invasive hip surgery to replace the hip joint without cutting through any muscles or tendons as against traditional hip replacement.

  • Minimally Invasive Knee Replacement
    Minimally Invasive Knee Replacement

    Total knee replacement is a very successful surgical treatment for knee arthritis. Over the years, minimally invasive knee replacement surgical techniques have been developed to lessen tissue trauma and improve patient outcomes.

  • Complex and Revision Hip
    and Knee Replacement
    Complex and Revision Hip and Knee Replacement

    Complex total knee replacement is employed in patients whose arthritis is especially severe, or who have already undergone a previous knee replacement in the same leg. The surgery takes about 2 to 3 hours to perform.

  • Periprosthetic Fractures
    Periprosthetic Fractures

    Hip replacement is a surgical procedure in which the damaged cartilage and bone are removed from the hip joint and replaced with artificial components.

  • Prosthetic Joint Infection
    Periprosthetic Fractures

    A very small percentage of patients (less than 1%) who undergo knee replacement may develop an infection around the knee joint. This infection is called a periprosthetic knee infection.

Research
  • Clinical Outcomes of Complex and Revision Hip and Knee Arthroplasty
  • Gait Biomechanics Following Joint Replacement
  • Cementless Total Knee Arthroplasty
In the News
  • Omar Behery, M.d. Joins Midwest Orthopaedics At Rush Kim Delmonico Thu, September 2nd, 2021

    Omar Behery, M.D., a fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon, has joined the joint replacement team at Chicago.

Publication
  • Survivorship and Radiographic Evaluation of Metaphyseal Cones With Short Cemented Stems in Revision Total Knee Arthroplasty. J Arthroplasty.