University of Missouri School of Medicine MU Health University of Missouri School of Medicine
Sports Injuries Joint Preservation
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Appointment Line: (573) 882-2663
Ajay Aggarwal, MD

Ajay Aggarwal, MD Director of Joint Preservation Surgery


It is our aim to provide you with the information you need to better understand the various types of joint disorders and diseases and inform you of the many advanced treatment options available today.

Dr. Aggarwal, MD, director of Joint Preservation Surgery with the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Missouri, specializes in the preservation and replacement of hip and knee joints - particularly for young and active adult patients.

Dr. Aggarwal and his staff are glad to answer any questions or provide additional information.


Dr. Aggarwal specializes in joint preservation, resurfacing, and replacement with surgical techniques designed to preserve as much bone and function as possible.

Medical conditions that can benefit from primary joint replacement of the hip or knee include osteoarthritis, inflammatory arthritis, osteonecrosis, post-traumatic arthritis and other disorders.

Revision total joint replacement can ease the pain and suffering in patients whose previous implants failed due to loosening or fracture.

Procedures include