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Kenneth Estrera, MD

Kenneth Estrera, MD

Orthopaedic Surgery
Kenneth Estrera, MD is an adult joint reconstruction surgeon with Texas Metroplex Institute for Sports Medicine & Orthopedics (TMI). Prior to joining TMI, he was an Assistant Professor in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at UT Southwestern Medical Center where he served as Medical Director for the Joint Reconstruction Service. He specializes in hip and knee replacement, partial knee replacement, minimally invasive joint replacement, and complex and revision joint reconstruction with additional expertise in the management of periprosthetic joint infections.

He was born and raised in Dallas, Texas where he graduated from Lake Highlands High School. He was recruited to play football at Yale University where he received a degree in Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology while earning All-Ivy League honors as an inside linebacker. He received his medical degree at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston, where he was also awarded a National Institutes of Health research grant and the C. Frank Webber Prize for his research on diabetes and orthopaedic injuries in college athletics. Dr. Estrera completed an orthopaedic surgery residency at UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas and received the Vert Mooney Award for Academic Achievement. During his residency he served as a specialist registrar on the joint arthroplasty service at Norfolk and Norwich University in England. He completed his adult joint reconstruction fellowship at the nationally recognized Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. While in fellowship he trained with world-renowned surgeons and he received specialized training in minimally invasive joint replacement and complex joint reconstruction. Dr. Estrera returned to Dallas to join the UT Southwestern faculty before joining TMI at their new clinic location in Frisco. His wife Sarah practices Maternal Fetal Medicine at UT Southwestern/Parkland Memorial Hospital and they have two young boys named Sam and Charlie.

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Avascular Necrosis

Computer Assisted Surgery

Developmental Hip Dysplasia

Hip and Knee Reconstructive Surgery

Hip Arthritis

Hip Conditions

Hip Fracture

Hip Pain

Hip Preservation

Hip Replacement

Hip Replacement Revision Surgery

Inflammatory Arthritis

Joint Infections

Joint Pain

Joint Replacement

Knee & Hip Replacement

Knee Arthritis

Knee Pain

Knee Replacement

Minimally Invasive Hip Replacement

Minimally Invasive Knee Replacement

Minimally Invasive Surgery

Orthopedic Surgeon



Partial Knee Replacement

Patellofemoral Arthritis

PRP Injection

Revision Hip Replacement

Revision Joint Replacement

Revision Knee Replacement

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Stem Cell Injection

Total Hip Replacement

Total Knee Replacement

Unicompartmental Arthroplasty