Dr. Ayesha Abdeen, MD

Dr. Ayesha Abdeen, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 42
Dr. Ayesha Abdeen, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Boston, MA and has been practicing for 13 years. She graduated from Faculty Of Health Sciences Mcmaster University in 2000 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.Read her story

125 Parker Hill Ave

Boston, MA 02120

Contact Information

(617) 667-3940

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Fallon Community Health Plan
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Abdeen performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Knee Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Knee
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Abdeen's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Abdeen "Dr. Ayesha Abdeen is the Chief of the Division of Joint Replacement Surgery at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC). She is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon who specializes in hip and knee replacement surgery. Dr. Abdeen is also the Director of Quality Assurance for the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at BIDMC where she is dedicated to continually monitoring surgical outcomes and implement methodologies optimizing the quality of care delivered to her own patients and the Department as a whole. Additionally, Dr. Abdeen is an assistant professor at Harvard Medical School instructing new medical students on the innovations of orthopaedic surgery. Clinical Expertise: Minimally invasive hip and knee replacement surgery Complex revision hip and knee replacement surgery Total hip and knee replacement Partial (unicompartmental) knee replacement Direct Anterior Approach total hip replacement She commonly cares for: Hip arthritis (osteoarthritis, inflammatory arthritis) Knee arthritis (osteoarthritis, inflammatory arthritis) Post-traumatic arthritis of the hip and knee (due to fractures or injury of the hip or knee) Osteonecrosis/Avascular necrosis (AVN) of the hip or knee Painful or Failed prior total hip and knee joint replacement (due to prosthetic wear, loosening, fracture, stiffness, infection) Hip Fractures Education and Training: Dr. Abdeen obtained her undergraduate Bachelor of Science degree at McGill University in Montreal, Canada and her Medical Degree at McMaster University in Hamilton, Canada. She then performed her orthopaedic residency training at the University of Calgary in Calgary, Canada. Upon completion of her residency, Dr. Abdeen completed a fellowship in Hip and Knee Replacement at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles and a subsequent fellowship in Orthopaedic Oncology at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York. Practice Locations: Boston, Chestnut Hill, and Needham. Dr. Abdeen also provides care (has privileges) at New England Baptist Hospital and Children's Hospital Boston Professional Appointments and Affiliations: Attending Orthopaedic Surgeon at Beth Israel Deaconess medical center Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons Massachusetts Medical Society American Medical Association Board Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons (ABOS) Board Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC) Research Focus and Awards: Dr. Abdeen's research interests include improved clinical outcomes in total hip and knee replacement surgery. She has collaborated with the Department of Anesthesia to establish protocols to minimize pain following joint replacement surgery. Her current research investigates alternate modalities for the reduction or post-surgical pain such as regional anesthesia and techniques in complementary medicine. She serves on the Editorial Board for the Journal of Arthroplasty. Professional Accomplishments: Dr. Abdeen has published research articles in numerous peer-reviewed orthopaedic surgery journals including the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research and the Journal of Arthroplasty. She has presented at multiple national and international meetings including the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery, the International Society for Technology in Arthroplasty (ISTA) and the Orthopaedic Research Society (ORS). She was selected for the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Physician Leadership Program in 2015. About Dr. Abdeen: Dr. Abdeen was born and raised in Newfoundland, Canada. She and her husband are raising their three young children in the Boston area. In addition to enjoying her time with her family, she also has special interests in yoga, golfing and running. "


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1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

49  Conditions Treated

  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Cancer
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Fracture
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hernia
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Dislocation
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)


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49  Procedures


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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • McGill University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1997
  • Faculty Of Health Sciences Mcmaster University
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • University of Calgary / Faculty of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • University of Calgary / Faculty of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2005
  • Memorial Sloan Kettering Cance
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • University of Southern California School of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Abdeen has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Abdeen's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Abdeen to family and friends
19 total reviews (9 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

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Dr. Abdeen's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (9)

I had my right knee replaced 14 years ago by a different Dr. In October of 2017 I had my left knee replaced by Dr. Abdeen. I could not be more pleased with the results. I have better flexion and extension than I could have imagined. Far superior to my first knee replacement. .I would highly...more
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After years of pain with sports injuries both hips and knees I was told that I would need to replace them as soon as possible, however fear kept me from having the needed operations. There is an old saying that " pain is a great motivator" and it was. I called Dr. Abdeen's office telling her staff...more
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Dr. Abdeen led me through a knee replacement in September. I found her to listen carefully, offer options, and carefully outline the process. I am anxious and I wanted to find an orthopedic surgeon, who was a woman, who did knee surgery - not easy! I was impressed and encouraged by Dr. Abdeen's...more
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Dr. Abdeen replaced my left hip and did a fantastic job. I was walking on crutches immediately after surgery and playing golf after three months. She is very clear with instructions and procedures and very willing to answer questions. I would refer her to family and friends needing hip or knee...more
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Dr. Ayesha Abdeen is an excellent surgeon. The pre-operative times were educational and straightforward, her post-op attention, conscientious and thorough. I got a new hip, was up and walking without crutches or a walker the next day. After 4 months of steady PT and focus, I am back to biking,...more
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