Charles Anderson "Andy" Engh Jr., MD

Anterior Hip Replacement, Hip Replacement, Knee Replacement, Outpatient Replacement, Partial Knee Replacement

C. Anderson Engh Jr., MD

Direct Phone
(703) 619-4400

Undergraduate School
Davidson College

Medical School
University of Virginia
Charlottesville, VA

Medical College of Virginia
Richmond, VA

Medical College of Virginia
Richmond, VA

Board Certifications
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
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Specialty Society Memberships
The Hip Society
The Knee Society
The International Hip Society

Special Procedures & Techniques
Primary and Revision Hip and Knee Arthroplasty
Direct Anterior Approach Hip Arthroplasty

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Alexandria Office at Mount Vernon Hospital
2501 Parkers Lane
Suite 200
Alexandria, VA 22306

Arlington Office
2800 Shirlington Rd
Suite 1100
Arlington, VA 22206

“Joint replacement is a major event for a person that can dramatically improve their quality of life. While people tend to focus on the surgery, a person’s satisfaction with their joint replacement stems from the caring environment expressed by the physician’s office, hospital, and rehabilitation staff. At Anderson Clinic it is not just about the surgery.”

Dr. Andy Engh represents the third generation of his family to practice at The Anderson Orthopaedic Clinic, which was founded by his grandfather in 1938. Dr. Engh specializes in hip and knee joint replacement, including complex revision surgery. He sees patients in our Arlington and Alexandria offices. He performs surgery at Inova Mount Vernon Hospital and Harborside Surgery Center.

Dr. Engh is a member of The Hip Society, The Knee Society, and The International Hip Society. He is a consultant reviewer for the Journal of Arthroplasty and the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (American edition), a Board of Orthopaedic Specialties Education Committee member, and a member of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons as well as a previous board member there. Dr. Andy is committed to furthering the knowledge and techniques of hip and knee replacement. He has received multiple awards, including the John Charnley Award, three Lawrence D. Dorr Awards, the AAHKS Clinical Award, the James A. Rand Award, and the OREF CCJR Award. He has published over 90 articles. He speaks nationally and internationally on topics regarding hip and knee replacement with a focus on patient outcomes and analysis of implant function.

Dr. Engh has remained current in the rapidly changing healthcare environment. According to Dr. Engh, “hip and knee replacements are two of the most successful operations in the history of medicine. I am constantly looking for ways to improve these procedures for the benefit of my patients.”

Dr. Engh maintains an interest in sports. He likes to sail, bike ride, play tennis, and especially kiteboarding. His wife is a lawyer in Washington, DC; they have two adult children and one grandchild.





Do Well-functioning THAs Retrieved at Autopsy Exhibit Evidence of Fretting and Corrosion? Lange J, Wach A, Koch CN, Hopper RH Jr, Ho H, Engh CA Jr, Wright TM, Padgett DE. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2018 Oct;476(10):2017-2024. doi: 0.1097/CORR.0000000000000369.

Long-term bone remodeling around ‘legendary’ cementless femoral stems. Rivière C, Grappiolo G, Engh CA Jr, Vidalain JP, Chen AF, Boehler N, Matta J, Vendittoli PA. EFORT Open Rev. 2018 Feb 26;3(2):45-57. doi: 10.1302/2058-5241.3.170024. eCollection 2018 Feb.

Otto Aufranc Award: Crosslinking Reduces THA Wear, Osteolysis, and Revision Rates at 15-year Followup Compared With Noncrosslinked Polyethylene. Hopper RH Jr, Ho H, Sritulanondha S, Williams AC, Engh CA Jr. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2018 Feb;476(2):279-290. doi: 10.1007/s11999.0000000000000036.

The Lawrence D. Dorr Surgical Techniques & Technologies Award: “Running Two Rooms” Does Not Compromise Outcomes or Patient Safety in Joint Arthroplasty. Hamilton WG, Ho H, Parks NL, Strait AV, Hopper RH Jr, McDonald JF 3rd, Goyal N, Fricka KB, Engh CA Jr. J Arthroplasty. 2018 Jul;33(7S):S8-S12. doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2018.01.011. Epub 2018 Jan 31.

Patellar Cut and Composite Thickness: The Influence on Postoperative Motion and Complications in Total Knee Arthroplasty. Hamilton WG, Ammeen DJ, Parks NL, Goyal N, Engh GA, Engh CA Jr. J Arthroplasty. 2017 Jun;32(6):1803-1807. doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2016.12.033. Epub 2016 Dec 27.

Moskal,JT, Capps,SG, Engh Jr.,CA, Troelsen,A. Clinical Faceoff: Where Are We Going With Femoral Stem Fixation in THA? Epub Mar. 2016, DOI 10.1007/s11999-016-4799-y

Engh Jr,CA. CORR Insights: Is There a Benefit to Modularity in ‘Simpler’ Femoral Revisions? Clin Orthop Relat Res. Vol.474(2), pp.421-422, Feb. 2016. DOI 10.1007/s11999-015-4524-2

Engh Jr,CA, Sritulanondha,S, Korczak,A, RN, Whalen,TD, Naudie,D, McCaldern,RW,  MacDonald,SJ. No Difference in Reoperations at 2 Years Between Ceramic-on-metal and Metal-on-metal THA: A Randomized Trial. Clin Orthop Relat Res. Vol. 474(2), pp. 447-455,Feb. 2016. DOI 10.1007/s11999-015-4424-5.

Goodman,G, Engh Jr,CA. The Custom Triflange Cup:Build it and They Will Come. Bone Joint J 98-B(1 Suppl A):68–72, Jan. 2016.

Goodman,G, Engh Jr,CA., Goyal,N. Revision total hip arthroplasty exposure considerations: Which way in? Seminars in Arthroplasty, Vol.26, No.3, 2015, pp. 150-155.

Engh Jr,CA ,Extensively Coated Stems; The Hip Master Techniques in Orthopaedic Surgery, Third Edition, Published October 2015, Chapter 15; 203-213, Editors Morrey, BF, Berry DJ, Maloney WJ, Lupo C, Engh Jr,CA, Goyal,N. Radiographic Evaluation (Signs of Osseointegration). Chapter 96, The Hip Preservation, Replacement, and Revision. Cashman,Goyal, Parvizi, Data Trace Publishing, 2015.

Nam,D, Nunley,RM, Ruh,EL, Engh Jr,CA, Rogerson,JS, Brooks,PJ, Raterman,SJ, Su,EP, Barrack,RL. Short-term Results of Birmingham Hip Resurfacing in the United States. Orthopaedics, Vol.38(8), 2015, pp.e715-21.

Phonthakorn, P, Fricka,KB, Hopper Jr,RH, Engh Jr, CA. Greater Trochanteric Fragmentation After Failed Metal-on-Metal Hip Arthroplasty. Orthopedics 38(5):e447-51, April 2015, DOI: 10.3928/01477447-20150504-93

Callaghan,JJ, Engh Jr,CA, Fehring,TK, Garvin,KL, Lachiewicz,PF, Mabry,TM, MacDonald,SJ, Martin,JR, Trousdale,RT, Berry,DJ. How Do I Get Out of This Jam? Common Intraoperative Problems in Primary Total Hip Arthroplasty. AAOS Instructional Course Lectures, Chapter 25, Vol.64, 2015, pp.307-325

Engh Jr,CA, Ho,H, Padgett,DE. The Surgical Options and Clinical Evidence for Treatment of Wear or Corrosion Occuring With THA or TKA. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 472 (12) 2014, pp.3674-3686.

Goyal,N, Ho,H, Fricka,KB, Engh Jr,CA. Do You Have to Remove a Corroded Stem? J. Arthroplasty, vol. 29(Suppl. 2), September 2014, pp.139-142.

Su,EP, Housman,LR, Masonis,JL, Noble,JW, Engh Jr,CA. Five Year Results of the First US FDA-Approved Hip Resurfacing Device. J. Arthroplasty, vol. 29(8), August 2014, pp.1571-75.

Engh Jr,CA, MacDonald,SJ, Sritulanondha,S, Korczak,A, Naudie,D, Engh,CA. Metal Ion Levels After Metal-on-Metal Total Hip Arthroplasty: A Prospective Randomized Trial. JBJS 96-A, No.6, March 19, 2014, pp.448-455.

Uggen,JC, Engh Jr,CA, Getting Out the Well Fixed Knee: All Hands on Deck. Seminars in Arthroplasty, Vol.24,No.3, Sept.2013, pp. 160-66.