Junaid Makda, M.D.

Orthopedic Surgeon

Hip & Knee Reconstruction and Replacement 

Junaid Makda, M.D.

Dr. Junaid Makda, MD is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon specializing in hip, knee, and joint replacement. He has special interests in primary and revision joint replacement, anterior hip replacement, partial and total knee replacement, and minimally invasive surgery. More recently Dr. Makda has worked on an enhanced recovery protocol following joint replacement (FAST Track Joint replacement) and developed an outpatient joint replacement program.

After completing his medical doctorate from Rush Medical College, Chicago, Illinois, Dr. Makda completed his orthopedic residency at the prestigious Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. In addition, Dr. Makda received advanced training while completing his fellowship in adult reconstruction at Anderson Orthopedic Institute in Alexandria, Virginia.

Upon completing his extensive training, Dr. Makda returned back home to suburban Chicago. Dr. Makda enjoys spending time with his wife and four children. In his free time, Dr. Makda enjoys traveling, watching and playing basketball, and home renovations.

Care Philosophy

"It is my goal to provide personalized and comprehensive orthopedic care to help keep my patients moving. From non-operative treatment to state of the art surgical management, my approach to joint care revolves around my patients and their needs. I spend time educating my patients on the cause of their joint pain and what their treatment options are. I treat all my patients as if they are a part of my family."


Board Certifications

Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery

Medical School

Rush Medical College
Chicago, IL


Orthopedic Surgery Residency
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Philadelphia, PA


Joint Replacement and Reconstruction
Anderson Orthopedic Institute
Alexandria, Va

Professional Associations

  • American Academy of Hip and Knee Surgeons
  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons

Clinical Interests

Additional Information

Hobbies: basketball, football, traveling

Accepting New Patients: Yes


  • Makda J, Siram G, Hamilton W. “Revision for Aseptic Failure.” Chapter in The Knee: Reconstruction, Replacement, and Revision. Slack Publications. 2013.
  • Makda J, Yousuf K, Bender B, Parvizi J. “Surgical Alternatives to Arthroplasty.” Chapter in Essentials in Total Hip Arthroplasty. Slack Publications. 2012.
  • Kearns KA, Witmer D, Makda J, Parvizi J, Jungkind D. “Sterility of the Personal Protection System in Total Joint Arthroplasty.” Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research. June 2011.
  • Cohen SB, Towers JD, Zoga A, Irrgang JJ, Makda, J, Deluca PF, Bradley JP. “Hamstring Injuries in Professional Football Players. Magnetic Resonance Imaging Correlation with Return to Play.” Sports Health. April 2011.
  • Rihn JA, Patel R, Makda J, Hong J, Anderson DG, Vaccaro AR, Hilibrand AS, Albert TJ. “Complications Associated With Single-level Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion.” Spine Journal. August 2009.
  • Rihn JA, Makda J, Hong J, Patel R, Hilibrand AS, Anderson DG, Vaccaro AR, Albert TJ. “The Use of RhBMP-2 in Single-level Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion: A Clinical and Radiographic Analysis.” European Spine Journal. May 2009.
  • Cole BJ, Miller M, Makda J, Cohen SB. Textbook of Arthroscopy. 2004. Associate Editor.
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