Ian M. Duensing, MD

Dr. Ian Duensing graduated magna cum laude from Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas. He continued his medical education at Texas A&M University Health Science Center and Baylor Scott & White Hospital. During medical school, he was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society and graduated with honors. He then completed his Orthopaedic residency training at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, UT. He completed his fellowship in Hip and Knee Arthroplasty at Duke University. Dr. Duensing’s clinical interests and expertise include primary hip and knee replacement as well as complex primary joint replacement, revision hip and knee replacement, and periprosthetic joint infection. Along with his clinical interests, he is actively involved in multiple regional and national associations aimed at furthering the field of joint replacement. He is passionate about providing good clinical care, trainee education, and research. His specific research interests lie in peri-prosthetic joint infection, patient reported outcomes, genetic and familial influences of total joint outcomes.

Away from the hospital, Dr. Duensing enjoys spending time with his wife and three children and everything outdoors including hiking, fly fishing, and cycling.


Office Location:
UVA Orthopaedic Center
2280 Ivy Road
Charlottesville, VA 22903
Mailing Address:
Dept. Orthopaedic Surgery
University of Virginia
PO Box 800159
Charlottesville, VA 22908

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Assistant Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Virginia

Specialty and Subspecialty

Specialty: Orthopaedic Surgery

Subspecialty: Adult Reconstruction

Clinical Practice:

Hip Replacement, Knee Replacement, Robotic Assisted Knee Replacement, Outpatient Surgery, Osteoarthritis, Hip Fracture, Revision Hip and Knee surgery, Joint Infection Management

Research Interests:

Outcomes of hip and knee replacement (Primary, revision, complications)|Robotic assisted joint replacement|Novel surgical techniques|Periprosthetic joint infection|Hip fractures|Orthopaedic resident education


Education:  Texas A&M University (B.S.)
Texas A&M University Health Science Center, School of Medicine (M.D.)

Residency:  Residency in Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Utah

Fellowship:  Adult Reconstruction Fellowship Training, Duke University

Certification and Licensure

Board Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Licensed to practice in Virginia