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“Top Doctor” designation by Washingtonian



Gautam Siram, MD, is a fellowship-trained hip and knee reconstruction/replacement surgeon with his own private practice located in Chevy Chase, Maryland. His mission is to provide integrative, hands-on care to individuals living in Maryland, Virginia, and the District of Columbia

A native Washingtonian, Dr. Siram received his Bachelor of Arts in economics from the University of Maryland, College Park, where he graduated magna cum laude. He went on to earn his medical degree from the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City. He then completed his orthopedic residency at Howard University in Washington, DC. Dr. Siram then completed a fellowship at the renowned Anderson Orthopedic Clinic, learning both the art and science of hip and knee joint replacement surgery.

He is a trusted orthopedic joint replacement surgeon designated as a "Top Doc" by Washingtonian magazine. Dr. Siram serves as the Director of Outpatient Joint Replacement for Johns Hopkins Sibley Memorial Hospital, where he is also on the Board of Directors for the operating room. He is one of the busiest joint replacement surgeons in the DC area and is known for providing compassionate and patient-friendly care.

Dr. Siram is dedicated to educating himself about the latest changes and advancements and currently maintains membership in the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and the Adult Hip and Knee Society. He is an active board member for the Anderson Orthopedic Clinic and is currently an Associate Professor at George Washington University.

At his private practice, Dr. Siram treats patients with knee pain, hip pain, arthritis, and other painful joint conditions. When conservative measures fail to alleviate pain, he offers state-of-the-art minimally invasive joint replacement procedures like knee replacement and hip replacement surgeries. He also offers complex knee and hip revision surgery to help relieve the issue and improve your quality of life. He strives to reduce surgical and recovery times for his patients.

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  • Ashley  Walton, P.A.
    Ashley Walton, P.A.
    Physician Assistant
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    Jara Sanchez
    Surgical Scheduler
  • Henry  Bernstein
    Henry Bernstein
    Front Desk Scheduler

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Words from our patients

  • Vitals

    "Second hip replacement by Dr. Siram and same result - surgery at 7 am, home by 2 pm and no pain meds needed at all because absolutely zero pain or discomfort."

    Self-verified patient
  • Vitals

    "Everything went very smoothly, recovery was quick and relatively pain free, and I had full use of my knee again in six weeks."

    Self-verified patient
  • Vitals

    "Thank you, Dr. Siram for your outstanding bedside manners, your skills and your prossionalism. You are the BEST!"

    Self-verified patient
  • Healthgrades

    "Dr. Siram and his team are extremely caring and compassionate . I have had both hips replaced and the surgery went smoothly and my recovery was quick"

    Carol S.
  • Healthgrades

    "Beyond comforting! Will go to Dr Siram soon for second knee."

    Ginger H.
  • Healthgrades

    "Dr. Siram is probably the best orthopedist in the DC area for knee and hip replacement surgery."

    Richard W.
  • Healthgrades

    "My experience with Dr. Siram was great, he explained the procedure of the hip relpacement, and insure me that I would feel much better after the surgery."

  • Healthgrades

    "Dr. Siram is a great doctor and I would strongly recommend him. His skill in the operating room is amazing."

    Kenneth A.
  • Healthgrades

    "Dr. Siram is warm, a great listener and very responsive.. I would highly recommend him!"

    Roni S.
  • Healthgrades

    "Dr. Siram replaced my right knee. He is amazing. Pain was much less than expected and totally manageable."

    Elisabeth W.
  • Healthgrades

    "Dr. Siram made me feel confident and that I was in good hands. He took the time to answer my questions and was always very pleasant. I'd highly recommend him."

    Joyce L.
  • Healthgrades

    "I was very impressed and pleased with the high level of caring professionalism and skill of the Doctor and his staff. I would highly recommend this doctor to all."

    Gloria O.
Gautam Siram MD
5530 Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 1660
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
Phone: 571-749-2070
Fax: 301-657-8240
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