Dr Abdelgawad is highly specialized in hip preservation in adolescent and young adults. He went to do a fellowship in Bern, Switzerland to learn about the very advanced procedures needed to preserve the hip in adolescents.
Periacetabular (Ganz) osteotomy and surgical dislocation of the hip are two technically demanding procedure that need extra talent. Dr Abdelgawad is the only surgeon in EL Paso who is able to perform these procedures for the children of El Paso.
Dr Abdelgawad also performs hip surgeries for children with developmental hip dysplasia. Children who have hip dislocation needs very technically demanding procedure. Dr Abdelgawad is extremely well trained in these types of surgeries.