Welcome to Dr. Gerlinger's Practice

Dr. Gerlinger specializes in Adult Hip and Knee reconstruction. This includes procedures designed to reconstruct the arthritic hip and knee as well as treat hips and knees that have been previously replaced, but are failing due to wear, infection, and other conditions. We employ a very personalized approach to your care with responsive administrative support and skilled nursing. Our team approach ensures the shortest possible hospital stay and recovery, and Dr. Gerlinger specializes in outpatient joint replacement for patients who wish to go home the day of surgery, as well as employing the latest technology in robotics when appropriate. Our goal is to quickly return you to the activities that you value most.

MeetDr. Gerlinger

Hip & Knee Reconstruction & Replacement
Orthopaedic Surgeon

COL(Ret) Gerlinger was commissioned from the United States Military Academy, West Point, New York and awarded a Bachelor of Science degree. He graduated from medical school at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences(USUHS), Bethesda, Maryland.

News & Events

  • Boston victims dealing with war-like injuries

    MSNBC's Thomas Roberts talks to Colonel Tad Gerlinger of the Brooke Army Medical Center, about treating the war-like injuries suffered by the Boston bombing victims.

  • Knee Pain Doesn't Mean the End of a Soldier's Career

    There is good news for soldiers who struggle with aching knees and hips. Modern advancements in technology and total joint arthroplasty (knee replacement), offer a viable solution for injured soldiers looking to continue their military careers.

Academics & Publications

  • Brake response time after modern total knee arthroplasty: How soon can patients drive?
  • Glebus, Feathers, Hsu, Gerlinger. Return to Duty and Deployment After Major Joint Arthroplasty. J Arthroplasty. 2013 Jul 3. pii: S0883-5403(13)00199-X. doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2013.02.028. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Masini, Gerlinger, Hsu, Ritenour, Wenke. Acute Compartment Syndrome of the Thigh in Combat Casualties. J Surg Orthop Adv. 2013 Spring;22(1):42-9.

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