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Martin W. Roche, MD

Knee Replacement
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Dr. Roche headshot

Martin W. Roche, MD

Knee Replacement
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Dr. Martin Roche is an international leader in robotic and sensor-assisted knee surgery. He specializes in knee arthroplasty – from partial to total knee replacements. He is focused on the integration of patient-specific data to produce the best results. By utilizing objective, personalized data-driven surgery, he is evolving the art of knee surgery to a proven science. 

Dr Roche is a native of Ireland, received his orthopedic training at the University of Miami, and has been in practice since 1996 in South Florida. As Director of Arthroplasty at HSS Florida, he is committed to expanding exceptional care to our arthritic joint patients in Florida. His goal is to improve patient mobility and enable them to resume an active lifestyle.

Patient Stories

Appointments

Director of Arthroplasty, HSS Florida

Departments

Special Expertise

Arthroscopic knee surgery
Cartilage restoration
Partial knee resurfacing
Robotic knee surgery
Sensor-assisted surgery
Sports injuries
Total knee replacement

Procedures

Partial knee replacements
Total knee replacements
Revision knee replacements
Robotic knee surgery
Sensor-assisted knee surgery

Awards

Director of Robotics Holy-Cross Orthopedic Institute 2006 to present
Director Adult Reconstructive Joint Fellowship Holy-Cross Orthopedic Institute
Orthopedic Consultant and Design Collaborator to Mako-Stryker Robotics
Founder and Chief Medical Officer, Orthosensor, Inc.
Co-Chair Harvard-Holy-Cross Orthopedic Symposium 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019
Selected to Strathmore's "Who's Who in Orthopedic Surgery"
Congress Co-Chair, International Society for Technology in Arthroplasty, 2013
Consultant Team Physician, Florida Marlins, 1998 to 2010
Consultant Team Physician, Miami Fusion, 1998 to 2000

Affiliations

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery
American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
American Medical Association
Broward County Medical Association
European Knee Society
Florida Orthopedic Society
Irish American Orthopedic Society
International Society for Technology in Arthroplasty

Languages

English

Insurance Information


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Dr. Roche in the News

Education

National University of Ireland, University College, Cork Medical School, 1990

Internship

University of Miami, Jackson Memorial Hospital, 1992

Residency

University of Miami, Jackson Memorial Hospital, 1996

State Licensure

Selected Books by Dr. Roche

Roche, M., 2019. Unicompartmental Knee Arthroplasty Techniques: Mako. In Robotics in Knee and Hip Arthroplasty (pp. 99-108). Springer, Cham.

Roche, M. 2019. Pressure Sensor Devices and Robotic Surgery. Robotic-assisted surgery for total Hip and Knee replacement. Edizioni Minerva Medica, Torino, Italy.

Roche, M. 2019. Unicompartmental Knee Arthroplasty Techniques: Mako. Current Concepts, Techniques and Emerging Uses, Springer International Publishing.

Chow, J., Law, T.Y. and Roche, M., 2018. Sensor-Based Soft Tissue Balancing in Total Knee Arthroplasty. In Intelligent Orthopaedics (pp. 327-334). Springer, Singapore.

Roche, M.W.. Orthopaedic Knowledge Update: Hip and Knee Reconstruction 5. Robotic –Assisted Knee Arthroplasty. Chapter 14. 2016.

Roche, M.W., Conditt M. Robotic Arm-Assisted Unicompartmental Knee Arthroplasty: Preoperative Planning and Surgical Technique. In Intraoperative Imaging and Image-Guided Therapy 2014 (pp. 677-683). Springer New York.

Roche, M.W.. Improving Accuracy in Knee Arthroplasty: Robotic Knee Arthroplasty Type MakoPlasty. Chapter 23:317, 2012.

Ouellette Anne, Roche, M.W. “Compartment Syndrome and Volkmann’s Reconstruction” Surgical Reconstruction of the Upper Extremity, chapter 19, ed. James Herndon 1999.
 

Selected Publications

Sodhi N., Anis HK., Vakharia RM., Acuña AJ., Gold PA., Garbarino LJ., Mahmood B., Arnold N., Ehiorobo JO., Grossman E., Mont, MA, and Roche MW. What Are Risk Factors for Infection After Primary or Revision Total Joint Arthroplasty in Patients Older than 80 Years? Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research. 

Sodhi N., Anis HK., Acuña AJ., Vakharia RM, Gold PA, Garbarino LJ, Mahmood B., Ehiorobo JO., Grossman E, Higuera CA., Roche MW, and Mont MA. Opioid Use Disorder is Associated With an Increased Risk of Infection After Total Joint Arthroplasty: A Large-Database Study. Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research. 

Vakharia, R.M., Gwam C., Luo T., Mannino A., ANoushiravani A., Plate JP, and Roche, M.W., Rheumatoid Arthritis Is Associated With Higher Rates of Complications, Costs, and Readmissions Following Primary Total Hip Arthroplasty. The Journal of Hip Surgery 

Vakharia R.M., Ehiorobo J.O., Mahmood, B., Roche MW., Mont MA, Razi A. Does Hypothyroidism Increase Complications and Costs Following Primary 1- to 2- Level Lumbar Fusion? Clinical Spine Surgery 

Vakharia, R.M., Adams, C., Anoushiravani, A., Ehiorobo, J.O., Mont, M.A., and Roche, M.W., 2020. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Is Associated With Higher Rates of Venous Thromboemboli Following Primary Total Knee Arthroplasty. The Journal of Arthroplasty

Sodhi, N., Anis, H.K., Vakharia, R.M., Roche, M.W., and Mont, M.A., 2020. Effects of Opioid Use On Thromboembolic Complications, Readmissions, and Costs Following Primary Total Hip Arthroplasty. The Journal of Arthroplasty

Vakharia, R.M., Ehiorobo J.O., Sodhi N., Swiggett S.J., Mont, M.A., and Roche, M.W., 2019. Effects of Depressive Disorders in Patients Undergoing Primary Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Matched-Control Analysis. The Journal of Arthroplasty

Vakharia, R.M., Sodhi, N., Anis, H.K., Ehiorobo, J.O., Mont, M.A., and Roche, M.W., 2019. Patients Who Have Cannabis Use Disorder Have Cannabis Use Disorder Have Higher Rates of Venous Thromboemboli, Readmission Rates, and Costs Following Primary Total Knee Arthroplasty. The Journal of Arthroplasty

Vakharia, R.M., Naziri Q., Sodhi, N., Scuderi G., Mont, M.A., and Roche, M.W., 2019. Comparison Study of Patient Demographics, Risk Factors, and Lengths of Stay for Postoperative Ileus Following Primary Total Knee Arthroplasty. The Journal of Arthroplasty

Vakharia, A.M., Cohen-Levy, W.B., Vakharia, R.M., Sodhi, N., Mont, M.A., and Roche, M.W., 2019. Perioperative Complications in Patients With Rheumatoid Arthritis Following Primary Total Knee Arthroplasty: An Analysis of 102,898 Patients. The Journal of Knee Surgery

For more publications, please see the PubMed listing.

Selected Presentations

Vakharia RM., Roche MW (August 2020). Medial Proximal Tibial Resection is Superior to Soft Tissue Releases to Balance Total Knee Arthroplasty. Oral Virtual Presentation presented at: Western Orthopaedic Association (WOA)

Vakharia RM., Roche MW (August 2020). Medial Proximal Tibial Resection is Superior to Soft Tissue Releases to Balance Total Knee Arthroplasty. Oral Virtual Presentation presented at: Florida Orthopaedic Society (FOS)

Vakharia RM, Adams C, Anoushiravani A, Ehiorobo JO, Mont MA, Roche, MW (August 2020). Higher Rates of Venous Thromboemboli in COPD Patients Following Primary Total Knee Arthroplasty. Oral Presentation presented at: Southern Orthopaedic Association (SOA); West Briar, WV, USA

Summers S, Vakharia RM, Sockrider J, Hernandez V, Roche MW (August 2020). A Nationwide Analysis on the Effects of Peripheral Vascular Disease Following Primary Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Matched-Control Analysis. Oral Presentation presented at: Southern Orthopaedic Association (SOA); West Briar, WV, USA

Sabeh KG, Vakharia RM, Bueller L, Mannino A, Roche MW, Hernandez VH (August 2020). Effects of Schizophrenia Following Primary Total Hip Arthroplasty. Oral Presentation presented at: Southern Orthopaedic Association (SOA); West Briar, WV, USA

Sabeh KG, Vakharia RM, Bueller L, Bedair H, Roche MW (August 2020). Time to Conversion Total Hip Arthroplasty Following Acetabular Fracture Operative Fixation. Oral Presentation presented at: Southern Orthopaedic Association (SOA); West Briar, WV, USA

Vakharia RM, Sabeh KG, Sodhi N, Naziri Q, Mont MA, Roche, M.W. (March 2020). Implant Related Complications Among Patients With Opioid Use Disorder Following Primary Total Hip Arthroplasty: A Matched Control Analysis. Oral Presentation presented at: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS); Orlando, FL, USA

Vakharia RM, Sodhi N, Anis HK, Ehiorobo JO, Mont MA, Roche, M.W. (March 2020). Opioid Use Disorder Increases the Risk of Infections After Primary Total Hip Arthroplasty. Oral Presentation presented at: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS); Orlando, FL, USA

Vakharia RM, Sodhi N, Anis HK, Ehiorobo JO, Mont MA, Roche, M.W. (March 2020). Is the Current Economic Model for Revision Total Knee Arthroplasty Sustainable. Oral Presentation presented at: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS); Orlando, FL, USA

Vakharia RM, Sodhi N, Anis HK, Ehiorbo JO, Mont MA, Roche, M.W. (March 2020). Increased Infection Risk After Revision Total Hip Arthroplasty With Pre-Operative Opioid Use. Oral Presentation presented at: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS); Orlando, FL, USA