An orthopedic specialist for over 35 years, Dr. Larry Likover is a prominent Houston knee surgeon who remains on the leading edge of knee repair. He was one of the first knee specialists in Houston to perform arthroscopic ACL reconstruction, an Oxford partial knee replacement, MRI designed total knee replacement, and the new ACL preserving XP knee replacement. He performs all types of knee surgeries, as well as shoulder and hip replacements. In addition to performing surgical procedures, Dr. Likover provides complete orthopedic care for patients through his Houston office. Hospital affiliations include Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital and Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center.
Houston Knee Surgeon Dr. Larry Likover in the News:
Dr. Likover often participates in media interviews and has been featured on Great Day Houston, ABC13’s Healthcheck, KHOU and ABC13 news, and in the Houston Chronicle, among others. You can view videos of a sampling of his interviews and features here and below.
If you are a member of the media and would like to contact Dr. Likover, please call 713-465-0696.
- Knee Replacement Surgery Takes a Step Forward
In this Houston Chronicle Health News feature, reporter Kyrie O’Connor describes what happens as Dr. Likover performs a total knee replacement surgery using the new XP knee at Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center. Photos included.
- Houston Knee Surgeon Performs New Ligament Saving Total Knee Replacement
Dr. Likover successfully performs multiple total knee replacements using the new Vanguard XP Knee replacement system. The ligament saving knee implant first became available in July 2014.
- Total Knee Replacement Not Necessary in Many Cases
Dr. Likover explains that while total knee replacements are necessary in some cases, performing an Oxford partial knee replacement could save much of the natural knee in many patients.
- Surgery Helps Those With Extreme Cases of Arthritis
On ABC13 news, Christi Myers tells about the transformation of patient Ruth Marshall, whose knees were destroyed by osteoarthritis, after Houston knee surgeon Dr. Larry Likover performed a Signature Knee replacement with MRI. Two weeks after knee surgery, Ruth’s deformed knee was straight.
Knee Surgery Articles:
- New Knee Replacement Surgery: Are You a Candidate for Biomet’s XP Knee?
Biomet’s XP Knee is the new knee replacement making saving the anterior cruciate ligament in a total knee replacement (TKR) possible. Take the short quiz and find out if you might be a candidate for the XP.
- Bad Knee Pain – What Causes Severe Knee Pain and What to Do About It
Do you suffer with bad knee pain? Read about the common causes of severe knee pain and find out what you should do about your pain.
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