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Carl C. Eierle, MD
Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon Specialist in Adult Reconstruction, Joint Replacement and Surgery of the Hip

Carl C Eierle, MD
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Dr. Eierle is Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, and Fellow of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons. His surgical focus includes the full spectrum of primary, complex, and revision joint replacement of the hip, knee and shoulder. He utilizes many innovative and advanced techniques including computer navigation, minimally invasive surgery, Direct Anterior Approach hip replacement and partial knee replacement. He also has a subspecialty interest in non-arthroplasty hip preservation surgery, to include hip arthroscopy and femoral osteotomy and osteoplasty.

Dr. Eierle earned his BA degree at Columbia University where he was a Macy Scholar. He earned his MD degree in 1996 from USUHS in Bethesda, MD where he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. He completed General Surgery Internship and Orthopaedic Surgery Residency at the Naval Medical Center in San Diego. In 2006, he completed the Aufranc Fellowship in Adult Reconstruction and Joint Replacement at the New England Baptist Hospital in Boston, MA

Dr. Eierle served as the Director of the Joint Replacement service at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, MD from 2006-2012. Under his guidance, the Total Joint Service was expanded to become the busiest arthroplasty service in the DoD. In 2008, he was honored with the Orthopaedic Educator of the Year award for his dedicated training of orthopaedic surgical residents. In 2010, he was named by the Surgeon General as one of the TOP FIVE orthopaedic surgeons in the Navy.

Prior to joining OCSF, Dr. Eierle served the Navy for 24 years that included multiple operational deployments, overseas tours, and a combat surgical tour in Iraq. He is a native of New York City and married to his wife Charlotte for over 25 years. They have four children.