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Brandon Gough, MD


Hip & Knee Reconstruction Specialist
Microinvasive and Robotic Surgery

Brandon Gough, M.D., is an orthopaedic surgeon with extensive experience in hip and knee replacement surgery using micro-invasive surgical approaches as well as robotic surgery. Dr. Gough focuses on soft-tissue preservation and early recovery following total joint replacement. This allows for less pain after surgery, minimal hospital stay, and in some cases, outpatient total joint replacement.

Dr. Gough continues to use the latest technology available to achieve excellent results and return his patients to their active life-style as soon as possible.

Dr. Gough received his undergraduate degree from Spring Hill College in Mobile, Alabama, and earned his medical degree from Creighton University School of Medicine in Omaha, Nebraska. He completed a general orthopaedics residency and internship at the University of Kansas School of Medicine in Wichita, Kan. He is fellowship trained in hip and knee reconstruction surgery.

Dr. Gough is currently accepting new patients at Hedley Orthopaedic Institute.

Direct Superior Total Hip Replacement

Dr. Gough offers the Direct Superior Total Hip Replacement procedure using the MAKOplasty robot, which is also used in knee resurfacing procedures. This micro-invasive surgery features state-of-the-art technology and has a remarkably high record of successful outcomes. Hedley Orthopaedic Institute is the only practice in Arizona able to offer this advanced procedure. One of the primary patient-benefits of this approach is that there is no need for the surgeon to force the patient’s leg into an abnormal position during the procedure. As a result, muscular and tendon damage is prevented. Many patients enjoy a shorter recovery period, allowing them to get back to the activities they enjoy with less downtime than may be experienced following some other hip replacement procedures. Learn more about the Direct Superior Total Hip Replacement procedure.

Patient Testimonials & Stories

during the USA Cycling Masters Track National Championships at the Giordana Velodrome in Rock Hill South Carolina.

43-year-old cyclist and Scottsdale resident, Karl Baumgart, has logged nearly 100 races in just over two years, including big stage races such as Valley of the Sun, Arizona State Time Trial Championships, and USA Masters National Time Trial Championships. His most recent and biggest success yet, however, was becoming a National champion by winning a gold medal, four silver medals, and the “Best All Around Rider” award at the 2015 USA Masters Track National Championship – just 10 months after a major hip replacement due to a chronic overuse injury. Read the story about Karl’s successful direct superior total hip replacement procedure here.

Dr. Gough’s patient Joe Goveia 18 hours post-op hip replacement surgery.


Dr. Gough’s patient Patrick Soule 20 hours post-op hip replacement surgery.

Dr. Gough has given me back my mobility, and given me hope for a healthy future, and active retirement. Finding just the right doctor for my very challenging knee replacement, to say the least, was not an easy one. We drove from Las Vegas to Phoenix for a consulation with Dr. Gough. As soon as my wife and I had our first meeting with Dr. Gough, we knew he was the only person we could trust with this procedure. He is one of the most knowledgable, caring doctors I have ever met. Without hesitation I would recommend Dr. Gough to anyone needing knee replacement surgery.

– Bruce Rowe

My husband had been struggling with a botched knee surgery for over 30 years, until we were introduced to Dr. Gough. Dr. Gough has given my husband his mobility back, he has given us hope for a healthy mobile future. Not only is Dr. Gough an amazingly knowledgeable surgeon, he is a caring compassionate man. His staff is also caring, compassionate, and well trained. Thank you for all you have given our Family.

– wife of Bruce Rowe

I had both hips replaced one month apart…due to complications from my own body I was off work an extra month.. BUT.. being the first major surgery in my life, I am extremely thankful to the entire team. Dr. Gough is an amazing surgeon and I thank him. I am as good as new!

– Deana Morrow


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