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Nicolas Noiseux, MD, MS, FRCSC

Clinical Associate Professor, Orthopedics and Rehabilitation (view Academic Profile)


Nicolas O. Noiseux, MD, MS, FRCSC, is an orthopedic surgeon who specializes in problems with previous hip and knee replacements, rapid recovery protocols for hip and knee replacements, as well as work-related injuries related to hip and knee dysfunction.

He received his medical degree and his Orthopaedic Surgery residency training at McGill University in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, before completing his Hip and Knee Reconstruction fellowship and a research fellowship at The Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. Dr. Noiseux has written several book chapters and publications on hip and knee reconstruction research topics and has won multiple awards such as the Eugene Rogalla Prize and the Vernon A. Nickel Award. 

He is an associate professor in the department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation at the University of Iowa and serves as the Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs.



  • Failed hip replacement
  • Failed knee replacement
  • Feminoro-acetabular impingement
  • Fractures around hip or knee replacement
  • Hip arthritis
  • Infection in hip or knee replacement
  • Knee arthritis
  • Localized knee arthritis

Education and Training


MD, McGill University of Medicine, Quebec, Canada


Orthopaedics, McGill University, Quebec, Canada


Hip and Knee Reconstruction, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN


  • American Board of Orthopedic Surgery
  • Royal College of Physician and Surgeons of Canada


  • English
  • French