Adam Driesman, MD


Joint Replacement, Complex and Revision


Warren Alpert School of Medicine at Brown University (Providence, RI)


Hospital of Joint Diseases at NYU Langone Health (New York, NY)


Colorado Joint Replacement (Denver, CO)



Adam S Driesman, MD is a fellowship-trained adult hip and knee surgeon who focuses on treating people of all ages who suffer from debilitating hip or knee conditions. He understands these ailments not only limit mobility, but can drastically affect quality of life, preventing one from enjoying the activities you love. As a physician, he pledges to take the time to listen to your story, understand what is important to you, and develop a plan to get you back on your feet. He uses surgery as a last resort, when other treatments are no longer working. His goal is to build and strengthen this community by providing excellent care to improve the lives of those around him.

Dr. Driesman was born and raised in Fairfield County. He attended Brown University’s selective 8-year Program in Liberal Medical Education, earning both his undergraduate and medical degrees. He completed his Orthopedic Residency at NYU (4th ranked Orthopedic Residency in the country by US News and World Report), and an Advanced Fellowship in Adult Hip and Knee Reconstruction under the tutelage of Dr. Douglas Dennis, an early pioneer of total knee replacement. Throughout his training, Dr. Driesman performed over 1,000 procedures, ranging from minimally invasive hip arthroscopy to complex knee revisions.

A centerpiece of Dr. Driesman’s practice is minimally invasive surgery.

  • He predominantly uses the muscle-sparing anterior approach for total hip replacements to allow for faster recovery.
  • He readily performs partial knee replacements in select patients, attempting to preserve normal cartilage while resurfacing only the portions that are diseased, restoring normal biomechanics.
  • He has extensive exposure and confidence in minimally invasive robotic hip and knee surgery that customizes treatment and rapidly allows patients to enjoy life again.
  • He treats each patient as an individual, not a diagnosis.

He has presented and lectured at medical meetings for the Eastern Orthopedic Association, American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, American Academy of Hip and Knee Surgeons, and the Orthopaedic Trauma Association where he has been recognized for the highlight paper of the year.

Outside of practicing medicine, Dr. Driesman enjoys spending time with family, traveling, skiing, cycling, and reading. He is passionate about helping underserved populations, locally and internationally. He traveled to Panama with Operation Walk, a nonprofit providing free total joint replacements to those in need.