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Dr. Zubin Khubchandani

Orthopedic Surgery
Grapevine, TX
26 years experience male

Locations

Texas Institute of Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine, PLLC

Grapevine, TX

Address

815 Ira E Woods Ave, Suite 100, Grapevine, TX
Directions

Practice website

Fax

817-421-6060

About

Bio

Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon. Board Certified Orthopedic Sports Medicine.

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Orthopedic Surgery

Sports Medicine

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

188 Answers
19 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zubin Khubchandani
Orthopedic Surgery 26 years experience
Therapy: Chondromalacia patella (runners knee) is due to overload of the patellofemoral joint (knee cap against the end of the thigh bone). Running caused hig... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zubin Khubchandani
Orthopedic Surgery 26 years experience
Very commom: Your symptoms seem to from your knee cap (patella). Chondromalacia patella likely. This responds well to therapy, activity modification and nsaid's.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Zubin Khubchandani
Orthopedic Surgery 26 years experience
Shoulder or neck: Numb, burning and tingles: usally a nerve issue which is likely coming from neck or thoracic spine. Also consider a shoulder issue with referred pai... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zubin Khubchandani
Orthopedic Surgery 26 years experience
Osteochondral?: Sounds like a possible osteochondral injury, but can't be sure based upon your description. Possible loose body in the joint (piece of cartilage +/- ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zubin Khubchandani
Orthopedic Surgery 26 years experience
6-12 mos: Acl: generally speaking. 12 wks for straight line jogging, 6 mos for pivoting activity. 12 mos for full recovery. Maybe a bit longer if allograft u... Read More
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Zubin Khubchandani
Orthopedic Surgery 26 years experience
Numbness or pain: Carpal tunnel syndrome (cts) is the term for compression of the median nerve in the carpal canal. This results in numbness or tingling or sometimes p... Read More
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Zubin Khubchandani
Orthopedic Surgery 26 years experience
Nerve pain?: Burning pain makes me think this may be nerve type pain. Perhaps you contused (bruised) your nerve when you hit your knee. Other possibilities exist... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zubin Khubchandani
Orthopedic Surgery 26 years experience
Very treatable prob: Chondromalacia patella (runners knee) is due to overload of the patellofemoral joint (knee cap against the end of the thigh bone). Running causes hig... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zubin Khubchandani
Orthopedic Surgery 26 years experience
Very common prob: Chondromalacia patella (runners knee) is due to overload of the patellofemoral joint (knee cap against the end of the thigh bone). Running causes hig... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zubin Khubchandani
Orthopedic Surgery 26 years experience
Therapy: Chondromalacia patella (runners knee) is due to overload of the patellofemoral joint (knee cap against the end of the thigh bone). Running causes hig... Read More
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Zubin Khubchandani
Orthopedic Surgery 26 years experience
Therapy: Hard to tell by your description exactly what is happening, but i would rec physical therapy. If swelling, then consider draining knee and injection ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zubin Khubchandani
Orthopedic Surgery 26 years experience
Ortho eval: Hard to know by description. Could be several things. Sounds like you are doing the right things so far. I would rec seeing an ortho doc for an eva... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zubin Khubchandani
Orthopedic Surgery 26 years experience
Many common injuries: Depends upon what you are doing. The common injuries are too numerous to name.
A member asked:
Dr. Zubin Khubchandani
Orthopedic Surgery 26 years experience
Possible: You need to see ortho doc for an eval. Not sure what injuries you already sustained.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zubin Khubchandani
Orthopedic Surgery 26 years experience
Core : Chondromalacia patella (runners knee) is due to overload of the patellofemoral joint (knee cap against the end of the thigh bone). Running causes hig... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zubin Khubchandani
Orthopedic Surgery 26 years experience
Therapy: Chondromalacia patella (runners knee) is due to overload of the patellofemoral joint (knee cap against the end of the thigh bone). Running caused hig... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zubin Khubchandani
Orthopedic Surgery 26 years experience
Softening cartilage: Chondro means cartilage. Malacia is softening. This is used to describe softening of cartilage which is basically arthritis. There are grades of ar... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zubin Khubchandani
Orthopedic Surgery 26 years experience
Therapy: Chondromalacia patella (runners knee) is due to overload of the patellofemoral joint (knee cap against the end of the thigh bone). Running causes hig... Read More
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zubin Khubchandani
Orthopedic Surgery 26 years experience
Yes: One of the problems with a dislocation or subluxation of a joint, is that you can develop arthritis down the road (chondromalacia).
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zubin Khubchandani
Orthopedic Surgery 26 years experience
MRI helps too: Pain along joint line with an increase or click with mcmurray (twisting) maneuver. The root can be repaired and yes, it's considered a tear. Mri ver... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zubin Khubchandani
Orthopedic Surgery 26 years experience
Yes, its a tear: The meniscal root is the attachment point for the front and back of each meniscus. Anterior and posterior root for the medial and lateral meniscus (4... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Zubin Khubchandani
Orthopedic Surgery 26 years experience
See ortho doc: If the meniscus is torn and having knee symptoms, then get eval by ortho doc to see if meniscus is causing pain. In the meantime, avoid twisting, squ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Zubin Khubchandani
Orthopedic Surgery 26 years experience
See your ortho: Compound "open" fracture carries a risk of infection. Infection can still occur a yr out from injury. You need to see your ortho doc for an eval.
A male asked:
Dr. Zubin Khubchandani
Orthopedic Surgery 26 years experience
No: Bakers cyst usually secondary to meniscus tear or arthritis. If you fell (regardless of reason), then you can tear your meniscus.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zubin Khubchandani
Orthopedic Surgery 26 years experience
Therapy: Chondromalacia patella (runners knee) is due to overload of the patellofemoral joint (knee cap against the end of the thigh bone). Running causes hig... Read More
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zubin Khubchandani
Orthopedic Surgery 26 years experience
Cartiage: May have some cartilage damage. Other possibility is the fat pad behind the patellar tendon.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zubin Khubchandani
Orthopedic Surgery 26 years experience
Activity modifacatio: Modify activities below the threshold of symptoms. See an ortho doc. May need bone density eval too.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zubin Khubchandani
Orthopedic Surgery 26 years experience
Very common: Chondromalacia patella (runners knee) is due to overload of the patellofemoral joint (knee cap against the end of the thigh bone). Running causes hig... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zubin Khubchandani
Orthopedic Surgery 26 years experience
Therapy: Chondromalacia patella (runners knee) is due to overload of the patellofemoral joint (knee cap against the end of the thigh bone). Running causes hig... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zubin Khubchandani
Orthopedic Surgery 26 years experience
Several weeks: Everyone is different. Some patients have pain for 6-8 weeks, others for just a few days. Depends upon the extent of the fracture as well as the pat... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zubin Khubchandani
Orthopedic Surgery 26 years experience
Nerve irritation.: Usually nerve irritation. Should go away on its own.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Zubin Khubchandani
Orthopedic Surgery 26 years experience
Patellar tendon?: I am assuming "underneath" means just below the knee cap and "hurt my knee running" means pain after running and not a specific injury. This is your ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zubin Khubchandani
Orthopedic Surgery 26 years experience
Nerve pain: Sounds like nerve pain from your lower back. If not debilitating and no bowel/bladder issues, then i rec a low back exercise program. Go to orthoinf... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zubin Khubchandani
Orthopedic Surgery 26 years experience
Old injury?: I am assuming old injury. You have arthritis secondary to trauma/injury. Treatment for arthritis includes nsaids, therapy, weight loss, steroid or vi... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zubin Khubchandani
Orthopedic Surgery 26 years experience
Nerve: Usually irriation from a nerve. Should go away on its own.
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zubin Khubchandani
Orthopedic Surgery 26 years experience
McMurray: Pain along joint line with an increase or click with mcmurray (twisting) maneuver. Indicates possible meniscal tear.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zubin Khubchandani
Orthopedic Surgery 26 years experience
Hip arthroscopy: If a torn labrum in hip, this can be addressed with arthroscopy.
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zubin Khubchandani
Orthopedic Surgery 26 years experience
Exam MRI: Pain along joint line with an increase or click with mcmurray (twisting) maneuver. Mri to visualize.
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zubin Khubchandani
Orthopedic Surgery 26 years experience
Usually twisting: Younger pts will usually describe a twisting or pivoting type injury. As we get older, the meniscus loses strength and can tear with seemingly routin... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zubin Khubchandani
Orthopedic Surgery 26 years experience
Pincer: Crossover sign is an xray finding indicating the 'pincer' type of femoroacetabular impingement. This means the socket is pinching the ball. If painf... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zubin Khubchandani
Orthopedic Surgery 26 years experience
Possible fracture: If you fell on your knees and were in 'extreme pain' and are still having pain a week later, you may have a fracture or significant soft tissue injury... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Zubin Khubchandani
Orthopedic Surgery 26 years experience
Pain: Typical injury is a fall on an outstretched hand. Pain in the elbow, swelling, loss of motion or feeling that the elbow is locked or stuck.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zubin Khubchandani
Orthopedic Surgery 26 years experience
Fibrillin gene: Marfan syndrome is caused by an abnormality in the gene that codes for the fibrillin protein in the connective tissue.
A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zubin Khubchandani
Orthopedic Surgery 26 years experience
Focus on symptoms: Mri needs to be correlated with symptoms. An mcl or lcl sprain is usually associated with a knee injury. Doubt ganglion is causing symptoms. Chondr... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zubin Khubchandani
Orthopedic Surgery 26 years experience
Rest, therapy: Chondromalacia patella (runners knee) is due to overload of the patellofemoral joint (knee cap against the end of the thigh bone). Running caused hig... Read More
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zubin Khubchandani
Orthopedic Surgery 26 years experience
Yes: Yes, the cuff can be torn. This leads to pain and weakness. Pain can be mild too. See ortho doc.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zubin Khubchandani
Orthopedic Surgery 26 years experience
Only surgery: Only surgery can straighten knock knees but is rarely needed. Depends upon symptoms, treatment failure, etc. I rec eval from ortho doc.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zubin Khubchandani
Orthopedic Surgery 26 years experience
Very common: Pain in the front of the knee is a common problem after acl reconstruction. More so after a patellar tendon autograft. Kee doing your rehab.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zubin Khubchandani
Orthopedic Surgery 26 years experience
Need surgery trainin: A 'bone' doctor is an orthopedic surgeon. One you finish residency, you can always elect to focus just on nonoperative orthopedic care. However, the... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zubin Khubchandani
Orthopedic Surgery 26 years experience
Focal cartilage: This is a joint injury and although the xrays may show the joint space is maintained well and no joint spurs, you can still have focal areas of cartil... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Khubchandani is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Khubchandani is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks! The picture and description was very helpful,I had a clear understanding once you put the picture to the diagnosis.Thank you
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Very helpful and right to the point. Going to see Surgeon in a few day
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank you will try lower back exercise. I do have sciatica.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Arizona College of Medicine, AZ
Graduated 1996MD

Residency

UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI HEALTH CARE

Awards

Top Orthopedic Surgeon, First Place, National - Spring
2014
Top Doctor, Second Place, Dallas Region - Spring
2014
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