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Karl Koenig at UT Health Austin

Karl Koenig, MD, FAOA, FAAOS, FAAHKS


Education

Baylor College of Medicine, MD


Residency/Fellowship

Residency, Orthopaedic Surgery, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

Fellowship, Adult Reconstruction, Stanford University Medical Center

Biography and Education

Clinical Biography

Karl Koenig, MD, FAOA, FAAOS, FAAHKS, is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon and the Medical Director of UT Health Austin’s Musculoskeletal Institute. Dr. Koenig also serves as an orthopedic surgeon in UT Health Austin’s WorkLife Occupational Health and Injury Clinic. He specializes in treatment of hip and knee arthritis, both primary and revision surgery, and the treatment of periprosthetic fractures and prosthetic joint infections. Additionally, Dr. Koenig is an associate professor and serves as the Division Chief of Orthopedics as well as the Joseph M. Abell Arthroplasty and Value-Based Health Care Fellowship Director for the Dell Medical School Department of Surgery and Perioperative Care.

Dr. Koenig earned his medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine and his master’s in clinical sciences from Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, where he began his work on patient outcomes and cost-effectiveness research. He completed a residency in orthopedic surgery at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center and a fellowship in adult reconstruction at Stanford University Medical Center. While at Dartmouth, Dr. Koenig was one of the architects of GreenCare Pathways, a quality improvement initiative around total joint replacement, and led the Division of Adult Reconstruction at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center.

Dr. Koenig is an active member of the American Orthopaedic Association, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, and the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons.

Specializations

  • Primary hip and knee replacement
  • Revision hip and knee replacement
  • Treatment of periprosthetic infection and periprosthetic fractures

Board Certification

  • American Board of Orthopedic Surgery

Locations

Locations

  • UT Health Austin Clinics | Health Transformation Building
    1601 Trinity Street, Bldg. A
    Austin, TX 78712
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Insurance Accepted

Insurance Accepted

  • AARP Medicare Complete Focus Essential HMO
  • AARP Medicare Complete Focus HMO
  • Accountable Health Plan/Interplan (SPHN)
  • Aetna Medicare Advantage
  • Aetna PPO/HMO (All HMO Plans require a referral)
  • Aetna Seton Health Alliance
  • Aetna Whole Health
  • Ambetter-Superior Health Plan - Exchange Plan
  • Amerigroup
  • Beech Street PPO (SPHN)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Advantage HMO/Health Select (All HMO Plans require a referral)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Choice PPO/UT Select
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Essentials/Blue Essentials Access - Exchange Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield PAR Plan
  • CCC MAP/CCHC
  • Cigna - All plans
  • Cigna Behavioral Health
  • Coventry (SPHN)
  • Dell Children’s Health Plan STAR/CHIP
  • EHN/WEB TPA - (Whole Foods)
  • First Care Access PPO Network (SPHN)
  • First Health (SPHN)
  • Firstcare HMO (SPHN) (All HMO plans require a referral)
  • Galaxy (SPHN)
  • Healthsmart (SPHN)
  • Health Payors Organization (SPHN)
  • Humana HMOx
  • Humana Medicare Advantage - all plans EXCEPT Humana Medicare Gold Plus. (Out of network for all Humana Medicare HMO Plans)
  • Humana PPO/HMO/Choice Care (All HMO Plans require a referral)
  • Integrated Medical Systems PPO (SPHN)
  • Medicare Part B Traditional fee for service (Novitas)
  • Medicaid/TMHP
  • Multiplan (SPHN) (PHCS is out of network - All HMO Plans require a referral)
  • Optum
  • Oscar Healthcare (SPHN)
  • Sendero IdealCare
  • Seton Health Plan Smarthealth
  • Superior Health Plan STAR/CHIP/STAR KIDS
  • United Healthcare AARP PPO
  • United Healthcare All Savers/Choice/Choice Plus/PPO/HMO (All HMO Plans require a referral)
  • United Healthcare Community Plan - Medicaid
  • United Healthcare Medicare
  • United Healthcare One
  • United Healthcare Dual Complete Focus HMO
  • United Student Resources PPO (SPHN)
  • USA Managed Care (SPHN)
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