At Shakir Hip & Knee, we offer you personalized orthopedic care in a comfortable setting. We utilize state-of-the-art technology and advanced surgical interventions such as Total Knee Replacement, Total Hip Replacement, as well as Hip and Knee Replacement Revision Surgery.

We also offer a variety of preventative care services such as injections, anti-inflammatory medications, bracing, and physical therapy referrals. You can rely on us to treat all of your chronic care needs such as knee and hip arthritis. We also offer diagnostics for many acute symptoms such as infections, muscle sprains, ligament ruptures, and other illnesses.

Irshad Shakir, MD

Dr. Shakir

Irshad Shakir, MD is a board-certified and fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon. Dr. Shakir completed his fellowship training in primary and revision hip and knee reconstruction from Southern Joint Replacement Institute in Nashville, TN. In addition, he has broad experience in general orthopedics from his time serving in the United States Air Force.

Dr. Shakir received his Bachelors of Arts degree from the University of Chicago where he graduated with honors and Dean’s List achievements. While there, he was also a member of the varsity football team. Dr. Shakir completed his medical degree from Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine with honors in bioethics and professionalism. He went on to an orthopedic residency at Saint Louis University. He then served in the US Air Force for four years; he was deployed to the Middle East and awarded the Meritorious Service Medal.

Amanda Jones, PA-C

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Amanda Jones is a board-certified Physician Assistant who completed her Master’s degree at Midwestern University in Glendale, Arizona. Upon graduating, Amanda practiced orthopedics in Northern Arizona working in total joint surgery, fracture care and sports medicine. She recently relocated back to Phoenix and is excited to be joining Desert Orthopedics Center. Amanda is thrilled to be able to continue to provide quality orthopedic care and assist patients with reaching their healthcare goals. Aside from professional pursuits, she is also deeply passionate about health, fitness and getting outdoors. Spending the last 5 years in Northern Arizona has peaked Amanda’s interest in hiking, paddleboarding and exploring new trails. Aside from being outside, she loves spending time at home with her son, husband and rottweiler named Goose. Looking ahead, Amanda is eager to begin working at Desert Orthopedic Center and is committed to providing the best care possible.

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