Kristaps Juris Keggi, MD

Elihu Professor of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation

Departments & Organizations

Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation: Adult Reconstruction and Arthritis Service | Ortho Clinical Faculty

Office of Student Research

Yale Medical Group

Office of Cooperative Research


Born in Latvia, arrived in the United States at age fifteen and entered Yale College less than two years later. Except for two years of General Surgical training in New York and two years in the Army as an Orthopaedic Surgeon (one of these two years in a Mobile Surgical Hospital in Vietnam) has been associated with Yale University as student, resident, clinical and full time faculty member.
Academic interests have covered all aspects of Orthopaedic Surgery, but end of career has been devoted to hip replacement surgery a field in which he is considered to be the pioneer of the anterior, tissue sparing approach.

Education & Training

MD Yale University (1959)
Resident Yale University School of Medicine
Board Certification AB of Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery (1968)

Honors & Recognition

  • Four honorary doctorates, Multiple teaching awards, Foreign Memeber of Russian Acad. of Science (Mediicine), Medals for Distinguished Services, Best Physician and Orthopaedic Surgeon Awards....Quinnipiac University, U. of Latvia, Stradins Medical School in Latvia, Burdenko Hospital in Moscow,etc. (2015)

  • Connecticut Magazine Top Docs 2015Connecticut Magazine (2015)

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Contact Info

Kristaps Juris Keggi, MD
Patient Care Locations
Yale Orthopaedics/Adult ReconstructionYale Physicians Building
800 Howard Avenue, Ste 1st floor

New Haven, CT 06519
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Yale Orthopaedics/Adult ReconstructionOrthopaedics - Middlebury
1579 Straits Turnpike

Middlebury, CT 06762
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Office Location
Yale Orthopaedics - MiddleburyOrthopaedics - Middlebury
1579 Straits Turnpike

Middlebury, CT 06762
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Mailing Address
Orthopædics and Rehabilitation Yale Physicians Building P.O. Box 208071
New Haven, CT 06520-8071