Dr. John Barrington

Board Certified in Orthopaedics
Fellowship in Reconstructive Orthopaedic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital

Surgical Specialties:

Dr. John Barrington focuses on primary hip and knee surgery, especially using less invasive techniques. He offers hip surgery using the anterior supine approach, which helps patients recover faster with less pain. He also offers partial knee implants and total knee surgery using custom instrument guides designed exclusively for each patient.

Originally from California, Dr. Barrington completed his residency at University of North Carolina and a joint fellowship at one of the most prestigious joint centers in the country, Harvard-Massachusetts General Hospital, under Dr. William Harris. He joined the Texas Center for Joint Replacement staff in August 2006 and is the current director of the Joint Institute at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano.

Dr. Barrington is actively involved in the latest research and surgical techniques, and has been honored as a scientific presenter at the national meetings of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons, and the Harvard Arthroplasty Course.

Married with three children, Dr. Barrington is an avid athlete and his wife is a tennis pro. He is active in his local church, as well as with Medical Ministry International, frequently traveling to Latin America to provide free medical treatment, and he spends his vacation in those countries doing complex joint replacement surgery.