Orhun K. Muratoglu, Ph.D.

Orhun K. Muratoglu, PhD Orhun K. Muratoglu, Ph.D.
Co-Director, Harris Orthopaedics Laboratory
Vice-Chair for Research - Bioengineering & Biomaterials, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery


Dr. Orhun K. Muratoglu joined the Harris Orthopedic Laboratory at Massachusetts General Hospital in 1995. He has been the co-director of the lab since 2004. Dr. Muratoglu is an Alan Gerry Scholar at Mass General and Professor at Harvard Medical School.

His research interests are primarily in the area of understanding the failure mechanisms of Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylene (UHMWPE) and developing technologies to address these failure modes. He is also engaged in developing treatment modalities for early stage osteoarthritis in the form of cartilage repair and/or replacement.