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Dr. Charles Lenwood Nelson, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
250 King of Prussia Road
Radnor, PA
 

Dr. Charles Nelson is an orthopedic surgeon in Philadelphia, PA and Radnor, PA. Before completing his residency at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Dr. Nelson attended medical school at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. These areas are among his clinical interests: knee problems, hip arthroscopy, and partial knee replacement. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Nelson's distinctions include: Recognized in Philadelphia Magazine 's Top Docs issue and Recognized by Best Doctors in America - 2013-2014. He is professionally affiliated with Pennsylvania Hospital, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP), and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , total hip replacement

All Interests: Total Hip Replacement, Partial Knee Replacement, Total Knee Replacement, Knee Problems, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 36
  • Uninsured Cost: $6,703
  • Medicare Cost: $1,634
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Specializes in Foot & Ankle Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
2010 West Chester Pike; Mob Wellness Center Ii, Suite 212
Havertown, PA
 

Dr. Paul Horenstein specializes in foot & ankle surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and practices in Broomall, PA, Havertown, PA, and Philadelphia, PA. On average, patients gave him a rating of 2.0 stars out of 5. In Dr. Horenstein's practice, he is particularly interested in knee replacement, foot surgery, and joint aspiration (arthrocentesis). He honors Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, and more. He graduated from Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College and then he performed his residency at Jefferson University Hospitals. Dr. Horenstein has received the following distinction: "Top Doctors" in Orthopedics, Main Line Today. He is affiliated with Bryn Mawr Hospital and Crozer-Keystone Health System. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Clinical Interests: Foot Surgery, Hyaluronic Acid Joint Injections, Joint Aspiration, Ankle Surgery, Arthritis, Knee ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 14
  • Uninsured Cost: $3,200
  • Medicare Cost: $1,232
Dr. Asif M Ilyas, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
825 Old Lancaster Avenue; Suite 100, 140 and 200
Bryn Mawr, PA
 

Dr. Asif Ilyas is a physician who specializes in hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He has a 5.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Areas of expertise for Dr. Ilyas include lower back strain, torticollis, and elbow pain. Dr. Ilyas is professionally affiliated with Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Bryn Mawr Hospital, and Methodist Hospital. Dr. Ilyas honors several insurance carriers, including Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO. He is open to new patients. After attending MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at Temple University Hospital. Awards and/or distinctions Dr. Ilyas has received include Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society; Main Line Magazine's Top Docs; and Philadelphia Magazine's Top Docs.

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Relevant Interests: , hip replacement, hip resurfacing

All Interests: Elbow Pain, Knee Pain, Dupuytren's Contracture, Bursitis, Shoulder Pain, Fractures, Lower Back ... (Read more)

Dr. David Greg Anderson, MD
Specializes in Spine Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
830 Old Lancaster Road; 1st Floor
Bryn Mawr, PA
 

Dr. D. Anderson sees patients in Philadelphia, PA, Bryn Mawr, PA, and Wynnewood, PA. His medical specialties are spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Clinical interests for Dr. Anderson include laminectomy, spinal cord injuries, and lower back strain. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars. Dr. Anderson takes several insurance carriers, including Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Irvine, Dr. Anderson attended Loma Linda University School of Medicine. He has received the following distinctions: Philadelphia Super Doctors and Philadelphia Magazine's Top Docs 2016,2010. Dr. Anderson's hospital/clinic affiliations include Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Riddle Hospital, and Nazareth Hospital. He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , hip resurfacing

All Interests: Elbow Pain, Knee Pain, Neck Pain, Bursitis, Shoulder Pain, Scoliosis, Fractures, Lower Back ... (Read more)

Dr. Carl A Deirmengian, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
100 Lancaster Avenue; Suite 456 East
Wynnewood, PA
 

Dr. Carl Deirmengian's specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. His average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. These areas are among his clinical interests: knee replacement, osteomyelitis, and ACL injury. Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Deirmengian takes. Dr. Deirmengian attended Harvard Medical School and then went on to complete his residency at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. He is professionally affiliated with Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and Lankenau Medical Center. He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , hip replacement, hip resurfacing

All Interests: ACL Injury, Knee Pain, Bursitis, Biopsy, Fractures, Knee Problems, Arthroscopic Surgery, Surgical ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 83
  • Uninsured Cost: $6,345
  • Medicare Cost: $1,589
Dr. Laurence Rand Wolf, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
445 Warick Road
Wynnewood, PA
 

Dr. Laurence Wolf's specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Wolf include hip replacement, arthroscopic surgery, and meniscectomy (meniscus removal). He is professionally affiliated with Lankenau Medical Center. Dr. Wolf is in-network for Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, and more. He is open to new patients. His education and training includes medical school at Harvard Medical School and residency at Strong Memorial Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , hip replacement

All Interests: Hyaluronic Acid Joint Injections, Meniscectomy, Arthroscopic Surgery, Arthroplasty, Arthritis, Hip ... (Read more)

Dr. Jess Hanley Lonner, MD
Specializes in Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
825 Old Lancaster Avenue; Suite 100, 140 and 200
Bryn Mawr, PA
 

Dr. Jess Lonner is a physician who specializes in adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery. Dr. Lonner's clinical interests include knee replacement, lower back strain, and torticollis. Patient ratings for Dr. Lonner average 4.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, and more. He graduated from Boston University School of Medicine. Dr. Lonner's residency was performed at NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Kennedy Health System, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, and Bryn Mawr Hospital. He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , hip replacement, hip resurfacing

All Interests: Elbow Pain, ACL Injury, Knee Pain, Neck Pain, Bursitis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Shoulder Pain, ... (Read more)

Dr. Gerald Ross Williams Jr., MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
825 Old Lancaster Avenue; Suite 100, 140 and 200
Bryn Mawr, PA
 

Dr. Gerald Williams' medical specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Williams's areas of expertise include knee replacement, lower back strain, and torticollis. He is affiliated with Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Bryn Mawr Hospital, and Methodist Hospital. Dr. Williams takes Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, and more. He is open to new patients. Before performing his residency at the University of North Texas Health Science Center and a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas, Dr. Williams attended Temple University School of Medicine. Awards and/or distinctions he has received include Philadelphia Super Doctors and Philadelphia Magazine's Top Docs 2016,2015,2014,2013,2012,2011,2010.

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Relevant Interests: , hip replacement, hip resurfacing

All Interests: Elbow Pain, Knee Pain, Shoulder Dislocation, Neck Pain, Bursitis, Shoulder Pain, Fractures, Knee ... (Read more)

Dr. Robert Winston Frederick, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
170 North Henderson Road
King of Prusia, PA
 

Dr. Robert Frederick is a physician who specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. Dr. Frederick is rated 4.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. Areas of expertise for Dr. Frederick include meniscus repair, lower back strain, and torticollis. Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Frederick honors. Dr. Frederick graduated from Rush Medical College. His training includes a residency program at the University Hospitals, Cleveland. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Riddle Hospital, and Nazareth Hospital. He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , hip replacement, hip resurfacing

All Interests: Meniscus Repair, Elbow Pain, Sports Health, ACL Injury, Knee Pain, Shoulder Dislocation, Neck Pain, ... (Read more)

Dr. Mark L Y Wang, PhD, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
825 Old Lancaster Avenue; Suite 100, 140 and 200
Bryn Mawr, PA
 

Dr. Mark Wang is a specialist in hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. These areas are among Dr. Wang's clinical interests: lower back strain, torticollis, and elbow pain. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He honors Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College. He trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) for residency. Dr. Wang's professional affiliations include Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Phoenixville Hospital, and Bryn Mawr Hospital. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , hip replacement, hip resurfacing

All Interests: Elbow Pain, Knee Pain, Dupuytren's Contracture, Neck Pain, Bursitis, Shoulder Pain, Fractures, ... (Read more)

Dr. Richard George Schmidt, MD
Specializes in Orthopedic Oncology
100 East Lancaster Road; Medical Science Building, Suite 275
Wynnewood, PA
 

Dr. Richard Schmidt, who practices in Bala Cynwyd, PA and Wynnewood, PA, is a medical specialist in orthopedic oncology. He is especially interested in hip replacement. He has received a 3.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Schmidt takes. Before performing his residency at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Dr. Schmidt attended Penn State College of Medicine for medical school. He has received professional recognition including the following: Philadelphia Super Doctors. His professional affiliations include St. Francis Hospital, Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA), and Lankenau Medical Center. Dr. Schmidt welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , hip replacement

All Interests: Tumor, Musculoskeletal Problems, Hip Replacement

Dr. Eric Brandon Smith, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
825 Old Lancaster Road; Suite 100
Bryn Mawr, PA
 

Dr. Eric Smith sees patients in Media, PA, Philadelphia, PA, and Limerick, PA. His medical specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. The average patient rating for Dr. Smith is 3.5 stars out of 5. These areas are among his clinical interests: knee replacement, lower back strain, and torticollis. He takes Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at Jefferson University Hospitals, Dr. Smith attended Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College for medical school. He has received the distinction of Philadelphia Super Doctors. He is professionally affiliated with Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and Riddle Hospital. Dr. Smith welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , hip replacement, hip resurfacing

All Interests: Elbow Pain, ACL Injury, Knee Pain, Neck Pain, Bursitis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Shoulder Pain, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 47
  • Uninsured Cost: $6,615
  • Medicare Cost: $1,623
Dr. Richard Harrison Rothman, PhD, MD
Specializes in Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
234 Mall Boulevard; Suite G-10
King of Prussia, PA
 

Dr. Richard Rothman's medical specialty is adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery. After attending the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at Jefferson University Hospitals and a hospital affiliated with Jefferson Medical College. Dr. Rothman's areas of expertise include the following: knee replacement, osteomyelitis, and joint aspiration (arthrocentesis). Patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Rothman is an in-network provider for Coventry, Aetna HSA, and Coventry HSA, in addition to other insurance carriers. His distinctions include: Philadelphia Super Doctors and Philadelphia Magazine's Top Docs. He is professionally affiliated with Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and Bryn Mawr Hospital. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , hip replacement, hip resurfacing

All Interests: ACL Injury, Knee Pain, Bursitis, Biopsy, Fractures, Knee Problems, Arthroscopic Surgery, Surgical ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 74
  • Uninsured Cost: $6,599
  • Medicare Cost: $1,616
Dr. Andrew Steven Frankel, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
950 Forge Avenue; Suite 200
Audubon, PA
 

Dr. Andrew Frankel is a physician who specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include hip replacement, hammer toe, and bursitis. Dr. Frankel takes Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at Jefferson University Hospitals, Dr. Frankel attended the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Penn Medicine and Main Line Health. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Frankel's office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , hip replacement

All Interests: ACL Injury, Tendonitis, Hyaluronic Acid Joint Injections, Bursitis, Hammer Toe, Reconstructive ... (Read more)

Dr. Peter Francis Sharkey, MD
Specializes in Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
234 Mall Boulevard; Suite G-10
King of Prussia, PA
 

Dr. Peter Sharkey works as an orthopedic reconstructive surgeon in Philadelphia, PA, Media, PA, and King of Prussia, PA. These areas are among his clinical interests: knee replacement, lower back strain, and torticollis. Patient reviews placed Dr. Sharkey at an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Coventry, Aetna HSA, Coventry HSA, and more. Dr. Sharkey attended SUNY Upstate Medical University for medical school and subsequently trained at Jefferson University Hospitals for residency. He has received distinctions including Philadelphia Super Doctors and Philadelphia Magazine's Top Docs. His professional affiliations include Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and Riddle Hospital. Dr. Sharkey's practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , hip replacement, hip resurfacing

All Interests: Elbow Pain, ACL Injury, Knee Pain, Neck Pain, Bursitis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Shoulder Pain, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 82
  • Uninsured Cost: $6,498
  • Medicare Cost: $1,589
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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
2010 West Chester Pike; Mob Wellness Center Ii, Suite 212
Havertown, PA
 

Dr. Curt Miller is an orthopedic surgeon in Broomall, PA, Havertown, PA, and Philadelphia, PA. He has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Miller's clinical interests include hip replacement, hammer toe, and bursitis. He is professionally affiliated with Riddle Hospital and Crozer-Keystone Health System. Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Miller takes. He has an open panel. Before performing his residency at Temple University Hospital, Dr. Miller attended Temple University School of Medicine. Dr. Miller has received professional recognition including the following: "Top Doctors" in Orthopedics, Main Line Today.

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Relevant Interests: , hip replacement

All Interests: Sports Health, Tendonitis, Bursitis, Hammer Toe, Shoulder Problems, Total Knee Replacement, Knee ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 17
  • Uninsured Cost: $6,000
  • Medicare Cost: $1,589

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What is Hip Replacement Surgery?

Hip replacement is a surgical procedure to replace parts of the hip joint that are damaged by disease or injury. It is most often done to treat arthritis, a common condition that causes stiffness and pain in the joints. Surgery is used only after other, less invasive treatments have failed to work.

The type of hip replacement you receive is based on your age and the extent of damage to your hip. The hip joint has two parts: the femoral head, or hip ball, and the acetabulum, or hip socket. The hip ball is located on the upper end of the femur (thigh bone), and the hip socket is part of the pelvis. Depending on whether one or both parts require replacement, you may need one of the following procedures:

  • Partial hip replacement, which is generally recommended in the case of hip fractures or other hip injuries. If you are having a partial hip replacement, only the hip ball will be replaced.
  • Total hip replacement, which is often used to treat the hip joint when it has become damaged due to arthritis. Both the hip socket and hip ball are replaced.
  • Hip resurfacing, which is usually performed for younger patients. A hip resurfacing procedure reshapes the hip ball and only replaces its surface. This preserves more bone and makes future surgeries easier. If you are having a partial hip resurfacing, only the hip ball is resurfaced and replaced. If you are having a total hip resurfacing, the hip socket will be replaced as well.

During hip replacement surgery, an incision is made along the side of the hip. The surgeon may access the joint directly through this incision, or by using small tools and a lighted tube called an arthroscope to see and treat the joint. The diseased tissue is removed, and the bones are smoothed out and fitted with metal ends. The metal pieces may be cemented in place, or they may have a porous structure that encourages bone to grow into them and hold them securely. A smooth plastic cushion is placed between the two bones to replace the cartilage and allow the joint to move freely.

Hip replacement surgery takes one to two hours, and afterwards you may stay in the hospital for several days. When you go home, you will have to use a cane, walker, or crutches at first. You will likely have physical therapy to improve your ability to move with your new hip. After the first few weeks, light exercise such as bike riding or swimming will help you heal, but certain actions, such as climbing stairs or bending over at the waist, may be difficult at first. It will take several weeks before you can drive or return to work. Full recovery may take six to 12 months.