We found 32 providers with an interest in hip replacement near Long Beach, CA.

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Daniel Zinar M.D.
Specializes in Orthopedic Trauma
3.83 Average rating 3.83 stars out of 5 (9 ratings)
Address: 1000 Carson St, Long Beach, CA 90807
Clinical Interests: hip replacement, total hip replacement, hip resurfacing

Procedure Details: 2012-2017

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Number Performed: 114
  • Price Estimate: $2,609 - $3,457

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Erik N. Zeegen M.D.
Specializes in Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
4.96 Average rating 4.96 stars out of 5 (70 ratings)
Address: 1250 16th St, Long Beach, CA 90813
Clinical Interests: hip replacement, total hip replacement

Procedure Details: 2012-2017

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Number Performed: 422
  • Price Estimate: $2,979 - $4,736

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Dr. Sarbpaul S. Bhalla MD
Specializes in Spine Surgery, Orthopedic Trauma
3.08 Average rating 3.08 stars out of 5 (9 ratings)
Address: 1050 Linden Av, Long Beach, CA 90813
Clinical Interests: hip replacement, total hip replacement, hip resurfacing

Procedure Details: 2012-2017

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Number Performed: 25
  • Price Estimate: $2,101 - $2,106

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Dr. Philip E. Hill M.D.
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
3.33 Average rating 3.33 stars out of 5 (3 ratings)
Address: 1050 Linden Av, Long Beach, CA 90813
Clinical Interests: hip replacement, hip resurfacing

Procedure Details: 2012-2017

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Number Performed: 14
  • Price Estimate: $2,357

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Dr. John Vincent Tiberi Iii III MD
Specializes in Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
5 Average rating 5.0 stars out of 5 (22 ratings)
Address: 2760 Atlantic Av, Long Beach, CA 90806
Clinical Interests: knee injury, strains, hip arthroscopy ... (Read more)

Procedure Details: 2012-2017

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Number Performed: 154
  • Price Estimate: $2,088 - $4,673

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Dr. Christopher Max Hoshino MD
Specializes in Orthopedic Trauma
Address: 1000 Carson St, Torrance, CA 90502
Clinical Interests: hip replacement, hip resurfacing

Procedure Details: 2014-2017

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Number Performed: 15
  • Price Estimate: $2,677

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Albert M. Tsai M.D.
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1 Average rating 1.0 stars out of 5 (1 rating)
Address: 2760 Atlantic Ave, Long Beach, CA 90806
Clinical Interests: hip replacement

Procedure Details: 2012-2017

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Number Performed: 145
  • Price Estimate: $2,259 - $3,762

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Dr. William Chul Kim M.D.
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
3.1 Average rating 3.1 stars out of 5 (15 ratings)
Address: 1050 Linden Av, Long Beach, CA 90813
Clinical Interests: hip replacement, total hip replacement, hip resurfacing
Mr. Ramy Elias MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
4.14 Average rating 4.14 stars out of 5 (31 ratings)
Address: 3828 Schaufele Avenue, Long Beach, CA 90808
Clinical Interests: hip replacement
Daniel A. Oakes M.D.
Specializes in Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
4.65 Average rating 4.65 stars out of 5 (20 ratings)
Address: San Pablo Ct, Long Beach, CA 90813

Procedure Details: 2012-2017

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Number Performed: 223
  • Price Estimate: $6,622 - $6,840

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Dr. Andrew Jonathan Wassef M.D.
Specializes in Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
4.76 Average rating 4.76 stars out of 5 (17 ratings)
Address: 3828 Schaufele Avenue, Long Beach, CA
Clinical Interests: knee surgery, hip surgery

Procedure Details: 2012-2017

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Number Performed: 50
  • Price Estimate: $1,372 - $3,867

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Dr. Duke Ahn M.D.
Specializes in Sports Medicine, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
4.27 Average rating 4.27 stars out of 5 (11 ratings)
Address: 1050 Linden Av, Long Beach, CA 90813
Clinical Interests: hip replacement, hip resurfacing
Peter R. Kurzweil M.D.
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
4.58 Average rating 4.58 stars out of 5 (6 ratings)
Address: 2760 Atlantic Ave, Long Beach, CA 90806
Clinical Interests: hip replacement
Bert J. Thomas M.D.
Specializes in Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
4.75 Average rating 4.75 stars out of 5 (2 ratings)
Address: 1250 16th Street, Long Beach, CA 90813
Clinical Interests: joint problems

Procedure Details: 2012-2017

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Number Performed: 222
  • Price Estimate: $7,585 - $8,783

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Dr. Edward Green III M.D.
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
3 Average rating 3.0 stars out of 5 (9 ratings)
Address: 1040 Elm Av, Long Beach, CA 90813
Clinical Interests: hip replacement
Curtis W. Spencer III M.D.
Specializes in Spine Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
3.73 Average rating 3.73 stars out of 5 (10 ratings)
Address: 2760 Atlantic Av, Long Beach, CA 90806
Clinical Interests: spine surgery procedures

Procedure Details: 2012-2017

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Number Performed: 107
  • Price Estimate: $3,763 - $3,799

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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.

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