G.E. Selects Holy Cross Hospital and The Leone Center for Orthopedic Care as a National Center of Excellence for Hip and Knee Replacement

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (March 14, 2017) – General Electric/GE (NYSE: GE), one of the nation’s largest employers, has designated Holy Cross Hospital and The Leone Center for Orthopedic Care as a National Center of Excellence (COE) for hip and knee replacement surgery. Eligible program members can elect to receive enhanced coverage for hip or knee…

Frequent Reader Questions about Hip Dislocations and Problems

In my last Q&A blog post, I shared some of the most common reader questions about knee replacement surgery. Again, I will use a Q&A format to share some of the most-frequently asked questions and concerns relating to a hip dislocation or hip subluxation, a condition in which the hip joint is partially, but not…

Why Joint Replacement Patients Are Getting Well so much Faster Today

At The Leone Center for Orthopedic Care at Holy Cross Hospital, we see and treat people who have developed problems associated with their hips or knees. People often come to see me after struggling with these issues for months or even years, and after having been to other doctors in search of answers. Also, most…

A Joint Replacement Surgery Q&A

In the third and final blog of my Q&A series, below are the most common questions I’m asked about joint replacement surgery, many focusing specifically on the knee. At the Leone Center for Orthopedic Care, we emphasize diagnosing the etiology leading to painful knees or hip so that an effective treatment plan can be created…

Joint Replacement Surgery for Osteoarthritis Q&A

As comments and very detailed questions from readers continue to be posted on my blog, it occurred to me that it was time to do a series of Q&A posts that talk about joints and why they deteriorate, as well as what treatments and surgeries are available today to get people back on their feet…

Age Is Not the Determining Factor in Joint Replacement Surgery

Two of the most common questions we receive at The Leone Center for Orthopedic Care are, “How old is too old to have joint replacement surgery?” and “How young is too young to have Joint replacement surgery?” Although age is important, it is not the most critical factor when determining if a patient is a…

How to Minimize Risks Prior to Joint Replacement Surgery

Determining potential risk factors for each patient prior to joint replacement surgery can affect the success of the operation as well as facilitate the best post-surgical outcome. At The Leone Center for Orthopedic Care, we assess each patient with a consultation, thorough examination and evaluation of all conditions that might pose risks prior to knee…