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…

Top 20 Questions to Ask Your Orthopedic Surgeon Prior to Surgery

– On this blog, I have discussed many topics surrounding complex hip and knee issues, from understanding joint pain to choosing the right orthopedic surgeon. As head of the of the Leone Center for Orthopedic Care at Holy Cross Hospital in Fort Lauderdale, my practice focuses exclusively on solving complex hip and knee problems, including…

Sharing Surgical Techniques with Orthopedic Surgeons Abroad

  As part of the Holy Cross Hospital International Team, I have had the privilege to visit several countries as a featured guest speaker to share surgical techniques and best practices with orthopedic surgeons from other nations. In November 2011, I spoke at the LXXII Congreso Medico Nacional in Costa Rica, which is that country’s largest…

The Benefits of Partial vs. Total Knee Replacement

One of the most frequent questions we are asked at the Leone Center for Orthopedic Care is, “What are the benefits of a partial versus a total knee replacement?” To answer that question, we first must explore the reasons why a particular patient may develop knee joint degeneration. At the Leone Center for Orthopedic Care,…

Blood Transfusions During Surgery

Some of the most common questions that our patients have prior to surgery are in regard to the possible need for a blood transfusion during the operation.  At the Leone Center for Orthopedic Care, we welcome such questions as part of our patient-care philosoply. We want you to fully understand all aspects of your surgery…