Dr. Leone Interviewed by Miami Community News (VIDEO)

Olympic Medals

Joint Replacement Isn’t Just For Olympic Athletes

With the world transfixed on the 2022 Olympics, it is amazing to see the extraordinary natural physical talents, skill and stamina of these astonishing athletes. It takes years of dedication and intense physical training to compete at this elite level. Such grueling training is tough both physically and mentally. Many former professional athletes, including Olympians,…

Dr. Leone’s SPAIRE Approach as a Medical Wonder

Dr. Leone Receives Excellence In Healthcare Honoree for 2021

Newspaper Spotlights Dr. Leone and the Challenges with Covid

Dr. Leone Earns Best Orthopedic Surgeon

osteoarthritis, Stem Cell injections

Hip and Knee Arthritis: Do PRP and Stem Cell Injections Work?

An estimated 50 million Americans have osteoarthritis (OA) . It is the most common cause of deterioration in hip and knee joints; the lifetime risk of being diagnosed with arthritis is 40% and one in two individuals will develop a symptomatic OA knee by age 85 years old. Osteoarthritis occurs when hyaline cartilage, a specialized…

South Florida Hospital News – Dr. Leone: COVID Raises Questions about Which Surgeries Are Elective

When mandates were issued postponing elective surgeries to help curb the spread of the coronavirus, preserve personal protective equipment and medical resources, many crucial surgical procedures were suspended. As an orthopedic surgeon who operates on patients suffering from painful hip and knee problems, I understand why these restrictions were enacted but still felt distressed that these…

Thrilled Hip and Knee Patients After Their Long Wait For Surgery

Why Hip or Knee replacement may benefit your marriage

Dr. Leone Named Top DOC for 11th Consecutive Year, Recognized by Fort Lauderdale Illustrated Magazine

    May, 2020   Dr. Leone is an experienced orthopedic surgeon who specializes in solving complex hip and knee problems. His clinical practice emphasizes leading-edge technology, combined with good old-fashioned patient care in a warm and welcoming environment, attracting patients from around the globe. Proficient in utilizing cutting-edge orthopedic technologies, he is the inventor…

The Leone Center for Orthopedic Care Resumes Office Visits and Scheduling of Surgeries

All patients are once again being seen and fully treated.  FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (March, 2021) William A. Leone, M.D., F.A.C.S., head of The Leone Center for Orthopedic Care at Holy Cross Health, announced his office has resumed regular office hours and is scheduling elective hip and knee surgical procedures. In accordance with the Centers of…

Dr. William Leone Recertified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

William A. Leone, M.D., F.A.C.S., head of The Leone Center for Orthopedic Care at Holy Cross Hospital, announced the he was recertified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (ABOS). The stringent process recertifies Dr. Leone to practice orthopedic medicine through December 31, 2031. To ensure safe, ethical, and effective practice of orthopaedic surgery, the…

Dr. Leone speaking with a patient

Dr. Leone Receives 5 Star Ranking From His Patients

At The Leone Center for Orthopedic Care, our concierge approach to personalized care is linked to successful and faster recoveries

A decade ago, Dr. William A. Leone, head of The Leone Center for Orthopedic Care at Holy Cross Hospital in Fort Lauderdale, made a compassionate and well thought-out decision, transforming the patient care model for his orthopedic practice. An award-winning orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Leone’s vision was to create a destination practice, intentionally reducing the number…

sexual activities

After hip or knee replacement when can I shower, drive, return to work, and have sex?

I decided to write this short blog on four common questions, topics I’m routinely asked about after someone has a hip or knee surgery. When is it ok to shower and get the incision wet, when it’s safe to drive, when should they plan on returning to work and the what factors drive that timing, and finally when it’s safe to resume sexual activities?

Do Stem Cell and PRP injections help advanced arthritis: AAHKS official position

I just opened my local Sunday paper today to find a full page ad touting PRP and Stem Cell injections to treat pain and disability from arthritic hips and knees. It had pictures, testimonials, and the credentials of the doctors who would perform the injections. As I continue to flip through “section A”, I found…

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