All blog posts are written by and express the expert opinion of Dr. Leone. No information on this blog should be construed as medical advice, used for diagnosis or used to determine treatment. The reader is advised to seek out professional medical advice or make an appointment with Dr. Leone for a consultation.

Managing Post-Operative Pain

At the Leone Center for Orthopedic Care, we have found that post-operative…
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Postoperative Care: What to Expect after Hip and Knee Replacement Surgery

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Much of the content on my blog explores the signs and causes…

Blog Named in Top 10 Best Orthopedic Surgery Websites

For more than a year, the goal of my medical blog has been to…
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Communication is a Key Component for a Successful Hip and Knee Replacement Surgery

An appointment with a surgeon can be a stressful experience…
Rx for Happy Patients

Why I No Longer Use the Anterior Approach for Primary Total Hip Replacement Surgery

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As a surgeon with a specialty practice in hip and knee replacement surgery, patients rely on my expertise.  Recently, a patient asked me why I no longer use the anterior approach for total hip replacement.  I stopped performing this procedure because in my experience there are no advantages to the surgery, rather a number of potential disadvantages.  Simply, I couldn't continue to use a procedure that I could not trust to deliver every time.

A Hip Replacement Surgery Q & A

As head of the Leone Center for Orthopedic Care, I often am asked to discuss my specialty: hip and knee replacement surgery. One reporter recently asked me to comment on his five top questions about hip replacement surgery.  Since these are questions I often hear from patients, I wanted to share this Q & A on my blog.
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Joint Replacement Isn’t Just For Olympic Athletes

With the world transfixed on the 2022 Olympics, it is amazing…

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