Entries by Diana Hanford

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…

Cirugía de Reemplazo Parcial vs. Total de Cadera “¿Es un Reemplazo Parcial de Cadera Adecuado para mí?”

Algunos pacientes que necesitan un reemplazo de cadera me preguntarán si son candidatos para un reemplazo de cadera parcial en lugar de total porque suena “menos invasivo.” A diferencia de la rodilla (que tiene tres compartimentos distintos y cuando uno se desgasta, existe una gran probabilidad de que sólo sea necesario reemplazar ese compartimento), la…

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…

El Método Mini-Posterior SPAIRE: Ahora existe un Método Mini-Posterior sin precauciones de cadera, El método más ahorrador de tejidos y músculos para el Reemplazo de Cadera

Es difícil que pase un día clínico sin que uno o más pacientes me pregunten específicamente qué método usaré para reemplazar su cadera. Mi respuesta es el método Mini-Posterior e invariablemente preguntan ¿por qué no estoy usando el método Anterior? Les explico que ambos métodos pueden producir resultados excelentes y duraderos pero que, de lejos,…

The Leone Center for Orthopedic Care, un “Consultorio de Destino’

En 2009, el Dr. William A. Leone, jefe de The Leone Center for Orthopedic Care (Centro de Atención Ortopédica Leone) en el Holy Cross Hospital de Fort Lauderdale, tomó una decisión compasiva y bien pensada de transformar el modelo de negocios de su consultorio ortopédico. Dr. Leone creó un consultorio de destino, intencionalmente reduciendo el…

The SPAIRE Posterior Mini Approach: Now there’s a Mini Posterior approach without hip precautions, The Most tissue and muscle-sparing approach for Hip Replacement

Hardly a clinic day goes by without one or more patients specifically asking me what approach I will use when replacing their hip. My answer is the Mini-Posterior approach and invariably they then ask why I’m not using the Anterior approach? I explain that both approaches can produce excellent and long lasting results but that…

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…

Q&A: Total hip replacement, mini-posterior vs. direct anterior surgical approaches

How invasive is the mini-posterior approach?            This approach involves separating the muscle fibers of the large buttock muscle (gluteus maximus) located at the side and the back of the hip. Because only the “distal” or bottom third of the muscle fibers are separated, not cut, the nerve pathways are not…