hip replacement

Dear Doctors: I’m 55 years old and a former marathon runner. Now my right hip hurts all the time, not only when I walk but also when I’m lying down. I can’t even sleep on my right side any more. I was told I need a hip replacement. What does [...]
By Ask the Doctors • July 31, 2018
I have been in treatment for Multiple Myeloma since January 2011. In May 2012 I had to have a hip replacement due to AVN (Avascular Necrosis) if the left hip joint. Dr. Francis Cyran not only performed the replacement , but addressed all my issues, questions, conducted the bone marrow [...]
By JuliaM • March 27, 2018
I had much needed right hip replacement surgery on Monday the 8th at UCLA. My experience was fantastic the Dr's and nurses who took care of me could not have been better. I am a cancer survivor so my history dictated a different path to get thru the surgery.
By Mike Costanza • May 20, 2017
I knew that I needed a hip replacement. I had been told that before I met Dr. Eric Johnson. What I did not know for sure was that one of my legs was shorter than the other. Dr. Johnson confirmed it was and said that he [...]
By larry s • March 30, 2017
I've been part of the UCLA system for only 4 or 5 years, and have had Medicare plus United Healthcare (and now Medicare plus Scan) but in that time, I've had two hip replacements, cataract surgery, and several regular physician visits. I interviewed my Primary Care Physician before signing on, [...]
By liz1 • March 23, 2017
It's the afternoon before 9/11. I hobble into the ER at UCLA my right leg so painful I can't put any weight on it. They take an x-ray. No one's seen anything like it before. The extra-heavy stainless steel shaft of my hip replacement has snapped in half and is [...]
By gerry986 • March 30, 2016