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I'm from California but had planned to have my hip replacement surgery done at HSS with Dr. Thomas P. Sculco, who is one of the more experienced hip surgeons at HSS. He used to be the chief of orthopedics (he's now chief emeritus) and has been doing hip and knee replacements since basically the beginning of his career (he's in his mid 70s now). I did extensive research prior to selecting a hip surgeon, and Dr. Sculco seemed to be one of the best of the bunch (at least as far as I could tell -- and that also goes for HSS itself). I actually traveled to NYC and met with him back in March '17 and found him to be a very amicable, caring, and responsive doctor. I was very impressed with him and his bedside manner (much more so than just about any other orthopedic doctor I had ever seen). He simply gave off a very competent, genial, caring vibe -- and combined with his experience, I concluded that I had found the right surgeon!Any recommendations for a hip surgeon at HSS in NYC? Anyone familiar with a Dr. Inglis? Need LHR
Dr. Inglis was very nice, although didn’t explain the procedure that much. Just that he would do anterior and I would be up and around soon. I booked appt to see Dr. Peter Sculco, but have a 3 month wait! A lot of the drs at HSS no longer take Medicare, even with another insurance backup so the choices are getting slimmerI looked up Dr. Inglis' credentials and they are impressive and extensive. I don't see how you could go wrong with him. And I see he accepts Medicare insurance.
Thank you again for the recommendations. I have booked an appointment with Dr. Lawrence Dorr for this upcoming Monday at 1:30pm. I am excited to meet with him. His practice/hospital is only about 20 miles from me, so he's very close by. He is a very experienced and renowned surgeon, so I have great hopes!! He's currently 78 years old, so I wonder how long he is going to continue to practice though.sfbaylover, do you live in the LA area? Have you considered Dr Andrew Yun, at http://www.totaljoints.net/? Here is some data on him: https://www.checkbook.org/surgeonratings/Hip-or-Knee-Replacement-Surgery/Andrew-Glen-Yun/1083674410
Another outstanding doctor is Dr. Lawrence D. Dorr, at https://providers.keckmedicine.org/provider/Lawrence+D.+Dorr/205388
some data on him: https://www.checkbook.org/surgeonratings/Hip-or-Knee-Replacement-Surgery/Lawrence-D-Dorr/1053369371