The hip joint makes it possible for you to run, walk, sit, and perform many other lower body movements with ease. The hip is where the thigh bone (femoral head) meets the pelvis (acetabulum). Both bones are covered in cartilage to provide cushion and allow easy movement. A wide range of hip conditions can cause discomfort in this area. Our board-certified
Total Hip Replacement
Referred to as hip arthroplasty, a total hip replacement is a procedure in which the ball of the femur and the socket of the pelvis are replaced with artificial parts or prostheses. These parts are typically made of titanium, other metals, polyethylene plastic, and/or ceramic.
Each bone must be prepared to ensure proper fit of prostheses. To do so, one of our experienced
Patient’s Guide To Hip Replacement Surgery
Recent Success Stories
Dr. Tozzi is a caring, compassionate, and skilled surgeon who gave me my life back after performing a total hip replacement. I recommend Dr. Tozzi to everyone I share my story with.
Dr. Roehrig replaced my left hip and I am scheduled for the right. He was very compassionate in the way he understood and treated my condition. I will never go to another doctor.
A huge thank you to Dr. Glasser for diagnosing and treating an old injury. With her expertise, I was finally able to exercise and surf again without any pain. Highly recommended!