Author Archives: Dr. Geoffrey Westrich

Jun
3
2015

Ask the Expert: Metal Allergies

by Dr. Geoffrey Westrich
blog r 6.3

It’s uncommon, but people can be allergic to the metal in the implant. Dr. Geoffrey Westrich, Orthopedic Surgeon, explains. Knee replacement is a highly successful surgery in terms of eliminating … More…

Sep
10
2013
9.10 Blog

Hundreds of thousands of hip and knee replacement surgeries are performed in the United States each year and they are highly successful in eliminating pain, restoring mobility and improving quality … More…

Nov
2
2011
Dr. Geoffrey Westrich, Orthopedic Surgeon

Q1. I need hip surgery – what determines if I need arthroplasty or arthroscopy surgery? If you have hip arthritis, arthroplasty (hip replacement) is needed to remove the diseased hip structures … More…