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Patient Testimonials

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Kathleen RodgersKathleen Rodgers, Amelia, VA hip surgery
How do I even begin to say thank you to Dr. Westrich at HSS for giving me back my life and - most importantly - my hope. After 13 years, I had my initial hip revision redone, and during the procedure my pelvic bone was broken. As a mid-30s woman with a small child at home, this was devastating to me. I ended up having to go through 4 additional hip revisions in 2 separate states only to have my hip continually dislocate even when just sitting down. My hometown doctor was afraid to even try anything at this point, so I went to see Dr Westrich at HSS and instantly felt that he was the right doctor for the job. His knowledge, his expertise, and the high regard he held from other medical personnel gave me the confidence to try surgery once again. more

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