August 18, 2008 I’ve been suffering with my right hip since last year (the last 6 months have been in terrible pain). My left one is isn’t as bad but getting there (lately it’s been very painful). Was all set for resurfacing (bilateral) but just recently found out that I was born with one kidney. When I spoke with Blair a few weeks ago (Dr. Su’s been on vacation) about … Read the rest
November 1, 2011 I’ve been able to gain so much from this website and forum that I feel it would be nice to share my experience here.
I’m a 65 year old “Geezer Jock”, gave up running about 6 years ago with knee pain and started road biking. I didn’t have any pain symptoms till January ’11 although it was pointed out to me several years before that my left … Read the rest
January 6, 2010 I had my right hip resurfaced 8 days ago by Dr. Su at the Hospital for Special Surgery. The surgery went well according to Dr. Su, about 95 mins. No cartilage was remaining in my right hip. 2 nights in the hospital, then home. The Hospital for Special Surgery is very organized and well run; the staff there competent and friendly; a good place to be a … Read the rest
I met with Dr. Su today, and must say, he is an amazing, caring doctor. After our initial consult, my husband and I decided that Dr. Su, indeed, is the best surgeon for this amazing surgical procedure. His Physician’s Assistant and his Admin team were patient, quite knowledgeble and answered every question.
June 26, 2008
I am 3 weeks post-op and everyday I continue to make progress (I hope). Dr. … Read the rest
October 31, 2010 I’m 8 days post op on my bilateral hip resurfacing with Dr. Su at HSS. I have incisions on both sides between 10-12 inches. I was also a bit surprised on the size of the incision and need for 38 staples on one side and 42 on the other (can’t wait for these to come out!) I’m still pretty sore and trying to get off the meds, … Read the rest