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Updated May 25, 2024

Patricia’s 15 Year Anniversary Video from 2021

Patricia Walter’s Hip Resurfacing

March 15, 2024 is my 18 year anniversary

of receiving my BHR Birmingham Hip Resurfacing from Dr. De Smet in Belgium in 2006. My hip resurfacing is still great and I never had problems with it. I still believe hip resurfacing is a great alternative to a total hip replacement for the right candidate – normally younger people that are very active and want no restrictions.

Patricia’s Hip Resurfacing Story in Belgium 2006

This year, JointMedica invited four global hip resurfacing key opinion leaders to discuss their take on hip resurfacing at the ISTA 2023 Hip Resurfacing Breakfast Symposium (Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel).

Dr. Thomas Gross

Dr. Jim MacKenzie

Professor Derek McMinn

Professor Derek McMinn explores the history and development of hip arthroplasty and the details of factors influencing a successful outcome. Professor McMinn has delivered this talk to many orthopaedic surgeons at international conferences. He continues on his journey to design and develop the most effective and safe joint replacements for future patients. 

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Return to the Sports You love after hip resurfacing

What Will You Do After Your Hip Resurfacing?

Eric's Hip Resurfacing with Dr. Kusuma 2010
Eric Returns to Climbing After His Hip Resurfacing
David Roya's hip resurfacing with Dr. Su in 2012
David Roya Returns to Taekwondo After His Hip Resurfacing
Max's Hip Resurfacing with Dr. Pritchett 2015
Max Returns to Hiking After Hip Resurfacing
Fabian Cuenca – Kickboxing Champion Bilateral Adept Finsbury 11/28/08 & 10/17/09
Fabian Cuenca Returns to Kickboxing After His Hip Resurfacing
Wayne Morris Hip Resurfacing with Dr. Rogerson 2016
Wayne Morris /Returns to Biking After His Hip Resurfacing
Petes Hip Resurfacing with Dr. Engh in 2008
Pete Returns to Power Sports After His Hip Resurfacing

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