Uploaded on Nov 3, 2011
Gary Gonzalez, a 28 year career firefighter returns to work without restriction thanks to the innovative Birmingham Hip Resurfacing (BHR) procedure. Dr. Eugene Lopez of Midwest Sports Medicine who helped mainstream BHR, a high performance alternative to total hip replacement. BHR simply resurfaces a small portion of bone, rather than replacing an entire hip, thus preserving bone and joint stability for younger, active patients. Dr. Lopez was trained for the procedure in the early stages of FDA approval and has been instrumental in helping many elite athletes and others get back in the game restriction-free. University of Chicago graduate Dr. Eugene Lopez is board certified and specialty trained in sports medicine and arthritis; additional board certification includes Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.