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Larry

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Doctor in British Columbia
« on: May 01, 2008, 05:08:16 PM »
I currently am seeing a doctor who only performs total hip replacements. I am 52 years old and active in many sports and would like a resurfacing ....looking for a recomendation for a surgeon in BC with good experience rating in hip resurfacing.

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Re: Doctor in British Columbia
« Reply #1 on: May 01, 2008, 08:08:10 PM »
Hi

Welcome to Hip Talk.

I do have some doctors listed for BC   http://www.surfacehippy.info/listofdoctors.php#British_Columbia

I don't, however, know much about them since we seem to gather more info for the US doctors. 

If and when you get a resurfacing, I hope you will write a story for us and tell us about the doctor you choose.  Then we can start to learn more about the Canadian surgeons.

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Re: Doctor in British Columbia
« Reply #2 on: May 04, 2008, 08:56:30 PM »
Hi Larry,I am a 52 year old female and had my hip resurfaced at U.B.C. hospital by Dr.Donald Garbuz on April 8/08. I was very lucky to have my GP referr me to him with the words "he is the best". Four weeks post op and I enthusiastically agree. I am walking with a cane,can drive and my PT is blown away. Don't wait Garry and don't let them talk you into a thr if you qualify for a resurfacing. We can thank you Pat for having all this info on your site.

regards,
Terry

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Re: Doctor in British Columbia
« Reply #3 on: May 14, 2008, 01:30:48 AM »
Thank you Terry ... that was most helpful, I will ask my doctor about Dr. Garbuz. All the best to you in your recovery.

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Re: Doctor in British Columbia
« Reply #4 on: May 14, 2008, 02:04:39 AM »
Hi Terry

Congratulations on your new hip.  I hope everything continues to go well for you.

If you have time, give us an update now and then.

Could you start your stroy under the Hip Stories section and maybe tell us a little more about your pre-op, surgery and post op expereince?  It is always a good way to share info about your doctor and it always helps other people.

I wish you the very best.

Pat
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