About Dr. Stephen Raterman
Stephen Raterman, MD, is one of the most experienced Hip Resurfacing Surgeons in the U.S.He is an innovator in minimally invasive Joint Replacement Surgery of the knee and hip. He performs partial knee resurfacing as well as arthroscopic surgery of the knee, hip and shoulder. He has been past Chief of Surgical Subspecialties at University Community Hospital (UCH) as well as Chief of Staff and Chief of Credentials at UCH. For the past 5 years, he has been an Associate Professor of Orthopaedics at University of
Mr. Mark Bloomfield
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon FCS(SA)Ortho
650 Hip Resurfacings to date
78 Harley Street, London
Phone 0207 034 8880
Hip Clinic Website
Mr. Bloomfield responds to the The
Times Article: “Is hip resurfacing the best solution
Let’s start at the beginning!
Fact No. 1 : Nothing is as good as nature’s own. Nothing can
ever replicate the perfection of your native, original hip –
before it became diseased. One day, maybe we can grow you a
new one, then this debate will be irrelevant. Everything
else is a compromise. Some compromises are better than… Read the rest
February 12, 2008
This past Saturday night I had the most wonderful experience as a resurfacing surgeon. I got to play ice hockey with one of my resurfacing patients who is six months out from his surgery. He skated better then I did and it was great playing on a line with him. It truly was one of those special nights that I will always remember. I know that Tom was happy as well. It is really gratifying to see patients get their life back and return to what they love to do. It is even better when I get to
20 Year Resurfacing McMinn Cementless McMinn Resurfacing – 20 year results
Riyaz H. Jinnah, MD – BHR trained 2006
1050 Hip Resurfacings to date***
725 Oakridge Boulevard
Lumberton NC 28358
Phone (910) 738-1065
Which hip resurfacing device do you prefer?
Birmingham is the one we use since it is FDA approved. Soon others will be approved. My personal preference is the conserve plus due to decrease acetabular angle; instrumentation and metallurgy.
What surgical approach do you prefer?
Posterior. Exposure is better and makes a very difficult operation easier.
How long do you feel it takes for the bone to be fully healed, grow into the prosthesis? What is the recommended time you tell your
patients before they can start to run again/do impact sports?
Running and impact sports can start at about … Read the rest