Dr. Daniel Chan is one of the leaders for hip replacement in South Florida especially for outpatient surgery in an ambulatory surgical center. He utilizes the latest techniques including the muscle-sparing, minimally-invasive direct anterior approach with the specialized Hana orthopaedic table. He also utilizes advanced technologies including intra-operative live x-rays and Velys hip navigation to ensure accurate implant positioning and leg length restoration. As an orthopaedic trauma specialist, Dr. Chan also is an expert in complex hip fracture reconstruction and also performs revision (re-do) hip replacement surgery where patients have had failed prior hip replacements. Please see below for additional information on relevant hip conditions and procedures.
Advantages of Anterior Hip Replacement Surgery
Can you really go home the same day, after a hip replacement? For some patients, that’s one of the benefits of Anterior Hip Replacement Surgery at Memorial, says Dr. Daniel Chan.
With improved technology and advances in anesthesia and pain control, hip replacement surgery has evolved and is now being offered in an outpatient setting.
Outpatient hip surgeries are mainly targeted at treating the joints damaged by arthritis and injuries.
Rapid recovery hip replacement is an innovative and minimally invasive surgical procedure to replace a damaged hip joint with a prosthesis.
Hip replacement involves replacing the damaged hip joint with a prosthetic implant.
X-ray guided hip replacement involves the use of pre-operative radiographic studies to help select the right size of the implant and to determine the proper position in which the implant should be placed.
Hip replacement is a surgery performed to replace parts of a diseased hip joint with a prosthesis.
Revision hip surgery is a repeat hip surgery performed in certain patients to correct the problems or complications of previous hip surgery and overcome its limitations.
The hip joint is a “ball and socket” joint. The “ball” is the head of the femur or thigh bone, and the “socket” is the cup-shaped acetabulum.