Hip Replacement Surgeons Covington GA

Local resource for hip replacement surgeons in Covington. Includes detailed information on local clinics that provide access to hip replacement surgery, as well as advice and content on how the hip joints work, how to ease the pain in your hip, and how to prevent hip injuries from occurring.

Robert T. Greenfield, III, M.D.
(770) 787-4042
3211 Iris Drive
Covington, GA
Business
Resrugens Orhtopaedics
Specialties
Orthopedics, Adult Spine Surgery, Kyphoplasty, Reconstructive Surgery
Insurance
Insurance Plans Accepted: Accept most plans

Doctor Information
Primary Hospital: Rockdle Medical Center
Residency Training: Howard University College of Medicien
Medical School: Howard University College of Medicine; Washington, D.C.,
Additional Information
Member Organizations: National Medical Association Georgia State Medical Association Atlanta Orthopaedic Society North American Spine Society


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Dr.Bryan Parry
(770) 788-6534
4181 Hospital Dr NE # 204
Covington, GA
Gender
M
Speciality
Orthopedic Surgeon
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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1.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Dr.Tarek Nessouli
(770) 787-4042
3211 Iris Drive
Covington, GA
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: American University of Beirut
Speciality
Orthopedic Surgeon
General Information
Hospital: Rockdale Medical Center
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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1.0, out of 5 based on 4, reviews.

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Jimmy A Spivey
(770) 787-4042
3211 Iris Dr
Covington, GA
Specialty
Orthopedic Surgery

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Jimmy Allen Spivey, MD
3211 Iris Dr
Covington, GA
Specialties
Orthopedics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med, Augusta Ga 30912
Graduation Year: 1968

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Robert J. Morgan, M.D.
(770) 787-4042
3211 Iris drive
Covington, GA
Business
Resurgens Orthopaedics
Specialties
Orthopedics, Sports Medicine, Shoulder & Elbow Surgery, Knee Ligament Reconstruction & Cartilage Repair, General Orthopaedics
Insurance
Insurance Plans Accepted: Accept most insurance plans

Doctor Information
Primary Hospital: Rockdale Medical Center
Residency Training: Carolinas Medical Center; Charlotte, North Carolina
Medical School: Medical University of South Carolina; Charleston, South Carolina,
Additional Information
Member Organizations: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American Orthopaedic Society of Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy Association of North America
Languages Spoken: English

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Donald James Hillman, DDS
(770) 787-2200
Po Box 2960 4136 Mill St NE
Covington, GA
Specialties
Orthodontics/Dentofacial Orthopedics

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Scott M Morrell
(770) 787-4042
3211 Iris Dr
Covington, GA
Specialty
Orthopedic Surgery

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Scott Martin Morrell, MD
(770) 787-4042
3211 Iris Dr
Covington, GA
Specialties
Orthopedics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Tulane Univ Sch Of Med, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1985

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Robert T Greenfield
(770) 787-4042
3211 Iris Dr
Covington, GA
Specialty
Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery of the Spine

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Anatomy of the Hip

The hip joint is a ball and socket joint. The ball is formed by the top of the thigh bone (the femur) and is called the "head" of the femur. The socket is formed by the bones of the pelvis and is called the acetabulum. Muscles, ligaments and tendons help hold the head of the femur in the acetabulum (the ball in the socket).

Articular cartilage is a smooth shiny material that covers the head of the femur and the acetabulum. Articular cartilage covers the bony surfaces wherever they come into contact with each other. Articular cartilage allows the head of the femur to move easily inside the acetabulum as the leg moves. Fluid also helps the head of the femur move easily inside the acetabulum. This fluid (called synovial fluid) provides nourishment and lubrication to the hip joint.

The hip joint is surrounded by a strong "bag" called a joint capsule. Ligaments are like strong ropes that help connect bones and provide stability to joints. Ligaments reinforce the capsule and connect the head of the femur to the acetabulum. These ligaments help prevent the head of the femur from coming out of the acetabulum. Larger, stronger ligaments also provide stability to the hip joint.

The acetabulum has a ring of tissue around it called the labrum. The labrum also helps provide stability to the hip.

Tendons connect muscles to bone. There are many muscles that surround the hip joint. These muscles and their tendons provide stability to the hip joint when the leg is moved. These muscles are also necessary for activities such as walking, running and jumping.

The hamstring muscles (at the back of the leg) act with the gluteus maximus (the "butt muscle") to move the leg backwards at the hip. The hip flexors (iliopsoas and rectus femoris) move the leg forward at the hip. The groin muscles (adductor magnus and longus) move leg toward th...

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Osteonecrosis of the Hip

The hip joint is a ball and socket joint. The ball is formed by the top of the thigh bone (the femur) and is called the "head" of the femur. The socket is formed by the bones of the pelvis and is called the acetabulum.

Articular cartilage is a smooth shiny material that covers the head of the femur and the acetabulum. Articular cartilage allows the head of the femur to move easily inside the acetabulum.

The term osteonecrosis is the term used to describe bone dying ("osteo" meaning bone and "necrosis" meaning dying). In osteonecrosis of the hip there is an interruption of the blood supply to the head of the femur. Without blood, the bone that forms the head of the femur and the articular cartilage that covers it can not get the nutrients that they need. The bone eventually dies. The head of the femur can lose its strength and collapse. The articular cartilage also breaks down.

What causes the blood supply to the head of the femur to be interrupted is not clear. It seems to occur more often in people aged 20 to 50 and in people with certain chronic (long term) medical conditions. Other risk factors for osteonecrosis of the hip include:

  • Alcoholism
  • Hip fracture or dislocation of the hip
  • The use of corticosteroid medications

The treatment of osteonecrosis of the hip depends on its s...

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