Hip Replacement Surgeons Tampa FL

Local resource for hip replacement surgeons in Tampa. 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.

Daniel E. Murphy
(813) 253-2406
602 S Howard Ave
Tampa, FL
Specialties
Orthopedics

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Richard Ian Goldberger
(813) 875-0074
5106 N Armenia Ave
Tampa, FL
Specialty
Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery of the Spine

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Richard Ian Goldberger, MD
(813) 875-0074
5106 N Armenia Ave Ste 4
Tampa, FL
Specialties
Orthopedics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Boston Univ Sch Of Med, Boston Ma 02118
Graduation Year: 1978

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Robert Paul Yamokoski, MD
(813) 223-2432
800 W Dr Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
Tampa, FL
Specialties
Orthopedics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Oh State Univ Coll Of Med, Columbus Oh 43210
Graduation Year: 1970

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Ramon Urquiza, MD
(813) 223-7344
500 W Dr Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
Tampa, FL
Specialties
Orthopedics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Inst Sup De Cien Med De La Habana, La Habana, Cuba
Graduation Year: 1943

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Brett R Bolhofner, MD
(727) 527-5272
4600 4th St N
Saint Petersburg, FL
Business
All Florida Orthopedic Associates
Specialties
Orthopedics

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Frank Kenneth Kriz Jr, MD
(813) 223-7896
800 W Dr Martin Luther King Jr Blvd Ste 1
Tampa, FL
Specialties
Orthopedics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Md Sch Of Med, Baltimore Md 21201
Graduation Year: 1958
Hospital
Hospital: St Josephs Hosp, Tampa, Fl

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Naresh Balvantrai Dave, MD
(813) 237-3379
Tampa, FL
Specialties
Orthopedics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Grant Med Coll, Univ Of Bombay, Bombay, Maharashtra, India
Graduation Year: 1967

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William F Marsh, DDS
(813) 238-3384
4119 N Taliaferro Ave
Tampa, FL
Specialties
Orthodontics/Dentofacial Orthopedics

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Robert Connar Henderson, MD
(813) 879-6603
4600 N Habana Ave Ste 30
Tampa, FL
Specialties
Orthopedics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Fl Coll Of Med, Gainesville Fl 32610
Graduation Year: 1975

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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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