Incredible Care. Incredibly Close.
Questions? Call: (402) 228-3344
Questions? Call:


Learn about hip replacement surgery

How to learn more

You may want to know more about hip replacement surgery. Your doctor may have already discussed this option with you.

Before deciding about surgery, it important to:

  • Understand why hip replacement surgery is done
  • Know about the different types of surgery
  • Understand life after surgery and how to get ready

To learn more on your own, you can:

  • Select the "Hip Replacement Surgery" menu option above for more information on this subject
  • Take the Hip Replacement Surgery Decision Aid
  • Take the Getting Ready for Surgery Assessment

If you have questions, please select the "Contact Us" menu option above.

Rate This Page
Tell Us What you think
Review Date: 12/31/2018

Reviewed By: C. Benjamin Ma, MD, Professor, Chief, Sports Medicine and Shoulder Service, UCSF Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, San Francisco, CA. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.

View References: View References

The information provided herein should not be used during any medical emergency or for the diagnosis or treatment of any medical condition. A licensed medical professional should be consulted for diagnosis and treatment of any and all medical conditions. Links to other sites are provided for information only -- they do not constitute endorsements of those other sites. © 1997- A.D.A.M., a business unit of Ebix, Inc. Any duplication or distribution of the information contained herein is strictly prohibited.

A.D.A.M. content is best viewed in IE9 or above, Firefox and Google Chrome browser.

© Beatrice Community Hospital & Health Center, . All Rights Reserved.
This website is for informational purposes only and not intended as medical advice or a substitute for a consultation with a professional health care provider.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Use | Non Discrimination and Language Help