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RBHR Dr. Sands 2012


BHR Dr. Gargaro 2012

Dan Molthen

Dr. Lambert 2012


BHR Dr. Romash 2011

Alan N.

LBHR Mr. Keene 2011


LBHR Dr. Blackley 2011


Bilateral BHR Dr. Dayton 2011


BHR Dr. Kennon 2011


BHR Dr. Brockwell 2011


Bilateral BHR Dr. Breemans 2011


BHR Dr. Harwood 2011


Bi-lateral Dr. Barber 2011

Duane Coleman

LBHR Dr. Cooperman 2011

Neal Martin

BHR Dr. Palmer 2011

Scott Hoenshel

Bilateral Dr. Landon 2010/2011

Bill MaGee

LBHR Dr. Yokum 2011

Clive Dreyer

RBHR Mr. Blackley 2011


LBHR Dr. Feldman 2011


BHR Dr. Palmer 2010

Al S.

BHR Dr. Kerr 2010

Rick Albanese

LBHR Dr. Abraham 2010

Tony Russo

BHR Dr. McInnis 2010

Richard Shipman

RBHR Dr. Masonis 2010


Bilateral BHR Dr. Smit 2010


LBHR Dr. Volker 2010

Jay Newberry

LBHR Dr. Swank 2010

Luke Thomas

BHR Dr. Shahrdar 2009

Tommy Smith

LBHR Dr. Tupper 2009


Mitch Per Mini-Hip Mr. Field 2009

Kristy Jones

BHR Dr. Dayton 2009

Stan Weinstein

LBHR Dr. Feldman 2009


RBHR Dr. Bertin 08 LBHR Dr. Hickman 09

Joey Langenhorst

BHR Dr. Lammens 2009

Dino Rossi

RBHR Dr. Boettner 2009

Debbie Roldan

Dr. Boettner 2009

Ross Moldoff

Dr. Malchau 2009

Jim Basiley

Dr. Nunley 2009

Richard Goode

LBHR RBHR Dr. O'Dwyer 2009

Lizbeth Salvatierra

RBHR Dr. Stock 2009


Dr. McGrath 2008


BHR Dr. Chhabra 2008


ASR Dr. Sittiporn 2008

Walker Alford

RBHR Dr. Shahrdar 2008

Craig Peters

Dr. Klapper 2008

Gary Radtke

Dr. Schultz 2008

Cherrie Sabin
Dr. Ure 2008
Dave Krenz

Durom Dr. Greidanus 2008

Vickie Ashby

LBHR Dr. Hickman 2008

Peter Huang

L ASR Dr. Wang 2008


Bilateral Dr. Bargren 2008

Jan Kolman

RBHR Dr. Trc 2008


RBHR Dr. Lannin 2008

Article about being a thin patient and having a hip resurfacing.
Jeffrey Jensen

LBHR Dr. Ure 2008

Marilyn Cave

RBHR Dr. Evans 2008


LBHR 07 R Cormet 08 Dr. DiCesare

Raul Garcia

LBHR February Dr. Keusis 2008

Fred Wood

RBHR 2008 Dr. Ure

Alan Rhodes

Bilateral Dr. Hickman 2008

John Cory

BHR Dr. Geller 2008


RBHR Dr. Butler 2008


BHR Dr. Lopez 2008

Alice Pilgeram

RBHR Dr. Gannon 2008

Mitch McClure

LBHR Dr. Berend 2008

Mitch McClure Hip Resurfacing Story Dr. Berend 2008
Sharon Stacey

LBHR Dr. Malhan India 2007

Jim Allen

Dr. Malhan India 2007

Jerome Camiola
Dr. Bala 2007
Melissa Martin

LBHR Dr. Ure 2007

Martha Kennedy

Dr. Ure 2007

Andy B.

LBHR Mr. Pearson 2007

Terry Clewley

Dr. Malhan India 2007


Bilateral BHR 2007

Wayne Bono

BHR Dr. Shahrdar 2007

Rick Rubio

Dr. Mori 2007

Wright C+ Dr. Goldberg 2007

BHR Dr. Callander 2007

Michael Capria

Dr. Malhan India 2007


BHR Dr. Verner 2007


RBHR Dr. Valadie 2007


L-BHR Dr. Ure 2007

Diane Stokell

Dr. Stewart 2007

Peter Zeitler

Dr. Ferrante 2007

Rob Sands

R Zimmer Durom Dr. M. Kawam in ONTARIO 2007

Geoff Robertson in Canada

L & R Zimmer Durom Dr. Greidanus 2007

Allen Harris

BHR Dr. Giordani 2007

Allen Harris Hip Resurfacing story with Dr. Giordani 2007
Neil Roswell

2007 Dr. Kohan

Maggie in the UK

L Adept Mr. Bing 2007

Melinda Scott

LBHR Dr. Dayton 2007

Terri Sinkler

LBHR Dr. Schmitt 2007

Tony Karmell

Dr. Malhan India 2006


RBHR Dr. Gilbert 2007


R-BHR Mr. Khalid Drabu 2007

Dr. Heinrich 2007
Sam Russell
LBHR February Dr. Smith 2007
Scott Herman
BHR Jan. Dr. Morrison 2007
Kevin Deliman

BHR December Dr. Pressman 2006

Judith Lawson
Dr. Bala India 2006
Andrew Liptak

Bilat BHRs Dr. Sheinkop 2006


Severe Protrusio Acetabuli in both hips

LBHR and RBHR - Dr. Jim Powell, Calgary, AB 2006

14 year old Bi-lat patient and courageous teenager getting her life back, Thanks to Hip Resurfacing
Caroline Tilden
R C2K Dr. Hamilton Canada 2006
Floyd Landis
Hip Resurfacing 2006
Gary Breckenridge
Dr. Bala 2006
Patti Adachi
LBHR Dr. Bose 1/06 RBHR Dr. Bala 4/06
Keith Lebreton
RBHR Dr. Anderson Australia 2006
Gregg Dean
Dr. Bala in India 2006

Left Wright C+ Dr. Stachniw 2006

Amy Thunhorst

Bilateral Dr. Stachniw 2005 2006

Bill in Kansas City

Stachniw C2K 2005

Maria Litzenberger

Dr. Malhan India 2005

Ross Peterson
Bilat BHR Dr. Shimmin Australia 2005
Myron B. Stachniw M.D.

New Stories

Derek's Hip Resurfacing with Dr. Pritchett 2017
24 Jun 2017 17:44

June 24, 2017 I am 4 days LBHR/Pritchett post-op and doing well.  I have and am continuing to document my story here.  Other's stories helped me so much pre-surgery, I am hoping to pay it forward. [ ... ]

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Phill Wadsworth's Bilateral Hip Resurfacing with Dr. Brooks
02 Jun 2017 13:15

Phillip Wadsworth   I was asked to share my recovery - I am now 61 and very active in outdoor sports. In the last year:
30 mile backpacking trip with Scouts.   Heading to Philmont for a 12 day [ ... ]

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Michael's Hip Resurfacing with Dr. Bamford 2009
31 May 2017 12:16

8 Year Update Sorry it's been a while since I last updated about my hip.

I had one of the replacements that got recalled, and I'm glad to be able to say that I've had no problems with it, thank goodne [ ... ]

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Peter Austin - Hip Resurfacing with Mr. McMinn 2016
23 May 2017 23:53

Published on May 15, 2017 Peter was a familiar face at The McMinn Centre when he came for consultation on his troublesome right hip last year. At the start of his media career, Peter worked for Mr Mc [ ... ]

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Anthony Mundine - BHR 1Year Post Op with Mr. McMinn
23 May 2017 23:52

Published on May 23, 2017 Australian boxer comes back to the UK for his one year follow up consultation with Mr McMinn and gives us a quick update on his progress. Unsurprisingly, it hasn't been a qu [ ... ]

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Pauline Mower - BHR & Custom Polyethylene Resurfacing by Mr. McMinn 2017
23 May 2017 23:49

Published on May 23, 2017 Retired School Teacher Pauline Mower had a right Birmingham Hip Resurfacing (BHR) under the care of Mr McMinn back in 2004. She returned in late 2016 when her left hip pres [ ... ]

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Glenn's Hip Resurfacing with Dr. Pritchett 2017
02 May 2017 11:24

April 29, 2017 I have had a bad left hip for almost four years now. I went in for knee pain, and low and behold, I was told it was my hip causing the knee pain. I used to play lacrosse and basketball [ ... ]

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Jim Jenkins Hip Resurfacing with Mr. McMinn 2010
27 Apr 2017 12:38

Update 2017   Published on Apr 27, 2017 Familiar face Jim Jenkinson, star of the McMinn Centre Recovery Video series, has come back to see Mr McMinn to have his other hip resurfaced. Jim had a ri [ ... ]

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Wayne Morris Hip Resurfacing with Dr. Rogerson 2016
18 Apr 2017 13:40Wayne Morris Hip Resurfacing with Dr. Rogerson 2016

Just wanted to update the progress of my resurfaced hip done on August 18th. Three days ago I finished a 3000km bike ride from the very top of New Zealand to the very bottom and for the entire ride  [ ... ]

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Jamie's Hip Resurfacing with Dr. Brooks 2017
18 Mar 2017 14:57

March 13, 2017 To start off I am a 41 year very active male.  I was always active in sports growing up and played college and semi pro football.  I would workout 5-6 days a week, basketball twice a [ ... ]

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Rob's Bilateral HR with Mr. McMinn 2000 - 2015
18 Mar 2017 14:53

August 27, 2013 I had my left hip BHR resurfaced on 20th Nov 2000 by Mr D Mcminn and was working again , landscaping and race driving 3 months later. It's brilliant and has kept my right hip going mu [ ... ]

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Goran H's Hip Resurfacing with Dr. De Smet 2017
16 Mar 2017 12:53Goran H's Hip Resurfacing with Dr. De Smet 2017

Just want to thank everyone involved in my Hip replacement at Anca Medical center. I had high expectations of fast recovery but this is incredible. To try walking with crutches the day after the opera [ ... ]

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Andriko Hip Resurfacing with Dr. De Smet 2017
01 Mar 2017 23:51

  I am in Ghent recovering from a HR with Dr. De Smet.  I decided to go with him after I read his article on metalosis and dislocation.  Bart (surg tech) mentioned he is the top authority on metal [ ... ]

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Anthony Cornicelli's Hip Resurfacing with Dr. Brooks 2007
23 Feb 2017 13:29

February 22, 2017   I underwent the BHR hip resurfacing procedure in January, 2007 at the age of 53.  I remember being a bit apprehensive at first.  I realized though that I had arrived at th [ ... ]

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Bruce Russell's Hip Resurfacing with Dr. Rogerson 2016
19 Feb 2017 12:33Bruce Russell's Hip Resurfacing with Dr. Rogerson 2016

February 16, 2017 "I am now 3 1/2 months post op from my BHR hip procedure and I can tell you I am very happy with the outcome. I have no pain, no feelings of instability, good range of motion and I  [ ... ]

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Mari's Hip Resurfacing with Dr. Gross 2009
30 Jan 2017 15:27

February 28, 2009 I am recovering nicely at age 62.  I have no pain, but swelling has been a problem for me.  Even after icing a lot I still have trouble with the calf of my leg being quite uncomfo [ ... ]

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Shelton's Bilateral Hip Resurfacing with Dr. Gross 2016
05 Jan 2017 19:03

January 3, 2017 My hip pain was a creeper that did not put me totally out of commission until about a year ago. Slowly started quiting all sorts of sporting activities i used to enjoy. No more tennis [ ... ]

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