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Hip Injuries and Disorders

The hip is the joint where the thigh bone meets the pelvis bone. Common hip injuries and disorders are strains, bursitis, dislocations, and fractures.

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Michael D.  Baratz, MD

Michael D. Baratz, MD

Title(s): Orthopedic Surgeon; Instructor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Orthopedics
Appt. Phone: 617-636-5160
Fax #: 617-636-5178

Primary and revision hip and knee replacement, primary and revision joint reconstruction, arthritis, Mako Robotic-Arm assisted surgeries

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Purushottam Gholve, MD, MBMS, MRCS

Purushottam Gholve, MD, MBMS, MRCS

Title(s): Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Orthopedics, Pediatric Orthopedics
Appt. Phone: 617-636-5169
Fax #: 617-636-5178

Pediatric orthopedics, hip dysplasia, scoliosis, femoral acetabular impingement, cerebral palsy

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Stuart V. Braun, MD

Stuart V. Braun, MD

Title(s): Chief, Pediatric Orthopaedics; Director, Scoliosis and Spinal Deformity Program; Associate Residency Director; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Orthopedics, Pediatric Orthopedics
Appt. Phone: 617-636-7920
Fax #: 617-636-9107

Scoliosis and spinal deformities, pediatric hip disease, trauma and adolescent sports injuries

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HIP Fracture Accelerated Surgical TreaTment and Care TracK (HIP ATTACK) Trial

If you consent to participate, you will be randomly assigned to one of two groups. if you are in the first group, you will receive surgery when you would normally have it if you were not in this study (usually within 36 hours). Your surgery will not be delayed because of the study. In the second group, you will receive surgery within 6 hours of your hip fracture diagnosis.

A few simple blood tests will be done before and after your surgery regardless of which group you are in the HIP ATTACK Trial nurses will take medical information from your chart and follow your course in the hospital. They will also follow-up with you by telephone after you go home.


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