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  • Cecilia Pascual-Garrido, MD

    Assistant Professor, Adult Reconstruction- Adolescent and Young Adult Hip Service

  • Hip Arthroscopy

    Arthroscopy, also referred to as keyhole or minimally invasive surgery, is a procedure in which an arthroscope is inserted into a joint to check for any damage and repair it simultaneously.
  • Hip Preservation Surgery

    The various hip preservation surgeries for severe hip pain and dysfunction in young and active patients have been found to be beneficial.
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Femoro Acetabular Impingement (FAI)

 
 
 
 

Hip arthroscopy is a minimally invasive technique that allows the treatment of intra and extra articular pathology. Normally labrum repair, labrum reconstruction, cartilage treatment and removal of FAI (impingement) is treated through hip arthroscopy. Associated lesions such as: bursitis, glut repair is also treated with hip arthroscopy.

It is an outpatient procedure with a very active recovery. Patients are in a stationary bike within a couple of hours after surgery. If indicated in the right patients, success are very high giving the opportunity to the patient to go back to normal activities within 3 months post operative.

  • Orthopaedic Research Society
  • International Cartilage Repair Society (ICRS)
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons