CEK’s 4 1/2 Year Update of BHR with Dr. Mont 2013

Read CEK’s Complete Story Here

…I’ve started running again.  I tried once I was cleared after the surgery but I don’t think my hip was strong enough at that point.  And truthfully I’m terrified after being told twice before I could run.  I did lots of hiking instead for a while.  But Dr. Mont is confident that if I keep doing my hip exercises (leg lifts for front, back and side), I should be fine.

But I’m finally running again – building up slowly to make sure my hip was ready.  I did 6 miles this weekend for the first

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Dale Weaver’s Hip Resurfacing with Dr. Mont 2011

I wanted to take the time out to thank you so much for your informative web site.

A year ago, I was diagnosed with Osteoarthritis and was told that I needed a THR. Well, as a young 45 active male use to being active until the pain took over, I scheduled the THR.

However, when I started researching I came across your site www.surfacehippy.info . That is when I found Dr. Mont in Baltimore, a 2 hr drive up the road. Needless to say, I did my due diligence and watched all of the interview videos and read numerous patient … Read the rest

Wayne Dolly’s Hip Resurfacing with Dr. Mont 2010

I am a 49 year old state highway heavy equipment operator. I have arthritis all through my body. Over the years my hip gave me some trouble but it would come and go until 2 1/2 years ago when it came and stayed. The pain got worse and worse until I was no longer able to hunt, fish, and on some days,  I was unable to even do my job. The deciding factor was when my wife and I could no longer enjoy our 2008 Yamaha venture motorcycle. The pain was so bad I had to stop every 30 minutes … Read the rest

Maggie’s Bilateral Hip Resurfacing with Dr. Mont 2010

One month ago, I lay in Sinai Hospital in Baltimore recovering from bilateral hip resurfacing a la Dr. Michael Mont. I’m a 49 year old active married professional woman 2 kids from Philadelphia with severe osteoarthritis. Your website helped lead me to Dr Mont after failing to find a surgeon I trusted in the Philly area, notwithstanding all our fine orthopedic hospitals/doctors. The three prior surgeons I interviewed were all anxious to replace my young 49 year old hips and recommended against resurfacing, citing amorphous risks of metal ion contamination and osteoporosis fracture risks. I sensed they just didn’t want … Read the rest

Lou Right Wright C+ April 9, 2009 Dr. Mont

I am a semi-pro athlete(ski racing) who received a right hip resurfacing with Dr Mont on April 9, 2009. I am a pilot and opted for the anterior lat approach with Dr. Mont due to the incision and trauma not being on the “sitting areas.”

All of my pre op was done from Park City UT, so I didn’t meet anyone until the day before surgery. His assistant Jill was incredible. All of my pre op concerns were answered quickly and easily via email and phone. I showed up the day before surgery and stayed at the guesthouse at the … Read the rest

Jack Gilmore LCHR October 13, 2008 Dr. Mont

I had left Cormet hip resurfacing with Dr. Mont on Oct. 13, .just over a month ago, and I seem to be healing nicely. I was extraordinarily pleased with his skill. I think he is brilliant.

I am now 6.5 weeks post-op. I returned to my sedentary job 5.5 weeks post op. I still use one crutch at work, but around the house I’m full weight bearing.

I am fortunate to have two exercise devices at home that have greatly accelerated my recovery: a recumbent stationary bike (made by True, which allows the seat back to recline way back so … Read the rest

Ben Bader Bi-Lateral 6/5/08 & 6/12/08 Dr. Mont

Surgery Type: Bi-lateral Hip Resurfacing

Dates: Right Hip – 6/5/08, Left Hip (plus some Achilles tendon repair by Dr. Lamm) 6/12/08

Age: 47 male, 5′ 9″, 200 lbs, active before surgery

My Story:

I learned that I had Osteoarthritis on my 47th birthday November of2007. After playing basketball consistently for months my legs and body were getting stronger but I had worsening groin and hip pain. My local doctor took x-rays and determined my condition. He suggested I Stop all impact sports which, reluctantly, I did. However, after wining to a co-worker about my situation she pointed me to her … Read the rest

Lefty Dr. Mont 2007

Lefty – 73 years young

I’m doing well nine days after my left hip was resurfaced by Dr. Mont at Sinai Hospital in Baltimore.

The first three days after surgery were somewhat discouraging, but on the fourth day I started using crutches, which I find to be MUCH preferable to a walker. I’m 73, had no one to accompany me to Baltimore from upstate New York, and live alone, so I decided to spend some time in rehab here before heading home.

Sinai Hospital kept me its “acute” rehab unit for six days and then said I was doing so … Read the rest

Dennis Roth’s Bilateral Hip Resurfacing Dr. Mont 2007

My name is Dennis Roth. I am 66 years old and was an active mountain
biker and skier; did black diamond runs and jumps! However, severe
arthritis (especially the left hip) eventually prevented me from riding
my bike. When I saw the pre-surgical videos made at the Gait Lab at Mt.
Sinai in Baltimore, I was stunned by how poorly I walked and what an
obviously painful effort walking was for me. It was hard to tell, on the
video, if what I was seeing was even a "primate" walking; just
shocking! Once I get a post-treatment video made, I … Read the rest

Lefty’s Hip Resurfacing with Dr. Mont 2007

Lefty – 73 years young

I’m doing well nine days after my left hip was resurfaced by Dr. Mont at Sinai Hospital in Baltimore.

The first three days after surgery were somewhat discouraging, but on
the fourth day I started using crutches, which I find to be MUCH
preferable to a walker. I’m 73, had no one to accompany me to Baltimore
from upstate New York, and live alone, so I decided to spend some time
in rehab here before heading home.

Sinai Hospital kept me its "acute" rehab unit for six days and then said
I was doing so … Read the rest