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Where can you find a good hip replacement doctor?

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Those seeking hip replacement doctors can either search at HipReplacement.com or select a surgeon from the list of hip specialists found on Becker's Spine Review. Alternatively, they can visit NerdWallet Health for highly rated hospitals offering this form of surgery, or select an institution from the list of orthopedic hospitals, ranked by specific criteria, at ConsumerReports.org and at the Health page of U.S. News and World Report’s website.

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Some of the orthopedic doctors listed on Becker's Spine Review include Dr. Robert L. Barrack, who specializes in hip and knee replacement, hip resurfacing and adult reconstructive surgery, and Dr. Robert Burly, who studied total joint replacement and adult reconstructive surgery at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in Cleveland and hip reconstruction surgery in Switzerland. Others include Dr. Louis Kwong, a renowned researcher, and Dr. Lawrence D. Dorr, co-owner of TJO Orthopedics.

The best orthopedic hospitals in the United States include the Arizona Spine and Joint Hospital located at Mesa, Arizona, the Hoag Orthopedic Institute at Irvine, California, the Fairview Southdale Hospital at Edina, Minnesota, and the Mayo Clinic at Jacksonville, Florida, as of 2014, reports ConsumerReports.org. Other highly rated orthopedic hospitals in the country include the Rush University Medical Center at Chicago, Illinois, the Massachusetts General Hospital at Boston, Massachusetts, and the Santa Monica-UCLA Medical Center and Orthopedic Hospital at Los Angeles, California, according to U.S. News and World Report.

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