Interviews & FAQs
Have questions about your surgery? Listen to interviews with Dr. Amanatullah as he addresses frequently asked questions, details of surgeries, and what to expect before, during, and after your procedure.
If you’ve recently had a joint replacement surgery, here are the general phases of recovery you can expect from the moment you wake up to upwards of a year down the road. Dr. Derek Amanatullah lays out the general trajectory, milestones, and red flags.
Now and again, joint replacement units will become dislocated. Dr. Derek Amanatullah discusses how to tell if your joint has become dislocated, what to do if it has, and how to avoid it happening to you.
Replacing a person’s hip or knee joint is never a first resort for doctors trying to treat a patient’s pain. Listen as Dr. Amanatullah discusses the other lifestyle changes that doctors recommend before heavily invasive surgery.
Listen as Dr. Derek Amanatullah describes in depth the process of revision surgery to both hip replacements and knee replacements. Read on for more information about his services and the best ways to prepare for joint surgery.
What’s the ideal place to recover and heal after a hip or knee replacement surgery? Stanford professor and surgeon Dr. Derek Amanatullah has some experience and insight into the subject. Listen as he talks about the importance of finding the right discharge location for you.
The best we can do is to avoid infection and to be as diligent as possible of looking for it, so that we can get it intervene earlier.
Listen as Dr. Amanatullah discusses the present technology surrounding joint replacement surgery as well as some technology that’s on the horizon for the future of implants.
I would never treat x-rays alone. We treat patients. Patients have pain, and that’s the thing that we want to make better.