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Dr. Meir Marmor

Orthopedic Surgery
San Francisco, CA
27 years experience male

Locations

Orthopaedic Trauma Institute,

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Specialties
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Orthopedic Surgery

Orthopedic Surgery - Reconstruction

Languages spoken

Hebrew

Doctor Q&A

32 Answers
37 Agrees
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Meir Marmor
Orthopedic Surgery 27 years experience
Need 2b specific: There are many possible causes of hip and groin pain. In order to narrow the list of possible diagnoses you need to be more specific about your pain -... Read More
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Meir Marmor
Orthopedic Surgery 27 years experience
Yes it can, but...: Ankle swelling can be due to infection, arthritis, injury, edema, allergy, vascular or neurologic disease. Your doctor determined which of these diag... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Meir Marmor
Orthopedic Surgery 27 years experience
Go see your surgeon: Reasons for pain 3 month after surgery include screw irritation, the position of the healed fracture, fracture non-healing, infection, stiffness, nerv... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Meir Marmor
Orthopedic Surgery 27 years experience
A recent study shows: If the fracture was operated on: up tp 50% will need hardware removal, 40% will have knee pain, %40 will have restricted range of motion, 20% will not... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Meir Marmor
Orthopedic Surgery 27 years experience
Great impact: Osteoarthritis can lead to severe pain and disability. At your age prevention is key! Exercise, weight loss, nutrition, and perhaps even shoe type al... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Meir Marmor
Orthopedic Surgery 27 years experience
It will heal : A fractured knee is not specific enough to give an serious answer. Which part of the knee? How bad is the fracture? That being said. Fractures arou... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Meir Marmor
Orthopedic Surgery 27 years experience
Very frequently: x-rays are the gold standard (best and most reliable way) to diagnose osteoarthritis.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Meir Marmor
Orthopedic Surgery 27 years experience
Why was the MRI done: MRI is much more sensitive for detecting new fractures compared to standard x-rays. This is why we hardly ever get an MRI if x-rays show a fracture. W... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Meir Marmor
Orthopedic Surgery 27 years experience
Yes you can!: Your ankle should be examined by an orthopaedic surgeon. If there is residual instability in the ankle, a non anatomic union of your fracture or a fra... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Meir Marmor
Orthopedic Surgery 27 years experience
Does it bother you?: If this grinding sound is persistent and bothersome you should continue looking for the source. A loose piece of cartilage? bone? early arthritis may... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Meir Marmor
Orthopedic Surgery 27 years experience
Yes: Absolutely. Some fractures are more prone to generate blood clots than others. Hip fractures, for example, have a high risk of associated blood clots.... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Meir Marmor
Orthopedic Surgery 27 years experience
Common types of fxs:: open (with skin wound)/ closed displaced / non-displaced comminuted (mult-fragmentory) / simple / 2-part/ 3-part...
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Meir Marmor
Orthopedic Surgery 27 years experience
Difficult to say: post fracture stiffness if a common and difficult problem to solve. at this point sounds like you will benefit from occupational therapy and close fol... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Meir Marmor
Orthopedic Surgery 27 years experience
A couple of things: Get your arthritis looked at and treated. Try to take your pain medication before you go to sleep and sleeping in a position that will not exacerbate ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Meir Marmor
Orthopedic Surgery 27 years experience
See your doctor: This does not look like a problem that can be treated on the web.
A 81-year-old male asked:
Dr. Meir Marmor
Orthopedic Surgery 27 years experience
No: No. Unless the sciatic pain causes you to be unstable in your gait an fall.
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Meir Marmor
Orthopedic Surgery 27 years experience
Be more specific...: It is important to know which part of the side of your 5th toe you are talking about. Is it the part closer to the ankle or the part closer to the to... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Meir Marmor
Orthopedic Surgery 27 years experience
Need 2b specific: There are many possible causes of pain in the collar bone area. In order to narrow the list of possible diagnoses you need to be more specific about y... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Meir Marmor
Orthopedic Surgery 27 years experience
It takes time: Syndesmosis injuries are notorious for their long healing time. Did you have surgery for you injuries? Some surgeons wait up to 12weeks for the synd... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Meir Marmor
Orthopedic Surgery 27 years experience
Depends....: This really depends on the person and the surgery. What kind of surgery did the person have? What were the restrictions given by the surgeon after su... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Meir Marmor
Orthopedic Surgery 27 years experience
It does not need to: Pain does not have to continue for long after a broken wrist. As in other parts of medicine it hard to answer such a general question. What do you me... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Meir Marmor
Orthopedic Surgery 27 years experience
Falls from standing: older population - balance problems (due to medical conditions or medicines) , poor eyesight, loss of coordination and muscle strength, slower reflexe... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Meir Marmor
Orthopedic Surgery 27 years experience
1st hv 0 pain then..: Assuming you were able to jog before the hip fracture, to start jogging 1st your orthopedic surgeon needs to allow you full wright bearing (timing dep... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Meir Marmor
Orthopedic Surgery 27 years experience
Not usually...: Usually it is the other way around. Fractures involving a joint often lead to post traumatic osteoarthritis in that joint
A member asked:
Dr. Meir Marmor
Orthopedic Surgery 27 years experience
Consider surgery: All the conditions you mentioned are chronic and manageable. A femur fracture is a very debilitating injury with a high mortality rate particularly in... Read More
A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Meir Marmor
Orthopedic Surgery 27 years experience
Final stage: Oa is a process of cartilage degeneration (hence its other name - degenerative joint disease). In stage 4 there is no cartilage left, at least in par... Read More
A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Meir Marmor
Orthopedic Surgery 27 years experience
Go see a doctor: Pain that radiates from hip 2 toes is usually caused by a pathology above the hip. Your patella (knee cap) fracture, most likely, has nothing to do wi... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Meir Marmor
Orthopedic Surgery 27 years experience
Many things...: Physical therapy, OTC medications such as tylenol (acetaminophen) and non-steroidals, weight reduction and activity modifications are the the mainstay... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Meir Marmor
Orthopedic Surgery 27 years experience
Missing information: What happened 2 weeks ago? Were you injured? Start a new exercise program? Change job? Lifting heavy objects? In any case, as a general rule, symptom... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Meir Marmor
Orthopedic Surgery 27 years experience
No spcific test: There is no specific test for oa. Diagnosis is based on history (possible previous trauma, gradual onset, pain ; swelling after exertion, etc.), physi... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Meir Marmor
Orthopedic Surgery 27 years experience
Need to know more: We normally don't classify hip fractures as minor or major, so I am not sure what exactly you are talking about. If the fracture was deemed non-opera... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Meir Marmor
Orthopedic Surgery 27 years experience
Rule out infection: You have to be more specific. The elbow has at least 3 bony prominences. Generally speaking, in your age group most elbow pain over the bony parts of ... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Marmor is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Marmor is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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No didnt have surgery! Just took mri as of 07/17/2014...is surgery pos
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Technion Israel Institute of Technology Faculty of Medicine (TeAMS), Israel
Graduated 1995MD

Affiliations

University of California San Francisco
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