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Dr. Donald Hohman Jr

Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
Dallas, TX
14 years experience male

Locations

Greater Dallas Orthopaedics

Dallas, TX

Address

12230 Coit Road Suite 100, Dallas, TX, US
Directions

My office hours

Wednesday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
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Insurances accepted

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas

About

Bio

Donald W. Hohman Jr. M.D. is a fellowship trained orthopaedic surgeon in private practice specializing in total joint replacement and adult reconstructive procedures of the hip and knee. Dr. Hohman completed his orthopaedic surgical training at the State University of New York at Buffalo and served as the administrative chief resident in his final year of residency training. He completed his fellowship training in Adult Reconstruction and Total Joint Arthroplasty at the Brigham and Women's hospital of the Harvard Medical School, Boston, M.A. Dr. Hohman has been recognized with a number of awards including recognition by the State Medical Society of New York (2013) for continued work in promoting the ideals of medicine as well as multiple awards during his residency training.

Specialties
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Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery

Licenses

United States: Massachusetts, Texas

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

57 Answers
9 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Hohman Jr
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 14 years experience
Typically: a few months depending on where it's broken and how your healing has progressed. Speak to your physician
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Hohman Jr
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 14 years experience
No: probably not needed but your doctor needs to review your films and talk to you about your options
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Hohman Jr
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 14 years experience
What injury?: it depends on what you have injured in your shoulder if you have a rotator cuff tear you may need further evaluation if you have simply strained a joi... Read More
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Hohman Jr
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 14 years experience
Yes: Manipulation within the first 3 months after surgery is a reasonable approach if you are not gaining your motion after your knee replacement.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Hohman Jr
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 14 years experience
Maybe: May be lateral epicondylitis ( tennis elbow). Should respond to eccentric stretches. May take some time to get better (4-6 Weeks)
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Hohman Jr
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 14 years experience
Depends: every person is different it's a big operation no matter who you are and every body recovers a little differently I typically tell patients it will ta... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Donald Hohman Jr
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 14 years experience
Not uncommon: Patellofemoral pain is not uncommon in young athletic children. Likely related to repetitive use from jumping, etc. Manage based on symptoms as you a... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Hohman Jr
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 14 years experience
Typically: arthritis. Degenerative joint disease is the most likely reason to ultimately need a total joint replacement. There are other causes that may lead to ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Hohman Jr
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 14 years experience
Yes: Your doctor will provide you with medications for pain following surgery
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Hohman Jr
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 14 years experience
Joint replacement: Surgical procedure for replacing a joint in the body which is diseased (e.x. arthritis) or not functioning properly.
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Hohman Jr
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 14 years experience
Could try: A compressive of bandage that may help you alleviate your symptoms sooner.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Hohman Jr
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 14 years experience
Try other: Medications such as alternating tylenol (acetaminophen) with non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications such as as ibuprofen. Talking with your prim... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Hohman Jr
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 14 years experience
Depends: osteotomy is the term for cutting the bone if you are to have a transfer you would require the bone to be cutand therefore you would be undergoing an ... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Hohman Jr
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 14 years experience
Depends: it is hard to say exactly because I am unsure why you are having the procedure exactly. there is literature to support arthroscopic debridement for s... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Hohman Jr
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 14 years experience
Rest: soft tissue injuries particularly in the ankle take several weeks to resolve. as long as you are continuing to improve I would continue your course of... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Hohman Jr
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 14 years experience
Not sure: these complaints could be from any number of issues ranging from problems in your neck to your shoulder elbow or wrist if they persist you should seek... Read More
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Hohman Jr
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 14 years experience
Symptoms: should dictate how you proceed from this point if you have significant arthritis any arthroscopic procedures would be of very limited benifit. If you ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Donald Hohman Jr
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 14 years experience
Major: complications include the risk of bleeding ,infection ,blood clots, failure of components or the need for future surgery. these risks are all relativ... Read More
A 58-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Hohman Jr
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 14 years experience
Yes. but: You should not, in my opinion. These are mechanical parts and you will wear them out faster if you abuse them. Some surgeons would advise you differe... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Donald Hohman Jr
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 14 years experience
Yes: any arthroplasty component may loosen over time if so you may experience pain with walking as as symptom if you have pain from a knee or hip arthropl... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Hohman Jr
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 14 years experience
Gentle motion: you need to know why the knee is stiff. Was there an injury? Etc? Typically you can work on gentle range of motion exercises on a bike for example, st... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Hohman Jr
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 14 years experience
Anything is possible: Elbow radiography can be difficult to interpret . If you have mechanical type symptoms such as locking or catching, or if you have persistent pain des... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Hohman Jr
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 14 years experience
?: Hard to say. The possibilities are many. He should be examined and go from there.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Hohman Jr
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 14 years experience
Warm up: Then stretch. Cool down and stretch again if you like.
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Hohman Jr
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 14 years experience
4-5 weeks: In a child will usually be adequate in children for resolution of symptoms. Let symptoms be the guide. But healing broken bones is a process which is... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Hohman Jr
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 14 years experience
Depends: elbow injuries are very complicated the specific treatment would depend on what is broken and where it is broken in addition to any potential ligament... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Hohman Jr
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 14 years experience
Ignore: Eccentric muscle contraction exercises usually help.
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Hohman Jr
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 14 years experience
Probably not: What you were experiencing is likely patellofemoral type pain. If you currently have no symptoms the likelihood of some other pathology is low. Howeve... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Hohman Jr
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 14 years experience
Maybe: Shoulder surgery is painful. This may be normal but you should be followed by your surgeon for a period of time to make sure there is nothing more goi... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Hohman Jr
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 14 years experience
Depends: as long as you did not have any type of repair of your miniscus for example you should be ok as long as you do not have pain
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Hohman Jr
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 14 years experience
Pcp: make arrangements with your primary care doctorthat seems like a reasonable first step they can help decide whether or not you need a xray evaluation
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Hohman Jr
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 14 years experience
Likely: shoulder surgery tends to be painful it is not uncommon to have pain at your surgical site following your procedure but things should be improving dai... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Hohman Jr
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 14 years experience
That depends: on what type of injury you have had. If for example you have separated your AC joint you may only need to restrict your activities until your symptoms... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Donald Hohman Jr
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 14 years experience
Depends: I suspect we are talking about your shoulder. It is not uncommon to find these types of things in shoulder MRIs. It really depends on your examination... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Hohman Jr
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 14 years experience
Ignore: Be patient. Tennis elbow almost never requires more than time and therapy to get better.
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Hohman Jr
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 14 years experience
Major: complications include the risk of bleeding infection blood clots or the need for future surgery these risks are all relatively low
A member asked:
Dr. Donald Hohman Jr
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 14 years experience
Usually: The hospital is the typical venue. There are centers for out patient surgery, but these are fairly rare.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Hohman Jr
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 14 years experience
No: there is a wide variation of what is considered normal when you evaluate the alignment of your lower extremitiesprolonged standing is not going to cha... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Donald Hohman Jr
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 14 years experience
Depends: the size of the incision will depend on the approach chosen for the surgery as well as the body habitus of the patient. generally speaking the incisio... Read More
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Hohman Jr
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 14 years experience
Location: will drive your management options as well as your sptoms. These options may vary widely. We need more information.
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Hohman Jr
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 14 years experience
Yes: after the appropriate rehabilitation and recovery
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Hohman Jr
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 14 years experience
No: No steroid near this tendon , stretch and strengthen hams and quads- will improve over next few weeks with activity modification
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Hohman Jr
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 14 years experience
Ignore: Do follow therapy program. Dont consider surgery unless you have truly exhausted all other options.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Hohman Jr
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 14 years experience
Ignore: Ifmechanical symptoms like locking, catching or clicking in your knee you should see your Dr.
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Hohman Jr
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 14 years experience
Multiple: Several types depending on the region that is injured. They may require either repair or resection based on location/ age of patient and symptoms.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Hohman Jr
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 14 years experience
Likely: it is difficult to say for certain whether or not surgery would be indicated without reviewing your MRI and examining you but typically In younger you... Read More
A 77-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Hohman Jr
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 14 years experience
Careful: those bandages can be very irritating and I have seen them lead to constrictive problems because they do not remain in place very well. I would cauti... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Hohman Jr
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 14 years experience
It could: but you need to make sure that you are following the precautions that are set forward by your surgeon
A member asked:
Dr. Donald Hohman Jr
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 14 years experience
Replacement: Of your disk (cartilage shock absorber) in your neck between two bones (vertebrae) with metal and polyethylene. Similar to knee replacement in theory... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Hohman Jr
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 14 years experience
No need: I do not brace patients after total knee replacement only in extreme circumstances.

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Hohman Jr is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Hohman Jr is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! This is my first time w health tap. Thx for quick response and help!
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! I did have a meniscus repair. Thank you so much for answering
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Thanks for your quick reply! till how many months surgery can be delayed sir?

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

2008
Graduated 2008MD

Awards

Top Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgeon , First Place, National - Summer
2014
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