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Anyone know were I can get statistics on orthopedic surgery success?
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Dr. Shawn Hennigan
Orthopedic Surgery
2 doctors agree
In brief: Outcomes data
Many surgical treatments have published results regarding outcome, patient satisfaction, complication rate, etc.
Your surgeon should be able to provide specific data, not only about published data, but also their personal outcomes. Ask how many specific procedures have they performed, and do they have specialized training. Finally, go get a 2nd opinion and cross-reference your answers. Good luck!

In brief: Outcomes data
Many surgical treatments have published results regarding outcome, patient satisfaction, complication rate, etc.
Your surgeon should be able to provide specific data, not only about published data, but also their personal outcomes. Ask how many specific procedures have they performed, and do they have specialized training. Finally, go get a 2nd opinion and cross-reference your answers. Good luck!
Dr. Shawn Hennigan
Dr. Shawn Hennigan
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Dr. Peter Ihle
Orthopedic Surgery
1 doctor agrees
In brief: There are too many-
-procedures & treatments in orthopedics that you should Google a specific surgical procedure or disease process treated by orthopedic surgeons.
You will find reams of paper to read. It takes 4-6 years to become an orthopedic surg. After medical school, so there is a lot to cover.

In brief: There are too many-
-procedures & treatments in orthopedics that you should Google a specific surgical procedure or disease process treated by orthopedic surgeons.
You will find reams of paper to read. It takes 4-6 years to become an orthopedic surg. After medical school, so there is a lot to cover.
Dr. Peter Ihle
Dr. Peter Ihle
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