Carson Tahoe Health to offer anterior hip replacement surgery — 4 insights

Written by Eric Oliver | March 19, 2019 | Print  |

Reno (Nev.) Orthopedic Clinic's Chad Watts, MD, will soon perform anterior hip replacement procedures on Carson City, Nev.-based Carson Tahoe Health patients, CarsonNow.org reports.

What you should know:

1. Dr. Watts developed the hospital's anterior hip program.

2. Patients in Carson City will no longer have to travel for hip replacement.

3. Dr. Watts uses an anterior approach to minimize tissue injury, which improves postoperative rehabilitation time.

4. Dr. Watts has performed anterior hip replacements since 2011.

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