Child and Adult Hip Preservation Center

Our Orthopaedic Surgeons treat the hip for sports injuries, congenital/developmental disorders, acute and persistent hip pain and other injuries. We specialize in child and adult hip preservation and treat these conditions with a multifaceted approach in order to preserve your hip. These approaches include non-surgical as well as surgical procedures, including arthroscopic, minimally invasive, and open procedures.

Dr. Michael Merz - Fellowship-Trained in Hip Preservation Surgery

Hip Preservation Specialists

William D. Hage, MD
Ralph A. Liebelt, MD
Michael Merz, MD
Shepherd F. Rosenblum, MD

Conditions Treated:

  • Labral tear of hip
  • cartilage injury
  • hip impingement (femoroacetabular impingement (FAI))
  • hip dysplasia
  • avascular necrosis (AVN)
  • Legg-Calve-Perthes disease
  • Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis (SCFE)
  • hip fracture
  • stress fracture
  • femoral and acetabular version disorders
  • osteochondroma
  • osteoid osteoma
  • synovial chondromatosis
  • pigmented villonodular synovitis (PVNS)
  • walking (gait) abnormalities
  • bursitis

"Being able to access your Orthopedic Urgent Care on a Saturday was a God-send. It was wonderful to avoid an ER. Thank you all so much for being open on Saturdays and after hours, Monday through Friday."

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