An Orthopedic Surgeon Specializing in Total Hip Replacement in Louisville, KY

Total Hip Replacement Louisville KY Individuals who choose Louisville Orthopaedic Clinic for care benefit from the world-class expertise of highly renowned physicians like Robert A. Goodin, M.D. A board-certified and fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Goodin excels in treating complex hip conditions and performing total hip replacement surgery (arthroplasty) using the latest minimally invasive techniques. If you are curious about your hip pain treatment options or whether you’re a candidate for hip replacement surgery, consider speaking with Dr. Goodin and our team at Louisville Orthopaedic Clinic in Louisville, Kentucky.

What is Total Hip Replacement, And When is it Necessary?

Total hip replacement surgery involves removing worn or damaged parts of the hip joint—a ball-and-socket joint that consists of the head of the femur bone (the ball) and the acetabulum (the socket) in the pelvis—and replacing them with artificial components to restore joint function. This procedure has a high success rate and can significantly improve quality of life for some patients.

The hip joint is cushioned by smooth cartilage that helps facilitate fluid, comfortable movement. Osteoarthritis can cause this cartilage to deteriorate, potentially leading to significant pain, stiffness, and reduced range of motion. While many people with osteoarthritis are able to find relief from their symptoms without total hip replacement surgery, it may be a viable treatment option for individuals whose pain:

  • Does not respond to more conservative measures like physical therapy, medications, walking supports, and joint injections
  • Makes it difficult to perform basic movements like walking, standing up, or lifting a leg
  • Is severe, even when at rest

Osteoarthritis isn’t the only reason to consider total hip replacement. Other conditions can also damage the hip joint and cause severe pain and dysfunction, including:

  • Hip injuries and post-traumatic arthritis
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Osteonecrosis
  • Anatomical hip abnormalities

Our Approach to Total Hip Replacement

Louisville Orthopaedic Clinic is pleased to offer the latest breakthroughs in joint care and total joint replacement. Patients who are candidates for total hip replacement surgery are provided with education and guidance to help them make informed decisions about their treatment.

Several of our orthopedic surgeons, including Dr. Goodin, specialize in minimally invasive and muscle-sparing surgical techniques that help optimize results and streamline the recovery process following total hip replacement surgery. Advanced anterior-approach hip replacement, which is performed at the front of the hip, is another area of expertise at our clinic.

Your Partner in Orthopedic Care

Louisville Orthopedic Clinic is not the only orthopedic care provider in the Louisville area, but our status as an independently owned practice that has been serving patients since 1974 certainly sets us apart. Generations of local families have trusted us with their orthopedic health. If your hip pain—or any other musculoskeletal concern—has left you seeking relief, we encourage you to speak with our friendly professionals about what options may be available to you.

Contact Louisville Orthopedic Clinic today to learn more about our approach to total hip replacement, or to schedule an appointment with Dr. Goodin or another specialist on our team. You may also consult with us over your phone or computer with our convenient telemedicine services. We accept most health insurance plans and will be happy to answer any questions you may have.

What our patients are saying
Shaun H.
I was able to get a office visit on short notice. It seemed to be a very busy day. Rebecca took the time to listen to all of my issues and discuss a plan for additional treatment. I have always been impressed with her knowledge and bed side manner.
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Joanna S.
Dr Goodin has replaced both of my knees this year with excellent results. He and Carly listen to my concerns, act promptly and work hard to make this journey the best it can be. Carly and Dr Goodin both have GREAT bedside manner and I feel I am in expert care with them.
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Carolyn K.
Dr. Yakkanti did my knee replacement in June. He is an excellent surgeon with a great bedside manner. I have recovered nicely and plan to have my other knee replaced within the next year. I would highly recommend Dr. Yakkanti to anyone thinking about knee replacement!
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Juanita S.
The New Albany office of Louisville Orthopedic is full of terrific people who know what excellent customer service is about! From the front desk to the lab, they are great. Doctor Lewis is my surgeon and I love him. He’s good at what he does and he’s compassionate. I would recommend him to anyone.
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Erin Z.
This was my first time at Louisville Orthopaedic Clinic and I saw Melissa Parshall PA-C. I was very impressed with how fast I got in, had x-rays, and met with her. She was very thorough and extremely friendly. So glad A friend told me to come see you guys! Thank you!
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Louisville Orthopaedic Clinic

4130 Dutchman's Lane,
Suite 300,Louisville 40207
(502) 897-1794

Louisville Orthopaedic Clinic

1425 State St.,
,New Albany 47150
(812) 920-0408

Louisville Orthopaedic Clinic
4130 Dutchman's Lane
Suite 300
Louisville, KY 40207

Louisville Orthopaedic Clinic
1425 State St.
New Albany, IN 47150