Three ways to make sure your hip surgery gets approved

2018-10-14T19:59:31+00:00

Everyday our office is overwhelmed with surgical and MRI prior authorization denials for patients we anticipate on treating. These denials, which often occur at the worst possible time, not only shock our patients, but also scare them as these denials can lead to major roadblocks in accessing care they desperately

Three ways to make sure your hip surgery gets approved2018-10-14T19:59:31+00:00

Labral Repair Vs. Reconstruction: What you need to know

2018-06-03T16:28:51+00:00

“What happens if Dr. Wolff gets in there and finds out that my labrum is more torn than we thought? Will he still fix it?” This question is probably the number one question we are asked in the office during initial surgical consultation. In many fields of orthopaedics, surgery can

Labral Repair Vs. Reconstruction: What you need to know2018-06-03T16:28:51+00:00

Avid tri-athlete returns to competition after years of hip pain

2017-08-15T13:40:45+00:00

Liana M.

I have been an avid triathlete and runner since high school. I ran track and cross-country in both high school and college and completed in three half Ironmans before the age of twenty. However, my last year of college, I began experiencing severe hip pain that

Avid tri-athlete returns to competition after years of hip pain2017-08-15T13:40:45+00:00

Avid Runner Defines Perseverance with Completion of Marine Corps Marathon After Hip Arthroscopy Surgery

2016-11-28T23:16:34+00:00

Nancy Edwards

I tore the labrum in my right hip training for my third half marathon, and had several opinions from other doctors as to the root of the pain since the MRI was inconclusive. Dr. Wolff diagnosed the problem immediately and gave me detailed information on how to repair it.

Avid Runner Defines Perseverance with Completion of Marine Corps Marathon After Hip Arthroscopy Surgery2016-11-28T23:16:34+00:00

Collegiate Hockey Player Starts Every Game a Year After Surgery to Repair Torn Labrum

2016-11-28T23:16:34+00:00

Michael McGovern

In December 2012, while playing ice hockey for the University of Maryland, I suffered a hip check to my left hip. I immediately went down to the ice in serious pain and was unable to put any weight on my leg. Over the next 10 months I saw multiple

Collegiate Hockey Player Starts Every Game a Year After Surgery to Repair Torn Labrum2016-11-28T23:16:34+00:00

High School Football Player Returns to His Sport after Two Hip Surgeries, Goes on to Play for University of Chicago

2016-11-28T23:16:34+00:00

Michael Perry

Future collegiate football player smiling after successful hip arthroscopy with Dr. Andrew Wolff for labral repair and correction of femoroacetabular impingement.

 

During my sophomore football season at Gilman High School, I developed pain in both of my hip

High School Football Player Returns to His Sport after Two Hip Surgeries, Goes on to Play for University of Chicago2016-11-28T23:16:34+00:00

Champion Boxer Praises Dr. Wolff for Top-Notch Treatment

2016-11-28T23:16:35+00:00

Jimmy Lange

In a sport where the smallest injury can mean the difference between winning and losing, The Nirschl Orthopaedic Center and Dr. Andrew Wolff have been a major factor in keeping me healthy in my march toward a world title. No shortcuts are taken to be the best in their

Champion Boxer Praises Dr. Wolff for Top-Notch Treatment2016-11-28T23:16:35+00:00

Why Provider Participation Status With Insurance Shouldn’t Matter When Contemplating Hip Arthroscopy

2016-11-28T23:16:35+00:00

I know what you’re probably thinking. You read this article’s title and immediately wanted to call my bluff. How dare I suggest that insurance doesn’t matter, especially in the case of an expensive procedure such as hip arthroscopy?

Bear with me.

First, keep in mind that I am referring to provider participation status,

Why Provider Participation Status With Insurance Shouldn’t Matter When Contemplating Hip Arthroscopy2016-11-28T23:16:35+00:00

Arthritis and Hip Arthroscopy

2015-12-21T23:28:07+00:00

In my practice, we get a lot of questions about arthritis and hip arthroscopy.  Although arthritis is very common, it’s not really that well understood. The term “arthritis” refers to joint pain or joint disease, and there are more than 100 types of arthritis. Osteoarthritis is the most common type,

Arthritis and Hip Arthroscopy2015-12-21T23:28:07+00:00

What does “out of network” or “non-participating” mean?

2016-11-28T23:16:35+00:00

Today we will try to dispel common misconceptions and settle fears regarding out-of-network providers and explain why you shouldn’t be so afraid of going to see one.

The first major misconception regarding out-of-network or non-participating providers is that they only accept patients willing and able to pay cash for the services they

What does “out of network” or “non-participating” mean?2016-11-28T23:16:35+00:00