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Follow up

  • Dr. Harb would like to see you back in the office 4 weeks after surgery.
  • Call   for an appointment or schedule this at your final preoperative visit. At this office visit an x-ray will be taken and your incision will be examined.
  • The next follow up appointment will be 4 months from surgery and then 1 year from surgery.
  • After that Dr. Harb likes to see his patients every 5 years following surgery.

When to go to the emergency room

  • Sudden increase in pain with activity and rest not relieved with medication
  • Uncontrollable nausea or vomiting
  • Inability to bear weight or walk
  • Shaking chills
  • Fever greater than 101.3
  • Shortness of breath or chest pain
  • If you have increasing discharge or drainage from your surgical incision

Future Appointments / Primary care follow up

  • Please follow up with your primary care provider within 1-2 weeks after your surgery.
  • American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
  • Sibley Memorial Hospital
  • Johns Hopkins University