Whether a patient can undergo surgery depends on the individual, their health history, and the experience and comfort of the patient. Your surgeon will talk to you about your individual risks and benefits to help you come to the best decision for you and your health.
About the Author: Paul Norio Morton, MD
Dr. Paul Norio Morton is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon that practices on Oahu and the Big Island. He treats a broad range of orthopedic conditions including arthritis, sports injuries, hip and knee replacements, trauma, and robotic joint arthroplasty. He believes in treating his patients with a holistic approach – incorporating patient’s desires and expectations into the treatment of their musculoskeletal problems.