Total hip replacement doesn’t always need to result in an unsightly scar. In a recent video for Miriam Hospital’s Total Joint Center, University Orthopedics Total Joint Surgeon Dr. Eric Cohen describes the bikini incision anterior approach – a unique alternative that provides better healing and a more cosmetically pleasing result.
Eric M. Cohen, MD, is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon specializing in total hip and knee replacements at University Orthopedics. His focus is on minimally invasive total hip and knee replacement and rapid recovery after total joint replacements. He performs direct anterior total hip replacement, partial knee replacement, total knee replacement, and complex revision surgeries. Dr. Cohen is a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons, and the Orthopedic Research Society. His research interests include rapid recovery after joint replacement and modifiable risk factors prior to joint replacement.
Dr. Cohen operates at the East Bay Surgery Center, The Miriam Hospital, Rhode Island Hospital and Westerly Hospital and sees patients at many of the University Orthopedics Rhode Island locations.