Dr. Anthony Hedley is an orthopaedic surgeon practicing in Phoenix, Arizona. Dr. Hedley specializes in the diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of injuries, diseases and disorders of the bodys musculoskeletal system. As an orthopaedic surgeon, Dr. Hedley tends to bones, ligaments, muscles, joints, nerves and tendons. Orthopaedic surgeons can specialize in certain areas like the hand, spine, hip, foot and ankle, shoulder and elbow or the knee.
Education and Training
University of Witwatersrand School of Medicine Medical Degree 1968
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery - Orthopedic Surgery
- In vivo knee kinematics in patients with bilateral total knee arthroplasty of 2 designs.
- Magnitude of cement-device interfacial stresses with and without tibial stemming: impact of BMI.
- Minimum 5-Year Results With Duracon Press-Fit Metal-Backed Patellae.
- Two-year follow-up of the PCA noncemented total hip replacement.
- Results of transtrochanteric rotational osteotomy for femoral head osteonecrosis.
- Porous ingrowth in canine resurfacing hip arthroplasty: analysis of results with up to a 2-year follow-up.
- Prosthetic replacement in osteonecrosis of the hip.
- Anterior fracture-dislocations of the shoulder: pitfalls in treatment.
- Complications of surface replacements.
- External fixation as a secondary procedure.
- Radiology of failed surface-replacement total-hip arthroplasty.
- Tharies surface replacement for osteonecrosis of the femoral head.
- Symposium on Surface Replacement Arthroplasty of the Hip. Technical considerations with surface replacement.
- Strain redistribution in the canine femur resulting from hip implants of different stiffnesses.
- Extended proximal femoral osteotomy for severe acetabular protrusion following total hip arthroplasty. A technical note.
Areas of expertise and specialization
Faculty Titles & Positions
- Former Assistant Professor of Surgery/Orthopedics, University of California, Los Angeles School of Medicine -
- Best Doctors in America, 1992 to Present
- Otto Aufrance Award, Hip Society, 1979
- South African Medical Association
- British Medical Association
- American Medical Association
- Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
- International Society of Arthroscopy
- International Hip Society
- Society for Biomaterials
- Society for Arthritic Joint Surgery
- Orthopaedic Research Society
- Workman’s Rehabilitation Hospital Orthopedic Surgery
- University of California, Los Angeles School of Medicine
- St. Thomas Hospital
- University of California
- Johannesburg General Hospital
- St. Thomas Hospital (Orthopedic Surgery)
Hobbies / Sports
- Fishing, Golf
Favorite professional publications
- Journal of Bone and Joint, General Bone Mechanics
- St. Luke’s Medical Center
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Get to know Joint Reconstruction Surgeon Dr. Anthony K. Hedley, who serves the population of Phoenix, Arizona. Anthony K. Hedley, MD, FRCS, is a Joint Reconstruction Surgeon with the Hedley Orthopaedic Institute, and is affiliated with the Institute for Bone & Joint Disorders and St. Luke’s Medical Center. Dr. Anthony K. Hedley is a highly respected and experienced surgeon, having been in practice for more than four decades. His career in medicine began when he graduated with his Medical Degree from the University of Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa. After medical school, Dr. Hedley completed his internship and residency at the Natalspruit Hospital. Driven to further his knowledge and expertise, he went on to undertake his Orthopedic Surgery fellowship with St. Thomas Hospital in London, England, followed by a further fellowship at the University of California, Los Angeles. Dr. Hedley has earned the coveted title of Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, and he is determined to enhance his patients’ quality of life, providing high quality, individualized care in order to ensure the most optimal results. With a passion for his work, Dr. Hedley is recognized for his expertise in joint reconstruction and replacement. He is a world renowned surgeon, authors, researcher, and educator. Dr. Hedley keeps current in his field by remaining a distinguished member of the American Medical Association, the British Medical Association, the South African Medical Association, the International Hip Society, the International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine, the Orthopaedic Research Society, the Society for Arthritic Joint Surgery, and the Society for Biomaterials. Orthopaedic surgeons are devoted to the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of disorders of the bones, joints, ligaments, tendons and muscles. Some orthopaedists are generalists, while others specialize in certain areas of the body, others specialty focuses include shoulder and elbow, hand, and spine. Orthopaedic surgeons treat broken bones, and replace painful joints, and also treat patients for sports injuries, back pain, ruptured discs and spinal stenosis, bone tumors, carpal tunnel, hand arthritis and hand injuries, club foot, bow legs and hip dysplasia, orthopaedic trauma, limb lengthening, achilles tendon injuries, bunions and foot and ankle injuries, osteoporosis, and arthritis.
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