When You Should Consider a Total Hip Replacement

When You Should Consider a Total Hip Replacement

Total hip replacement helps individuals address hip pain due to arthritis, injuries, pinched nerves or other problems. It involves the removal and replacement of damaged bone and cartilage in the hip with prosthetic components. Millions of people have undergone total hip replacement surgery. There are several instances where this type of hip surgery is recommended, Continue Reading >>
When to See a GI Specialist for Gastric Issues

When to See a GI Specialist for Gastric Issues

For those who are experiencing gastrointestinal (GI) issues, it is important to receive the right support. The digestive tract is complex, and many symptoms may indicate disease. Although an individual might contact a primary care physician (PCP) at the first signs of gastric issues, a gastroenterologist may be required for proper GI treatment. Should I Continue Reading >>

The Health Risks of Not Fixing a Deviated Septum

A deviated septum can be a mild misalignment of the nasal passages that doesn’t cause any noticeable symptoms, or it can be a serious health condition. In fact, it’s estimated that about 80% of people have some form of misalignment within their nasal passages. However, a deviated septum shouldn’t be ignored and it’s important to Continue Reading >>

Charlie Daniels Has Rotator Cuff Repair Surgery

Rotator cuff repair procedures are among our most commonly performed surgeries. There are many ways to tear your rotator cuff:It looks like the Charlie Daniels’ Band will be without its legendary fiddle playing for the near future. Legendary singer, guitarist, and fiddler Charlie Daniels underwent successful rotator cuff repair surgery on the morning of Monday, Continue Reading >>

Do You Have Blood in Your Stools?

Blood in stools can give you a good scare. The good news is that it is not always indicative of a serious health problem. Still, it is important to see your doctor so that diagnostic tests can determine if the blood is a symptom of a potentially serious health concern. The simplest explanation for blood Continue Reading >>

Baseball Players and Shoulder Injuries

Should pain is a common problem for baseball players. The throwing motion used in baseball is unnatural and causes great strain on throwing shoulders. Softball’s windmill motion, conversely, is a much more natural throwing motion, causing far less strain and allowing players to pitch far more often. Our Beverly Hills orthopedic surgeons see a lot of patients Continue Reading >>

Benefits of Minimally Invasive Thyroid Surgery

One of the benefits of scheduling your surgery with the Department of Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose, and Throat) at La Peer Health Systems in Beverly Hills is that you will be undergoing a state-of-the-art procedure performed by one of the country’s best surgeons. One of these procedures is minimally invasive thyroid surgery. What Is the Thyroid? Continue Reading >>

Did You Know Our Doctors Perform Revision Nose Jobs?

Not every nose job procedure is successful. In fact, about 10 percent of people who have received the procedure will go back for a secondary or revision surgery. This makes revision nose jobs a very popular form of cosmetic surgery. Nose jobs, medically referred to as rhinoplasty, are procedures that aesthetically or functionally change the Continue Reading >>

Eye Injuries from Fireworks Caused by Shrapnel

The Fourth of July and fireworks go hand in hand. Unfortunately, many people suffer eye injuries while detonating fireworks during the festive holiday. More than 2,000 firework related eye injuries are reported each year, ranging from minor scratches to complete loss of sight. Many of these people make their way into the office of an Continue Reading >>

Dr. Babak Azizzadeh Featured Guest Speaker at JSEI Course

Dr. Babak Azizzadeh, facelift and fat grafting expert, featured as a guest speaker at the JSEI Aesthetic Eyelid and Facial Rejuvenation Course. Dr. Babak Azizzadeh was featured as a guest speaker at the Jules Stein Eye Institute’s (JSEI) Annual Aesthetic Eyelid & Facial Rejuvenation Course on June 16, 2012. Dr. Azizzadeh conducted a lecture entitled Continue Reading >>

What is a Bunion?

A bunion is a bony bump on the inside of your foot caused by a deformity of bone and soft tissue that occurs at the joint between the big toe, or hallux, and the first bone in the foot called the first metatarsal. The point where these two bones meet is called the MTP joint. Continue Reading >>