patient stories from the department of orthopaedic surger at mass general
  • Gary: Harwich, MA

    Dr. Bedair story

    Right hand median nerve damage; left ankle arthritis; spinal stenosis; severe arthritis in both knees
    Interests:  spending time with family, competitive shooting

  • Susan: Scituate, MA

    Dr. Kwon story

    Avascular Necrosis
    Interests:  walking, spending time with family, exercises classes

  • John: Boston, MA

    Dr. Oh story

    Torn bicep tendon
    Interests:  baking, hockey, hunting

  • Vicky: Boston, MA

    Dr. Cha story

    Herniated disc in neck
    Interests:  triathlons, traveling, yoga, running

  • Harold: Portsmouth, NH

    Dr. DiGiovanni story

    Ankle arthritis
    Interests:  gardening, walking, dancing

  • Anne: Cambridge, MA

    Dr. Cha story

    Arthritis in low back
    Interests:  hiking, barre, cooking

  • Joe: Pascoag, RI

    Dr. DiGiovanni story

    Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease
    Interests: fishing, sports cars, investing