Selected by their physician peers throughout the region, more than 460 Main Line Health physicians have been recognized by Main Line Today magazine as 2018 “Top Doctors.”
This year’s list of “Top Doctors” included new specialties and physicians. The list once again contained special recognition for those physicians that ranked #1 in each of the respective categories. Out of the 62 specialties included in the list this year, many Main Line Health physicians occupied the top spot.
“Basketball relies on being able to make quick, short movements, and your knees and ankles are doing the majority of the work. That’s what makes injuries like jumper’s knee, torn ligaments and ankle sprains and strains so common among basketball players at any level,” explains David Vegari, MD, orthopedic surgeon at Lankenau Medical Center, part of Main Line Health.
“In the past, our primary concern was the longevity of the polyethylene liner that surrounded the ball and socket in an artificial hip joint,” explains David Vegari, MD, orthopedic surgeon at Lankenau Medical Center, part of Main Line Health. “Over time, the liner would break down, and about 15 years after surgery, the patient would require extensive surgical revisions.
Charles Barkley – former Philadelphia 76ers forward, NBA hall of famer and two-time Dream Team Olympic gold medalist – discussed his recent hip surgery with Dr. David Vegari on ESPN radio’s Mike and Mike In the Morning.
Listen to a portion of his interview below
Dr. David Vegari was a guest on WIP’s morning show on Monday 11/30 to discuss relevant Philadelphia Eagles/NFL injuries from around the league.