Daren Wickum, M.D.
"Quality of life really boils down to remaining active. Keeping patients mobile keeps me on my toes. So does keeping up with my son."
Meet Summit Orthopedic surgeon Dr. Daren Wickum. He uses his knowledge of joint reconstruction and expertise in direct anterior hip replacement surgery to help his patients maintain an active quality of life.
Surgery is an important decision. Dr. Wickum offers a list of questions every patient should discuss with their surgeon when they are considering surgery.
Ask Dr. Wickum: What is a direct anterior hip replacement, and how is it different from other hip replacement procedures?
Dr. Wickum explains the difference between a posterior and a direct anterior procedure for hip replacement, and discusses the advantages of anterior hip replacements.