Anterior Hip Foundation


Pioneering the Anterior Approach Hip Technique to Better Serve Our Global Patient Population.

At the Anterior Hip Foundation (AHF), we’re more than just a source of information; we’re a community of forward-thinking professionals dedicated to transforming the landscape of hip surgery. Explore our blog for a diverse array of content, from expert surgical tips and tricks to exclusive interviews with industry leaders.

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From Dr. Joel Matta – his journey to the Anterior approach hip as we know it in the US today.

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Patient on Hana Table

The Evolution of Anterior Approach Hips

This Letournel acetabular fracture background taught me hip and pelvis anatomy and radiology. It also made the concept and practice of considering the relative advantages of different surgical approaches natural and logical.

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Joel Matta MD, Founder Anterior Hip Foundation

Dr. Joel Matta Biography

Anterior Hip Foundation Founder, Dr. Joel Matta is a leader in the field for treating, evaluating, diagnosing and treating complex orthopaedic hip disorders.

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Dr. Charles DeCook Biography

Former AHF president (2021-2022 Dr. Charles DeCook is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon who specializes in knee and hip replacements. He has performed over 10,000 total joint replacements and 7,000 anterior hip replacements to date.

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