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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.

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. An expert in the field, he has performed over 10,000 total joint replacements and 7,000 anterior hip replacements to date. 

In addition, he has revolutionized rapid recovery after joint replacement surgery and has helped create  Total Joint Specialists – an orthopaedic practice in Georgia.

 

Dr. DeCook works with industry partners to improve surgical techniques, design state-of-the-art implants, create new technologies and implement tools that lead to greater value for patients and healthcare. He travels extensively both nationally and internationally to teach, and improve the technique of hip and knee replacements.

Dr. DeCook completed his medical degree at Rush Medical College. He then completed orthopedic surgery and family medicine residencies at Wake Forest University School of Medicine. He rounded out his medical training with a fellowship in adult reconstruction from the Anderson Clinic.

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Joel Matta MD

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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Alexander Sah M.D. – biography

Past-AHF president (2022-2023), Dr. Alexander Sah specializes in minimally invasive hip and knee replacements, outpatient surgery, as well as complex hip and knee revision surgeries.  

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