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Published on March 04, 2016

Evelyn Schwartz & Total Hip Replacement


Evelyn Schwartz
Patient: Evelyn Schwartz, Rockville, MD

Location: Adventist HealthCare Shady Grove Medical Center

Service: Total Hip Replacement

Doctor: Brett Hampton, MD

As Evelyn Schwartz carries her youngest daughter, Emilia, downstairs from a nap, you’d never guess that one of the mother’s hips is even newer than her 8-month-old. Schwartz is steady and centered as her three older children dart about her Rockville home. Most important, she’s pain-free.

Schwartz noticed discomfort in her hip while giving birth to her oldest daughter, Cayla, at Adventist HealthCare Shady Grove Medical Center in 2007. The pain was so severe, Schwartz says, at times it overshadowed her labor. An X-ray later showed osteoarthritis, a degenerative joint disease that would require a hip replacement.

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