Hi I am Mike Lenihan. I am an Orthopedic Surgeon. I’m used to being on the other side of the equation, on the physician side rather than the patient side. Over the last year and half, on three different occasions, I have had the opportunity to be on the patient side. The first surgery was a simple low back disc herniation. The surgery was done at the surgery center and I was able to go home the same day. I felt great and went back to work four days later. I work in an office environment so it is not taxing but I also am responsible for Trauma coverage and was able to return to Trauma call within 4 weeks.
I was thrilled with the outpatient surgery center; it was an extremely positive experience in every way. The facility was very clean, the staff was friendly, on time, and they always treated me well.
After years of pain in my right knee, I elected to undergo Unicompartmental Knee Arthroplasty in February 2010 by Dr. John Serocki at the La Jolla Orthopaedic Surgery Center.
Imagine being able to experience the vast mountain scenery on a ranch in Montana. Waking up to the peaceful sounds of nature and inhaling the rich mountain air were things Bob cherished. Even at 62 years old, he and his wife enjoyed hiking five or more miles a day around their property.
My total knee replacement experience was beyond my expectations! I was hesitant yet blessed with so many positive encounters that I will not hesitate to have my other knee replaced with Dr. Rodney Henderson in the same manner.