Anthony K. Hedley, MD
Doctor Hedley is a world-renown orthopedic surgeon, author, researcher, and educator specializing in joint reconstruction and replacement. He received he medical degree from the University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa, in 1968. In 1977 he received his registration as Specialist Orthopaedic Surgeon from the South African Medical and Dental Council.
Doctor Hedley is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh. He completed his fellowship in orthopedic surgery at St. Thomas Hospital, London, and his postdoctoral studies in Orthopedic Surgery and Bio-Engineering at the University of California, Los Angeles, Division of Orthopedics, Department of Surgery. He was an assistant professor of surgery/orthopedics at the University of California, Los Angeles. In 1982, Doctor Hedley joined the Institute for Bone and Joint Disorders and is now the president of the corporation. In addition, he has been chairman of the Department of Orthopedics at St. Luke's Medical Center since 1987.
Doctor Hedley is the principal investigator in several research projects investigating joint replacements and is an internationally recognized speaker. He has received numerous awards and honors including the Otto Aufrance and the John Charnley award from the Hip Society. He has been listed in The Best Doctors in America every year since its inception in 1992 and in Who's Who Worldwide in 1991. In addition, he was the featured surgeon in the documentaries "The Implant: Hip Revision Surgery"; "The Implant II: Knee Replacement"; and "The Implant III: Hip Revision Surgery," which were syndicated nationally on PBS and a variety of cable channels, such as Discovery Health.
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