Implementing Weight Loss Before Total Joint Arthroplasty Using Telemedicine

Dr. Antonia Chen, Director of Research for the Division of Adult Reconstruction and Total Joint Arthroplasty in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Brigham and Women’s Hospital discusses her recent research “Implementing Weight Loss Before Total Joint Arthroplasty Using A Remote Dietitian and Mobile App: A Randomized, Control Trial”, which was recently presented at the 2022 American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual meeting.

Dr. Antonia Chen is the Director of Research for the Division of Adult Reconstruction and Total Joint Arthroplasty in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) who specializes in hip and knee replacements. She is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery, and her clinical practice is focused on taking care of patients with arthritic hips and knees, as well as avascular necrosis. In addition to primary hip and knee replacements and partial knee replacements, she also specializes in the care of complex patients who may require revision procedures or further treatment of their previous hip and knee replacements. She also takes care of patients who experience complications with their hips and knees, including infection, stiffness and fractures.

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