Sports Medicine South
Personalization from ConfirMIS performed by Dr. Gary Levengood of Sports Medicine South
ConforMIS implants have a unique advantage: they’re personalized. The ConforMIS approach gives you notably more bone preservation than traditional variations so you’re able to preserve your knee for possible future treatment options. You may also experience faster recovery time and reduced post-operative pain.
ConforMIS personalized implant offers unique advantages versus a traditional knee replacement.
- Provides Superior Fit Specific To You: Customized implants mirror the surface contours of your knee to help provide greater coverage and implant fit.
- Preserves Your Future Surgical Options: With less bone cuts, more of your knee is preserved for future, more aggressive solutions if necessary.
- Restores Your Knee’s Normal Motion: By preserving healthy cartilage, bone and ligaments, your knee is able to to retain more of its natural function.
- Allows for a Less Traumatic Procedure: Customized instrumentation is built to match your knee, reduce the amount of bone preparation and simplify your procedure.
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Stephanie H. Hsu, M.D. is a fresh addition to the Sports Medicine South family. With her interest and specialized training in both adult and adolescent sports medicine, shoulder surgery and the athlete's elbow, Dr. Hsu easily complements the SMS practice mission to provide the highest quality orthopaedic care to ensure a quick and convenient recovery, allowing patients to become beyond better.
A native Georgian, Dr. Hsu grew up playing competitive softball and tennis in Roswell and attended Chattahoochee High School. She graduated early, with honors, in Mechanical Engineering from Georgia Tech. After completing her undergraduate studies, Dr. Hsu attended medical school at the Medical College of Georgia, then pursued a master's degree in Mechanical Engineering and Biomechanics at the University of Southern California to expand her understanding of surgical implant design.
Dr. Hsu then traveled across the country to Boston, to complete her orthopedic surgery residency at Tufts University-New England Medical Center. Prior to joining Sports Medicine South, Dr.Hsu completed the prestigious Shoulder, Elbow and Sports Medicine fellowship at Columbia University in New York City. While in New York, Dr. Hsu provided care for collegiate and professional athletes under the direction of Columbia University and New York Yankees team physicians. Additionally, Dr. Hsu has published research in prestigious journals, and has authored book chapters and teaching videos covering topics including total and reverse shoulder arthroplasty, arthroscopic shoulder labral repair and examination of the athlete's elbow.
Dr. Hsu is delighted to be joining the Sports Medicine South family and returning home to Georgia. In her free time, you may find her running in the park, playing tennis, relaxing with friends or cooling off with a big bowl of ice cream.
Stephanie H. Hsu, M.D. Education
University of Southern California
Masters if Science in Mechanical Engineering and Biomechanics – Los Angles, California – 2005
Medical College of Georgia
Doctor of Medicine – Augusta, Georgia – 2004
Georgia Institute of Technology
Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering – Atlanta, Georgia – 1999
Columbia University/New York Presbyterian Hospital
Shoulder, Elbow, and Sports Medicine Fellowship – New York, New York – 2011
Tufts-New England Medical Center Combined Program
Chief Resident in Orthopaedic Surgery – Boston, Massachusetts – 2010