Alana Elise Sigmund, MD, FHM

Alana Elise Sigmund, MD, FHM, medical director for arthroplasty at Hospital for Special Surgery, New York City, where she oversees the medical care of postoperative patients. Her research into preoperative stress testing and postoperative management of arthroplasty patients has appeared in JAMA Internal Medicine, The Journal of Arthroplasty and most recently in Mayo Clinic Proceedings. She is also a member of the Society of Hospital Medicine Research Committee.

Surgery

Know the Warning Signs of Post-Op Problems

You came through your surgery with flying colors, but now that you’re home recovering, you’re worried that something isn’t going right. Here’s how to know.