Did you know that more than seven million people in the United States will have a knee or hip replaced during their lifetime?

Last year alone, more than 70,000 people had joint replacement surgery at an HCA Healthcare facility, including Dr. Jeffrey Kozak, a spinal surgeon at Texas Orthopedic Hospital in Houston, TX.

After sustaining a debilitating hip injury, Dr. Kozak underwent hip replacement surgery to restore function and regain his quality of life.

We spoke to Dr. Kozak and his surgeon Dr. Robin Goytia about the effects of joint replacement, how Dr. Kozak’s life has changed since surgery and why he’s finally able to get a good night’s sleep.

Watch the video below to learn more.

HCA 50th Anniversary
In 1968, HCA Healthcare was conceived by two physicians and an accomplished business leader — Dr. Thomas Frist Sr., Dr. Thomas Frist Jr., and Jack Massey. This year, HCA celebrates its golden anniversary and the culture of caring established by our three founders 50 years ago. To help us celebrate our 50th year, we’ll share stories here that reflect HCA’s mission – above all else, the care and improvement of human life – and our pledge to improve life and make history for the next 50 years and beyond.