27 Years of Excellent Orthopedic Care

Happy Retirement, Dr. VanderWilde!


After an outstanding 27 years of providing compassionate and exemplary orthopedic care to NWOS patients throughout the Inland Northwest, Dr. Russ VanderWilde has retired his practice. With his uncompromising pursuit of excellence, and a singular focus on the best possible, individual patient outcomes, he has been one of the most sought after orthopaedic physicians in our community throughout his entire career. He has also touched the lives of countless Gonzaga athletes having served as a team physician since 1994. 

We have so much gratitude and deep respect for what Dr. VanderWilde has accomplished throughout his remarkable career and in our community. He has been an integral part of the NWOS family and he will be sincerely missed. We wish him the very best in his next chapter and are very excited for him to have this opportunity to spend more time with his family; he has definitely earned it.

Our team of advanced joint replacement and sports medicine specialists will proudly carry on Dr. VanderWilde’s legacy, providing excellent orthopedic care to our patients. To schedule an appointment with one of our providers, please call 888-660-2663 or request an appointment online.

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