Matthew K. Wallace, M.D., of Northwest Orthopaedic Specialists performed the 100th outpatient joint replacement procedure at The Orthopaedic Surgery Center on Tuesday, Nov. 7. Patients seeking consultation for outpatient joint replacements or other orthopaedic procedures are encouraged to call 509-344-2663 to contact The Orthopaedic Surgery Center, located in downtown Spokane at 601 West Fifth Avenue, Suite 500.
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Northwest Orthopaedic Specialists welcomed a new C.E.O., John Braun, M.B.A., C.M.P.E. He brings with him an extensive background in education and 16 years of professional management experience, 10 of those years being in the healthcare sector.
After years of suffering from debilitating hip pain due to severe hip dysplasia from a young age, Laurie Saling worked with Dr. Jonathan Keeve, joint replacement surgeon at Northwest Orthopaedic Specialists, to manage the pain in one of the “worst cases” of hip dysplasia Dr. Keeve had ever seen.
Northwest Orthopaedic Specialists’ joint replacement experts are now offering outpatient joint replacement procedures at The Orthopaedic Surgery Center located downtown at 601 West Fifth Avenue, Suite 500.
In a traditional joint replacement, the patient stays in the hospital for several days before going home. In an outpatient joint replacement, the patient is able to go home hours after surgery. Benefits of the outpatient procedure include:
Recognizing an opportunity to provide more comprehensive treatment for its customers and a wider swath of the general community, two medical groups formed a partnership here more than a year ago with the intention of helping clients with sports-related injuries.
Northwest Orthopaedic Specialists and Columbia Medical Associates partnered to form the Northwest Sports Network. The doctors who make up the network see patients at clinics that Northwest Orthopaedic and Columbia Medical are operating.
The Northwest Sports Network recently held two sports physical nights for area athletes at Columbia Medical Associates and Northwest Orthopaedic Specialists, PS and saw a total of 302 athletes from 45 schools at the events. The sports physicals cost $10 each, and the money was donated back to the athletes’ schools last week.
The Northwest Sports Network, the premier sports medicine partnership between Northwest Orthopaedic Specialists, PS and Columbia Medical Associates, is offering comprehensive sports and musculoskeletal care to athletes and teams. They also offer low-cost sports physicals for local athletes. The Northwest Sports Network is the athlete’s resource for specialized orthopaedic sports medicine and cost-effective care.