Looking for an Orthopedic surgeon that you can trust is a daunting task. You do not want to chance that the person you are going to for ankle, knee, hip, or even spinal surgery may not be among the best in their field. Though this is a decision you have to make for yourself after meeting the orthopedic surgeons in person we are giving you a good start. Hopefully an end to your frustration even.
Orthopedic surgery is becoming ever more common as advancements allow for better hip and knee replacements which of course makes the demand for orthopedic surgeons higher. Find the best ones in Alaska so you can find the surgeon that is right for you and your needs. Something as important as a hip replacement or any other orthopedic surgery, can’t be left to chance and all the time spent researching surgeons around can take up an awful lot of time. So here are the top orthopedic surgeons we have chosen in Alaska.
Dr. Daniel Harrah completed his Doctor of Medicine Degree from the Saint Louis University School of Medicine in 1993. He is currently part of the Juneau Bone and Joint Center team. Dr. Harrah focuses on performing the full range of orthopedic surgery procedures.
Dr. Mark Wade’s specialization involving athletes is based on his lifelong involvement in sports. He graduated medical school from the University of Texas-Galveston and is currently in practice at Interior Alaska Orthopedics & Sports Medicine.
Dr. George Rhyneer is a well-know specialist in repair of traumatic injury: ligament reconstruction, cartilage and meniscus transplantation. He also specializes in performing shoulder and knee arthroscopy, as well as joint replacement procedures. Dr. George Rhyneer established the Rhyneer Clinic in 2007.
The scope of Dr. Manx Quayle’s practice includes general Podiatric Medicine with an emphasis on surgery of the foot and ankle. He has been practicing podiatric medicine and surgery for almost 20 years already. Dr. Quayle has also undergone advanced surgical training at the Podiatric Institute in Atlanta.
Dr. Vermillion is well-known for having served in the military for over 21 years after graduating from West Point. He focuses his practice on performing cartilage restoration procedures. In addition, he is also known to have an extensive background in the filed of Sports Medicine. Dr. Vermillion is currently in practice at the Orthopaedic Research Clinic of Alaska.
Dr. Gordon Bozarth brings his expertise in General Orthopaedic Surgery and Spine Surgery to the Juneau Bone and Joint Center practice. He completed his MD degree at the Creighton University School of Medicine and his internship at the University of Texas Health Science Center.
Dr. David Brown graduated from the Uniformed Services University for the Health Sciences. He is currently affiliated with the PeaceHealth Medical Group and is specializing in the treatment of musculoskeletal disorders. Dr. David Brown completed his Orthopedic Residency at the Brooke Army Medical Center.
Dr. Timothy Carey, is board certified under the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery in general orthopedic surgery.
Dr. Kerr, is an orthopedic spine surgery specialist in Anchorage, and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from Uniformed Services University Of The Health Sciences in 1998 and specializes in orthopedic spine surgery, orthopedic fracture care, and more. Dr. Kerr, is an experienced, board certified, fellowship-trained surgeon specializing both in comprehensive Spine Surgery (including neck/cervical) and Orthopaedic Fracture-Trauma Reconstruction.
Dr. Ralph Dixon is board-certified in Foot Surgery and Reconstructive Rearfoot/Ankle Surgery by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery. He received his medical degree as a Doctor of Podiatric Medicine from The Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine.