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 Idaho 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 Idaho.
Dr. Michael Gustavel is the team physician for Boise State University, Boise Hawks Baseball, and Boise High School. He graduated from the University Of Washington in Seattle and proceeded to completing his internship training at the Oregon Health Sciences University in Portland.
Dr. Kyle Palmer’s practice currently includes arthroscopic surgery, sports medicine, fracture care, and general orthopedics. He previously served for 10 years as the team physician for Eagle High School. In addition, Dr. Palmer has also been active with the Idaho Youth Soccer Association and the Capital Youth Soccer Association.
Dr. David Hassinger is recognized for having completed an advanced training program by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons in the treatment of shoulder disorders. He currently focuses his practice on performing shoulder and knee arthroscopic surgery procedures including ligament reconstruction and rotator cuff repair.
Dr. George Nicola has been in practice in the field of orthopedic surgery since 1984. He is currently affiliated with the West Valley Medical Center in Caldwell and the St. Luke’s Regional Medical Center in Meridian. Dr. George Nicola completed his medical degree from the Rush Medical College in Chicago.
Dr. Mark Spelich has undergone extensive training in treating a broad spectrum of traumatic injuries. In addition, he also holds special interest in computer assisted surgery and has performed research in this field as well. Dr. Spelich attended Medical School at the Albany Medical College.
Dr. Thomas Goodwin is well-known for having already performed more than 5000 shoulder surgery procedures in Boise during his 20 year career. He has been practicing orthopedic surgery in the Treasure Valley since 1987 and he then opened his clinic sub-specializing in shoulder care in 2002.
Idaho Falls, ID
Dr. Brigham Redd has served 20 years in the U.S. Army and as Chief of Orthopedics at Ireland Army Community Hospital in Ft. Knox. He received his medical degree from The Ohio State University in 1999 and is currently in practice at the East Falls Orthopedics.
Dr. Michael Curtin previously served as an orthopaedic team physician for the Rockies, as well as a consultant to the Denver Broncos. He specializes in the evaluation and treatment of athletic injuries of the shoulder, knee, and elbow. Dr. Michael Curtin earned his medical degree from the University of Utah.
Dr. Samuel Jorgenson is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and the American Board of Medical Examiners. He has been in practice at the Spine Institute of Idaho since 2002. Dr. Samuel Jorgenson attended Medical School at the Hahnemann University in Philadelphia.
Idaho Falls, ID
Dr. Joseph Liljenquist is a graduate of George Washington University Medical School. He claims to be utilizing cutting edge techniques with traditional methods to provide patients with the best orthopaedic care possible. Dr. Liljenquist is also affiliated with the Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center and the Mountain View Hospital.