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Quick Facts

  • Awards

    3 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award
  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition
  • On-Time Doctor Award
  • Accepted Insurance

  • Cigna
  • ODS
  • United Healthcare
  • Premera
  • UHC West

Doctors in Klamath Orthopedic & Sports Medicine

View all physicians that belong to Klamath Orthopedic & Sports Medicine.

Ratings & Comments

42 ratings with 8 comments

The Overall Average Patient Rating of Klamath Orthopedic & Sports Medicine when asked is excellent. Klamath Orthopedic & Sports Medicine has been reviewed by 42 patients. The rating is 4.1 out of 5 stars.

The average wait time to see a doctor at Klamath Orthopedic & Sports Medicine as provided by patient reviews is 15 minutes. By comparison, the national average for a pre-vist wait time is 21 minutes.

Specialties

4 specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

    An orthopaedic surgeon is a physician who specializes in diagnosis and surgical treatment of injuries and disorders involving the musculoskeletal system, such as hip replacements and arthroscopic knee surgery.
    In addition to treating trauma to the musculoskeletal system, these doctors also deal with sports injuries, degenerative diseases, infections, tumors and congenital disorders.

  • Sports Medicine

    A sports medicine specialist is a physician who is trained to diagnose and treat injuries and conditions caused by participation in athletic activities.
    These doctors are generally employed by professional sports teams to care for the athletes who are injured. They have extensive knowledge of the types of injuries that athletes are most susceptible to, such as stress fractures, sprains, concussions, muscle cramps, ACL injuries, and shin splints.
    It is the responsibility of sports medicine specialist to clear athletes to return to the playing field when they are deemed fit. These doctors also advise athletes on how to avoid injury through proper care of their bodies while training.

  • Surgery of the Hand

    Hand surgeons are certified surgeons who are also experts in the function and structure of your wrists, hands and forearms. This allows them to treat arthritis, carpal tunnel, trigger finger and tennis elbow, most of which tend to result from repetitive and excessive use of the corresponding joints, muscles, tendons and ligaments.
    Hand surgeons also commonly work with patients who have fractures or broken bones from any kind of accident. If you're experiencing any kind of general pain in your hand, wrist or forearm that isn’t going away, a hand surgeon is probably your best resource.

  • Orthopedic Surgery of the Spine

    If you have a back injury or unexplained back pain, your doctor might refer you first to a radiologist and then to an orthopedic spinal surgeon. They specialize in the spine and can diagnose and treat spinal diseases such as scoliosis. They can also treat spinal injuries such as a displaced disc or a fracture, as well as disc degeneration and narrowing that occurs due to aging.
    However, when your injury or condition affects the spinal canal or spinal cord, it’s typically better to consult with a neurosurgeon. It's worth noting that, while they're both referred to as surgeons, they can also recommend treatments that don't require an operation, such as non-surgical decompression therapy.

  • Hospital Affiliations

    Klamath Orthopedic & Sports Medicine is affiliated with the following hospital

  • Sky Lakes Medical Center Klamath Falls, OR 97601
  • Education

    Affiliated doctors have gone to the following schools

  • University Of Texas Medical Branch School Of Medicine
  • Des Moines University
  • University Of Miami Leonard M Miller School Of Medicine
  • University Of Missouri Kansas City School Of Medicine
  • Saint Louis University School Of Medicine
  • Nearby Group Practices

    Klamath Orthopedic & Sports Medicine is similar to the following 3 Group Pracices near Klamath Falls, OR.

  • Cascades East Family Practice

    Group Practice

    Klamath Falls, OR

  • Klamath Medical Clinic

    Group Practice

    Klamath Falls, OR

  • Childrens Clinic Of Klamath

    Group Practice

    Klamath Falls, OR

Information About Group Practices

What is a Group Practice?

According to The Medical Group Management Association, a group practice is any relationship between three or more physicians who share facilities, expenses, profits and other resources like support staff and equipment. Group practices tend to fall into two categories: those that organize around a particular medical specialty and those that encompass several specialties like East Boston Neighborhood Health that specializes in internal medicine

Why Group Practice?

As medicine became more complex in the twentieth century, the need for group practices made more sense. Physicians found it impossible to know everything about the emerging drugs and technologies on the medical landscape. In addition, the cost of providing a full range of diagnostic services, such as tests and X-rays, in one location became prohibitive to the individual practitioner. Hence, doctors from various disciplines began to team together in order to provide more comprehensive care to their community of patients.

Benefits of Group Practice

As medicine became more complex in the twentieth century, the need for group practices made more sense. Physicians found it impossible to know everything about the emerging drugs and technologies on the medical landscape. In addition, the cost of providing a full range of diagnostic services, such as tests and X-rays, in one location became prohibitive to the individual practitioner. Hence, doctors from various disciplines began to team together in order to provide more comprehensive care to their community of patients.