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Allowing people to remain independent and active, especially as they age is an important part of my practice. This is a multifactorial process and the patient become part of the TEAM to improving their health and well being. Many patients find improvement through conservative treatment, however, surgery sometimes is necessary for optimal results. Patients with significant arthritis, that has failed conservative treatment, in their hips and knees, live 4 years longer after joint replacement surgery with a much higher quality of life, than those who avoid surgery.
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Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
Ankle Sprains and Strains
Arthritis of the Elbow
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Complications of Joint Prosthesis
Difficulty With Walking
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
Hip Pointer Injuries
Internal Derangement of Knee
Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Tibia and Fibula Fractures
Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
Computer-Assisted Total Hip Replacement
Excision of Femur or Knee
Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
Hip Reconstruction Surgery
Hip Replacement Revision
Knee Replacement Revision
Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
Minimally Invasive Hip Replacement
Pediatric Hip Surgery
Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
Total Hip Replacement
Total Knee Replacement Revision
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Saint Martins University
Undergraduate School | Graduated 1984
University Of Washington
Medical School | Graduated 1988
University Of Washington
Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
San Francisco Orth Res Training Prg
Residency Hospital | Completed 1994
Awards & Recognition
Awards & Honors
Healthgrades Honor Roll
Hawaii Arthritis Foundation Physician of the Year, 2000
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