Dr. Thomas Ambrose II, MD

Adult Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery  |  
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Age 60
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Dr. Thomas Ambrose II, MD
I came to Sioux Falls from Indiana, where I served on the faculty of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Indiana University for 24 years. As an Associate Professor of Orthopaedics, I was responsible for educating and training the next generation of orthopaedic surgeons, and have been involved in educating over 200 orthopaedic residents. I am a Fellow of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons and serve on the Editorial Review Board for the Journal of Arthroplasty. I have authored numerous scientific papers and have presented before several national and international meetings. I am certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and have re-certified twice in the last 20 years. I bring to Sioux Falls a tremendous wealth of experience in all facets of hip and knee repalcements and the treatment of their potential complications.

911 E 20th St Ste 300

Sioux Falls, SD 57105

Contact Information

(605) 322-1300

Dr. Thomas Ambrose II, MD

Dr. Thomas Ambrose II, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Avera
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Medica
  • Medicaid
  • Tricare

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Care Philosophy

My care philosophy is to engage the patient as a partner in the treatment of their hip or knee arthritis symptoms.  I strive to educate patients about the disease process, how it can be managed non-operatively early on, and when desired activities can no longer be enjoyed due to the pain limitations, surgical options are then discussed.  The patient is then enrolled in an organized "pre-hab" program where they meet their Orthopedic Navigator and the therapists that will be assisting them through the hospitalization process, and patients are familialrized with the care pathways that we utilize to ensure consistency in care delivery and thus improve both early and late outcomes.
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Dr. Ambrose II's Experience

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Dr. Ambrose II's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Adult Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery
  • Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Adult Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery
  • Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics
  • Joint Replacement Orthopedic Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Arthroscopy
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
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Procedures

  • Hemi (Half) Hip Replacement
  • Hip Reconstruction Surgery
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Replacement, Cemented
  • Hip Replacement, Cementless
  • Hip Surgery
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Mini Knee Surgery
  • Mini-Incision Hip Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Knee Replacement
  • Partial Knee Replacement
  • Revision of Arthroplasty Surgery
  • Revision of Failed Total Joint Replacement
  • Revision of Total Joint
  • Steroid Injection
  • Total Joint Replacement and Revision
  • Total Knee Replacement
  • Total Knee Replacement Revision
  • Uni-Compartmental Knee Replacement
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University of California At Los Angeles
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1979
  • The Ohio State University
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • The Ohio State University Medical Center & Nationwide Children's Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1984
  • The Ohio State University Medical Center & Nationwide Children's Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988
  • American College Of Surgeons
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • AO Intl
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Denver Children's Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ambrose II has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ambrose II's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ambrose II to family and friends
2.9
based on 8 total reviews
Dr. Ambrose II's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    GOOD
  • Time well spent
    GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
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Dr. Ambrose II accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Avera
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Medica
  • Medicaid
  • Tricare

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Hospitals where Dr. Ambrose II has admitting privileges

Avera McKennan Hospital and University Health Center
1325 S Cliff Ave
Sioux Falls, SD 57105
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