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The physicians at First State Orthopaedics have extensive experience and knowledge in the diagnosis, treatment, and management of all conditions of the hip, knee, and shoulder. Our fellowship trained surgeons specialize in the replacement of joints affected by arthritis, inflammatory conditions, and trauma. From preoperative education, through surgery, recovery, and rehabilitation, everything is designed for the special needs of our patients. 

Our joint reconstruction team is at the forefront of outpatient total shoulder replacement, reverse shoulder replacement, total hip replacement, partial knee replacement, and total knee replacement.  Our surgeons are proficient in all approaches for joint replacement, including direct anterior hip replacement.  The First State Surgery Center is equipped to allow our surgeons the ability to perform procedures which safely allow patients to now recover in their own homes.

Frequently Treated Problems:

  • Congenital Dysplasia/Congenital Dislocation 
  • Second opinions and failed total joints 
  • Hip, knee, and shoulder fractures 
  • Inflammatory arthritis (rheumatoid arthritis) 
  • Osteonecrosis 
  • Osteoarthritis – hip, knee, and shoulder 
  • Post Traumatic Arthritis

Our Services:

  • Arthroscopy – hip, knee, and shoulder 
  • Corrective osteotomy – high tibial osteotomy, distal femoral osteotomy 
  • Resurfacing surgery – hip and shoulder 
  • Injections 
  • Joint preservation
  • Minimally invasive joint surgery 
  • Partial knee replacement 
  • Total knee replacement 
  • Total hip replacement 
  • Total shoulder replacement 
  • Reverse shoulder replacement 
  • Revision total joint surgery