HRRMC Orthopedic Center of Excellence
The HRRMC Orthopedic Center of Excellence brings the highest standards
of orthopedic care to the Arkansas Valley. Our highly qualified orthopedic
team ensures that patients and their families experience comprehensive,
quality care from preadmission through rehabilitation.
Orthopedics involves the diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal system
disorders. Patients suffering broken bones, skeletal infections, fractures,
joint pain, arthritis and more can receive quality treatment here. Within
our Orthopedic Center is the
Joint Replacement Center and
Sports Medicine Center.
The Orthopedic Team
Nationally recognized orthopedic surgeon Robert Hunter, M.D., directs the
HRRMC Orthopedic Center of Excellence and the Orthopedic Sports Medicine
Center. Dr. Hunter has held several leadership positions in the Arthroscopy
Association of North America, including as president (2017-18), and has
represented AANA at many international medical conferences. He specializes
in treating injuries that routinely hamper athletes and the physically
active. Dr. Hunter has published more than 40 articles in refereed journals
on sports medicine topics and has been elected year after year by his
peers for inclusion in the Best Doctors in America® database.
E. Andrew Jonassen, M.D., directs the HRRMC Orthopedic Joint Replacement
Center. Before joining the HRRMC medical staff in 2012, Dr. Jonassen practiced
in metro Denver for more than 20 years. He was medical director of orthopedic
trauma at The Medical Center of Aurora, a Level II Trauma Center, and
also affiliated with Rose Medical Center, Sky Ridge Medical Center and
Swedish Medical Center. A fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Jonassen
specializes orthopedic trauma surgery and hip and knee replacements.
Additionally, our doctors receive invaluable support from our trained physician
assistants and certified athletic trainers.
You can reach the Orthopedic Center of Excellence at (719) 530-2000. It
is located in the HRRMC Medical Clinics at the address listed below:
550 West Hwy. 50
Salida, CO 81201
Feel free to call in with any questions or to make an appointment.
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