HRRMC Orthopedics 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
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 Department is the
Joint Replacement Center and
Sports Medicine Center.
The Orthopedic Team
Nationally recognized orthopedic surgeon Robert Hunter, M.D., directs the
HRRMC 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 Outpatient Pavilion at the address listed below:
1000 Rush Dr.
Salida, CO 81201
Feel free to call in with any questions or to make an appointment.
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