Orthopedic Hospital Services 

We have a strong tradition of quality care. Our Orthopedic Program enlists a comprehensive and individualized approach to prevention, assessment, treatment and rehabilitation of musculoskeletal concerns. We bring together a variety of skilled specialists and team members to create the integrated and quality care that each patient deserves. 

Our interdisciplinary team includes:

  • Orthopedic Surgeons
  • Anesthesiologists
  • Rehabilitative Medicine Physicians
  • Non-operative Sports Medicine Physician
  • Primary Care Physicians
  • Emergency Room Physicians
  • Podiatrists
  • Physician Assistants
  • Pharmacists
  • Physical Therapists
  • Certified Hand Therapists
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Nursing Staff
  • Physical Therapy Assistants
  • Occupational Therapy Assistants

We combine clinical expertise with a compassionate treatment philosophy, treating the whole person instead of simply treating the affected area.

Our physicians utilize both non-surgical and surgical techniques. If surgery is the right approach, our team of physicians have the skills in the latest techniques to effectively correct musculoskeletal problems. 

Meriter is privileged to have primary affiliations with an impressive collection of orthopedic specialists including: James R. Bowers, MD; Amy K. Franta, MD; Ronald P. Guiao, MD; Richard Lemon, MD; William Mott, MDKurt Rongstad, MD; John K. Wollaeger, MD; StefanZachary, DO, and A. Neil Salyapongse MD.

Rehabilitation Services

We provide a variety of rehabilitation services on an outpatient and inpatient basis. These services include:

  • Physical and occupational therapies
  • Specialized therapy services for women
  • Hand therapy services
  • Back and neck care
  • Other orthopedic-related care

Our physical medicine and rehabilitation physicians work with primary care physicians in assessing the best care options related to an injury or chronic musculoskeletal condition. Many of our therapists have specialized training in manual therapy, strength and conditioning, athletic training and women's health.