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Orthopedic Services

The interdisciplinary teams of the NCH Orthopedic Center of Excellence and the NCH Physician Group have developed a comprehensive program to guide each patient through their journey to regain freedom of motion.

The NCH Physician Group Division of Orthopedics is led by Drs. Christopher Adams, Richard de Asla, Jon Dounchis and Howard Kapp who are recognized nationally as leaders in the medical specialty of orthopedics. They trained at the nation’s leading medical centers including Johns Hopkins Hospital, Harvard Medical Center, Case Western and the Mayo Clinic. They provide state of the art high technology musculoskeletal care utilizing advanced techniques to diagnose and treat a broad range of orthopedic problems.

Working collaboratively as a team, our orthopedic surgeons specialize in treating operative and non-operative injuries and medical conditions. Our interdisciplinary experienced team includes: Physicians, orthopedic nurses, physical and occupational therapists, case managers and pharmacists who deliver comprehensive patient care by customizing treatment plans to each patient’s specific needs. Integrating skill, expertise, state-of-the-art technology and evidenced-based medicine, our orthopedic team provides the highest quality of patient care.

Our goal is to help optimize your function and restore your mobility. We look forward to helping you return to the everyday activities in life you enjoy.

Mission Statement

The mission of our Orthopedic Joint Center of Excellence is to provide optimal orthopedic care through the use of evidence based practices, innovative technology and quality while providing cost effective services.

Vision Statement

To continue to lead the way in Orthopedic Excellence by providing exceptional and compassionate care to our surgical patients and providing education and promoting wellness within our community.

Core Value: Excellence In Every Patient Experience