Phoenix, AZ, March 01, 2013 --(PR.com
)-- The Valley’s leading orthopedic practice, OrthoArizona - Arizona Orthopaedic Associates, announced today that it has expanded its market-leading practice with the addition of two respected orthopedic surgeons located in the east Valley.
Dr. Jonathan Fox and Dr. Shelden Martin of Desert Orthopedic Specialists in Tempe have agreed to join OrthoArizona - Arizona Orthopaedic Associates and operate as the group’s east Valley location. Both surgeons bring extensive hip, knee, shoulder and ankle arthroscopy and joint replacement experience to the practice, said Dr. David Ott, president of OrthoArizona - Arizona Orthopaedic Associates.
OrthoArizona - Arizona Orthopaedic Associates is the state’s leader in anterior hip replacements with more than 1,500 procedures completed. OrthoArizona - Arizona Orthopaedic Associates surgeons have been named “Top Doctors” for the past 14 consecutive years by Phoenix magazine.
“They’re well-respected by their peers and their patients,” Ott said of the practice’s two newest surgeons. “We’re pleased to add them to our practice and to be able to offer all of our patients an east Valley location, too.”
Fox and Martin join a staff that already includes Ott, Dr. Robert Berghoff, Dr. Michael Domer, Dr. Douglas Hartzler, Dr. Michael Wilmink, Dr. Delwyn Worthington, Dr. William Salyer and Dr. Glen Bair.
Dr. Fox is board certified by the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. He received his medical degree from the University of Nebraska Medical School and served his internship and residency at Maricopa Medical Center. Dr. Fox is fellowship trained, having completed an AO International Orthopedic Adult Reconstructive and Trauma Fellowship at the University of Munich in Germany.
Dr. Martin is a board eligible, fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon who received his bachelor’s degree in chemistry and biology from LaSalle University in Philadelphia. Dr. Martin performed research at the University of Pennsylvania that led to the discovery of the gene responsible for a rare genetic bone disease. Dr. Martin graduated from medical school at Georgetown University and received his residency training at Loyola University Medical Center in Chicago. Dr. Martin completed his training with a one-year fellowship specializing in sports medicine and shoulder/elbow surgery at OrthoCarolina in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Both orthopedic surgeons will continue to practice in the east Valley under their new name, OrthoArizona - Arizona Orthopaedic Associates.
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About OrthoArizona - Arizona Orthopaedic Associates
OrthoArizona - Arizona Orthopaedic Associates strives to improve the quality of life of our patients and their families through outstanding orthopedic care. OrthoArizona - Arizona Orthopaedic Associates is committed to excellence by pledging to provide the highest quality of orthopedic care possible. Along with the treatment of immediate or chronic problems, top-rated and board-certified orthopedic surgeons strive to integrate the doctrine of prevention in all treatment plans as a way to alleviate possible future difficulties.