Art Tozier shares his story on bilateral knee replacements and how NMC Orthopedic Surgeon J. Scott Pigg, MD, helped him experience a once in a lifetime opportunity.

Hip Replacement at NMC Health – Care with Kindness

Man with backpack and walking sticks standing on top of a mountain

When retired social worker and therapist Don Schmidt compares his recent total hip replacement procedure at Newton Medical Center (NMC) to the one he underwent 14 years ago, he calls it a “totally different experience.” “From the get-go, this experience was a million times better,” the lifelong Newton resident says. “Starting with my first meeting […]

Successful Surgery Puts NMC Patient Back in the Swing

Man standing holding golf flag wearing Wichita State University sweatshirt and Toyota ball cap

For avid golfer John Wilson, PhD, a rotator cuff injury meant more than just shoulder pain — it was a potential lifestyle changer. The retired Wichita State University professor and longtime Kansas educator has, for many years, played competitive golf, hitting the links six times a week. Consequently, when he faced shoulder surgery last spring, […]

NMC Surgeon Turns to Colleague for Knee Replacement

Dr. J. Scott Pigg & Dr. Charles C. Craig posing in front of knee replacement photo

Newton Medical Center Chief Medical Officer, Charles Craig, MD, has nearly four decades of orthopedic surgery experience. But last fall, he experienced health care from a completely different perspective — as the patient.

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