Bilateral Knee Replacements Give Patient New Opportunity
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
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
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
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.