Looking for an Orthopedic surgeon that you can trust is a daunting task. You do not want to chance that the person you are going to for ankle, knee, hip, or even spinal surgery may not be among the best in their field. Though this is a decision you have to make for yourself after meeting the orthopedic surgeons in person we are giving you a good start. Hopefully an end to your frustration even.
Orthopedic surgery is becoming ever more common as advancements allow for better hip and knee replacements which of course makes the demand for orthopedic surgeons higher. Find the best ones in Mississippi so you can find the surgeon that is right for you and your needs. Something as important as a hip replacement or any other orthopedic surgery, can’t be left to chance and all the time spent researching surgeons around can take up an awful lot of time. So here are the top orthopedic surgeons we have chosen in Mississippi.
Dr. Jeff Almand is well-known for completing a Fellowship training in total joint replacement at the Indiana Orthopaedic Hospital. He is also a member of the Mississippi State Medical Association and the Louisiana State Medical Society. Dr. Jeff Almand specializes in performing total joint replacement procedures of the hip and knee.
Dr. Lawin’s professional training in Orthopaedic surgery includes a one-year general surgery internship at Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Medical Center. She completed her Orthopaedic surgery residency in 1998 at Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Medical Center. Dr. Lawin completed a fellowship (extra specialty training) in foot and ankle surgery at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, North Carolina. Dr. Lawin is Board Certified in the specialty of Orthopaedic surgery with a special interest in foot and ankle surgery and she also holds an American Board of Orthopaedic Sugery Subspeciality Certification in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine.
New Albany, MS
Dr. Jonny Mitias is a graduate of The University of Mississippi School of Medicine. He previously served as a resident physician at a local Memphis Clinic from 1993 to 1998 and is currently part of the OrthoOne team.
Dr. Kneip completed residency training in orthopaedic surgery at the University of Mississippi Medical Center, followed by a fellowship in Sports Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine. While in fellowship training, Dr. Kneip helped cover teams such as University of Houston, the Houston Texans, Houston Astros, and the Houston Rockets.
Dr. Dabov performs partial knee replacement in Campbell Clinic’s outpatient Surgery Center. Partial knee replacement utilizes a minimally invasive approach (employing a smaller incision and less disruption) when compared to traditional total knee replacements.
Dr. Kelleher, has 22 years experience caring for children and adults with musculoskeletal injuries and bone and joint problems. Her practice now focuses on care of patients with osteoporosis and osteoarthritis, tendonitis, acute and chronic bone and joint injuries. Dr. Kelleher personalizes patient care, combining diagnosis and treatment with a coaching approach encouraging patients to take the essential steps to return to and maintain an active, meaningful life. Dr. Kelleher is board certified with the American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons.
Dr. Wittersheim joined Bienville Orthopaedic Specialists in August of 2013. Before joining Bienville Orthopaedics, he served as resident of orthopaedic surgery at the University of South Alabama, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery in Mobile, AL. Dr. Wittersheim had special training in Phoenix, AZ under Dr. Anthony Hedley who pioneered the superior approach to hip replacements. Dr. Wittersheim is a graduate of the University of South Alabama, the University of Alabama School of Medicine and is licensed to practice medicine in Mississippi, Alabama, and Arizona.
Dr. Andy Brien currently holds memberships from the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the American Orthopaedic Society of Sports Medicine. He attended medical school at the University of Mississippi School of Medicine and is currently in practice at the Capital Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine Center.
Dr. Burks joined Bienville Orthopaedic Specialists in August of 2015. He completed his residency in orthopaedic surgery at the Baylor College of Medicine Medical Center in Houston, Texas, and received his fellowship training in orthopaedic and neurological spine surgery at the University of Virginia.
Olive Branch, MS
Dr. Robert Picekring has been practicing at OrthoOne since 1996 and he was previously a resident physician at a local clinic. He is also presently involved in investigating the properties of synthetic bone grafts at the University Medical Center in Jackson.