Orthopedic care to be offered in Fort Dodge

Thursday, June 06, 2019

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Chad Thompson

UnityPoint Health — Trinity Regional Medical Center will once again offer orthopedic care for its patients in Fort Dodge.

The hospital on Wednesday announced a new partnership with Center for Neurosciences, Orthopaedics & Spine PC, a group headquartered in Dakota Dunes, South Dakota, near Sioux City.

Orthopedics deals with the correction of bones or muscles.

UnityPoint’s orthopedic clinic has been closed since Nov. 8, 2018.

“Finding a strong, reputable orthopedic partner for Fort Dodge and our surrounding communities has been a priority for UnityPoint Clinic,” said Leah Glasgo, president and CEO of UnityPoint Health — Fort Dodge. “In our search to find this type of partner, our three qualities and guiding principles were: outstanding quality and care delivery, commitment to our hospital and community, and a team that was held in high regard amongst their peers. Having found that, we are extremely excited and honored to welcome CNOS as an extension to our team, as we bring back and enhance orthopedic services for our community.”

Alyssa Stanek, UnityPoint Health — Fort Dodge senior marketing communications specialist, said CNOS is a longstanding independent physician group known for its excellence in orthopedics.

Dr. Richard Lawton from CNOS will provide services in Fort Dodge every Monday.

A start date will be announced once credentialing is finalized, according to Stanek. She said the satellite clinic will share clinic space with UnityPoint Clinic Surgery located at Physicians Office Building West on the third floor.

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