Recent News

Recent News

Posted On: 09.16.2016
More than 52 million people in the U.S. battle arthritis, and at Commonwealth Orthopaedic Centers, there's one very special arthritis fighter.  Her name is Ila, and she's six years old. The daughter of Commonwealth nurse practitioner Sarah Bills McElfresh, Ila was diagnosed with juvenile arthritis as a toddler. McElfresh has treated many patients...
Posted On: 09.16.2016
Soon after Dr. Matt Grunkemeyer returned from his medical mission trip to Kenya, he traveled to Ecuador in May, providing medical relief following the 7.8-magnitude earthquake that killed hundreds and injured thousands last April. "Samaritan's Purse called and asked if I could drop everything and come to Ecuador.  Adn with such an overwhelming...
Posted On: 09.16.2016
Last December, Commonwealth Orthopaedic Centers' surgeon Dr. Matthew Grunkemeyer took his medical expertise - and his family of six - to Kenya to treat patients at Kijabe Hospital, a faith-based mission hospital about an hour-and-a-half north of Nairobi, Kenya's bustling capital city. Organized through Samaritan's Purse, an international relief...
Posted On: 09.16.2016
Commonwealth Orthopaedic Centers' Physician Assistant Avery Kondik, with the support of the Commonwealth Orthopaedic Centers family, organized a drive to gather gently used crutches, walkers, canes and medical supplies for those in need. During a six-week drive, Commonwealth collected 60 pairs of crutches, 20 walkers, five canes and two boxies of...
Posted On: 04.21.2016
Dr. Nicholas T. Gates, known as a Foot and Ankle Surgery expert, just returned from Carlsbad, California, where he attended the "Foot and Ankle Technology and Innovation Forum."  The Forum was held April 22nd-23rd. The Forum allowed Dr. Gates to meet with Foot and Ankle Surgeons from around the country to teach and discuss innovations in Foot and...