Portneuf Medical Center Welcomes the OrthoIdaho Team to the Portneuf Family

Published online: Jan 11, 2022 Articles, East Idaho Health
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POCATELLO -- Portneuf Medical Center today announced the expansion of its orthopedic care offerings with the addition of the OrthoIdaho team to the Portneuf Medical Group. 

“We are pleased to welcome Benjamin Blair, MD; Jeff Bray, DPM; Anthony Joseph, MD; and Richard Wathne, MD; two PA-Cs, Boe Simmons and Justin Pool; and eighteen members to the Portneuf family,” said Jordan Herget, CEO at Portneuf Medical Center. “The hallmark of OrthoIdaho and the team of medical professionals is their unwavering commitment to provide the highest level of support and care to patients. This acquisition strengthens our relationship and lays the groundwork for enhanced collaboration as we grow the Portneuf orthopedic service line.”

At this time, the orthopedic practice will continue to see patients in the current location, 2240 E Center Street in Pocatello. Additionally, the providers will continue to serve as the team doctors for the Portneuf Sports Medicine Institute, southeast Idaho’s first and most comprehensive sports medicine program. Because orthopedic care extends beyond the field and into the community, the orthopedic team provides the same care and compassion to anyone who experiences an injury – from the weekend warrior to competitive athletes.

Portneuf Medical Center Orthopedics is committed to providing the latest evidence-based orthopedic care and technology in a setting that is renowned for patient-centered, concierge care. From our highly trained surgical team and our advanced technology to our newly renovated total joint center and our MAKO expertise, our orthopedic specialists are leaders in total joint, spine, hip, knee, sports medicine, orthobiologics, shoulders, medical and surgical treatment of the foot & ankle, trauma, upper extremities, and general orthopedics.

With expert diagnosis and treatment aided by some of the most advanced technology in the region, Portneuf Medical Center’s outstanding orthopedic specialists take pride in helping patients get back to living a fuller life. This often means less invasive surgical solutions that speed a more comfortable recovery with less pain. To learn more about Portneuf services, visit www.portneuf.org/ortho to find a provider call 208-239-DOCS (3627).

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