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The Spine and Back Surgery
Common Spine Problems
About Your Surgery
Preparing for Your Surgery
Risks of Surgery
Preparing for Your Hospital Stay
The Day of Your Surgery
Recovering from Your Surgery
Activity After Surgery
Avoid These Movements
Getting Ready to Go Home
Taking Care of Yourself at Home
Getting Back to Daily Activities
Frequently Asked Questions
When to Call My Surgeon
Dr. Van Tassel is an Oregon native with more than 25 years of experience in General Orthopedics. He is a Board Certified Member of the American Osteopathic Association and the American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics.
Dr. Hosack is board-eligible orthopedic surgeon with a fellowship in total joints. He received his medical degree from University of Illinois College of Medicine, Cum Laude. He also holds a Master in Chemical Engineering with a Bioengineering Focus. In his free time, Dr. Hosack enjoys spending time with family and camping.
Dr. Knudsen is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon and member of the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery.He is also a Fellow at the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. He completed his internships at Stanford University Hospital. He also has a fellowship in Sports Medicine/Arthroscopy and Shoulder Reconstruction.
Dr. Bayley is an orthopedic surgeon fully trained in the treatment of all foot and ankle problems. She obtained her medical degree and residency at the University of Ottawa in Ontario, Canada. Her foot and ankle reconstruction fellowship training was completed at the University of Calgary. She is a member of multiple orthopedic and medical associations.
Dr. Heaton is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon, and native to the Klamath Falls area. He received his fellowship training in Adult Reconstruction and Joint Replacement from the Arthritis Institute at Good Samaritan Hospital in Los Angeles, California. He is on the American Osteopathic Board of Orthopedic Surgeons.