Orthopedic Center of Excellence
The Orthopedic Center of Excellence at Tyrone Regional Health Network is all about providing you with the expert care you need for your bones, joints and muscles.
People of all ages from around the region choose the Orthopedic Center of Excellence for their surgical and non-surgical orthopedic care. At the Orthopedic Center of Excellence, you will receive care following high clinical standards and with exceptional customer service.
You will have easy access to the services orthopedic patients need most often at one convenient location. Your care will be delivered in a friendly, comfortable environment with amenities to make you feel more at home.
Your services are provided by a multidisciplinary team of highly skilled orthopedic professionals. Our team will facilitate your care through every step of your patient experience from evaluation, to diagnosis, to treatment, to recovery and beyond.
Whether your orthopedic problems are from normal wear and tear, an accident, or an injury you experience at home, work, during recreation or when playing sports – our team of experts is here to help! Our goal is to get you back to what you want and need to do in everyday life!
Orthopedic specialists from the region’s premier orthopedic practice, University Orthopedics Center, practice at the Orthopedic Center of Excellence. Patient appointments are available through an orthopedic office on the Tyrone Regional Health Network(TRHN) campus based at Tyrone Hospital. There are also physicians at University Orthopedics Center who have office hours in other area communities but offer patients the option of having any needed surgery at Tyrone Hospital.
Our affiliated orthopedic specialists are Board Certified and Fellowship Trained. They provide care for a broad range of orthopedic problems including standard as well as more complex orthopedic conditions.
Orthopedic specialists with office hours at Tyrone Hospital:
Bradley Barter, D.O.
Dr. Barter has office hours at Tyrone Hospital and performs surgery at Tyrone. Dr. Barter is Board Certified in orthopedics and Fellowship Trained in foot and ankle surgery. Dr. Barter provides general surgical and non-surgical orthopedic care, his training and experience includes unique competencies in, foot, ankle, knee, hand, trauma care, minimally invasive arthroscopic procedures, regenerative therapies, sports medicine and pediatric orthopedic care.
Aaron Thompson, PA-C
Mr. Thompson works closely with Dr. Barter to provide orthopedic services at Tyrone Hospital. Mr. Thompson provides non-operative, pre-operative, and post-operative care, including ordering and interpreting tests and performing in office procedures such as injections and casting. He also makes rounds on patients in the hospital.
Orthopedic specialists with off campus offices who offer patients the option of having needed surgery at Tyrone Hospital:
- Jonathan Van Kleunen, MD
- Christopher McClellan, DO
- Joshua Port, MD
- William Tyndall, MD, PhD
The Orthopedic Center of Excellence at Tyrone Regional Health Network is preferred by patients and physicians for the exceptional care it provides to orthopedic patients.
Tyrone Regional Health Network has consistently high scores on national measures of surgical quality of care and high patient satisfaction ratings.
A multidisciplinary team of providers including physicians, nurses, therapists, and case managers coordinate a comprehensive care plans for you. This ensures you receive personalized attention, reduces your risk of complications and promotes the best possible outcome.
Care is provided following specific guidelines developed by the physicians at the Orthopedic Center of Excellence, ensuring you receive the highest quality of care.
The orthopedic care team includes experienced anesthesia professionals that use advanced techniques for orthopedic anesthesia and for pain management following surgery. This gives you enhanced pain control so less medication may be needed following surgery and fewer side effects from pain medication – all of which helps to shorten your hospital stay.
If you require an overnight hospital stay, you will receive a higher level of attention since we have a lower nurse to patient ratio for care. Orthopedic inpatients also have a significantly lower length of hospital stay.
The Orthopedic Center of Excellence gives orthopedic patients access to a continuum of services that orthopedic patients need most often, including:
- 24 hour emergency care.
- On-campus physician appointments.
- Access to Board Certified and Fellowship trained orthopedic physicians.
- Orthopedic radiology services including X-ray, CT scan, MRI, bone densitometry, ultrasound and interventional radiology with quick turnaround of test results.
- On-site laboratory testing.
- Non-surgical orthopedic care.
- Surgical orthopedic care.
- Physical Therapy.
- Occupational Therapy.
- Swing bed program for skilled nursing care and short stay inpatient rehabilitation—for patients who qualify.
- Fitness and wellness services accessible post recovery.
Rehabilitation therapy such as physical and occupational therapy are typically an important part of the orthopedic recovery process. Therapy services at Tyrone Hospital are provided by Apex Rehab Solutions. Therapy is provided both for inpatients and outpatients with an outpatient therapy office conveniently located on the TRHN campus.
For outstanding orthopedic care delivered with the exceptional personal attention that is a hallmark of Tyrone Regional Health Network and Tyrone Hospital, choose the Orthopedic Center of Excellence. For more information or to make an appointment call (814) 684-6301.