A partnership forged with Anchorage Fracture and Orthopedic Clinic
last fall will now help keep Alaskans home for surgery by cutting costs in half for many procedures, allowing patients to stay close to their families and support systems.
Coad was associated with the Alaska Regional hospital from 1992 to 1999 and the Anchorage Fracture and Orthopedic Clinic
Next, Tower attended an orthopedic residency at Oregon Health Science University, in Portland, and in 1992 returned to Alaska and joined Anchorage Fracture and Orthopedic Clinic
. By then, hip replacements had been done in Alaska for about ten years.
Anchorage Fracture and Orthopedic Clinic doctors have, combined, accumulated more than 70 years experience caring for UAA's student-athletes.
When an injury occurs to a student-athlete, a UAA athletic trainer may contact the Anchorage Fracture and Orthopedic Clinic and Vasileff or one of the other doctors in the practice will launch a treatment plan right away.
In fact, people come from all over the state to go to orthopedic practices in Anchorage, including Alaska Regional Hospital's Orthopedic and Spine Center, Anchorage Fracture and Orthopedic Clinic and Orthopedic Physicians Anchorage (OPAL).
At Anchorage Fracture and Orthopedic Clinic, 12 fellowship-trained specialists cover every aspect of orthopedics.
Anchorage Fracture and Orthopedic Clinic (AFOC) is a full service orthopedic clinic having served Alaskans for more than 34 years.
Surgical procedures, such as knee and hip replacement surgery; arthroscopic surgery of the knee and shoulder; spine surgery, including microscopic, scoliosis and trauma care; and complete hand care from carpal tunnel, joint reconstruction, tendon and nerve repair are everyday surgical procedures at Anchorage Fracture and Orthopedic Clinic. New and innovative surgeries-such as minimally invasive joint and spine surgery, mensical repair and transplantation-typify the progressive nature of the surgeons at AFOC.