Orthopedic Services Expand
Orthopedic Specialty Clinic Services are expanding at the Buchanan County Health Center. Dr. Roswell Johnston of Cedar Valley Orthopedic, Waterloo, recently expanded his hours at the BCHC Specialty Clinic to include the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month. His partner, Dr. Ben Torrez, also offers expanded clinic hours on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month. For more information, call the BCHC Specialty Clinic at 319-332-0950.
Orthopedics is the branch of medicine that deals with bones, joints, muscles, ligaments and cartilage. Some of the conditions treated in the Orthopedic Clinic include:
- Any broken bones
- Evaluate injuries for bone tissue damage
- Degeneration of joints due to arthritis
- Evaluation for joint replacement
- Carpel tunnel syndrome
- Ganglion cysts
- Evaluation of back pain
- Sports medicine
Dr. Johnston is a graduate of the University of Health Sciences in Kansas City, Mo. He completed his residency in Orthopedic Surgery at Tulane Medical School in New Orleans, LA. He is board certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons and the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery.
Orthopedic services at the BCHC Outpatient Clinic are also provided by Dr. David Hart of PCI Orthopedics in Cedar Rapids on the 2nd Monday of each month and by Dr. Sandeep Munjal, also of PCI Orthopedics, on the 4th Friday of each month. To see all Outpatient Clinic Providers, CLICK HERE.