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Orthopedic Surgery

Advanced orthopedic care to help you work, play and live with less pain and more mobility.

Dr. Hazelwood
Sports injuries to joint replacement
Orthopedic surgeon Dr. Kyle Hazelwood helps patients live with less pain.
Debbie Buchanan
Patient story:
Partial knee replacement
Gritman orthopedic surgery helps coach Debbie Buchanan regain her quality of life.
Chris Walsh
Patient story:
Dislocated shoulder
Gritman orthopedic surgery helps heal University of Idaho Director of Athletic Training Services Chris Walsh.
Heather Maib
Patient story:
Knee ligament reconstruction
Orthopedic surgery at Gritman gives Heather Maib hope that it is possible to live pain-free.
Cody Moore
Patient story:
Ruptured Achilles tendon
When Cody Moore ruptured his left Achilles tendon he turned to Dr. Kyle Hazelwood.

Surgical Specialties
Dr. Hazelwood
Dr. Kyle Hazelwood, orthopedic surgeon
Surgical Specialties

There’s no reason to live with pain and limited mobility. You and your surgeon will determine if orthopedic surgery is the best choice for your care plan. When that time comes, Gritman Medical Center’s comprehensive orthopedic surgery program is ready to provide you with exceptional care. Our highly skilled nursing and surgical teams have the advanced technology and years of experience to help you achieve the best possible outcome.

Our surgeons specialize in:

  1. Sports Medicine
  2. Joint Replacement and Arthroplasty
  3. Fractures
  4. Upper and Lower Extremity
  5. General Orthopedic Care
Sports Medicine

The addition of the Gritman|MFM Sports Medicine Clinic is part of Gritman’s continuing commitment to excellence in care for athletes in regional high schools and at the University of Idaho. The Gritman-U of I partnership helps provide Doctor of Athletic Training students directly in regional high schools and helps to support the specialized athletic training needs of collegiate athletes.
Whether you are slowed by an injury, needing a sport physical or looking to begin a new training regiment, and no matter your age or skill level, our Sports Medicine Clinic is here for you.

Our Orthopedic Surgeons

Since 1990, Inland Orthopaedic Surgeons has been providing the region with a wide range of orthopedic services. Its surgeons are certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

Gritman’s surgical team works with your primary care physician and surgeon to coordinate your care. We are ready to help you have a successful surgery and quickly get on the path to recovery and healing. From our highly-skilled and compassionate staff, advanced technology and our integrated services like physical therapy, you can be comfortable knowing you are in the best hands. Learn more about our Surgery Department and Gritman Therapy Solutions.

Rehabilitation protocols for Dr. Hazelwood and Dr. Tingstad. View protocols

Kyle J. Hazelwood, MD Orthopaedic Surgery, Sports Medicine

Dr. Hazelwood has received a multitude of awards during his medical career including PGY-5 Orthopaedic Surgery Resident Leadership Award (2012), San Diego Arthroscopy and Sports Medicine Fellowship 10th Annual Jeff Tamborlane Award, and the Air Force Outstanding Unit Award (2013) for the best medical clinic in the Air Force. Dr. Hazelwood joined Inland Orthopaedics in 2017.

One of Dr. Hazelwood’s fondest moments of his medical career has been serving in the U.S. Air Force. As an orthopedic surgeon he loves having the opportunity to help relieve his patient’s pain and restoring their functionality.

Matthew Taylor, MD
Mathew Taylor, MD Orthopaedic Surgery, Sports Medicine

Dr. Mathew Taylor, is a board eligible Orthopaedic Surgeon that has recently completed a sports medicine fellowship with Orthopaedic Research of Virginia. He will be joining the team at Inland Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine Clinic in 2021.

Prior to his fellowship in Virginia, Dr. Taylor graduated from Brigham Young University with his Bachelor of Science degree, followed by a Masters of Public Health at University of Utah. He then obtained his medical degree at the University of Kentucky, College of Medicine in Lexington, Kentucky followed by his residency at Summa Health System, in Akron, OH.

Edwin Tingstad, M.D.
Edwin M. Tingstad, MD Orthopaedic Surgery, Sports Medicine

Dr. Tingstad received an undergraduate degree in history from Washington State University in 1988 and a medical degree from the University of Washington School of Medicine in 1993. He has been practicing at Inland Orthopaedic Surgery & Sports Medicine Clinic since 2000.

Dr. Tingstad is a devoted husband and father. He currently serves as the team physician and orthopaedic surgeon for Washington State University, as well as a clinical instructor for the WWAMI Program at the University of Washington School of Medicine. In addition, he is an assistant professor at Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine, a principal reviewer of the American Journal of Sports Medicine (AJSM), and a Washington State delegate for the American Orthopaedic Society of Sports Medicine (AOSSM).

Orthopedic Patient Experiences

Nancy Lyle

A New Lease on Life

Orthopedic surgery, therapy help longtime community member.
Heather Moab family

Finding Life Without Pain

Orthopedic surgery gives Moscow woman hope.

‘I Wish I Would Have Done it Years Ago’

Gritman orthopedic surgery helps coach regain quality of life.
Nancy Lyle

Surgery Helps Heal the Vandals

“I’m able to get back out there and be a dad again.”
Cody Moore and family at a WSU game

Great Care Every Step of the Way

Orthopedic care helps attorney recover from Achilles injury.

Integrated Nursing, Therapy and Pain Management

With advanced technology, diagnostic imaging, comprehensive pain management, therapy, education and support all integrated into your care plan, you can get back to living your life to the fullest.

Patient Education and Support

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