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Orthopedic Surgery

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

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.

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.

Meet our surgeons
Kyle J. Hazelwood, MD

Kyle J. Hazelwood, MD

Dr. Hazelwood received an undergraduate degree in chemistry with a biochemistry emphasis from Gonzaga University in 2003 and a medical degree from Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine in 2007. He completed an internship in general surgery and residency in orthopaedic surgery at The University of Chicago in 2008 and 2012, respectively. Dr. Hazelwood was certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery in 2014. He served for four years Active Duty in the United States Air Force at Luke Air Force Base in Arizona, where he earned the rank of Major and practiced general orthopaedics. After his military service he completed a fellowship in sports medicine at San Diego Arthroscopy & Sports Medicine in 2017. Dr. Hazelwood has received a multitude of awards during his medical career including PGY-5 Orthopaedic Surgery Resident Leadership Award (2012), San Diego Arthroscopy & 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.
Edwin M. Tingstad, MD

Edwin M. Tingstad, MD

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 completed a family medicine internship in Spokane in 1994 and an orthopaedic surgery residency at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in 1999, then a sports medicine fellowship at University of Washington Department of Orthopaedics in 2000. Dr. Tingstad was certified in orthopaedic surgery by by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery in 2002 and in sports medicine in 2007. He has been practicing at Inland Orthopaedic Surgery & Sports Medicine Clinic since 2000.

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

Orthopedic patient stories

Integrated nursing, therapy and pain management

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Patient education and support

Total knee and hip replacement classes offered monthly It is normal to have anxiety and plenty of questions when you are considering or preparing for any orthopedic procedure.

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