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Matthew J. Thompson, MD, FAAOS, FAAHKS

Posted on January 20, 2023 by in

Dr. Matthew Thompson was born and raised in Central Kansas.  He studied biochemistry at the University of Kansas, prior to attending the University of Kansas School of Medicine, where he was honored with the Best Student Recognition of Achievement in Foundations of Medicine, and was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. He completed residency

Dr. Joe Kent III

Edward (Joe) Kent III, MD

Posted on August 17, 2022 by in

Dr. Edward (Joe) Kent III is a dual board-certified interventional pain physician and anesthesiologist who specializes in minimally invasive procedures and surgery for acute and chronic pain. His specific interests include kyphoplasty for treatment of vertebral compression fractures, minimally invasive procedures to relieve lumbar spinal stenosis (MILD®, Vertiflex®, Stabilink®), and utilization of novel neuromodulation and

Adam Lindsay, MD

Posted on August 12, 2022 by in

Dr. Adam Lindsay is a fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon specializing in Sports Medicine, Fracture care, and Shoulder Arthroplasty (Replacements). Originally from just outside South Lake Tahoe, CA, he was previously a Division 1 Water Polo player at UC Davis, and competed at the international level. He attended medical school at Drexel University in Philadelphia, and then

Brad Munns, PA-C

Posted on January 28, 2022 by in

Following undergraduate training at UCLA in 2009, Brad spent several years working in the adult and pediatric rehabilitation departments of OHSU in Portland, Oregon. Ultimately, graduate level physician assistant training took him to Glendale, Arizona where he graduated Summa Cum Laude from Midwestern University in 2016. He stayed in the Phoenix area following graduation, focusing

Paul Shultz, MD

Posted on December 7, 2020 by in

Dr. Paul Shultz completed his undergraduate education at the University of Colorado, graduating with distinction and as a member of the Presidents Leadership Class. After working for two years as an international health development coordinator in Ecuador and Guatemala, he then completed his medical education at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and

Catherine Rojo, PA-C

Posted on June 24, 2020 by in

Cathy received her Bachelor of Science degree from Texas Tech University. She completed her post graduate training in Physician Assistant studies at Oregon Health and Sciences University. Upon completion, Cathy moved to Central Oregon where she has practiced as a Physician Assistant for 20 years, 10 of those years in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Cathy

Steve King, PA-C

Posted on June 24, 2020 by in

Steve King finished his undergraduate degree in sports sciences at the University of Denver and then went on to his post graduate training, earning his Physician Assistant certification from St. Louis University. At Desert Orthopedics, Steve works together with Dr. Bob Shannon, assisting with joint replacement surgery and all other aspects of patient care. As

Marilyn Parker-Cullen, NP

Posted on June 24, 2020 by in

Marilyn received her Bachelor of Science degree in nursing from Oregon Health Sciences University. She completed her post-graduate training at Gonzaga University where she received a Masters degree in nursing. Marilyn is a member of the North American Spine Society. She specializes in adult and youth spine evaluation as well as the diagnosis and treatment

Jon Swift, Jr, DO

Posted on June 24, 2020 by in

Dr. Jon Swift, Jr. received his BA and MA in Kinesiology from the University of Texas in Austin and his doctorate in Osteopathic Medicine at the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth. He completed his residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester MN, then moving to

Derek Smith, MD

Posted on June 24, 2020 by in

Derek B. Smith, MD attended the United States Naval Academy and served in the Navy for six years before transitioning to a career in medicine. He received his Doctorate of Medicine from Columbia University and completed his orthopedic surgical residency at Oregon Health and Science University. It was during residency that he fell in love with the state