News & Events

Sierra Pacific Orthopedics' doctors are often featured in news media as expert orthopedic surgeons and specialists in providing high quality care in virtually all areas of the body. Bookmark this page and check back often to see the latest news and events stories on Sierra Pacific Orthopedics, its expert team of orthopedic surgeons and specialists, and its line of orthopedic centers and services.

Building of Sierra Pacific Orthopedics’ Spine Center at their Spruce Campus is complete

Sierra Pacific Orthopedics has opened their second campus, including its own specialized Spine Center at 1270 East Spruce Ave. in Fresno. This center offers convenient patient access to fellowship-trained spine surgeons and physical medicine and rehabilitation specialists. Patients currently in need of bone, joint, muscle and spine care are encouraged to call (559) 256-5200 to be seen by one of Sierra Pacific Orthopedics’ specialty-trained providers. 

Local athletic trainer, Joshua Adame of Clovis West High School, named regional nominee for The 2017 – 2018 Newell National Athletic Trainer of the Year Award

Joshua Adame, ATC, certified athletic trainer at Clovis West High School, has been named the regional nominee for The 2017 – 2018 Newell National Athletic Trainer of the Year Award. As the regional nominee, Adame will advance on to join other regional nominees from across the nation to be considered The Newell Award National Athletic Trainer of the Year, which will be announced in the coming weeks.

Dr. Michael Nuzzo Published in the Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine!

Our very own Dr. Michael Nuzzo was recently published in the Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine! His study, "Retrospective Analysis of the Accuracy of Ultrasound-Guided Magnetic Resonance Arthrogram Injections of the Hip in the Office Setting," evaluated the accuracy of US-guided magnetic resonance (MR) arthrogram injections of the hip performed in the office setting by a single orthopaedic surgeon and elucidate the potential effects that patient age, sex, and body mass index (BMI) have on contrast placement.

Dr. Matthew Simons Was Recently Published in the Journal of the American Association of Orthopedic Surgeons!

Our very own Dr. Matthew Simons' review article, Acute Wound Complications After Total Knee Arthroplasty: Prevention and Management, was published in the August 2017 edition of the Journal of the American Association of Orthopedic Surgeons!

Please join us in congratulating Dr. Simons on this distinguished accomplishment!

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New adult reconstruction, joint replacement surgeon available in Fresno

Matthew J. Simons, M.D., fellowship-trained adult reconstruction and joint replacement surgeon, has joined Sierra Pacific Orthopedics. Patients in need of specialized joint care are encouraged to call (559) 256-5200 to schedule an appointment.

As a fellowship-trained adult reconstruction and joint replacement surgeon, Dr. Simons’ expertise includes a wide variety of advanced procedures and techniques to promptly and effectively diagnose and treat orthopedic injuries and conditions of the hip and knee.

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