News & Events

Sierra Pacific Orthopedics' doctors are often featured in news media as leading 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.

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.

2012 Summer Olympics highlight use of physical therapy kinesiology tape

Aided by its high visibility throughout the 2012 Olympic Games, the use of kinesiology tape continues to be one of the fastest growing trends among athletes. Sierra Pacific Orthopedicssports medicine experts weigh in on the uses and benefits of this high-tech form of therapy and provide insight into whether it’s a tool we’ll continue to see for years to come.

A promising blood treatment for athletes

Sierra Pacific Orthopedics offers innovative nonsurgical option for tendonitis, torn ligaments

FRESNO, CALIF. (April 13, 2012) – Similar to PRP (platelet-rich plasma) therapy, ACP (autologous conditioned plasma) treatment allows a patient’s own blood to be used to treat conditions and injuries, such as tendonitis, sprained ligaments, fractures and rotator cuff tears, by injecting the patient's own healthy plasma into the injured area.