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Orthopedic services coming to CHCS


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Posted On: July 22, 2021 by Community HealthCare System in: News, Provider story

Community HealthCare System will offer orthopedic services starting in August. Dr. Heidi Smith of Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Center in Manhattan will take appointments in Onaga every other Wednesday each month starting August 11. Dr. Smith provides care for a wide variety of general orthopedic complaints and injuries in patients of all ages and functional status. Her area of specialty is orthopedic surgery, and she has additional specialty training in sports medicine/arthroscopy, which is a passion of hers. “I chose to go into the field because I have a passion to return patients to their previous level of function. The field of sports medicine was a natural fit for me as a former athlete. I particularly enjoy the treatment of athletes of all ages and skill sets,” Dr. Smith said. Merica Surdez, chief of provider and clinic operations at CHCS, said Dr. Smith is an excellent addition to CHCS specialty clinic offerings. “As a system, we have a great
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