Orthopaedic surgeon wins award, other doctors join practice

Dr Jeffrey Nakano
Dr Jeffrey Nakano
Dr. Adam Cota
Dr. Adam Cota
Dr. Justin McCoy
Dr. Justin McCoy

Dr. Jeffrey Nakano, an orthopaedic surgeon with Rocky Mountain Orthopaedic Associates, has received the Circle of Care Award from St. Mary’s Medical Center.

In addition, Drs. Adam Cota and Justin McCoy have joined Rocky Mountain Orthopaedic Associates.

The Circle of Care program offers patients an opportunity to say thank you to an individual or team by making a donation in their honor. Award winners receive custom lapel pins.

“We are proud to have Dr. Nakano as part of our outstanding medical team,” said Dale Reigle, chief executive officer of Rocky Mountain Orthopaedic Associates. “The level of care he provides to joint replacement patients is exceptional. It is especially rewarding to see such a deserving physician receive this patient-recommended award and be recognizing for his outstanding work.”

Cota brings to Rocky Mountain Orthopaedic Associates experience in trauma and foot surgery. He completed an orthopaedic trauma fellowship at St. Vincent Indianapolis Trauma Center in Indiana.

McCoy brings to the practice his experience in primary care sports medicine. He completed a fellowship in primary care sports medicine at the Family Medicine Residency of Idaho and Boise State University.

Rocky Mountain Orthopaedic Associates operates locations in Grand Junction and Delta and  provides a range of services in diagnosing and treating injuries and diseases of the bones, joints and muscles. For more information, call 242-3535 or visit www.rmodocs.com.