Orthopedic surgeon joins Community Hospital

Dr. Louis Stryker
Dr. Louis Stryker

Dr. Louis Stryker, a fellowship trained orthopedic surgeon, has joined Community Hospital in Grand Junction.

Stryker joins the newly formed Community Orthopedic Group. He performs a variety of hip and knee replacement surgeries and also offers nonsurgical options for hip and knee disorders.

Stryker brings to the practice five years of experience in total joint replacement. He received his medical degree from the University of Texas Medical School in Houston; completed his internship at the Mayo Clinic Department of Orthopedic Surgery in Rochester, Minn.; and completed his fellowship at the OrthoCarolina Hip and Knee Center in Charlotte, N.C.

“I am very excited to join Community Hospital and look forward to contributing to the progressive orthopedic program at Community Hospital,” Stryker said.

Chris Thomas, president and chief executive officer of Community Hospital, said he’s pleased with the addition. “Dr. Stryker is a phenomenal orthopedic surgeon, and we are thrilled to have him join Community Hospital.”

Community Hospital joined with Western Orthopedics and Sports Medicine and Western Colorado Spine to form Community Orthopedic Group. The group includes eight orthopedic surgeons, a sports medicine physician and podiatrist.

For more information about Community Hospital, call 242-0920 or visit www.YourCommunityHospital.com.