If you're one of the thousands of people that suffer from shoulder or joint pain, you'll be relieved to know that quality orthopedic care is right here in your neck of the woods, and no matter what may be causing your pain, we can help you find the right solution.
Located conveniently in the heart of Rockwall County, our hospital has earned a reputation for providing superior health care. We offer a broad range of surgical and nonsurgical treatment options for conditions such as musculoskeletal trauma, sports injuries, degenerative conditions, joint pain and much more. We also offer outpatient rehabilitation services to help you return to an active lifestyle.
With more than 300 joint replacement surgeries performed each year, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Rockwall has earned numerous awards for exceptional care, including:
The Truven Health Analytics 100 Top Hospitals® study identifies hospitals and leadership teams that provide the highest level of value to their communities, based on a national-balanced scorecard. Texas Health Rockwall is the only full-service, acute-care hospital in North Texas to have received this renowned honor.
An internationally-recognized distinction of health care quality, The Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval® is a symbol of quality that reflects an organization's commitment to providing safe and effective patient care.
Texas Health Rockwall is designated as an Aetna Institute of Quality® Orthopedic Care Facility for total joint replacement and spine surgery. Facilities that earn this distinction are selected for consistently delivering evidence-based, safe care.
Whether you are playing tennis or just need to reach the top shelf of the pantry, shoulder pain can take your breath away. In some cases, shoulder pain can make even the most common activities difficult or impossible.
Texas Health Rockwall has experienced, board-certified orthopedic specialists on the medical staff who understand and treat shoulder pain, whether it is caused by injury or bone or joint disease. While medication and rehabilitation can often alleviate shoulder problems, sometimes more advanced care is needed. You'll want to consult your primary care physician or an orthopedic specialist when determining the best course of treatment, but here are just a few of the services we provide:
In many cases, it may be possible to minimize or even eliminate your shoulder pain through alternative treatments and approaches. One of our board-certified orthopedic specialists can work with you to determine if any of the following solutions may be appropriate for your particular condition:
Often performed on an outpatient basis, Arthroscopy is a surgical procedure in which a small, fiber-optic viewing instrument is inserted into a joint, allowing a surgeon to examine the joint and assess the injury and perform treatment. Typical benefits of Arthroscopy include:
Popular among those suffering from osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis, shoulder replacement surgery is a procedure that attempts to fully replicate your shoulder's natural movements and abilities. Shoulder replacement is inpatient surgery and generally requires a longer recovery time. Benefits include:
Our board-certified orthopedic surgeons perform some of today's more complex procedures on shoulders and are dedicated to providing you with the options that can help you get back to your regular activities.
Dr. Aldrich has been a partner of Lake Pointe Orthopaedics since 1998. He was the 2010 chief of surgery for Texas Health Presbyterian Rockwall. He is currently a member of the American Medical Association, the Texas Medical Association and the Texas Orthopaedic Association. His areas of interest are general orthopedics, sports medicine and joint replacements.
Dr. Burney has successfully completed his orthopedic sports medicine board subspecialty certification administered by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery. This added qualification allows Dr. Burney to join the ranks of a select few surgeons in the DFW Metroplex who are double-board certified in orthopedic surgery and sports medicine.
Dr. Duhon established Lake Pointe Orthopaedics in 1987. He is currently a member of the American Medical Association, the Texas Medical Association and the Texas Orthopaedic Association. He is the team physician for South Garland High School and was a medical advisor to Aetna Health Insurance Company. His areas of interest are general orthopedics, sports medicine and joint replacements.
Dr. Gemas is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon who founded Lakewood Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine in 2005. He has a special interest in sports-related injuries as well as cutting-edge arthroscopic and other minimally invasive procedures, total joint replacement, MAKOplasty computer-assisted surgery and general fracture care.
Dr. Johnson specializes in orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He performs arthroscopic repairs and joint replacements, and evaluates and treats conditions such as osteoarthritis, shoulder dislocations, fractures, sports injuries, ACL tears and pediatric issues.
Dr. Johnson's special interests include sports medicine, joint replacement and orthopedic trauma. He is a diplomat to the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery, a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery and a member of the Texas Medical Association and the Dallas County Medical Society. He has also been named one of the Best Doctors in Dallas by D Magazine.
Dr. Patel is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon specializing in hand, wrist and elbow surgery. His special interests include sports-related injuries, fracture, treatment of the upper extremity, Dupuytren's contracture and traumatic conditions including tendon repairs and reconstruction as well as nerve-related conditions.
Dr. Tanamachi has served Rockwall, Mesquite and surrounding areas as a general orthopedic surgeon for more than 23 years. His practice includes acute and chronic orthopedic care, sports medicine, arthroscopy and joint replacements and reconstruction.
Dr. Zavala's research interests have included fixation in anterior cruciate ligament reconstructions, multimodal analgesia in total knee arthroplasty and complications of reverse shoulder athroplasty. He has presented at national meetings and published articles and book chapters on several orthopedic subjects.