Northern Arizona Orthopaedics (NAO) is the largest orthopeadic practice in the region, with clinic locations in Flagstaff, Prescott Valley, Sedona and Page. We have 12 doctors specializing in all sub-specialties of spine, bone and joint care; with half of them now practicing in our Prescott Valley clinic.
Conveniently located in the Windsong Medical Plaza (3200 N. Windsong Drive in Prescott Valley) we have surgeons you would expect to find in a big city, caring and providing surgeries for you, right in your backyard.
What types of conditions are seen in the Prescott Valley clinic?
- Musculoskeletal injuries to the bones, joints, muscles, ligaments or tendons
- Hand, wrist, elbow and shoulder
- Foot and ankle
- Back and neck problems (non-surgical)
- Arthritis, osteoporosis and other degenerative conditions
- Sports Medicine
- Joint replacement
- Worksite injuries / Workers’ Compensation
Who are the people caring for me in the Prescott Valley clinic?
In our Prescott Valley (PV) clinic location, you will find a friendly, expert team. In addition to a smiling front-office support staff, our providers include:
- HAND & WRIST: Mark Mellinger, M.D. and John Durham, M.D.
Both are board certified, fellowship trained orthopaedic surgeons specializing in hand, wrist and upper extremity care. Together, they are experts in injuries and conditions such as carpal tunnel, tendinitis, trigger finger, rheumatoid arthritis and fractures. Both surgeons perform surgeries at TriCity Surgery Center in Prescott. Jamie Pearson, PA-C, is a physician assistant at NAO providing general, non-surgical orthopaedic care, as well specialized hand care with Dr. Mellinger. Jamie is a nationally certified, state-licensed healthcare provider, with a bachelor’s and a nursing degree. Jamie has a background in family medicine, and has been practicing general orthopaedics for more than 13 years.
- FOOT & ANKLE: Stephen Knecht, M.D.
Dr. Knecht is the only board certified orthopaedic foot and ankle surgeon in Northern Arizona and he practices in Flagstaff and PV. With two fellowships, Dr. Knecht specializes in the evaluation and treatment of foot and ankle problems and musculoskeletal trauma.
- HIP & KNEE (ARTHRITIS CARE): Tim Bonatus, D.O.
Dr. Bonatus is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon with additional training through a fellowship for Orthopaedic Trauma and Fracture Care. An expert in hip and knee replacements, he is a member of the Arthritis and Fracture Care Center at NAO.
- EMG TESTING for SPINE/PM&R/PAIN: John Ledington, M.D.
Dr. Ledington is board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) and has a sub-specialty board certification in Pain Medicine and Electrodiagnostic Medicine. He specializes in non-operative treatment and interventional procedures for back and neck pain. Dr. Ledington provides EMG nerve testing in the Prescott Valley clinic multiple times a month.
- GENERAL ORTHO: Stuart Davis, M.D.
Fellowship trained and an expert in General Orthopaedics and Foot & Ankle, Dr. Davis is skilled in non-surgically treating patients with a variety of bone, muscle or joint injuries and conditions. He is the Medical Director of our Urgent Ortho clinic in Flagstaff. Jamie Pearson, PA-C, is a physician assistant at NAO providing general, non-surgical orthopaedic care. Jamie is a nationally certified, state-licensed healthcare provider, with a bachelor’s and a nursing degree. Jamie has a background in family medicine, and has been practicing general orthopaedics for more than 13 years.
The next fall of 2016, our Prescott Valley clinic will see more growth and change as additional visiting physicians will join the PV group. When ready, we would be happy to set you up with a clinic visit with one of our doctors or PAs (other medical providers) to discuss any muscle, bone, joint or nerve problems you may be having.
Our approach to care is simple. We tailor your individualized treatment plan to your specific needs and lifestyle. We provide surgery at TriCity Surgery Center so you can stay close to home. We look forward to caring for you! Please call our Prescott Valley clinic location at 928-583-6300 to learn more.