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Orthopedic Specialists & Sports Medicine is celebrating 45 years of keeping area residents active. Patients in need of specialized bone, joint and muscle care are encouraged to call the practice at (740) 788-9220 to schedule a safe in-office appointment at 2750 Newark-Granville Road. As COVID-19-related concerns continue, the practice’s Orthopedic Urgent Care as well as telehealth appointments are also available. 

First established as Orthopedic & Fracture Clinic in 1976 by Dr. Claude Rousseau, Orthopedic Specialists & Sports Medicine has grown to become the region’s most comprehensive, head-to-toe orthopedic practice. With four specialty-trained doctors and a new, state-of-the-art clinic, Orthopedic Specialists & Sports provides advanced, specialized care for injuries and conditions of the ankle, back, elbow, foot, hand, hip, knee, neck, shoulder, spine and wrist as well as joint replacement, sports medicine care and orthopedic trauma care for adult and pediatric patients throughout central Ohio.

Supported by a comprehensive team of specialized physician assistants, physical therapy experts and a family nurse practitioner, Orthopedic Specialists & Sports Medicine is led by their expertly trained, experienced doctors:

  • Edward L. Westerheide, M.D., board-certified orthopedic surgeon specializing in advanced shoulder care and general orthopedics.
  • Brad L. Bernacki, M.D., board-certified orthopedic surgeon specializing in hip, knee and shoulder replacement as well as general orthopedics.
  • Alex Tancevski, M.D., fellowship-trained joint replacement specialist and board-certified orthopedic surgeon specializing in total joint care and general orthopedics.
  • Benjamin W. Burkett, M.D., fellowship-trained spine specialist and board-certified orthopedic surgeon specializing in complex spine surgery as well as hip, knee, shoulder and wrist conditions.

“We’ve remained proudly committed to providing exceptional bone, joint and muscle care focused on our patients’ needs and goals for the past 45 years,” says Dr. Westerheide. “It’s been an honor to serve this community, and we look forward to continuing to meet all the orthopedic needs of our region.”

To learn more or to schedule a safe appointment with one of the specialty-trained orthopedic doctors at Orthopedic Specialists & Sports Medicine, please call (740) 788-9220.