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About Orthopaedic Research Center of Alaska

Best Orthopedic & Sports Medicine Doctors in Anchorage, AK

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About Our Orthopedic Research Clinic in Anchorage

Orthopedic Surgery & Sports Medicine Center

The ORCA orthopedic & sports medicine team is built of a diverse group of individuals with different backgrounds working cohesively to fulfill your orthopedic needs. Our office staff leads active lifestyles and includes competitive athletes such as runners and endurance bikers. Their families ski, snowboard, bike, and play baseball and soccer. They understand how important it is for our patients to return to their own favorite activities. That’s why our Orthopedic Surgeons put our patients first.

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Patient Testimonials

Even with a bump or two during my recovery from hip replacement surgery, I must say the entire process from diagnosis to surgery and followup was first rate. Everyone in your office, from Dr. Vermillion to the assistant at the front desk, was professional, friendly and helpful. There were never long waits, and both you and Ben Kennah were always available for guidance, before and after surgery, during and after office hours.

Michael Campbell

Anchorage, AK

Best Adult & Pediatric Orthopedist Doctors Near Anchorage

Get Personalized Fellowship-Trained Orthopedic Care Specialists

Doug Vermillion, MD

Dr. Doug Vermillion is board certified in Orthopedic Surgery and has completed fellowship training in Adult Reconstructive Surgery/Foot and Ankle Surgery. He also has a strong background in Sports Medicine and this interest has led him to become an experienced cartilage restoration surgeon.

Daniel Brown, MD

Dr. Daniel Brown is a Board Certified Pediatric Orthopedic surgeon. He specializes in all aspects of musculoskeletal care of the pediatric patient from birth through adulthood.

Benjamin Kennah, PA-C

Benjamin Kennah is a certified physician assistant that specializes in orthopedic shoulder, hip and knee replacements while having a diverse background caring for patients. He leads an active lifestyle and is passionate about communicating with patients about the treatment and recovery process.

Melanie Beale, PA-C

Melanie Beale is a certified physician assistant that specializes in the care of children and adults. She has a background in nutrition and exercise physiology research. She has also taught college exercise physiology courses. She is passionate about medicine with a preventative approach and strives to educate her patients about their condition. She leads an active lifestyle and loves to help others do so too.

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