Dr. Anthony K. Hedley Honored in AZ Center for Bone & Joint Disorders Name Change
Renamed Hedley Orthopaedic Institute continues exceptional patient care
PHOENIX – (Nov. 14, 2012) – The AZ Center for Bone & Joint Disorders has been renamed to Hedley Orthopaedic Institute effective Nov. 5, 2012. The change recognizes lead orthopaedic surgeon, Anthony K. Hedley, M.D., FRCS, and his enduring commitment to the field of joint replacement.
Dr. Hedley, known in the industry as the “doctor’s doctor,” has been involved in the design and development of hip and knee implants for 26 years. He is the principal investigator in several research projects investigating joint replacements and has received numerous awards and honors, including the Hip Society’s Otto Aufranc and John Charnley awards for his outstanding contributions to reconstructive hip surgery. In addition, Dr. Hedley has been listed in ”The Best Doctors in America” every year since its inception in 1992.
“Dr. Hedley is a pioneering orthopaedic surgeon with an unwavering commitment to helping his patients achieve a better quality of life,” said Barbara Firminger, CEO, Physician Group of Arizona, Inc. “His contributions to the field are recognized worldwide, therefore it was only fitting that we rename the practice in Dr. Hedley’s likeness.”
Hedley Orthopaedic Institute provides exceptional orthopaedic care and sports medicine services. The professional health care team uses cutting-edge technology and advanced surgical techniques to provide high-quality, comprehensive care for many types of orthopaedic injuries and disorders.
“I’m honored by the rebranding of the practice to Hedley Orthopaedic Institute,” said Dr. Hedley. “It’s a pleasure to work with one of the most talented orthopaedic teams in the country, whose single mission is helping patients get back on track and return to pre-injury mobility as quickly, and as safely, as possible.”
The Hedley Orthopaedic Institute is located at 2122 E. Highland Ave., Suite 300, in Phoenix. The office is open between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday – Friday and appointments can be made by calling 602-553-3113. Staff physicians include, Anthony K. Hedley, M.D., FRCS; Jon J. Hanlon, M.D.; Phillip W. Bennion, M.D.; Jimmy Chow, M.D.; H. Royer Collins, M.D. and Brandon Gough, M.D. For more information visit www.hedleyortho.com.
About Physician Group of Arizona, Inc. (PGA)
Physician Group of Arizona, Inc., (PGA) is comprised of primary and specialty care physicians and surgeons committed to delivering the highest quality patient care. Combining expertise and personalized service with advanced technological equipment and facilities, these physicians provide high quality health care to adolescents, adults and seniors throughout the Valley. PGA physicians are members of the medical staff at IASIS Healthcare hospitals in Arizona, including Mountain Vista Medical Center in Mesa, St. Luke’s Medical Center in Phoenix and Tempe St. Luke’s Hospital in Tempe. For more information about PGA physicians, visit www.physiciangroupaz.com or call 1-877-924-WELL (9355) for PGA physicians on the medical staff at Mountain Vista Medical Center or call 1-877-351-WELL (9355) for PGA physicians on the medical staff at St. Luke’s Medical Center and Tempe St. Luke’s Hospital.