Patient Testimonials

Discover what our patients have to say regarding their office visit, surgical experience or recovery process. We also encourage our existing patients to share their own experience!

Kenneth Bowen

  • Reviision Knee Arthroplasty
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“I am 72 years old. When I was 69 I had a total knee replacement. I had a lot of pain and it felt like it was going to come out of my skin. My 2 sisters and brother had had knee replacements with good results by Dr. Stewart. So I came to see Dr. Stewart and he did a revision knee replacement. Now I can walk up to 8 miles in one day without pain and its only been 6 weeks since surgery.”

Gina Callendar

  • ACL Repair
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“I torn my ACL ligament in my right knee and could not walk well. My knee kept dislocating and was very painful. Dr. Stewart replaced my ACL as an out patient surgery. I was able to return to my sales job at ABC Warehouse 5 days after surgery standing on my feet. I highly recommend Dr. Stewart.”

Donna Gehrls

  • Revision Total Knee Arthroplasty
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“I had a revision right knee arthroplasty and it feels great, much better then the first time I had it done. After my first surgery I had to go down the stairs backwards, holding the railing. Now I'm capable of going down the stairs forward and pain free. I feel 100% better thanks to Dr. Stewart.”

Thomas Vanslambrouck

  • Total Knee Arthroplasty
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“Before surgery I could hardly walk on my left knee. I was in so much pain at the end of the day I dragged my knee. I had severe arthritis in my left knee. Dr. Stewart performed a minimally invasive left knee replacement surgery. I was in the hospital 2 days and went back to work in 4 weeks delivering pharmaceuticals to nursing homes. Now I can run after my grandchildren. I am pain free.”

Kay McDowell

  • Spinal Decompression & Fusion
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“I am 77 years old and I had spinal stenosis of my lower back. Dr. Stewart told me bone spurs were pinches my spinal cord. I could hardly walk because of the sharp pain in my back and legs. Dr. Stewart performed a spinal decompression and fusion of my lower back 3 weeks ago, August 12, 2013. Now the pain is gone and I'm walking at least a mile very day. I can work in my garden now and I'm getting stronger every day. I feel so much better.”

John Klass

  • Bilateral Knee Athroplasty
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“Dr. Stewart performed minimally invasive total knee replacements on my right and left knee. The last knee replacement I only used a cane for one week after surgery. Now 6 weeks after surgery I can do anything with my knees. I can work in the yard, walk in the woods, do house maintenance and climb up on ladders. My knees feel normal. ”

Pamela Doan

  • Great Toe Arthrosurface
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“I had severe left foot pain and could not walk or stand for a long period of time. Dr. Stewart gave me an artificial toe joint and now my pain is gone and I walk for as long as I want. I highly recommend this surgery. ”

Clearence Miller

  • Bilateral Shoulder Arthroplasty, Bilateral Knee Arthroplasty, Left Hip Arthroplasty, Right Thumb Arthroplasty, Posterior Lumbar Spinal Decompression and Fusion
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“Dr. Stewart performed bilateral artificial shoulders (1994, 1998), bilateral artificial knees (2004, 2011), artificial hip replacement on the left side (2011), artificial thumb replacement on the right (2013) and a posterior lumbar spinal decompression and fusion (2012) on me over a period of 18 years. I have had no pain after any of the surgeries and I am presently pain free and able to do anything I want. Before these surgeries I was in constant pain. All the surgeries went extremely well with fast recoveries.”

Joann Wiles

  • Minimally invasive left knee anthroplasty and minimally invasive bilateral hip arthroplasty
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“I had 3 years of severe pain and was taking 6 pain pills a day. Dr. Stewart performed minimally invasive left knee surgery and minimally invasive right and left hip surgery on me over a period of 3 years. Now I work 10-12 hours a day, on my feet and have no pain. I have more energy to do what I want to do when I get home. I can play with my grand babies now. I haven't had to take any pain medication since my last surgery. Thank you Dr. Stewart. ”

Duane Birchmeier

  • Posterior Spinal Decompression and Fusion
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“I had terrible numbness, weakness and pain in my back and legs until Dr. Stewart performed posterior spinal decompression and fusion on September 23, 2013. Now only 5 weeks after surgery I feel great. No numbness, weakness or pain. I can now do anything I want around my machine shop and home. I went back to work at my machine shop only 3 weeks after surgery.”

Ruth Klososki

  • Lumbar Discectomy
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“I am 72 years old and 23 years ago Dr. Stewart performed a lumbar discectomy for a herniated disc. Before surgery I couldn't walk without terrible pain. Since surgery I have been pain free and fully functional.”

Robert Hendrick

  • Shoulder Arthroplasty
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“My shoulder was worn out and I had a lot of pain and limited use of my arm. Dr. Stewart replaced my arthritic shoulder with an artificial shoulder joint, 14 years ago. Since that time I've been able to use my shoulder normally and have had no pain. I can swim, golf, shovel snow, play baseball and basketball, carry my grandchildren, basically do anything with my new shoulder (14 years old) that I want. This is my photo. You can't tell which shoulder was my bad one. Thank you Dr. Stewart.”

Larry Valentine

  • Shoulder Repair for Instability
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“I am 41 years old and I'm a freighter deckhand on the Great Lakes. My left shoulder was crushed between a freighter boot and a seawall on May 20, 2013. I had 2 prior surgeries by other surgeons but I still couldn't work. Dr. Stewart operated on my shoulder a third time and performed a shoulder arthroscopy and a capsular shift to restore my shoulders strength and to stop it from dislocating. Prior to surgery it would dislocate even when I sneezed. I never thought I would be able to return to my line of work which I have done for years. But now I am able to return to work on the freighter and my shoulder feels rebuilt.”

Joseph Siniff

  • Total Knee Arthroplasty
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“I am 76 years old and I had severe arthritis in my left knee. Dr. Stewart performed a Stryker total knee arthroplasty on 10/14/1998. Since that time I have been able to play on a daily basis golf, bowl, and play paddleball without any restrictions or pain. In fact in paddleball I have competed in many tournaments. Over the last 15 years my knee has not let me down once.”

Edward Porter

  • Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty
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“I'm 66 and had a reverse left shoulder arthroplasty on 12/18/2012. Before surgery I couldn't raise my arm and had constant pain. My arm was useless. Now my arm feels normal. I can shoot guns and do whatever I want. ”

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