Specialized Care

Our physicians represent the best of what medicine has to offer.  Through continuing education and expansion of treatment opportunities, our staff embrace and excel in the latest technologies and procedures that in turn fosters healing and pain relief for our patients.  All our physicians are leading the profession in their area of treatment expertise.  As a practice, we offer specialized care in the following areas:

Our Providers

Brian W. Fukushima, MD

MEDICAL SCHOOL
University of Utah School of Medicine
Salt Lake City, Utah

GENERAL SURGERY INTERNSHIP
University Hospitals of Cleveland
Cleveland, Ohio

ORTHOPAEDIC SURGERY RESIDENCY
University Hospitals of Cleveland
Cleveland, Ohio

SPORTS MEDICINE FELLOWSHIP
TOSH (The Orthopaedic Specialty Hospital)
Salt Lake City, Utah

CERTIFICATION AND LICENSURE

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Licensed in the state of Utah
  • Utah Controlled Substances

MEMBERSHIPS

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Utah Medical Association
  • Arthroscopic Association of North America
  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine

HOSPITAL AFFILIATIONS

  • IMC (Intermountain Medical Center)
  • LDS
  • St. Marks Hospital
  • Salt Lake Regional Medical Center

Allen R. Groebs, MD

MEDICAL SCHOOL
University of Utah School of Medicine
Salt Lake City, Utah

GENERAL SURGERY INTERNSHIP
The Ohio State University Medical Center
Columbus, Ohio

ORTHOPAEDIC SURGERY RESIDENCY
The Ohio State University Medical Center
Columbus, Ohio

HAND, UPPER EXTREMITY AND MICROVASCULAR FELLOWSHIP
The Indiana Hand Center
Indianapolis, Indiana

CERTIFICATION AND LICENSURE

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • CAQH (Certificate of Added Qualifications in Hand Surgery)
  • Licensed in the state of Utah
  • Utah Controlled Substances

MEMBERSHIPS

  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Utah Medical Association

HOSPITAL AFFILIATIONS

  • IMC (Intermountain Medical Center)
  • Mountain West Surgical Center
  • St. Marks Hospital
  • Salt Lake Regional Medical Center

Justin P. Hawes, MD

MEDICAL SCHOOL
University of Utah School of Medicine
Salt Lake City, Utah

GENERAL SURGERY INTERNSHIP
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

ORTHOPAEDIC SURGERY RESIDENCY
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

ORTHOPAEDIC TRAUMA FELLOWSHIP
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

CERTIFICATION AND LICENSURE

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Licensed in the state of Utah
  • Utah Controlled Substances

MEMBERSHIPS

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Utah Medical Association

HOSPITAL AFFILIATIONS

  • IMC (Intermountain Medical Center)
  • Primary Childrens Medical Center
  • St. Marks Hospital
  • Salt Lake Regional Medical Center
Peter G. Larcom, MD

MEDICAL SCHOOL
Tufts University School of Medicine
Boston, Massachusetts

GENERAL SURGERY INTERNSHIP
Baystate Medical Center
Springfield, Massachusetts

ORTHOPAEDIC SURGERY RESIDENCY
Tufts/New England Medical Center Hospitals
Boston, Massachusetts

ADULT JOINT RECONSTRUCTION FELLOWSHIP

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

CERTIFICATION AND LICENSURE

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Licensed in the state of Utah
  • Utah Controlled Substances

MEMBERSHIPS

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Utah Medical Association

HOSPITAL AFFILIATIONS

  • IMC (Intermountain Medical Center)
  • St. Marks Hospital
  • Salt Lake Regional Medical Center

Stephen J. Warner, MD

MEDICAL SCHOOL
University of Washtington School of Medicine
Seattle, Washington

GENERAL SURGERY INTERNSHIP
Harvard Surgical Service
Boston, Massachusetts

ORTHOPAEDIC SURGERY RESIDENCY
The Ohio State University Hospitals
Columbus, Ohio

SPINE SURGERY FELLOWSHIP
State University of New York at Buffalo
Buffalo, New York

CERTIFICATION AND LICENSURE

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Licensed in the state of Utah
  • Utah Controlled Substances

MEMBERSHIPS

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Utah Medical Association
  • North American Spine Society
  • Simmons Surgical Society

HOSPITAL AFFILIATIONS

  • IMC (Division Chief of Orthopedics)

Russell L. Nelson, MD

MEDICAL SCHOOL
University of Utah School of Medicine
Salt Lake City, Utah

GENERAL SURGERY INTERNSHIP
University of California, Davis
Sacramento, California

ORTHOPAEDIC SURGERY RESIDENCY
University of California, Davis
Sacramento, California

ADULT RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY FELLOWSHIP
New England Baptist Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts

CERTIFICATION AND LICENSURE

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Licensed in the state of Utah
  • Utah Controlled Substances

MEMBERSHIPS

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Utah Medical Association
  • American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons

HOSPITAL AFFILIATIONS

  • IMC (Intermountain Medical Center)
  • St. Marks Hospital
  • Salt Lake Regional Medical Center

John G. Skedros, MD

MEDICAL SCHOOL
University of Utah School of Medicinel
Salt Lake City, Utah

GENERAL SURGERY INTERNSHIP
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, California

ORTHOPAEDIC SURGERY RESIDENCY
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, California

SHOULDER AND ELBOW SURGERY AND TOTAL JOINT RECONSTRUCTION FELLOWSHIP
Baylor Medical Center, St. Paul Medical Center, and Veterans Medical Center
Dallas, Texas

CERTIFICATION AND LICENSURE

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Licensed in the state of Utah
  • Utah Controlled Substances

MEMBERSHIPS

  • American Medical Association
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Utah Medical Association
  • Orthopaedic Research Society
  • American Society of Biomechanics
  • American Society for Bone and Mineral Research
  • International Bone and Mineral Society
  • American Association of Anatomists
  • American Association of Physical Anthropologists
  • International Society of Musculoskeletal and Neuronal Interactions
  • National Osteoporosis Foundation

HOSPITAL AFFILIATIONS

  • IMC (Intermountain Medical Center)
  • St. Marks Hospital
  • Salt Lake Regional Medical Center

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Scott Frischknecht, PA-C

Scott Frischknecht graduated from the United States Military Physician Assistant Program in 1983. He practiced emergency medicine and family practice for several years, but has worked in busy orthopedic practices in Utah for the past 30 years. Mr. Frischknecht was also an instructor at the University of Utah Physician Assistant Program for 25 years and was named the “PA Instructor of the Year” no less than twelve times. In his professional life, he was appointed by the Governor of Utah as the Chair of the State of Utah Physician Assistant Licensing Board. He has also chaired the Government Affairs and Reimbursement Committee, and the Political Action Committee for the American Academy of Physician Assistants. Scott is a veteran of the first Gulf War, and served in the Active Army and Reserve for a total of 24 years. He speaks at many local and national conferences every year. He and his wife, Kaye, have four children and six grandchildren. Scott enjoys skiing, golfing, travelling, and family activities.

McCall Fagan, PA-C

McCall is a national board certified Physician Assistant and licensed in the State of Utah.  Physician assistants undergo an intense two-year medical training program following the completion of a Bachelor’s Degree.  She received her Master’s Degree from the Arizona School of Health Sciences.  McCall has been an orthopedic physician assistant since 2003.  She assists Dr. Hawes and Dr. Larcom in surgery.  McCall also sees patients in the clinic alongside both physicians.

Eric Chatterley, PA-C

Eric is a national board certified Physician Assistant and licensed in the State of Utah. Physician assistants undergo an intense two-year medical training program following the completion of a Bachelor’s Degree. He received his Master’s Degree from Idaho State University. Eric has been an orthopedic physician assistant since 2009. He assists Dr. Nelson both in surgery as well as in the clinic.