KINGMAN - Orthopedic surgeon Dr. Jacob Oldham has joined the medical staff at Kingman Regional Medical Center, and will work along with Dr. Stan Allen and Dr. Geoffrey Cornelsen at KRMC Orthopedics at the Medical Professional Center on the KRMC campus.
As a board-certified orthopedic surgeon with subspecialty certification in sports medicine, Oldham is an expert in the surgical and nonsurgical treatment of injuries to joints, ligaments, tendons and bone. His expertise includes minimally invasive arthroscopic procedures for the knee, shoulder, hip and ankle. He is also skilled in the latest techniques for joint replacement or partial-joint replacement in shoulders, knees and hips.
Additionally, he performs reconstructive ligament and cartilage surgery.
Oldham attended medical school at the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine in Rochester, Minn. He completed his internship and residency in orthopedic surgery at Wilford Hall U.S. Air Force Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas. He served as an Air Force orthopedic surgeon for 14 years, which included several deployments to combat zones in the Middle East.
Most recently, he was stationed at Nellis Air Force Base in Las Vegas. Over the past several years, he has traveled to Kingman to serve as an on-call orthopedic and trauma surgeon at KRMC.
With his training at Mayo and subsequent military experience, Oldham's background has always involved a strong emphasis on teamwork for providing high-quality medical care.
"Dr. Allen, Dr. Cornelsen and I have teamed together to provide the best possible orthopedic care," he said in a statement. "We are excited to have the manpower and resources which will allow us to serve the orthopedic needs of the community."
According to Dr. Oldham, the best scenario for providing patient-specific orthopedic care involves a multidisciplinary team of skilled orthopedic and rehabilitation specialists, nurses, and technicians. The team uses advanced technologies and evidence-based procedures to provide comprehensive care throughout testing, treatment, and recovery.
For more information, call (928) 681-8693.