Joint Replacement Surgery
Michael DiBenedetto, MD
Orthopedic Surgery and Clinic
Dr. Michael DiBenedetto is a Board Certified orthopedic surgeon who has 26 years of experience in arthroscopic and sports medicine, complete hand care, extremity trauma and fracture care, knee, hip, and shoulder joint arthroplasty and spine care.
Dr. Mike Schicker has extensive experience in joint replacement surgery of the hip, knee, and shoulder as well as orthopedic trauma and fracture repair. He performs minimally invasive arthroscopic techniques in ACL reconstruction of the knee and rotator cuff repair of the shoulder.
Orthopedic Surgery offered:
- Total Joint Replacement (Knee, Hip, Shoulder)
- Knee and Shoulder Arthroscopies
- Hip Fracture Repair
- Carpal Tunnel and Hand Surgery
- Fracture Care
The Surgery Department at Boundary Community Hospital provides elective, outpatient surgery. An upgraded surgery suite, new instruments, and an exceptional patient-centric surgical team affirms that you will receive the best care possible, right here in Bonners Ferry.
Surgery Check In Main Entrance Reception Desk (Upper level near Emergency)
The Surgery Department maintains the highest quality of safety control standards. The Surgical Staff are CPR, Advanced Cardiac Life support (ACLS) and Pediatric Life support (PALS) certified with extensive experience and expertise. Our Nurse Anesthetists provide certified, professional and valuable support to the surgical team.
Pre and Post Surgery Rehabilitation
Schedule your pre- and post-surgery physical therapy and rehabilitation with BCH Rehabilitation Department at 208-267-3141 ext. 4276.
Upon receiving a patient referral from a physician, the therapist(s) complete an evaluation and prepare a treatment plan. Progress is monitored and regular progress reports are provided to the referring physician.
Rehabilitation Therapy Services – Physical Therapy Inpatient and Outpatient
Our physical therapists help patients regain their movement, strength, coordination, and overall function after surgery or injury. We offer therapeutic exercise programs, gait training, coordination, and balance training. We also use several techniques and modalities to decrease pain and swelling and promote tissue healing. Patients visit us for physical trauma or injury, arthritis, post-surgery, neurological conditions, orthopedic conditions, developmental delays, postural problems, and more. We have therapists who are specialized and certified in the McKenzie technique for back and neck injuries, the Bobath/NDT method for stroke rehabilitation, and lymph edema treatment.
State-of-the-Art equipment allows our therapists to choose the best methods and techniques to aid in your recovery.