Joint Replacement & Sports Medicine
Edward Berghausen, M.D.
Dr. Berghausen is Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery from the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons.
He finished his training in 1985 and has been practicing as an Orthopedic surgeon for over twenty-three years. Dr. Berghausen’s training was at the Harvard Surgical Service in Boston, Massachusetts for general surgery. His orthopedic training program was at Tufts New England Medical Center in Boston, Massachusetts and he completed a Fellowship in joint replacement surgery at the combined Harvard Surgical Service Program at the New England Baptist Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts, finishing in 1985.
He then taught at the University of Louisville, where he was the Co-Director for the Center of Joint Replacement until 1992. Dr Berghausen then practiced in Cincinnati, Ohio where he was on the Volunteer Teaching Faculty for the University of Cincinnati as well as in private practice until he re-located to Tucson, Arizona in 2002.
Dr. Berghausen specializes in joint replacement surgery including revision joint replacement surgery and small incision joint replacement surgery of the shoulder, elbow, knee and hip. He has performed over 3,000 joint replacements during his professional career.
His professional practice is aimed at the management of complex injuries involving the shoulder, hip and knee for which he is an expert in arthroscopic surgery of these joints. He performs small incision surgery, as well as computer-assisted surgery on appropriate patients.
Southern Arizona Orthopedics
George Bradbury, M.D.
Dr. Bradbury is Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery by the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons His practice encompasses a wide range of orthopedic conditions, with a strong emphasis on the care of sports related injuries to athletes of all levels.
Dr. Bradbury received his undergraduate degree in Biology at University of Chicago. He then moved to Baltimore where he earned his Doctorate at John’s Hopkins University School of Medicine. He fell in love with Arizona during medical school while working on the White Mountain Apache Reservation. This experience drew him to our state to complete his Orthopedic Surgery residency at University of Arizona.
After completing his residency, Dr. Bradbury served as an Orthopedic Surgeon in the United States Navy. He returned to his home town St. Louis, Missouri. He joined a private practice at DePaul Medical Center, and simultaneously did a fellowship in sports medicine with Dr. Don Shelbourne at the renowned Methodist Sports Medicine Center. The call of the Desert Southwest was ultimately too strong to resist, and Dr. Bradbury returned to Tucson.
As a competitive Ironman Triathlete, Dr. Bradbury understands the dedication and motivation of active individuals and is uniquely qualified to help patients pursuing a healthy lifestyle.
Dr. Bradbury is the Chief of Staff for Carondelet St. Josephs’ Hospital in Tucson.
Timothy Dixon, M.D.
Dr. Timothy Dixon is a fellowship trained Orthopedic Total Joint Reconstructive Surgeon. He attended Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, Arizona. He graduated with a degree in Zoology and a minor in Chemistry. He attended medical school at the University of Arizona College of Medicine where he graduated with honors in the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. He completed his training in Orthopedic Surgery at Scott and White Memorial Hospital and the Texas A&M University System Health Science Center College of Medicine. He then completed a fellowship in Adult Reconstruction and Joint Replacement at Scott and White Memorial Hospital.
Dr. Dixon specializes in reconstruction of arthritic and degenerative joints of the hip and knee and the revision of failed reconstructions of the hip and knee. He also treats fractures of the upper and lower extremity, and performs arthroscopy of the knee. He believes and practices compassionate care for his patients to obtain the best possible outcome for the patient. He believes in early postoperative therapy to regain function of the joint after surgery to get the patient back to their way of life as soon as possible.
Jerome Steck, D.P.M.
Dr. Steck is a Board Certified Foot and Ankle Surgeon specializing in trauma and reconstructive foot and ankle surgery. His expertise is in total ankle replacement, trauma, nerve problems, and all disorders of the foot and ankle. His utmost concern is that his patients receive the highest level of care, in a professional and empathetic environment.
Dr. Steck received dual Bachelor of Science degrees in Microbiology and Chemistry from Brigham Young University. He graduated Sum Cum Laude from Illinois College of Podiatric Medicine in Chicago. His surgical residency was at the University of Wisconsin Medical School Western Campus in La Crosse. He is an instructor at the Orthopedic Learning Center in Chicago, training surgeons in ankle replacement. He also travels across the country to lend his expertise to surgeons for difficult cases and lectures nationally on foot and ankle disorders.
Dr. Steck is a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons and is currently serving on their Board of Directors. Dr. Steck is the Chief of Podiatric Surgery for Carondelet St. Joseph's Hospital.