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!

Mary Swartz

  • Bilat hip arthroplasty and total knee arthroplasty
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“I am 89 years old and over the years Dr. Stewart has preformed bilateral hip anthroplasty and a total Rt. knee arthroplasty. My knee was out to the side when I walked into Dr. Stewart's office. He replaced my knee and made it perfectly straight. My friend thought I would end up in a wheelchair after surgery. She couldn't believe the result. Recently that same friend referred her daughter to Dr. Stewart for back surgery. When I moved into assisted living I tripped over a walker and broke my Lt. Hip, 3 months later I broke my Rt. Hip. Dr. Stewart replaced both of my hips and I'm getting around great. I can't wait for the snow to melt so I can drive. ”

Sheila Schoof

  • Posterior Spinal Decompression and Fusion of Lumber Spine
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“Dr. Stewart performed posterior spinal decompression and fusion of my lumbar spine 2 weeks ago. Before surgery I had extreme pain in my lower back and down my right leg. The only way to control the pain was to sit in a chair and take Tylenol and place heat on my right side. The pain was so bad I couldn't walk. Now, 2 weeks after surgery, I have no pain. I am able to walk the isles at Meijer, pain free. My therapist is very impressed with my results and so am I. I would do the surgery again in a heartbeat.”

Patricia Wilson

  • Posterior spinal decompression and fusion
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“I fell a few years ago and had leg weakness and a difficult time getting up. My family physician ordered physical therapy but things weren't getting better. I went to see Dr. Stewart and he performed spinal decompression and fusion surgery on my lower back. It's been 3 weeks since surgery my weakness is gone and I'm functioning like I never had surgery. I was driving a car, on my own, 4 days after surgery. Thank you Dr. Stewart. ”

Neoma Young

  • Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty
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“I had a massive right rotator cuff tear and suffered from severe pain that kept me up at night and prevented me from doing simple daily tasks. Dr. Stewart preformed a reverse total shoulder arthroplasty on me on April 14, 2014. Now I can do anything. I am without any pain. I work in my garden, do canning and can even wash windows & walls. I'm so happy I have my life back to do whatever I please.”

Garry Heilman

  • Total Hip Arthroplasty
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“I am 33 years old and could barely walk because of severe arthritis and pain in my right hip. Dr. Stewart performed a muscle preserving minimally invasive hip replacement on September 17, 2014. I walked without a cane 1 1/2 weeks after surgery. Now I have no pain. I can run, jump and do anything I want to do. It has changed my life. ”

Art Dore

  • Total Hip Arthroplasty
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“It is 2 weeks after my hip replacement and I am up walking unassisted and raising hell. I feel great! I thank Dr. Stewart for my muscle preserving total hip.”

George Shelagowski

  • Muscle Preserving Total Hip Replacement
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“I had back pain and leg pain. Dr. Stewart determined I did not need a spine operation but that my pain was coming from my arthritic hip. He performed a muscle preserving total hip replacement and now the pain that was in my back and leg is completely gone. Thank you so much, Dr. Stewart.”

Robert Aldred

  • Biceps Tendon Repair
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“I ruptured my right biceps tendon at work and Dr. Stewart repaired it 4 months ago. Since my surgery I've painted trim around my house, did some wood working, built a few storm doors, and helped a neighbor with his farm. I am able to return to work with no restrictions. My arm feels normal with no pain. Thanks to Dr. Stewart, I am able to do whatever I want. ”

Robert Wind

  • Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion
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“I was having a lot of pain and could not move my neck without moving my entire body. Two weeks ago Dr. Stewart did an anterior cervical discectomy and fusion on my neck. Today I'm pain free and can move my neck side to side without any difficulty. I'm also very excited to play ball with my children again. Thank you Dr. Stewart. ”

Lynn Johnson

  • Bilateral Hip Arthroplasty
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“I want to take this opportunity to thank you for the wonderful job you did on my hip replacements, Dr. Stewart. Both surgeries and recoveries went amazingly well and gave me back the lifestyle I once lived. I walk over one hour each day and I do zumba. Most days I forget I had my hips replaced. Thank you Dr. Stewart ”

Pamela Bourscheidt

  • Hemi-Arthroplasty Lt. Shoulder
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“Two years ago I fell while visiting a church and shattered my shoulder and fractured my elbow. I was in so much pain. Dr. Stewart performed a partial shoulder and I was feeling better shortly after surgery. Today I'm doing great. I was a music director for 21 years and now I'm a sub in the dioceses and work at the cathedral as an organist. I'm really grateful I can play again. Thank you Dr. Stewart ”

Darrell Susalla

  • Total Knee Arthroplasty
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“After many years of severe pain in my right knee I decided to have it replaced. Dr. Stewart performed a total knee arthroplasty a couple of months ago and I'm regretting not doing it sooner. Prior to surgery, by midday, I was unable to work due to the severe pain I was having. Now, I'm back to working a full day and feeling great when I get home to do the things I enjoy. I'm very glad I saw Dr. Stewart. I definitely made the right choice.”

Pamela Doan

  • MAKO partial knee replacement
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“3 weeks ago I had a MAKO partial knee replacement. Before surgery I had a lot of pain and had a difficult time walking. 2 weeks after surgery I walked all over Menards with my husband. Today I am doing the things I love and I'm able to start living my life without pain. I couldn't be more excited to celebrate the holidays pain free. And by the way I went home the same day from surgery.”

Nancy Walton

  • Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty
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“3 weeks ago I had a reverse shoulder arthroplasty. Before surgery it was very difficult for me to use my left arm. When I did need to use it it would grind and was very painful. It has been 3 weeks since surgery and I can reach and grab things without any difficulties. Thank you Dr. Stewart ”

Darrell Shepherd

  • Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty
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“Before surgery I had a lot of pain in my left shoulder and had a difficult time using it. Dr. Stewart performed a reverse shoulder Arthroplasty on my shoulder 2 months ago. Today I have no pain and my shoulder works well. Thanks Dr. Stewart.”

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