Sierra Park Orthopedics & |
Sports Medicine Service
We understand what it
takes to meet the special needs of athletes of all ages and levels. Our
sports medicine team specializes in athletic injuries, arthroscopic
surgery, and fractures. We offer a wide array of medical services and
management for the following conditions:|
- General orthopedics
- Fellowship specialty training in athletic injuries, shoulders and
- ACL reconstruction
- Arthroscopic surgery
- Fracture care
- Joint replacement
Sierra Park Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Clinic is an official provider of the
U.S. Ski and Snowboard Team.
Mammoth Hospital is a provider for Medicare, Medi-Cal,
California Children's Services, Blue Cross, Blue Shield, and several
other insurances. We work closely with worker's compensation companies
to insure communication with the employer, case manager, physician, and
patient for optimal recovery and return to function including work
hardening and work-site ergonomic evaluations. Our new therapy center
offers covered patient parking, a ground level
pool with adjustable currentand a built-in
| elevator access to the third floor therapy department, four
private treatment rooms, a pediatric treatment room, a hydrotherapy
room, changing areas, and a 2000 square-foot climate-controlled gym with
large windows and beautiful views of Mammoth Mountain and the Sherwin
Richard. A. Brown, M.D.
Dr. Brown specializes in reconstructive, trauma and microsurgery of the hand. He was one of the first physicians to use Xiaflex as a non-surgical option for patients with Dupytrenís Disease and presented his findings at the American Academy of Hand Surgeons in the fall of 2010. Dr. Brown is a member of the Board of Directors for the California Orthopaedic Association as well as the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Committee on Professionalism. He is a Qualified Medical Examiner and is a member of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand Committee on Ethics.
Timothy Crall, M.D.,
Mammoth Hospital's Sierra Park Orthopedic & Sports Medicine Clinic is pleased to offer the services of Dr. Timothy Crall, our newest fellowship trained orthopedic surgeon. Dr. Crall studied medicine at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri, and completed his residency training at Harvard University in Boston, Massachusetts. He then completed subspecialty fellowship training in sports medicine and arthroscopy in Taos, New Mexico. There he focused on knee and shoulder reconstruction.
Dr. Crall and his wife, Heather, are both originally from the Brunswick, Maine area. When the Cralls first visited Mammoth, they found a lot of similarities to Maine in the small town atmosphere with plenty of outdoor recreation. They liked what they saw so much in a 20-hour visit that they moved here shortly thereafter, bringing along their two children, Ellie and Bram. They welcomed their third child, Leah, born at Mammoth Hospital in November 2011. Aside from keeping up with his kids, Dr. Crall enjoys skiing, biking, hiking, kayaking, brewing his own beer, and golfing.
Dr. Crallís special interests include traumatic and sports related injuries, as well as arthroscopic and open reconstruction of shoulder and knee derangements. His research on shoulder instability recently received national recognition, winning the 2012 J. Whit Ewing Award from the Arthroscopy Association of North America. Dr. Crall serves a team physician for the United States Ski Team, Free Ski Division. Dr. Crall's CV
David J.Dalstrom, M.D.
Dr. Dalstrom specializes in fracture care, post traumatic reconstruction and foot and ankle surgery. Dr. Dalstrom trained at the prestigious Harborview Foot and Ankle Fellowship in Seattle, Washington. He is also fellowship trained in Trauma and is on the Scripps Memorial Hospitalís Trauma team. He treats complex problems related to nerves, muscles and biomechanics, as well as common ailments such as flat foot and fractures. Dr. Dalstromís personal interests include Jiu Jitsu, mixed martial arts, and triathlon.
David R. Hackley, M.D.
Dr. Hackley specializes in sports injuries, arthroscopy, shoulder, knee, and trauma. He is a Diplomate with the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and also holds a Certificate in Sports Medicine from the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. Dr. Hackley is also a member of the Trauma Team for Scripps Memorial Hospital. He is an avid bicyclist, runner, and snowboarder.
Mike Karch, M.D.,
Dr Karch specializes in orthopaedic trauma, anterior hip replacement, total knee replacement and advanced arthroscopic techniques for the knee. He has served as a Team Physician for the United States Ski and Snowboard Team since 2002 and focuses on Nordic World Cup Events. He has served as personal physician to numerous Olympians and world elite athletes and serves as Team Physician for both the Mammoth Track Club as well as the 2010 Vancouver Olympics medal winning USA Nordic Combined Team.
Dr Karch uniquely experienced the tragic events of September 11th by treating victims of both the Pentagon and Ground Zero sites. He was one of the first physicians on site at Ground Zero and performed search and recovery and established two on site MASH units within the disaster area.
His written document on mass casualty at Ground Zero (www.equipped.com/groundzero.htm) was evaluated by the Joint Chiefs of Staff and served as testimony for the re-organization of emergency medical response for the Department of Homeland Security.
In 2006, Mike founded the Mammoth Winter Biathlon which combines nordic ski racing and rifle marksmanship. His race has quickly become the largest Winter Biathlon in North America.
Mike is an avid winter biathlete, nordic ski racer, and triathlete. He has completed over 50 marathons, 5 ironman triathlons, and is a 2 time finisher of the Badwater Ultramarathon 135 mile foot race across Death Valley.
Mike's wife, Kim Escudero, MD is a Board Certified Pediatrician who practices in Mammoth. Together, they have 3 children: Mia, Dane, and Olivia, all of whom were born at Mammoth Hospital.
Dr. Karch's CV
Richard M. Thunder, M.D.
Dr. Richard Thunder specializes in spinal disorders, general orthopedics with an emphasis in sports injuries, arthroscopic surgery, joint replacement and trauma. Dr. Thunder trained in the internationally recognized Stanford Orthopedic Spine Fellowship Program. His focus is on quality of life for patients through diagnosis, physical therapy and alternative treatments. Dr. Thunder has his pilotís license and enjoys flying, mountain biking, and snowboarding.
Pete Clark, M.D.,
moved to Mammoth from Colorado in 1999. He is a graduate of UC Davis, Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans, and St. Mary's Family Medicine Residency in Grand Junction, Colorado. His interests and areas of expertise include sports medicine, and preventative medicine. He is a team physician for the United States Ski and Snowboard Association and travels with US Snowboarding to international World Cups as well as providing domestic support. Dr. Clark operated the Olympic Village medical clinic at the Torino 2006 Olympics, and is a US Olympic Committee Physician. He is a clinical assistant professor at the University of Nevada, Reno and a US Cycling coach.
Bishop Orthopedic Clinic
To make an appointment or for more
information, please call 760-872-7766.
The Bishop Orthopedic Clinic is operating under
the umbrella of Mammoth Hospital.
Office hours are
Monday through Thursday from 8:30am - 4:30pm.
located at 174 Iris Street, Bishop, California.