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Thank you for choosing The Bone & Joint Center for your care. We take pride in helping our patients overcome injuries, relieve pain, and return to active, healthy lifestyles.

In this section, you can read stories from patients we’ve treated about their experiences and recoveries under our care.

Read what our patients are saying about The Bone & Joint Center.

You can also read what our patients are saying about The Bone & Joint Center by visiting our doctor profiles.

“Dr. Whipple is the finest Dr.! He’s very caring & patient. He explains everything in detail about your surgery & what to expect. He gives you directions on what to do and not to do the first week after surgery. On the follow-up visit, he goes over all the ways to properly heal. Very happy with the entire process. The staff is the best you will ever find! Thank you to all for making this a wonderful experience! I would never go anywhere else!”

– Linda D.

Patient Rating:
5
Treating Doctor: Richard R. Whipple, M.D.

“It was a pleasure to visit with Doctor Zanaros. He gave me an excellent report on my left-hand progress, and I am very prepared for the upcoming surgery on my right hand. I understand the procedure and feel very confident that it will go well and in time my pain will be gone.”

– Carol W.

Patient Rating:
5
Treating Doctor: George Zanaros, M.D.

“I have a lot of confidence in Dr. Zanaros. I am looking forward to regaining the use of my thumb without pain! He is friendly and caring, two qualities one doesn't find in some surgeons.”

– Nancy N.

Patient Rating:
5
Treating Doctor: George Zanaros, M.D.

“Everyone was friendly, and the doctor was more informative. I’m really glad I went for a third opinion.”

– Kathy G.

Patient Rating:
5
Treating Doctor: Jeffrey Lozman, M.D.

“Dr. Whipple takes the time to listen and understand your situation. He then explained the problem I had as well as what could be done to help. He described the treatment and possible side effects before proceeding. I have been to see Dr. Whipple sometimes, and he is, in my opinion, one of the most excellent hand specialists in our region.”

– Jane Y.

Patient Rating:
5
Treating Doctor: Richard R. Whipple, M.D.

“I was extremely impressed at how quickly after my return from vacation an appointment was available. Once at the office the wait time was quite reasonable. Dr. Whipple was very thorough, professional, personable and was able to provide x-rays immediately with results right away. He also set up for an MRI that took place 24 hours later. Even though the Doctor is expected to be off for the balance of the week, the office has already followed up once with me and said they will be in touch as soon as the MRI results are in. I am extremely thankful and happy with the service provided.”

– Sandra H.

Patient Rating:
5
Treating Doctor: Richard R. Whipple, M.D.

“Dr. Lisella was awesome. He explained the surgery before and everything went as planned. He also has a great bedside manner. I have dealt with other Doctors at the Bone and Joint Center and they have also been awesome. I always highly recommend them to anyone that asks.”

– Tami M.

Patient Rating:
5
Treating Doctor: Jordan M. Lisella, M.D.

“Dr. Roberts and the staff were very caring people and my surgery was a success.”

– Marion B.

Patient Rating:
5
Treating Doctor: Jared T. Roberts, M.D.

“Everyone was extremely nice, helpful and patient. I wasn’t rushed at all. Dr. Zimmerman answered all of my questions.”

– Kathleen M.

Patient Rating:
5
Treating Doctor: Joseph P. Zimmerman, M.D.

“Dr. Zanaros was extremely knowledgeable. He got right to the point but made me feel every comfortable. He was very down to earth.”

– Kari T.

Patient Rating:
5
Treating Doctor: George Zanaros, M.D.

“Very thorough explained what he found and the reason for the course of treatment. I felt comfortable asking questions and explanations were in layman’s terms.”

– Tammy W.

Patient Rating:
5
Treating Doctor: Ernest N. Chisena, M.D.

“Very friendly and professional.”

– Alan G.

Patient Rating:
5
Treating Doctor: George Zanaros, M.D.

“Dr. Chisena is a very pleasant physician with an excellent bedside manner. He listens to his patients and spends enough time explaining options with complete information. Thank you Dr. Chisena and your excellent staff for such excellent care and professionalism.”

– Nezhat S.

Patient Rating:
5
Treating Doctor: Ernest N. Chisena, M.D.

“Dr. Chisena was very helpful and seemed like he knew what he was doing. He made me feel very comfortable and explained everything that needs to be done/has been done. He also checked up on me in the hospital a couple of times.”

– Laura L.

Patient Rating:
5
Treating Doctor: Ernest N. Chisena, M.D.

“Dr. Lozman was very caring and explained what was going on with my 2-year-old son’s legs.”

– Ashley B.

Patient Rating:
5
Treating Doctor: Jeffrey Lozman, M.D.

“Everyone was so comfortable to talk to. I felt very comfortable with them all.”

– Frances L.

Patient Rating:
5
Treating Doctor: Ernest N. Chisena, M.D.

“Dr. Alfred and the staff at the Bone & Joint Center are beyond reproach. They are attentive, good listeners, professional, knowledgeable and provide excellent service. Within a half hour x-rays were read, a diagnosis made, remedies provided and explained and I was on my way. I highly recommend this practice for orthopedic needs.”

– Franceen S.

Patient Rating:
5
Treating Doctor: Richard H. Alfred, M.D.

“Very professional, each step was explained precisely, willing to listen. I feel very comfortable under Dr. Chisena’s care. The staff has been very supportive.”

– Louis P.

Patient Rating:
5
Treating Doctor: Ernest N. Chisena, M.D.

“Dr. Chisena did an excellent job of explaining my injury, and the service was excellent.”

– Andre W.

Patient Rating:
5
Treating Doctor: Ernest N. Chisena, M.D.

“First, I was quite surprised how quickly I was seen. Dr. Whipple was great. He took his time to explain everything and did so with a smile and a joke. He is Truly an asset to The Bone & Joint Center.”

– Mary D.

Patient Rating:
5
Treating Doctor: Richard R. Whipple, M.D.

“My provider was very clear and concise on why I was feeling pain on my left shoulder. It sounded like he knew what was going on.”

– Eric M.

Patient Rating:
5
Treating Doctor: Ernest N. Chisena, M.D.

“Dr. Lozman was very helpful & explained everything thoroughly. The rest of the staff is excellent as well everybody is friendly.”

– Dennis G.

Patient Rating:
5
Treating Doctor: Jeffrey Lozman, M.D.

“Very professional, highly knowledgeable and thorough. Will recommend to others.”

– Kilynn E.

Patient Rating:
5
Treating Doctor: Patrick G. Marinello, M.D.

“Impressed by all staff! Bedside manner is important to me. Everyone I interacted with was kind and friendly. A friend recommended Dr. Whipple to me. He was what I was looking for. A smile on his face, warm and light disposition and knowledgeable! He took the time to explain himself and was sure I understood the medical terms. Would highly recommend to anyone!”

– Genine G.

Patient Rating:
5
Treating Doctor: Richard R. Whipple, M.D.

“Awesome as always. I always have a great experience and get treated right away.”

– Liam P.

Patient Rating:
5
Treating Doctor: Abigail Mantica, M.D.

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