Longview Orthopedic Associates
Longview Orthopedic Associates (LOA) is a single-specialty medical practice devoted to orthopedic surgery and fracture care. Our skilled staff has more than 100 years of combined experience. Located in Longview, Washington, Longview Orthopedic Associates serves an area of over 100,000 residents in Southwest Washington.
Founded in 1983 by Longview native Dr. Bruce Blackstone. The practice currently includes six surgeons – Dr. Bill Turner, Dr. Jon Kretzler, Dr. Peter Kung, Dr. A. J. Lauder, Dr. Tony Lin and Dr. Jake McLeod – who handle a wide range of orthopedic sub-specialties. Other provider staff includes our Nichol Halverson ARNP and Ashley Hawkes ARNP.
"The thing I’m most proud of is our 35 years of dedicated service to the community," Blackstone said. He pointed to the group’s record of speaking at educational forums and volunteering to provide medical services for local high school, college, and community athletic events. For 35 years, LOA physicians were the primary providers of emergency room service to area patients in need of orthopedic care.
Specializing in joint replacement, arthroscopy, sports medicine care, and hand, foot, and ankle surgery, the physicians at LOA have introduced new surgical procedures to the community and constantly updated their training and credentials, so that patients have access to the most modern and most effective treatment options. Our goal is to deliver exceptional patient care weather we are treating the simplest aches and pains or the most severe cases requiring surgery, our team will treat you with compassion, honesty, and unparalleled customer service.
LOA physicians handle nearly 20,000 patient visits each year and perform more than 1,500 surgical procedures.
"We’ve been around long enough to develop relationships with our patients and understand their needs," Turner said. "We also know who in the medical community is best at providing the specific services our patients require."
Previously located on Delaware Street in Longview, LOA moved to Pacific Surgical Institute on 9th Avenue in June 2006. The state-of-the-art facility includes an imaging center, outpatient surgery center, and physical therapy complex. As a result, patients can receive everything from diagnosis to rehabilitation services at one convenient location.
If you need orthopedic care, contact LOA for an appointment at .
One of our scheduling specialists will let you know if your insurance requires a referral.
Longview Orthopedic Associates owns and operates Pacific Imaging Center. If an LOA physician schedules you for an MRI at Pacific Imaging but you would prefer to have your scan done elsewhere, please let us know and our staff will help you make the necessary arrangements.