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Birmingham Hip Resurfacing

An ideal alternative to a total hip replacement in young active patients with hip arthritis. It is a bone preserving surgery, that allows an individual to resume a very active lifestyle and allows further options with age.

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Total Hip Replacement

Total Hip Replacement is a surgical procedure that replaces the arthritic ball and socket with a prosthetic implant. It allows for pain free motion and improvement in quality of life.

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Total Knee Replacement

Total Knee Replacement is a surgical procedure that “resurfaces” the arthritic ends of the knee joint with metal and plastic. It reduces/eliminates pain and improves quality of life.

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Dr. Joel Wallskog

Board-Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon

“I try to treat patients as I would wish to have anyone in my own family treated – with compassion, dignity and respect – along with the most advanced surgical technology and expertise available.”


  • Medical: University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI


  • Orthopaedic Surgery Residency: Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
  • Total Joint Reconstruction Fellowship: Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH

Specialty Procedures and Professional Achievements

  • Specializes in Adult Joint Reconstruction, Revision Surgery, Birmingham Hip Resurfacing and Partial Knee Replacement
  • Dedicated to Providing Compassionate Care
  • Completed a Joint Replacement Fellowship at Case Western Reserve University
  • Trained with British Orthopaedic Surgeons Derek McMinn and Ronan Treacy: The inventors of the Birmingham Hip Resurfacing

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Dr. Joel Wallskog

Joel Wallskog, MD

Dr. Wallskog specializes in the treatment of a variety of orthopaedic conditions and performs several orthopaedic procedures including:

  • General Orthopedics
  • Total Hip Replacement
  • Total Knee Replacement
  • Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Birmingham Hip Resurfacing
  • Reverse Total Shoulder Arthroplasty
  • Partial Knee Replacement
  • Revision Joint Replacement
  • Sports Medicine
  • Fracture Care