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COVID-19 (coronavirus) TeleMedicines

In recognition of ongoing news reports and the continued spread of the COVID-19 (coronavirus), we realize our patients may have questions.

The use of TeleMedicine will be used if you would like to speak with the doctor or nurse about your condition by phone and prefer not to come into the office with a non-emergent case. All routine visits can be done via TeleMedicine. If you would like to schedule a TeleMedicine visit, please call the office to schedule. We will remain open for all acute and urgent orthopedic conditions including post-operative care, fractures, sprains, and tendon tears/injury that require in person evaluation and treatment.

As of right now, all elective surgeries are cancelled until April 1st, 2020. This date can be extended if governing bodies along with local hospitals and outpatient centers decide it is in the best interest of the public to do so.

The office phones will be answered Monday - Friday. Please feel free to call if you have questions regarding your upcoming appointment, medications, or orthopedic related questions. If you have a pressing orthopedic issue, call the office. If we do not answer or it is after hours, you can speak to a doctor through the answering service, or go to the emergency room. You can also leave a message and we will get back to you within 24 hours.

We continue to ask that anyone with a scheduled appointment that has traveled outside the United States in the past 14 days to please reschedule their appointments. The CDC recommends that patients reschedule their appointments if they have the following symptoms: fever, cough, or shortness of breath. Please seek medical advice from your primary care physician, if you develop any of these symptoms.

We will take every precaution to make sure our patients and staff members remain safe during this time. We are here for you and will answer any questions you may have.

Jon Edgington, MD

Dr. Jon Edgington is a fellowship trained joint replacement surgeon who specializes in treating patients with hip and knee arthritis. After establishing and accurate diagnosis, he exhausts all nonoperative treatments prior to considering surgical options. If nonoperative measure have failed, Dr. Edgington has a patient centered discussion regarding surgical options including advanced technologies, less invasive approaches, and rapid recovery pathways for the best possible patient outcome.

Dr. Edgington completed his undergraduate studies at Miami University majoring in microbiology while competing as a Division I student-athlete on the varsity baseball team. He went on to complete his medical degree at the University of Cincinnati where he decided on a career in orthopedic surgery. Throughout his orthopedic surgery residency at the University of Chicago he developed an interest in total joint arthroplasty as well as caring for orthopedic trauma patients. He went on to complete a fellowship in adult reconstruction and joint replacement at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in downtown Chicago. There he learned specialized techniques in caring for patients with everything from primary osteoarthritis to those with failed surgeries or deformity requiring complex joint replacement surgery.

As a resident of Northwest Indiana, Dr. Edgington is proud to provide the high quality and contemporary orthopedic care from his training in downtown Chicago to the community of Northwest Indiana. He believes in putting his patients first, honest and clear patient communication, and caring for patients how he would like to be treated. Dr. Edgington enjoys spending time with his wife Katelyn and his three sons, Austin and twins, Jack and James. His hobbies including golf, baseball, and watersports.

Accreditations

Undergraduate: Miami University (OH)

Medical/Graduate School: University of Cincinnati

Residency: University of Chicago

Internship: University of Chicago

Fellowship: Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Medical Interests/Procedures: Arthroscopic knee surgery, Direct anterior total hip replacement, Minimally invasive total hip/knee replacement, Orthopedic trauma/fractures, Outpatient total hip/knee replacement, Prosthetic joint infection, Revision/failed hip/knee replacement, Robotic-assisted hip replacement, Robotic-assisted partial knee replacement, Robotic-assisted total knee replacement

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