QualityPath Designated Hospital-and-Doctor Pairings for Knee Replacement and Total Hip Replacement

Beloit Health System

Beloit Health System
1969 W. Hart Rd.
Beloit, Wis.

Beloit Health System offers comprehensive inpatient and outpatient care through its hospital, clinics and outreach facilities in southern Wisconsin and the NorthPointe Health and Wellness Campus in northern Illinois. Through a coordinated network of programs and facilities, Beloit Health System provides a wide array of services from family medicine to advanced heart and orthopedic care. As part of the QualityPath program, Beloit Health System’s Advanced Joint Care Center educates and supports patients having joint replacement surgery. This patient-centered program provides coordinated care from a multi-disciplinary team of surgeons, advanced practice providers, nurses, and physical and occupational therapists. A Joint Care Coordinator guides each patient through the program, serving as their champion even after they leave the hospital. Each patient benefits from educational materials, group classes before and after surgery, and the expertise of an entire team of health care professionals to get them back to an active lifestyle.

Designated doctors:

Dr. MatloobDr. Ajmal Matloob

Dr. Ajmal Matloob works closely with his patients and believes that mutual respect, sincerity and a friendly attitude are the most important factors in a successful doctor-patient relationship. A program leader in orthopedic surgery at Beloit Health System since 1989, Dr. Matloob’s primary focus is on the patient. In his years of practice, he has helped many patients return to their lives and normal activity without pain. Dr. Matloob’s areas of interest include hip and knee replacement, arthroscopic surgery, orthopedic trauma surgery, carpal tunnel and general orthopedic procedures. Dr. Matloob is an Overseas Fellow of the British Orthopaedic Association.

Gundersen Health System

Gundersen Health System
1900 South Ave.
La Crosse, Wis.

Gundersen Health System is a non-profit, comprehensive integrated healthcare network headquartered in La Crosse, Wis. Gundersen’s more than 7,000 employees serve 19 counties in western Wisconsin, southeastern Minnesota and northeastern Iowa. Their network includes a large multi-specialty group medical practice, teaching hospital, regional community clinics and hospitals, behavioral health services, vision centers, pharmacies and air and ground ambulances. Consistently ranked among the top five percent of hospitals in the United States for clinical quality by independent healthcare ratings organizations, Gundersen continuously pursues improved health for patients, their families and the communities it serves. Learn more at gundersenhealth.org.


Designated doctors:

Dr. RileyDr. Edward (Ted) Riley

“Osteoarthritis in my hip was so bad that I was in pain all the time. Now, the hip is like new. I have full motion, and it doesn’t bother me at all. I wish I’d had surgery sooner.” This patient story is an example of the care Dr. Edward Riley can provide. Board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Dr. Riley specializes in knee, hip and shoulder replacement. After graduating from Mayo Medical School, Dr. Riley served in the United States Air Force four years. Returning home he completed his Orthopaedic residency at The University of California in Los Angeles. He has been at Gundersen Health System 19 years and has been the chairman of the Orthopaedic department the past seven years. His entire team is focused on providing excellent, compassionate care for all his patients.

Dr. TopolskiDr. Mark Topolski

Dr. Mark Topolski specializes in adult reconstructive surgery, including total knee and total hip replacements. He is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and did his training at the Mayo Clinic. Dr. Topolski combines the latest techniques and technology with compassion for his patients. If you have a sprain, strain or tear, or if you’re dealing with chronic pain and want to get back to the activities you enjoy, visit gundersenhealth.org/physicians/Mark-Topolski.

Dr. Scott BaussuenerDr. Scott R. Baussuener

“When looking for a place to practice, I was looking for a facility with an excellent established orthopaedic service with surgical volumes adequate to allow me to focus my practice primarily on fracture care,” Scott Bassuener, MD, says. A native of Port Edwards, Wis., and a graduate of the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Dr. Bassuener has dual fellowship training in orthopedic trauma and total joint replacement from Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis.  He specializes in fracture care, hip and knee replacement, chronic musculoskeletal infections, and post-traumatic deformity management.  Dr. Bassuener is a board certified orthopedic surgeon and has worked for Gundersen for four years.

Monroe Clinic

Monroe Clinic
515 22nd Ave

Monroe, WI 53566

State-of-the-art joint replacement procedures – including anterior hip—are performed in Monroe Clinic’s state-of-the-art hospital and surgery center. Monroe Clinic has a dedicated location and team for the care of knee and hip replacement patients. The team is hand-picked for their expertise, positive attitude, and desire to provide outstanding service. Led by highly-skilled orthopaedic surgeons, clinical staff work together to provide exceptional care. In-depth education of patients and their coaches helps customers participate fully in their successful recovery. With over 800 total joint replacements completed since the program began in November 2013, Monroe Clinic performance results exceed national standards in the area of 1) time in the hospital, 2) ability to walk and sit comfortably, 3) overall customer satisfaction, and 4) recommendation of the services to others.


Designated doctors:

Dr. SathoffDr. Lance Sathoff

Dr. Lance Sathoff has been an orthopedic surgeon on Monroe Clinic’s team for 16 years. In that time he has proven success in treating joint replacement patients and helped launch Monroe Clinic’s Joint Replacement Center of Excellence. Known for his interest in new technologies and surgical advancements, Dr. Sathoff does direct anterior approach hip replacement, minimally invasive knee replacement, and shoulder resurfacing as well as knee arthroscopy, rotator cuff surgery, ACL surgery and fracture fixation. A board certified orthopaedic surgeon, he attended the Medical College of Wisconsin with residency of orthopaedic surgery at Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals.

Dr. SwindleDr. Jonathan Swindle

Dr. Jonathan Swindle, an experienced orthopedic surgeon for over seven years, has been an orthopedic surgeon on the Monroe Clinic Joint Replacement Center for Excellence team for over four years. Instrumental in bringing anterior approach hip replacement to the portfolio of orthopedic options at Monroe Clinic, Dr. Swindle also has proven success in knee and shoulder replacement as well foot and ankle repair, pediatric orthopedics and orthopedic trauma surgery. A board certified orthopedic surgeon, he attended Midwestern University Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine and did his orthopedic residency at Michigan State University and a fellowship at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center in North Carolina.

Sauk Prairie Healthcare

Sauk Prairie Healthcare
250 26th St

Prairie Du Sac, WI 53578

Since 2008, Sauk Prairie Healthcare’s Joint Health Center has offered a team approach to care, involving patients as well as families with every member of their care team. Patients also motivate one another on their road to recovery. At this nationally award-winning hospital, staff focus on continually improving care, minimizing complications and achieving extremely high patient satisfaction. Sauk Prairie Healthcare’s orthopedic surgeons offer state-of-the-art procedures, including anterior hip replacement. At the new hospital, spacious, private rooms as well as group physical therapy, make for a comfortable, healing environment where patients can focus on recovering quickly. A certified orthopedic nurse serves as the coordinator of the program, navigating patients through the entire joint replacement process. A comprehensive, online guide prepares patients prior to surgery and throughout their rehabilitation.


Designated doctors:

Dr. HebertDr. Matthew M. Hebert

As an orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Matthew Hebert sees his role primarily as an educator, teaching patients about their medical problem and potential solutions. He takes time to listen, and exhausts non-operative treatment options before recommending surgery.

Dr. Hebert’s areas of interest include hip resurfacing; anterior hip replacement; hip replacement; knee replacement; partial knee replacement; shoulder replacement; shoulder and knee arthroscopies; reconstructive surgery; foot and ankle surgery; sports medicine; and hand surgery. A board-certified orthopedic surgeon, he earned his medical degree from the University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison, and completed his orthopedics training there as well.

Dr. KruseDr. Diana L. Kruse

Dr. Diana Kruse is an orthopedic surgeon who treats people every day who suffer from pain and limited function; helping them feel better is the most rewarding part of her job.

Dr. Kruse’s areas of interest include hand, shoulder and upper extremity surgery; back surgery; arthroscopic surgery; sports medicine; total joint replacement or reconstructive surgery; lower extremity surgery including foot and ankle; acute injury care including fractures; and osteoporosis management. A board-certified orthopedic surgeon, she earned her medical degree from the University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison, and completed her orthopedics training there as well.

Dr. LamsonDr. Michael D.C. Lamson

Dr. Michael Lamson loves to help people and finds the most rewarding part of his practice to be helping his patients get back to doing the things they want to do, pain free.
Dr. Lamson’s areas of interest include anterior hip replacement; hip resurfacing; knee replacement; partial knee replacement; shoulder and knee arthroscopies; reconstructive surgery; foot and ankle surgery; sports medicine; hand surgery; rotator cuff repair; shoulder replacement; and reverse shoulder arthroplasty. A board-certified orthopedic surgeon, he earned his medical degree from the University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison, and completed his orthopedics training there as well.

Dr. MarcuDr. David M. Marcu

Dr. David Marcu works closely with his patients to ensure they understand all their treatment options. When it comes to joint replacement, he helps patients know what to expect and how to prepare if they choose this elective option.

Dr. Marcu’s areas of interest include sports medicine; arthroscopic surgery; knee replacement; hip replacement; cartilage preservation; ACL and meniscus surgery; arthroscopic rotator cuff repair; arthroscopic shoulder stabilization; shoulder replacement and resurfacing; reverse shoulder replacement; hand surgery; and fracture care. A board-certified orthopedic surgeon, he earned his medical degree from Northwestern University and completed his orthopedics training at the University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison.

Sauk Prairie Healthcare

Southwest Health Care
1400 Eastside Rd.
Platteville, Wis.

Southwest Health is a high-performing regional health care system that demonstrates national leadership in high quality, personal patient care. On their hospital campus in Platteville, Southwest Health provides a wide range of high-quality acute care services, including medical and surgical care, emergency and urgent care, orthopedics, women’s health, specialist clinics, outpatient behavioral health, cancer care, an eye center, the area’s largest family medical clinic, and a retail pharmacy. At a separate location in Platteville, they operate an inpatient behavioral health facility. In nearby Cuba City, Wisconsin, the organization’s Epione Pavilion offers long-term skilled nursing care, outpatient rehabilitation, memory care, and a family medical care clinic all under one roof. More at southwesthealth.org.


Designated doctors:

Dr. Joshua LindseyDr. Lindsey

Lindsey brings his patients amazing skills, experience, and expertise. He earned his medical degree from the University of Wisconsin before completing a highly competitive orthopedic residency program in Seattle. To hone his remarkable skills, he then also completed prestigious fellowship training in joint replacement (Harvard in Boston, MA) and in shoulder and sports medicine (University of Rochester, NY). Through this training, Dr. Lindsey gained a wealth of specialized orthopedic experience that would otherwise have taken decades to acquire, making him an exceptional orthopedic specialist early in his career.

Contact the Patient Experience Manager at 800.223.4139 if you’re considering this surgery.