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Spencer, Iowa 51301
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712-264-6198 - Speak with a receptionist from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. each day who can direct your call appropriately.
712-264-8300 - Access and automated directory if you know the name of the service or person you wish to contact.
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Patients or family members with concerns are encouraged to contact our patient representative at 264-6208, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Dr. Jason Hough is a partner at Northwest Iowa Bone, Joint & Sports Surgeons, based in Spencer. Dr. Hough is board certified by the American Osteopathic Board of Orthopedic Surgeons. A graduate of Des Moines University, Dr. Hough completed his residency at Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine and Millcreek Hospital. A native of Emmetsburg, Dr. Hough and his family chose to return to northwest Iowa in 2006 to establish his practice.
Tradition hip replacement surgery has used a posterior, anterolateral or Hardinge approach; however, we're seeing several benefits to many of our patients using an anterior approach.
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