Southwest Health’s Orthopedic Institute in Platteville Welcome’s New Partnership

Apr 3, 2023

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[Platteville, WI] —- Southwest Health’s Orthopedic Institute is proud to welcome two new Orthopedic Surgeons from Orthopedic and Spine Centers of Wisconsin. Dayton Opel, MD, and James Prosser, DO, are experienced surgeons that have already started treating patients at Southwest Health. Along with Joshua Lindsey, MD, they are helping to bring compassionate orthopedic care to the people of southwest Wisconsin and the surrounding area.

Dayton Opel, MD, is a Board Certified and Fellowship Trained Orthopedic Surgeon specializing in Hand & Upper Extremity. He received his medical degree from the University of Wisconsin and has been treating patients for the past ten years. Dr. Opel’s practice focuses exclusively on conditions affecting the fingers to the shoulder. “My guiding principle is that every patient deserves world-class care. Through my education, training, and practice, I have been given the privilege and opportunity to change my patients’ lives positively.”

James Prosser, DO, is a Board Certified and Fellowship Trained Orthopedic Surgeon specializing in Sports Medicine. He received his degree from Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine and has been treating patients for over 20 years. He has subspecialties in both primary and revision knee and shoulder arthroscopy. “I have the unique perspective of having had orthopedic surgery myself, being the parent of a child that had orthopedic surgery, and performing orthopedic surgery. I have seen and experienced it from all sides. I’m happy to provide care for people right here in Platteville.”

Southwest Health is privileged to have Dr. Opel and Dr. Prosser’s experience and skill level treating the people of southwest Wisconsin. “We’re growing. Adding key staff and services to meet the needs of the people we serve is essential,” says Southwest Health’s CEO Dan Rohrbach. “These top-notch surgeons are joining a highly skilled and experienced team. Our level of excellence makes Southwest Health a place people seek out to receive care, and experienced providers want to practice.”

Southwest Health’s Orthopedic Institute is available if anyone is looking to receive high-quality care close to home. To make an appointment with any of the surgeons listed above or the team of highly-capable physician assistants, people can call Southwest Health’s Orthopedic Institute at 608.342.6210