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Joint Implant Surgeons

Joint Implant Surgeons (JIS), a surgical group and innovator in the field of joint replacement and joint preservation, is seeing patients at BCH’s Belmont Community Health Center (BCHC), 3000 Guernsey St., Bellaire.

The physicians at JIS have performed thousands of successful hip and knee replacements since the group was established in 1972. With the combination of highly experienced physicians and outstanding rehabilitation services offered at BCH and BCHC, area residents receive the best in orthopedic care. Additionally, JIS is the only practice in the Ohio Valley providing specialized procedures in joint preservation.

Combining the highly experienced physicians with the outstanding physical therapy services offered at BCH provides area residents with the very best in orthopedic care.

Surgeons seeing patients at BCH include Dr. Adolph Lombardi, Dr. Keith Berend, Dr. Jason Hurst and Dr. Michael Morris. Together, these surgeons perform more minimally invasive hip replacements, more partial knee replacements, and more complex redo procedures than any other practice in the entire mid-west.

JIS was founded in 1972 and is now based in New Albany, OH. It is a world-wide leader in minimally invasive and less invasive alternatives for hip, knee, and shoulder surgery.

In addition to performing thousands of successful hip and knee replacement surgeries, JIS is committed to orthopedic research. Research conducted by JIS is regularly published in peer-reviewed orthopedic journals and textbooks as well as presented by the surgeons at medical conferences worldwide.


For an appointment, call 1-877-550-4740.

For more information on JIS, visit the Web site at www.jointimplantsurgeons.com.

Belmont Community Hospital

Belmont Community Hospital

Belmont Community Hospital in Bellaire became an affiliate of Wheeling Hospital in 1996. It offers primary care and selected specialty services. Additional services are now available at its outpatient centers located in Powhatan Point, Shadyside, Bellaire and St. Clairsville.