Restoring Your Ease of Movement—for Life!
SRO Hip Care Team
Our board-certified, fellowship-trained surgeons at Santa Rosa Orthopaedics have performed countless hip surgeries for patients throughout Northern California, helping to end their chronic pain and the restricted activities that often accompany it. Minimally invasive techniques help reduce post-surgical pain and recovery time. Recent years have also seen improved implants and more exacting physical therapy techniques to better assist the recovery and enhanced function of patients. Our orthopedic surgeons, in-house therapists, medical and physician assistants closely collaborate as a team, with the common goal of offering patients the best possible outcomes.
Common Hip Problems
Our dedicated hip care team has the knowledge and experience to evaluate, diagnose and treat a number of conditions, including, but not limited to:
Meet Our Hip Care Physicians
Gary A. Stein, M.D.
Dr. Gary Stein is a board-certified specialist in orthopedic surgery, adult reconstructive surgery, sports medicine, and back care. A pioneer in developing minimally invasive techniques for hip and knee replacement surgery, he is co-director of the Sports Medicine Center at SRO and a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. Learn More …
Michael J. McDermott, M.D.
Dr. Michael McDermott is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine, with long experience in general orthopedic surgery. His career has spanned patients ranging from adolescent, high school, college, professional and Olympic athletes through middle-aged recreational enthusiasts to seniors seeking relief from osteoarthritis. A co-director of the Sports Medicine Center at SRO, his practice emphasizes complex reconstruction and minimally invasive procedures for the knee… Learn More …
Thomas W. Axelrad, MD, PhD
Dr. Thomas W. Axelrad is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon who earned both his MD degree and a PhD in biochemistry and molecular biology from Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine. He then relocated for his internship in general surgery and residency in orthopedic surgery at Boston University Medical Center, followed by fellowship training at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City. Learn More …
Michelle Nentwig, M.D.
Dr. Michelle Nentwig is the newest addition to the medical staff at Santa Rosa Orthopaedics, having arrived in August, 2022 after completing her orthopedic trauma fellowship training at Pennsylvania State University’s Hershey Medical Center.
After graduating summa cum laude from Wichita State University for her bachelor’s degree, Dr. Nentwig entered the University of Kansas School of Medicine, where she obtained both her M.D. degree and her five-year residency training in orthopedic surgery. Learn More …