EmergeOrtho welcomes Dr. Houdek.

Dr. Christopher G. Houdek, DO is a fellowship trained board certified Orthopedic surgeon joining EmergeOrtho in Catawba County.

He attended the University of Michigan where he graduated with a degree in Cell and Molecular Biology. He was awarded his Doctorate of Osteopathic Medicine from Michigan State University in East Lansing, Michigan. He completed his residency training in Orthopedic Surgery at Michigan State University as well.

Dr. Houdek comes to EmergeOrtho by way of Tucson, Arizona where he practiced Orthopedic Sports Medicine for the last 4 years. He was the team physician for the AHL Tucson Roadrunners and Ironwood Ridge High School.

Dr. Houdek will see patients in both Hickory and Newton. He is accepting new patients and appointments can be made by calling (828) 324-2800 for the Hickory location or (828) 464-3771 for the Newton location.

EmergeOrtho welcomes Sarah Bone, PA-C

Sarah Bone is a national board certified Physician Assistant. She obtained her undergraduate degree in Chemistry and Exercise Science from Albion College in Albion, Michigan. She became a certified Athletic Trainer in 2002. Sarah then earned her Masters of Science in Physician Assistant studies at Western Michigan University in 2004.

Prior to joining EmergeOrtho, she worked for a solo orthopaedic surgeon for more than 10 years, during which time she also obtained her Certificate of Added Qualification (CAQ) in Orthopedics from the National Commission on Certification for Physician Assistants (NCCPA).

EmergeOrtho is pleased to have Sarah join our team of orthopaedic providers. With her full-time presence, QUICK CARE will have expanded hours for the convenience of our patients and referral sources starting September 26, 2016.

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