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Putting you at the center of your care

While every patient is unique, not every orthopaedic practice treats them that way.

At Great Basin Orthopaedics, we truly believe in a patient-centered approach. We believe you should be evaluated and treated as an individual with unique needs.

You will benefit most from care tailored to your needs, so we make sure you see an orthopaedic specialist during every visit. Our doctors work with you to develop a treatment plan that works for your lifestyle and your performance needs, whether that means getting back to running marathons or picking up groceries without pain.

We are Northern Nevadans with a vested interest in the health and vitality of our community. We are also parents and spouses, sports fans and outdoor enthusiasts. We recognize that everyone has individual passions, interests and roles. We work to get you back to the life you want to live with better motion and less pain.

Our patient-centered approach means:

  • You’ll see an orthopaedic specialist on your first visit — and every visit.
  • You’ll have the time you need with your doctor — time to ask questions, get answers and discuss options.
  • You’ll be actively engaged in your care — not a spectator on the sidelines.
  • You’ll never be treated as a number — you’ll receive thoughtful care individualized for your body and your life.
  • We’ll work to return you to the life you enjoy and the activities you’re missing with improved mobility and less pain.

I will follow Amy wherever she goes. I relate to her because of her approach, and I trust her judgment and treatment plan(s) without hesitation.
Larry Brumberger
Amazing professional! She made a custom splint for our son (who lost the tip of his thumb) so he could get back to playing sports. She squeezed him in without an appointment. Thank you!
stacy becker
Great service. Nice staff. Would recommend to anyone needing knee replacement.
Jil L.
Great Basin Orthopedics repaired my elbow accident and recently performed a total hip replacement. The elbow outcome was excellent using GBO's Physical Therapy services and I am hopeful the hip will be better than new in a short while. Stephen Capel was my therapist for the elbow and is now for my hip. I have full confidence with him.
James Tiner
If you live in the Reno area, you just can't do better than Great Basin Orthopaedic. I'm someone with knee problems going way back decades, as well as other orthopedic issues, so I think I know what I'm talking about. Don't settle, get the best, go to Great Basin, or, as they call it GBO. I promise you will be glad you did.
Wanda H.

Dr Hayes helps me with my Plantar Fasciitis. He always offers alternative ways to mediate the pain and also takes care of my concerns. I've been going to him for years and he's amazing every time. Thank you!

Rater8
Prompt professional knowledgeable service encountered from all staff members very patient oriented practice. Very pleased with my visit.
Mary B.
Fixed my sons Right Clubfoot with very mininal treatment compared to other doctors recommendations. Minimal serial casting, No surgery, minimal bracing time. And over a year now with No treatment, and His foot looks perfect. Although I felt rushed along, and sometimes dismissed. I cant complain much, as I also felt the doctor did an excellent job, and wasnt there to screw around or put me through the ringer with extra treatments or procedures. Too many doctors out there seem to try and treat Clubfoot, and do more damage than good. Dont go anywhere else for clubfoot treatment.
Trisha R
This place is amazing! I am telling everyone I know!
General
My son was seriously injured in a skateboarding accident. The hospital said nothing was broken and sent him home telling him to follow up with an orthopedic specialist. He did not have insurance but was in process of getting some as he just moved to Nevada and no long qualified on mine. I called all the orthopedic clinics I could find they all said they would not see him. Finally one said OK in Sept. Even though I told them he could not use his arm at all and was in incredible pain. Get some insurance and call back. I offered to self pay for him still no. I finally found Great Basin. They were the kindest most helpful people I had talked to anywhere. They got him in within 4 days. The cost was exactly what they said. They then counseled him on where and how to get some insurance. When I followed up with them the next day they explained how they had applied the payment I had sent and his situation regarding insurance. I understood he was going to need insurance for any major treatment. We just needed to have his arm examined and get a professional opinion and make sure letting it go, while we got insurance, was not going to cause more damage. Great Basin is the first medical facility I've had to deal with in the last two years that has actually treated us like living beings. I am so appreciative. Thank you for helping us.
Kacee Casto
Great staff, great service. In and out with answers and a plan.
Lenny Mad
I was so impressed with the friendly and caring people. I would say it was one of the best appointments for anything I have ever had! Thank you!
Sandy Jennings
Very friendly and knowledgeable! Gave detailed information as appointment progressed! Thank you!!!!
Lonnie Shields
Gracias por toda la ayuda durante la visita.
General
Amazing office, professional, staff is happy, website is user friendly and the medical expertise is A++! Keep up the great hard work you all do in helping others.
Polly A.
The referral to the Physical Therapy Specialists was great! I really appreciate the efficiency of this practice in terms of taking me back at my scheduled appointment time, efficiency through x-ray, and not having to wait for the doctor. These attributes really made the experience.
General
Tina is knowledgeable, compassionate and has me on my way to recovery!
Elizabeth Korinek
I'm very pleased with everything they have done for me.
Betty T.
The check-in process was efficient. All the staff members were professional and cordial.
General

The staff at Great Basin are the best I've ever encountered. I can't pick just one because they all work so well together and step in when needed to complete a task. I really thought it was amazing. AND all were so friendly and interested.

Rater8
I was amazed that when making the appointment that they were able to see me in two days.
General
I hurt my foot playing softball last summer. My friend referred me to Great Basin Orthopaedics. The doctors were super nice, and the employees were super nice, too. I hope to be back on the softball field this summer.
Kelly M.
Great care from all levels!!! Excellent care from the emergency room to rehab! Follow-up care will be excellent, also!!! Excellent care, excellent recovery, makes healing much faster, perfect recipe!!!
General

Doctor Timothy Dooley is the 'ideal' doctor, someone who validates my pain, listens to my problem and treats me with respect and courtesy and he laughed at my silly jokes. Smile and personality that put me at ease! Thank you for being you.

Rater8
Totally AWESOME STAFF!! You will be glad you used them—you owe it to yourself to check them out, rather than only the HUGE “other” Ortho guys. I tried them both and I am BLESSED that I ended up with GBO. They are passionate about improving your life and helping you fully recover! Six stars out of five, 11 stars out of ten!!
David Michael Bel