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Dr. Belongie

Patients finally have a true partner in healthcare.

Dr. Belongie

Dr. BelongieDr. Belongie is an experienced orthopedic surgeon that believes in partnering with patients to create a comprehensive wellness strategy.  He meets with patients to explore non-surgical options prior to recommending surgery.  He believes that patients should feel comfortable and spends time educating and informing patients on both options and the recovery process.

 

Medical Training

Dr. Belongie graduated from the University of Minnesota Medical School in Minneapolis. He received his orthopedic training at Tulane University with a pediatric rotation done at the Scottish Rite Children’s Hospital of Atlanta.  He finished his training by spending two years at the prestigious Campbell Clinic in Memphis Tennessee

He focuses on all areas of orthopedic surgery including general fracture care, hip replacement with computer navigation, hip bursa arthroscopy, carpal and cubital tunnel treatment, and thumb arthritis surgery as well as treatment of several other common hand and elbow disorders.  Dr. Belongie is committed to continuing education and providing patients with access to best practices and innovative procedures.  In order to fulfill this promise he recently completed a three month fellowship in shoulder surgery to get current in the latest treatment of rotator cuff surgery and Reverse Shoulder Replacement for treatment of shoulder arthritis resulting from long term rotator cuff tears.

Additional Schooling

Prior to starting medical school Dr. Belongie received his Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering at Cornell University, and a Masters Degree in Biomechanical Engineering from the University of Iowa.  He spent several years designing medical equipment as a mechanical engineer prior to deciding to pursue his true calling as a physician.

Community Work

Dr. Belongie was personally impacted by Hurricane Katrina and survived for five days at Charity Hospital in New Orleans where he assisted with patient care, evacuations, and rescues.  Read More.

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COVID-19 UPDATE: As we begin to resume normal hours of operation, please follow these guidelines to help us protect all patients and staff when you visit our office: Please honor our NO visitor policy. Visitors will be permitted for some exceptions only and must be pre-approved before arriving. All patients and approved visitors will be screened for signs and symptoms of COVID-19. We appreciate your patience as this may create delays in entering our offices. Please bring a face covering to your appointment to help us conserve PPE for health-care providers. Please wash your hands frequently and practice good hand hygiene. All elective procedures that were previously cancelled are now being rescheduled. Please call our office so that we may hold your spot on Dr. Belongie's surgery schedule. Please bear with us as we navigate this new way of practicing medicine and know that we are committed to keeping you safe and healthy! We will all get through this together.
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