Hip Replacement Surgery

The hip replacement surgeons at Orthopedics Northwest in Yakima have years of experience in hip replacment surgery.

For information and appointments, call (509) 454-8888. (509) 454-8888.

Meet Our Hip Replacement Surgeons

Robert N. Greene, MD »

Robert N. Greene, MD

Dr. Greene received his undergraduate and medical degrees from McGill University in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. His comprehensive surgical internship was completed at Mt. Sinai Hospital in Toronto, Canada.

Dr. Greene then completed his four-year orthopedic residency at the University of Ottawa in Ottawa, Ontario, followed by two years of fellowship subspecialty training for sports medicine and hip and knee replacement surgery. He is Canadian and American Board Certified and a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada and the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons.

Dr. Greene has a general orthopedic practice with an emphasis on hip and knee replacement.

Gene L. Griffiths, MD

Gene L. Griffiths, MD

Dr. Griffiths received his undergraduate degree from Brigham Young University and his medical degree from St. Louis University School of Medicine. He completed an internship and residency in Orthopedic Surgery at Tripler Army Medical Center in Honolulu, HI. He also served as a General Medical Officer at Camp Zama, Japan for the U.S. Army.

Dr. Griffiths was employed as an Orthopedic Surgeon at Martin Army Community Hospital, Fort Benning, GA, and at Summit Orthopaedics, Idaho Falls, ID. In addition, he was employed as a General Orthopedist at Central Washington Orthopaedics, Yakima, WA.

Dr. Griffiths is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. His practice is in general orthopedics, with an emphasis on trauma, sports medicine, and adult reconstructive surgery.

George S. Liu, MD

George S. Liu, MD

Dr. Liu received his undergraduate degree from Tulane University School of Engineering in New Orleans and his medical degree from Harvard School of Medicine in Boston. He worked as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Harvard Orthopedic Biomechanics Laboratory and then completed the Combined Orthopedic Residency Program at Harvard University. He also served as Chief Resident at The Children's Hospital in Boston.

Dr. Liu is American and Canadian Board Certified and holds active fellowship in the American College of Surgeons, the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. He served as the Chairman of the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital for 4 consecutive terms and as Chief of Staff at Virginia Mason Memorial Hospital for 2 consecutive terms. He is the current Vice Chair of the Department of Orthopedic Surgery and Medical Staff Officer/Past President at Virginia Mason Memorial Hospital.

Dr. Liu is a general orthopedic surgeon with special interest in shoulder and knee arthroscopic surgery, hip and knee replacement surgery, fracture and trauma surgery, and hand surgery. Dr. Liu emphasizes comprehensive musculoskeletal care for his patients and their families, and also treats various pediatric orthopedic conditions.

Anthony J. Longo, MD

Anthony J. Longo, MD

Dr. Longo received his undergraduate degree in Molecular Biology from the University of Texas at Austin, and his medical degree from the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. He completed his Orthopaedic Residency at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas.

Dr. Longo has been in practice as an Orthopedic Surgeon in central Washington since 2007.

Dr. Longo is Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the American Medical Association. He is in practice as a general orthopedic surgeon with an emphasis on sports and total joint replacement of the knee and hip.

Todd B. Orvald, MD

Todd B. Orvald, MD

Dr. Orvald received his undergraduate degree from Duke University in Durham, NC, and his medical degree from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, PA. He completed a surgical internship as well as residencies in General Surgery and Orthopaedic Surgery at Duke University Medical Center. He also completed Pediatric Orthopaedic and Orthopaedic Pathology Fellowships at Duke University Medical Center. He has also served in the United States Army Medical Corps.

Dr. Orvald is Board Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

Dr. Orvald has a general orthopedic practice with an emphasis on joint replacement surgery.

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