As the staff and physicians of Orthopaedic Associates of Wausau, we strive to be recognized as the providers of choice for orthopaedic services in our community, unmatched in quality and concern for our patients.

Founded in 2001 by Dr.’s Sutherland, Seybold and Tanner, Orthopaedic Associates of Wausau, S.C. strives to provide quality orthopaedic care for the North Central WI area.  In order to meet the needs of the community, the group grew to include another general orthopaedic surgeon, Dr. Rick Abuzzahab, Dr. Jeremy Russell who provides general ortho care, and is fellowship trained in trauma surgery, and  two hand specialist Dr. Wayne Brearley and Dr. Scott Murch.

The Board Certified surgeons of Orthopaedic Associates of Wausau (OAW) care for injuries and illnesses that affect your bones, joints, ligaments, tendons, muscles and nerves.  We are here to care for your sprains, strains, fractures, tendonitis, bursitis and arthritis.  We perform arthroscopic surgery and have extensive experience in hip, knee (total and partial), shoulder and elbow replacement surgery.  Dr. Brearley and Dr. Murch are our Board Certified Hand Specialist that have trained extensively in hand, arm and shoulder conditions.

Osteoporosis Screening

Our Orthopaedic Nurse Practitioner, Megan Schmidt, offers osteoporosis screenings at our clinic. If you would be interested in having an osteoporosis screening, please contact our clinic at (715) 847-2382.

We provide surgical services at Aspirus Wausau Hospital, and the Wausau Surgery Center

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