OA/Methodist Hospital Partnership

Orthopaedic Associates works with Methodist Hospital to grow and enhance their orthopaedic service line. The program is supported by multiple surgeons. All surgeons are board-certified or board-eligible physicians from Orthopaedic Associates in Henderson, providing specialties including sports medicine, spine, foot and ankle, and reconstructive hand. Orthopaedic Associates also offers diagnostic imaging, physical therapy, casting and durable medical equipment, plus scheduled patient visits five days a week.

Services include:

  • Hip Replacement and Hip Revision Surgery
  • Anterior Hip Replacement
  • Knee Replacement and Knee Revision Surgery
  • Hand/Microsurgery
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Joint Injections
  • Sports Medicine
  • Foot and Ankle Care

To request an appointment, please call 270-212-3071 or fill out our online form.

Joint Replacement Program:

In January, 2019, Methodist Hospital and Orthopaedic Associates will formally begin a Joint Replacement Program that will offer patients the latest advances in knee and hip replacement surgery. The Program has been designed to fully support patients through every step of their journey. From initial consultation through surgery, rehabilitation and recovery, our team is focused on helping patients recover completely so they can quickly get back to living their best possible life.

Our team carefully analyzes each patient — their needs, goals and level of activity — as we approach each joint replacement with a customized plan of care. This personalized approach, along with our reputation of expertise and successful outcomes, places us among the leading total joint replacement programs in the region.

We go to great lengths to deliver the ideal experience for every patient, offering a higher level of care that includes:

Joint program coordinator — our designated coordinator will guide you through the entire process to ensure you understand the details of your surgery and recovery.

Pre-operative class — this personalized class will include all members of your care team, designed to help patients prepare for surgery and recovery.

Streamlined pre-operative testing and pre-registration

Private rooms, all located on our new, fully-designated Joint Replacement Unit

Amenities, including room service, free Wi-Fi, daily group therapy sessions and post-op luncheons with staff

For more information on the Joint Replacement Program, download the brochure.

Transitioning Patients:

Orthopaedic Associates has devoted staff members to ensuring a smooth transition of care for patients of Dr. Yelton and Emily Knapp, APRN.  Patients are encouraged to call the office (812-424-9291) to begin the process, or they can fill out the form below and someone from the office will contact them.

To help ensure a smooth transition, patients should be prepared to provide:

  • Medical Records
  • Up-to-date Mediation List
  • Current Insurance Information
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If yes, on the next 2 questions do not complete the section below. Do not give us insurance cards.

Responsible Party Information


Emergency Contact Information Outside the Home:

I consent to the use or disclosure of my protected health information by Orthopaedic Associates, Inc. for the purpose of diagnosing or providing treatment to me, obtaining payment for my health care bills, or to conduct health care operations. I hereby guarantee payment of all charges and authorize and direct payment from any insurance company; to include but not limited to, Medicare, Medicare supplement, Medicaid, employer, attorney or their representative to be made directly to Orthopaedic Associates, Inc. in accordance with federal, state, local and carrier billing regulations and guidelines. In the event my account becomes more than 30 days past due and if referred to a collection agency, I agree to pay collection agency fees, reasonable attorney and/or court costs.

Medical forms are to be completed by medical records staff and not by the physician. Charges may apply.

PAYMENT IS EXPECTED WHEN SERVICES ARE RENDERED UNLESS OTHER ARRANGEMENTS HAVE BEEN MADE PRIOR TO THE APPOINTMENT. I UNDERSTAND MY CO-PAY IS DUE ON EVERY DATE OF SERVICE. IF UNABLE TO MAKE THE REQUIRED CO-PAY, I MAY BE RESCHEDULED.

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