Information for our patients

Hip and knee surgery
Ankle and Foot surgery
Information about minimally invasive surgery
Minimally invasive ankle surgery
Minimally invasive foot surgery
Minimally invasive surgery for tumors (from Dr. DeGroots tumor site)

Appointments and scheduling
Send us a message
Make or change an appointment
Getting ready for your appointment

See our locations and get directions to the office
Scheduling your surgery and recovery

Download/print registration forms if you prefer paper
Parking at our office

General information and health risks
Podiatrist or orthopedic surgeon - which for you?

10 questions to ask your doctor

Information on heart risks from Celebrex, Bextra, Naprosyn

Calculate your fracture risk due to osteoporosis

Do you need antibiotics for dental procedures?

Before and after your surgery
What to do the night before surgery
What to do the day of surgery

Pain medicine instructions
Recovering from bunion and other forefoot surgery

Foot and ankle information and fracture risk
Podiatrist or orthopedic surgeon - which for you?
Barefoot running or minimalist shoes: Good? Bad?
Are you a heel striker, midfoot striker, or toe runner?
Healthy ankles for summer
Winter ankle injuries

Things you should know about our hospital and surgery center
Convenient location and easy access help a lot
What to look for when you choose a hospital
Our hospital is in the top 100 again
The little things that mean a lot when you are sick

About Dr. DeGroot
Dr. DeGroot's education and credentials
Dr. DeGroot in the news
New scientific publications by Dr. DeGroot
Some feedback we recently received on

Our Policies
Our HIPPA policies
Our policies on absence from work and disability
Pain medicine policy
Prescription refill policy

Other Information
Minimally invasive hip surgery
More on minimally invasive hip surgery
What is hip and knee replacement surgery?
Download photos from our lobby photoshow

Information on Specific Injuries and Conditions
Achilles Tendon Ruptures and Tears
Achilles tendon overuse injury
Calf muscle injuries
Ankle sprain injuries
Ankle arthritis - New treatment choices
Minimally invasive Lisfranc fracture surgery
Information on Lisfranc fractures
Fractures of the Navicular Bone