Jonathon Salava, MD, a fellowship-trained joint replacement surgeon and former orthopedic surgery resident in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine, has returned to Cabell Huntington Hospital and Marshall Orthopaedics as a hip replacement and revision surgery specialist, as well as an assistant professor.
Dr. Salava completed his fellowship training in adult reconstruction at OrthoCarolina Hip and Knee in Charlotte, NC. He earned his medical degree at the University of Kansas School of Medicine before becoming one of the first students in the Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program led by Ali Oliashirazi, MD, surgical director of the Mary H. Hodges Joint Replacement Center at Cabell Huntington Hospital and Chairman of Marshall Orthopaedics.
Dr. Salava is experienced in the anterior approach to hip replacement surgery, a technique that results in less tissue damage. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons and the West Virginia Orthopaedic Society. The anterior approach to hip replacement surgery . Dr. Salava also treats patients who require additional surgery to correct problems from previous procedures or to replace aging components.
The Mary H. Hodges Joint Replacement Center at Cabell Huntington Hospital is a nationally recognized center that continuously ranks among the nation's top hip and knee replacement programs. For more information, please call 304.526.2607.