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Dr. Elijah Miller Receives The 2022 Bob Green Award

Dr. Elijah Miller Receives The 2022 Bob Green Award

Dr. Elijah Miller, an Orthopaedic Surgeon with CNOS, was recently presented with the 2022 Bob Green, DO Memorial Award at the American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics (AOAO) Fall Awards Ceremony in November. In order to receive this prestigious award, Dr. Miller had to ... Read More

Dr. Jaramillo: Know the Signs & Symptoms of a Concussion

Dr. Jaramillo: Know the Signs & Symptoms of a Concussion

As we cheer on our young athletes in high school and college sports, it’s important to remember how sensitive the brain is – especially in physical, contact sports. Athletes are at a higher risk of experiencing a concussion, an acute change of mental status. “Following a fall or Read More

Life After Weight Loss Surgery

Weight Loss Surgery is not a quick fix, it is a journey you will continue for life. Our team will be here for you, providing care and support resources along the way. How is my life going to change after weight loss surgery? Health When we talk to patients about their reasons ... Read More

Vitamin & Mineral Supplementation

Weight loss surgery makes permanent changes to your body, which results in a modified vitamin and mineral regimen. Midlands Clinic Bariatric Program recommends Bariatric Advantage products, as they are the leader in post-operative vitamins and mineral supplements for weight loss Read More

Interview on CNOS Pediatric Neurosurgeon Linden Fornoff

Watch Interview Here! Dr. Linden Fornoff is a Pediatric Neurosurgeon for CNOS. She cares for patients at Boys Town National Research Hospital in Omaha, Nebraska. In this video link provided above, she speaks on why she chose her career. She also explains her specialties and why ... Read More

CNOS Coaches Golf Invitational to Benefit Building of New Siouxland Soup Kitchen

CNOS Coaches Golf Invitational to Benefit Building of New Siouxland Soup Kitchen

(DAKOTA DUNES, SD) – CNOS physicians and staff are holding the Coaches Golf Invitational 2022 on Monday, June 13 at Two Rivers Golf Club in Dakota Dunes. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Siouxland Soup Kitchen. “It will be a great day to get outside and play some golf ... Read More

Dr. Durward Details Brad Pautsch’s Successful Brain Surgery

Dr. Durward Details Brad Pautsch’s Successful Brain Surgery

Dr. Durward details how KTIV 4's reporter Brad Pautsch's successful surgery went and how he's doing now. Check out the link below or read the article provided, for the full story!DAKOTA DUNES, S.D. (KTIV) - For more than a year, KTIV has documented the progress of our colleague, Read More

Dr. Kelly Delaney-Nelson, Rheumatologist, talks about Lupus on World Lupus Day

Dr. Kelly Delaney-Nelson, Rheumatologist, talks about Lupus on World Lupus Day

Dr. Kelly Delaney-Nelson appears on KTIV's Healthbeat 4 on World Lupus Day to talk about lupus, treating the disease, and sharing resources. Check out the link below or read the article provided for more information! SIOUX CITY (KTIV) - Lupus is a chronic autoimmune disease. ... Read More

Billing

You can pay your bill online through an online payment platform or through financing. Here are some answers to some frequent billing questions. Read More

Painful Total Knee Arthroplasty

Painful Total Knee Arthroplasty

Frequently, patients who have had a TKA, will return to their physician because they are experiencing pain. Common complaints from TKA patients: Aching pain Instability Catching Stiffness Fatigue Wound Drainage The causes of these complaints can be numerous and are often ... Read More

Femoroacetabular Impingement (FAI)

Femoroacetabular Impingement (FAI)

Younger patients (teens, twenties, thirties) with FAI report a history of groin pain and/or a painful catching or popping of the hip. This pain often occurs in athletes or dancers. The symptoms may have a gradual onset or be from an acute injury. Patients may describe the pain ... Read More

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

CNOS patients can pay their bills online at paymydoctor.com or through the CareCredit® financing program. Please contact us at 605-217-2667 with any questions. Learn moreCNOS patients can pay their bills online at paymydoctor.com or through the CareCredit® financing program. ... Read More

PRP & Stem Cell Injections

PRP & Stem Cell Injections

Platelet Rich Plasma & Stem Cell injections can help you heal faster—but what are they and how do they work? We explain the basics here. Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) is a concentration of platelets and growth factors created from your own blood or bone marrow. Platelets are ... Read More

Patient Portal FAQs

Patient Portal FAQs

Your CNOS Patient Portal is a secure and comprehensive online communication tool which helps you and your health care provider(s) manage your health information. Through the Patient Portal, you will be able to submit request for appointments, registration & health history ... Read More

Referring Patients

Referring Patients

We know you have a choice when it comes to referring your patients for specialized health care. The physicians and staff want to thank you for placing your trust in CNOS to care for your patients. When calling to schedule an appointment for your patients, please make sure to ask Read More

Direct Anterior Hip Replacement

Direct Anterior Hip Replacement

It is common, for orthopaedic surgeons, to see patients with functional limitations due to hip pain. These limitations are caused by a number of symptoms including: groin pain, aching, catching, stiffness, fatigue, and even pain radiating to the knee. The causes of these ... Read More

Dr. Sarkisian on Colon Cancer and Gastrointestinal Screenings

Dr. Sarkisian on Colon Cancer and Gastrointestinal Screenings

Dr. Sarkisian talks with KTIV HealthBeat 4 about the benefits of colon cancer and gastrointestinal screenings. He demonstrates with a colon/stomach model to show how both procedures are done.  Check out the link below, for more information!SIOUX CITY (KTIV) - More younger adults Read More

CNOS Pain Management

CNOS Pain Management

CNOS Physicians understand that many conditions cause pain and that to relieve pain surgically, you may experience acute post-operative pain. In an effort to help you understand our prescription policy for post-operative pain medications, you can find a copy  of the entire ... Read More

Patient’s One Source For Medical Records Through MyLinks

Patient’s One Source For Medical Records Through MyLinks

MyLinks is a new FREE application that allows you to electronically gather your medical records from all your doctors and store them in one place, fully under your control. Read More

Consent Form to Treat Minor Children

Consent Form to Treat Minor Children

Please print off this form and bring along to first appointment if you are presenting a minor for treatment. Read More

Neurology Forms

Neurology Forms

Please Download and Print Forms for Neurology Appointments Read More

COVID-19 Coronavirus

COVID-19 Coronavirus

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Mako Robotic-Arm – Total Knee Replacement

Mako Robotic-Arm – Total Knee Replacement

Mako SmartRobotics™ for Total Knee replacement We understand that knowing what to expect from your joint replacement experience is important to you. As you are reading through this material, please reach out to us to discuss if you have additional questions. Each patient is ... Read More

Mako Robotic-Arm – Partial Knee

Mako Robotic-Arm – Partial Knee

Mako SmartRobotics™ for Partial Knee replacement We understand that knowing what to expect from your joint replacement experience is important to you. As you are reading through this material, please reach out to us to discuss if you have additional questions. Each patient is ... Read More

Migraine and Headache Options

Migraine and Headache Options

The World Health Organization put migraines as one of the ten most disabling illnesses on earth. Worse yet, Migraine and Headache affect someone in one out of every four households. The struggle of living with these conditions can feel like an uphill battle, but there are ... Read More

Common Sports Injuries and When to See a Specialist

Common Sports Injuries and When to See a Specialist

Common Sports Injuries and When to See a Specialist Athletes of all ages, from youth to adult, can get injured. For those living an active lifestyle, this can be disheartening, but through proper treatment, training, and recovery, you can avoid the sidelines and strengthen your ... Read More

Common Questions and Concerns About Youth Sports Safety

Common Questions and Concerns About Youth Sports Safety

As children grow and begin to develop their athletic skills, participating in team sports can be a great way to promote a healthy lifestyle. That being said, parents need to be aware of the risk factors related to injuries in competitive sports. By familiarizing yourself with ... Read More

High arch is causing my foot problems. What is the solution?

High arch is causing my foot problems. What is the solution?

High arch is causing my foot problems. What is the solution? What are the problems related to high arches? The foot is functioning like a tripod. When the arch is high, there is an association with a tilted heel making the foot unstable. Patients often feel unstable especially Read More

Post-Operative Care Sheets

Post-Operative Care Sheets

Post-Operative Care: Carpal Tunnel Release Post-Operative Care: Cubital Tunnel Release Post-Operative Care: DeQuervain's/Intersection Syndrome (1st/2nd Dorsal Compartment Release) Post-Operative Care: Distal Radius Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation Post-Operative ... Read More

Tyson Allen, PA-C on Snow Shoveling Safety

Tyson Allen, PA-C on Snow Shoveling Safety

Tyson Allen, PA-C, speaks on the precautions to take while shoveling snow so that you can avoid a trip to Urgent Care in the winter Read More

Dr. Kuwahara Talks about Dry Skin

Dr. Kuwahara Talks about Dry Skin

Dr. Kuwahara speaks on the preventative measures one can take to avoid dry skin in the cold, winter months. Check out the link below or read the article provided, for more information!SIOUX CITY (KTIV) - Flaking, peeling, redness... If your skin looks almost lizard-like, you ... Read More

Trae Bergh, PA-C Speaks on Christmas Decor Safety

Trae Bergh, PA-C Speaks on Christmas Decor Safety

Trae Bergh, PA-C shares tips on how you can safely put up your Christmas decor in the holidays. Read More

Dr. Phisitkul on Flatfoot Deformity

Dr. Phisitkul on Flatfoot Deformity

Dr. Phinit Phisitkul, Orthopaedic Surgeon, speaks on the treatment possibilities for Flatfoot Deformity. Check out the link below or read the article, for more information! SIOUX CITY (KTIV) - One in 10 Americans has symptoms of flat feet, according to Dr. Phinit Phisitkul. Dr. Read More

Joint Camp Live – Posterior Hip Replacement
CNOS Joint Camp – Total Knee Replacement
CNOS Joint Camp – Anterior Hip Replacement
Justin Hargrave, NP on the Heart Benefits of a Healthy Lifestyle

Justin Hargrave, NP on the Heart Benefits of a Healthy Lifestyle

Justin Hargrave, NP shares different ways to stay active to support your heart health. Check out the link below or read the article provided, for more information!SIOUX CITY (KTIV) - An active lifestyle is a healthy lifestyle. The American Heart Association wants people to move ... Read More

Dr. Ben Bissell, Orthopaedic Surgeon, on Spring Injury Prevention

Dr. Ben Bissell, Orthopaedic Surgeon, on Spring Injury Prevention

Dr. Bissell speaks about common spring sports injuries and how to better determine if an athlete is experiencing soreness, or needs to visit with a medical professional. Check out the link below or read the article, for more information!SIOUX CITY (KTIV) - Spring sports are ... Read More

CNOS Offers Plasma Therapy, A Less Invasive Option for Some Suffering From Pain

CNOS Offers Plasma Therapy, A Less Invasive Option for Some Suffering From Pain

(DAKOTA DUNES, SD) – CNOS offers various treatments for injury and pain, including Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) therapy. PRP decreases inflammation and promotes healing for those dealing with knee pain, tennis elbow, osteoarthritis or other ailments. PRP is a simple therapy that ... Read More

Aquatic Therapy Offers Many Benefits, Helps People with Chronic Pain, Rehabilitation, Arthritis and More

Aquatic Therapy Offers Many Benefits, Helps People with Chronic Pain, Rehabilitation, Arthritis and More

This press release details the aquatic therapy services we offer and what they're used to treat. Read More

CNOS Hosts Employee Open House and Chamber Ribbon Cutting at New South Sioux City Location

CNOS Hosts Employee Open House and Chamber Ribbon Cutting at New South Sioux City Location

(SOUTH SIOUX CITY, NE) – CNOS is celebrating the opening of its new South Sioux City location with an open house and Siouxland Chamber ribbon cutting ceremony. “Our new clinic location is great for improved patient access and care coordination. We are excited to celebrate the ... Read More

Gallagher Names CNOS a Best-in-Class Employer

Gallagher Names CNOS a Best-in-Class Employer

This press release details the Best-In-Class award CNOS received for the year of 2021 Gallagher’s Best-in-Class Benchmarking Analysis Identified CNOS as an Organization That Excels in Optimizing Employee and Organizational Wellbeing   (DAKOTA DUNES, SD) — CNOS scored in the Read More

CNOS Dermatology Reminds People to Limit Exposure, Keep Regular Checkups

CNOS Dermatology Reminds People to Limit Exposure, Keep Regular Checkups

This press release gives tips on how to care for your skin in the sun as the weather grows warmer. Read More

Meyer Inducted into Iowa Volunteer Hall of Fame April 21, 2022

Meyer Inducted into Iowa Volunteer Hall of Fame April 21, 2022

This press release details how Dr. Steven Meyer is inducted into the Iowa Volunteer Hall of Fame. (DES MOINES, IA) – Dr. Steven Meyer, founder of Siouxland Tanzania Educational and Medical Ministries (STEMM) in Sioux City, Iowa, will be inducted as a member of the 2022 Iowa ... Read More

Allison Owings, NP, on the Medical use of Botox

Allison Owings, NP, on the Medical use of Botox

Allison Owings, NP, appears on a KTIV Healthbeat 4 segment to talk about the medical use of botox to treat migraines and other medical issues. Read More

CNOS Promotes Healthcare Education with Sioux City Career Academy, Celebrates Health Care Workers

CNOS Promotes Healthcare Education with Sioux City Career Academy, Celebrates Health Care Workers

(SOUTH SIOUX CITY, NE) – CNOS is celebrating their partnership with the Sioux City Career Academy and the hard work of the area students who attend. “CNOS has long been committed to healthcare education and the building of the Siouxland workforce,” said CNOS CEO Nolan Lubarski. ... Read More