Orthopedic injuries and conditions can be painful and frustrating. At St.Vincent, we make treatment for them simple and effective. Whether the need is for relief from chronic joint or spine pain or care for a sports-related or accident-related injury, we provide expert treatment to get you back to living life as quickly and enjoyably as possible.

The St.Vincent Salem Orthopedics program helps individuals regain their mobility and independence through hip, knee and shoulder replacements.

St.Vincent Salem has a well-trained and experience staff of physicians and nurses focused on orthopedic care.

Waqar Aziz, MD

St.Vincent Salem Hospital Orthopedic Surgeon

Orthopedic Surgeon, Waqar Aziz, MD, has many years of experience in Orthopedics and has trained with some of the nation’s top hand surgeons to further expand his practice. He received his medical degree from the University of Punjab, Quaid-i-Azam Medical College in Pakistan and went on to complete his orthopedic residency at the University of Louisville, in Louisville, Kentucky.

Dr. Aziz has also completed three fellowships, one in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery from the Vienna Medical Academy in Vienna, Austria, and was a Microsurgery Assistant and Research Fellow, and Hand and Microsurgery Senior Fellow with the world-renowned Christine Kleinert Institute for Hand and Microsurgery in Louisville, KY.

He is a member of the American College of Sports Medicine, the Indiana State Medical Association and a Fellow in the International College of Surgeons.

Kevin Nance

Rehab Manager

Physical Therapist and St.Vincent Salem Hospital Rehab manager, Kevin Nance, has over 16 years of experience. He is a graduate of the Indiana University School of Physical Therapy at Indianapolis. He has also received additional training and specialized in Orthopedic Rehab throughout his career. He has been in management for 15 years, with 13 years in management at St.Vincent Salem Hospital. Previously, he also supervised the orthopedic surgery practice at Washington County Memorial Hospital for 5 years. Kevin says, “I am fortunate to work with a team of very experienced and caring therapists and assistants in our department.” Kevin lives in Corydon with his wife and two children, ages 9 and 11.

There are many advantages to keeping your orthopedics care close to home, including:

  • Surgeon trained at the world renowned Christine Kleinert Institute in Louisville, KY
  • Superior quality of care throughout your hospital stay
  • Individualized care from physician and staff
  • Pre-operative joint replacement classes
  • The elimination of unnecessary moves from one facility to the next for Skilled Rehab care
  • Convenient location for family members

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  • For more information on the Orthopedics program at St.Vincent Salem, call Dr. Aziz’s office.