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Orthopaedic Team

Whether you enjoy running marathons or simply running errands, ProMedica Defiance Regional Hospital understands how important it is for you to be mobile. If you’re experiencing bone or join pain, we can help you through the entire recovery process – from surgery to rehabilitation. Our dedicated orthopaedic team delivers excellent clinical care with sensitivity, professionalism and concern for your comfort. Below, you can learn more about our team and how we work together to get you back to your active life.

Orthopaedic Surgeon

Stan Dajczak, MD

A member of ProMedica Physicians, Stan Dajczak, MD, is a board-certified, fellowship-trained orthopaedic surgeon located on the ProMedica Defiance Hospital campus. He is a graduate of the University of Western Ontario, and completed his residency, and internship at The Ottawa Hospital. He has completed fellowships at The Ottawa Hospital and the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. In addition to general orthopaedics, Dr. Dajczak specializes in sports injuries, fracture repairs, arthritis management, and joint replacement.

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Physician Assistant

Jim Harger, PA-C

Jim Harger, PA-C, is a licensed physician assistant specializing in orthopaedic medicine. He received his bachelor’s degree from Bowling Green State University and his master’s degree from the University of Toledo. Working closely with Dr. Daczak, Jim’s responsibilities include examining and treating patients, ordering and interpreting tests and prescribing medication.

Anesthesiologist

Jordan Stuckey, MD

ProMedica Physicians anesthesiologist, Jordan Stuckey, MD, specializes in general, obstetric and regional anesthesia as well as anesthetic acute pain management. He is a graduate of Georgetown University School of Medicine, and completed his internship and residency at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

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Physical Therapists

The goal of physical therapy is to help you recover as quickly as possible. Our team of nearly twenty licensed physical therapists and support staff will lead you through personalized treatment programs utilizing state-of-the-art equipment. Through recurrent and closely monitored therapy sessions, they will help you regain movement, manage your pain and overcome physical challenges.

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Radiologists

Our team of board-certified radiologists and radiology technicians plays an important role in detecting health bone and joint problems and helping your orthopaedic surgeon create a treatment plan. As a leader in diagnostic technology, we offer a full range of radiology and diagnostic imaging services, including X-ray, CT, PET/CT, MRI, interventional radiology, ultrasound, fluoroscopy, DEXA scans, digital mammography, and nuclear medicine.

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