Dr. Clayton Thor Joins CRHC’s Orthopedic Team

Clarinda, IA  — Clarinda Regional Health Center (CRHC) is pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Clayton C. Thor, MD to the Specialty Clinic schedule effective today.

Dr. Thor is a graduate of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and the University of Nebraska Medical Center. He completed his residency at William Beaumont School of Medicine, Department of Orthopedic Surgery in Michigan and was Fellowship trained in Adult Reconstructive Surgery at Hedley Orthopaedic Institute in Phoenix, Arizona.

His specialties include: Total Joint Replacement, Total Hip Replacement, Minimally Invasive Direct Superior Hip Replacement, Total Knee Replacement, Robot Assisted Total Knee Replacement, Robot Assisted Partial Knee Replacement, and Muscle Sparing Total Knee Replacement.  Dr. Thor brings a new approach to CRHC for hip replacements, using a minimally invasive Direct Superior Approach.

Dr. Thor is a Nebraska native from Norfolk and in his free time he enjoys fishing, hunting and other activities which allow him to experience nature. Dr. Thor also has a love for sports. He particularly enjoys football, basketball and golf.  His family and friends also play important roles in his life outside of work.

Dr. Thor is now accepting new patients at CRHC. He will hold clinics on the second and fourth Thursdays each month and on the fifth Thursdays when they occur.

Dr. Thor joins the existing CRHC / Miller Ortho team of physicians which includes Thomas Atteberry, MD, Gavin O’Mahony, MD, Kellen L. Huston, MD and Pedro Ricart, MD.

For more information about CRHC’s Orthopedic Team or to schedule an appointment, please call 712-542-8330 or go online clarindahealth.com


About Miller Orthopedic Specialists– We provide high quality patient-centered care. Our services range from sports medicine, total joint replacement, spine and neck, hand and wrist, and foot and ankle surgery. Our goal is to get patients back to optimum health as quickly and safely as possible by recommending a treatment program that fits the individual needs of each patient. Learn more at millerortho.com