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Meriter Orthopedic Clinic (Hips, Knees, Shoulders and Elbows)
2275 Deming Way, Suite 180
Middleton, WI 53562
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Orthopedic Clinic Phone: (608) 417-8500
Inclement Weather/Clinic Closing Hotline: (608) 417-8383
Fax: (608) 417-8501

Meriter Deming Way (Spine Center)
2275 Deming Way, Suite 220
Middleton, WI 53562
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Deming Way Clinic Phone: (608) 417-8388

Clinic Hours
Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Meriter Orthopedic Clinic and Meriter Deming Way are located just off of University Avenue, west of the Beltline near Costco. The clinic (located on the second floor) is in the same building as ANiU Salon and Park Bank.

Meriter Specialty Clinic (Orthopedic Trauma Care)
202 Park Street
Madison, WI 53715
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Meriter Specialty Clinic Phone: (608) 417-5454

Dr. James Bowers, Dr. Amy FrantaDr. Beth Weinman, Dr. David Solfelt and Dr. Emily Exten and Physician Assistants: Jeff Everson and Laura Dhanansayan understand how frustrating it can be when joint pain or an injury interrupts the daily flow of your life. That's why you can count on us to listen to you and thoroughly assess the problem. We'll take time to understand the activities you want to get back to and discuss potential treatment options - such as physical therapy, occupational therapy, strength training and, if appropriate, surgical options.

We appreciate the trust you place in our care team and pledge to be up front about the health habits you can adapt to help improve your condition and realistic about the improvements you can expect from both non-surgical and surgical treatment options.


You'll find that our physicians are truly experts in their specialties. Each focuses on the most advanced and effective techniques and treatment options available today for:

Sports Medicine (non-surgical)
 - Joint pain
 - Rotator cuff syndrome
 - Ankle sprains
 - Tennis elbow
 - Tendonitis
 - Osteoarthritis
 - Stress fractures

Hips (surgical)
 - Total Hip Replacement including Anterior Hip Approach
 - Hip Resurfacing
 - Non-Surgical Alternatives

Knees (surgical)
 - Total Knee Replacement
 - Partial Knee Replacment including MAKOplasty®
 - ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) Reconstruction
 - Meniscal Repairs
 - Non-Surgical Alternatives

Shoulders (surgical)
 - Shoulder Replacement
 - Rotator Cuff Repair
 - Non-Surgical Alternatives

Elbows (surgical)
 - Elbow Replacement
 - Elbow Tendonitis
 - Non-Surgical Alternatives

Hands (non-surgical and surgical)
 - Trigger finger (c/o finger catching)
 - Ganglion cyst
 - Carpal tunnel or hand numbness/tingling
 - Musculoskeletal hand or wrist sprains and strains
 - Trauma hand/wrist injuries
 - Over-use hand/wrist injuries
 - Wrist tendonitis or non-specific wrist pain
 - Hand arthritis or non-specific hand pain

Foot and Ankle (surgical)
 - Tendon injuries
 - Deformities
 - Sports-related injuries

Medical Imaging Services
- Digital X-ray
- Image guided procedures
- Fluoroscopy
- Ultrasound

General Orthopedic

We provide a broadspectrum of general orthopedic procedures including broken bones, joint fractures and dislocations due to injuries, accidents or over-use conditions.

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Orthopedic Trauma Surgery

Our orthopedic trauma surgeons, David Solfelt, MD, and Emily Exten, MD specializes in the treatment of diseases and injuries of the musculoskeletal system. They work to maintain health and restore function of the bones, muscles, joints, and tendons through surgical means when necessary.

Musculoskeletal injuries and disease affect people of all ages and both Dr. Solfelt and Dr. Exten love the variety of patients and conditions he treats as an orthopedic trauma surgeon. They treat acute trauma and chronic injuries with the goal of seeing patients heal and return to their favorite activities.

Dr. Solfelt and Dr. Exten are located in the Meriter Specialty Clinic conveniently located inside Meriter Hospital at 202 S. Park Street, Madison. Please call for more information or to schedule an appointment (608) 417-5454.

Orthopedic Spine Services

Meriter welcomes orthopedic spine surgeon and Madison Magazine’s Top Doc, Craig A. Dopf, MD, to our Meriter Deming Way clinic. He’ll work with you to determine your best treatment options to reduce neck and back pain. With Dr. Dopf joining Meriter, getting the pain relief you need has never been easier.

Dr. Dopf works with patients of varying ages experiencing disabling pain and numbness or weakness in their neck, ar(s), back or leg(s). He treats the following spinal conditions: adult degenerative spine conditions, cervical thoracic and lumbar spine disorders, disk herniations, spinal stenosis, spinal fractures and spondylolisthesis.

The good news is that most of these painful spine and musculoskeletal disorders can be managed successfully without surgery. Jared Greenberg, MD, Interventional Spine Specialist and Madison Magazine's Top Doc, evaluates and treats painful spine (and musculoskeletal) disorders without surgery. The vast majority of patients experiencing neck and low back pain have a specific and diagnosable source of their pain, with the goal of increasing patient function and improving quality of life. Trained in all aspects of Rehabilitation Medicine, they are nerve, muscle, bone and exercise experts who take a non-operative approach to the treatment of injuries and conditions that affect patient function.

If you are experiencing neck and back pain, don’t wait to get help call for more information or to schedule an appointment (608) 417-8388.

Meriter Deming Way is conveniently located at 2275 Deming Way, Suite 220, Middleton.

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Insurance Coverage

Meriter Medical Clinic physicians serve patients of:

  • Physicians Plus Insurance Corporation
  • Medicare and Medicaid
  • The Alliance
  • Blue Cross
  • WEA Trust
  • WPS
  • Most commercial insurance plans
  • Cigna
  • Health EOS
  • Government Sponsored Health Plans