General Orthopedic Surgeon John Bellatti, M.D., recently joined North Hawaii Community Hospital’s Orthopedic Clinic. Dr. Bellatti’s addition enables NHCH’s Orthopedic Clinic to provide more comprehensive services to patients of all ages across the whole spectrum of orthopedic injuries and diseases.
Dr. Bellatti is a board certified orthopedic surgeon with a special interest in arthritis of the hip and knee and minimally invasive surgery. For 20 years, Dr. Bellatti practiced general orthopedics in Kealakekua. More recently, he has treated orthopedic trauma patients at several sites on the mainland, including the last two years at Providence Regional Medical Center in Everett, Wash., as an orthopedic hospitalist.
Dr. Bellatti graduated from Washington University Medical School in St. Louis with election into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. He completed orthopedic surgery training at the University of Hawaii Integrated Orthopaedic Residency and had special training in trauma at the Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, as well as pediatric orthopedics, spinal cord injury and arthritis surgery training at Rancho Los Amigos Hospital in Downey, Calif. NHCH’s Orthopedic Clinic is located within the Lucy Henriques Medical Center at North Hawaii Community Hospital