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Northern Inyo Associates Orthopedics

Comprehensive Care for Bone, Muscle & Joint Conditions

When you are suffering from aches, pains, and reduced mobility, the skilled Orthopedists at Northern Inyo Healthcare District are here to help. We take a holistic approach to care, focusing on the patient as a person rather than a specific symptom or condition. It is our ultimate goal to restore your mobility, minimize your pain, and improve your quality of life.

Our Orthopedists partner with patients to determine the best treatment plan for each person. Orthopedists are trained and experienced surgeons who are prepared to operate if necessary. However, this is considered a last-resort option, and our team always explores the least invasive treatments before considering surgery. We collaborate with on-site Physical and Occupational Therapists to ensure patients are connected the resources they need for holistic healing.

When to Visit an Orthopedist

Orthopedics is the field of medicine focused on the musculoskeletal system, which consists of muscles, bones, ligaments, tendons, and nerves. Most people are referred to an Orthopedist when dealing with chronic pains, sports injuries, fractures, joint pain, or limited mobility.

Our orthopedic specialties include:

  • Sports Medicine
  • Arthroscopy (Shoulder and Knee)
  • Joint Reconstruction
  • Joint Replacement (Shoulder, Hip, and Knee)
  • Trauma/Fracture Care
  • Amateur and Professional Athlete Care and Services

We accept most major insurance, including Medi-Cal plans. Call (760) 873-2605 for an appointment.

Meet Our Providers

Bo Nasmyth Loy, MD

Dr. Loy grew up on a ranch in Ojai, Calif. He completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Southern California (USC) majoring in Biomedical Engineering with a minor in Philosophy and graduated magna cum laude. Dr. Loy also obtained his medical degree from USC, graduating with highest distinction.

After medical school, he completed his Orthopedic Surgery residency at Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, Michigan, a level-one trauma center specializing in complex fracture care and cutting-edge arthroscopic surgeries. He completed his fellowship at the Taos Orthopaedic Institute in Taos, New Mexico where he focused on arthroscopic surgeries of the knee and shoulder. While at Taos, he served as the team physician for the US Ski and Snowboard teams, and continues to do so today. When not in the operating room Dr. Loy focuses on advancing what is possible in orthopedic care.

Richard Meredick, MD

Dr. Meredick hails from Northeast Pennsylvania. After completing his undergraduate education, he received his medical degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine where he immediately found himself drawn to musculoskeletal medicine through which he could apply his passion for physics and biomechanics to the function of the human body.

In order to advance his surgical skills and gain extensive hands-on surgical training in Orthopedics, he completed his residency training at the Akron General Medical Center in Ohio where he focused on complex fracture care and total joint replacement.

He subsequently completed an extra year of fellowship training in Arthroscopic Surgery and Joint Reconstruction with a particular focus on the shoulder and knee.

While Dr. Meredick thoroughly enjoys the outcomes he can achieve in the operating room, his focus still remains on patient education which involves a team effort (both inside and outside the operating room) to help each individual restore and maintain his/her musculoskeletal health.

Mark Robinson, MD

Dr. Robinson is a graduate of Princeton University and the Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at UC Davis and the San Francisco Orthopedic Residency Training Program.

He went on to serve as the Director of Orthopedics and the Chief of Surgery at the Ventura County Medical Center. He then moved to Mammoth Lakes in 2005 and worked for Sierra Park Orthopedics. In 2014, the practice became Sierra Crest Orthopedics under the management of Northern Inyo Hospital. It is now Northern Inyo Associates Orthopedics.

His practice specializes in joint replacement, general and complex orthopedics and trauma.