North Country Orthopaedic Group Celebrates 50 Years 1959 - 2009

NCOG Celebrates 50 Years 1959- 2009

On Friday, December 4, 2009 employees and physicians celebrated North Country Orthopaedic Group's 50th year of service to the North Country community. Dr. David Van Eenenaam recognized Walker Heap, MD as founder of North Country Orthopaedic Group. Dr. Heap began providing orthopaedic services to the area during the summer of 1959.The physicians and staff presented Dr. Heap with a Michael Ringer print.

Left to right in the photo:
Michael Wainberg, MD; Edward Powell, MD; Steve Curtis, MD (retired from NCOG); Bruce Baird, MD; Walker Heap, MD; Steven Fish, MD; David Van Eenenaam, MD; D. Peter Van Eenenaam, MD; Arthur Peckham, Jr., MD; and Richard Withington, MD (retired). Not pictured - Perry Shuman, MD & Howard Huang, MD.

North Country Orthopaedic Group specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of injuries and disorders of the bones, joints, muscles, and nerves. Its clinical staff, which comprises specialists in orthopaedics, sports medicine and rehabilitation, provides over 70,000 outpatient visits each year for problems ranging from sprains, dislocations and broken bones, to arthritis, back pain and foot and ankle injuries.

North Country Orthopaedic Group is located at 1571 Washington Street, Suite 201, Watertown, New York. For further information on services provided by NCOG please contact the office at 315-782-1650. Additionally, information is posted on the group's website at

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