Hip Replacement Specialists

The experienced orthopedic surgeons at ROC specialize in hip replacement surgery and are among the few orthopedic specialists performing minimally invasive hip replacements using the anterior approach.

Our Approach to Robotic Technology

ROC is the leader in Oregon for robotic technology.  We work with the industry leaders in surgical robotics to bring a new level of accuracy and precision for joint replacement surgery.

Our Approach to Total Joint Replacement


Meet your dedicated clinical team including your surgeon and care coordinator to discuss the procedure, answer questions, and identify your goals.

Pre-Surgery Education & Preparation

A customized education program prepares patients and caregivers and ensures the most successful outcomes.


Parking is convenient and you will be welcomed by people who know your name and who will be with you throughout your day of surgery. Most patients can walk out our door again within 8 hours.


You will be guided through a curated post-operation program just hours after surgery and will recover at home with from your clinical care team.

Total Hip Replacement

Are you a Candidate?

An in-depth exam is required to determine if you are a candidate for total hip replacement. If you are experiencing the following symptoms, it may be beneficial to schedule a consultation with an orthopedic specialist:

  • Hip pain and/or stiffness that limits your mobility
  • Hip pain that persists even while at rest
  • Symptoms that remain severe even with nonsurgical treatments like physical therapy and anti-inflammatory medications

Need Help Evaluating Total Hip Replacement Options?

These questions will help you talk about your hip pain with your orthopedic specialist. Together, you and your doctor can determine your best course of treatment and care.

Learn More About Our Hip Replacement Experts

Our joint replacement team includes board-certified orthopedic surgeons, specialty nurses, rehabilitation therapists, and pain management specialists — working together to provide the best possible results and experience.

Request A Consultation

Ready to take the first step towards a pain-free life? Request a consultation with our experienced orthopedic specialists today. Let us help you regain control and restore your quality of life.

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Success Stories

Lauren L.

I set up an appointment with Dr. Nanson because according to my regular orthopedist, Dr. Nanson is the guru of anterior hip replacement surgery.

Lauren L.

Ashley L.

Dr. Christopher Nanson did my total hip replacement. The staff was amazing, polite, and friendly, and extremely professional in every way.

Ashley L.

D. Robins

Just got done kayaking and getting ready to go snorkeling near the Arch in Cabo San Lucas, Mx. Thanks to you Dr. Ballard we are traveling again and having fun.

D. Robins

Susan T.

Dr. Ballard was amazing. He listened and showed compassion. My hip replacement recovery was amazing.

Susan T.

Alex. S.

Dr. Ballard changed my life! I was only 37 years old and I can now move like I was 20. Great surgeon and wonderful man!

Alex. S.