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Uggen Care Philosophy

Through communication and teamwork, we deliver excellent customer service and an experience focused solely on the patient. We are committed to using the least invasive, most effective approach to get you back to normal activity.


Dr. Uggen offers the latest procedures in hip and knee replacement surgery including robotic surgery, muscle-sparing anterior total hip replacements, unicondylar knee arthroplasty (partial knee replacement), and complex total joint revisions.

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Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon Fellowship Trained in Adult Reconstruction / Total Joint Replacement Surgery.

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About Dr. Jon Uggen

Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon HIP & KNEE SPECIALIST

Jon Uggen, D.O. is a Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon fellowship trained in Adult Reconstruction/Total Joint Replacement Surgery. He has experience in the latest procedures including the less invasive/muscle-sparing anterior approach for total hip replacements, unicondylar knee arthroplasty (partial knee replacement), and complex total joint revisions.

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Disabling Joint Pain

Disabling Joint Pain?

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Jump Back into Life with comprehensive surgical and nonsurgical solutions for hip and knee pain due to arthritis or injury.

Advanced Techniques

Advanced Techniques in

Hip Replacement Surgery

Muscle Sparing Anterior hip replacement is a minimally invasive procedure to replace a damaged or degenerative hip joint without cutting through any muscles or tendons as against traditional hip replacement.


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  • How to strengthen your knee

    While it may be tempting to avoid exercise when knee pain occurs, this is not always the appropriate solution. Certain types of exercise can help alleviate existing knee pain and prevent future pain or injury by providing the knee with extra support.

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  • 6 Foods To Eat for Healthy Joints

    You may already be taking medicines — either prescription or over the counter — to relieve stiffness, inflammation and pain in your joints. But long-term use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) can damage your body — especially your liver and kidneys. NSAIDs can also have unple...

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  • Stronger thigh muscles may prevent knee replacement surgery

    Stronger quadriceps muscles, relative to the hamstrings, may lower the risk of total knee replacement, according to research being presented at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America. Researchers said the findings could inform strength-training programs for people with ad...

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  • Hip-focused physical therapy reduces chronic low back pain for older adults, finds clinical trial

    The study, called the Manual Therapy and Strengthening the Hip (MASH) Trial, is believed by the research team to be the first clinical trial to assess the efficacy of a tailored physical therapy intervention matched to an at-risk subgroup of older adults with chronic low back pain and coexisting ...

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  • Causes and Treatment for Outer, Side, and Inner Hip Pain

    There are many possible causes of hip pain. They include serious ones, like a fracture or joint infection, and less serious causes, like bursitis.1 Your healthcare provider can diagnose the cause and help to plan your treatment.

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News & Articles

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    Natural Selection

    Jon Uggen, D.O., an Orthopaedic Surgeon on the Medical Staff at Fremont Health.

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    A New 'Hip' Approach

    Pain. Stiffness. Difficulty walking. These problems could become everyday realities for someone.

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patient reviews stars
  • I had a great experience with my orthopedic care. Dr. Uggen was a resident I remember who helped take care of me on a daily basis and he was excellent.
  • I had a knee replacement by Dr Uggen and I could not be happier.
  • I have had nothing but amazing care from Uggen and his team. I am so impressed with his ability to make me feel like his only priority. The communication via app, PA, and staff have been incredible. I have and will continue to urge anyone I know to see him!
  • American Association of  Hip & Knee Surgeons
  • American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeon
  • International Congress for Joint Reconstruction

Locations & Directions

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  • Midwest Surgical Hospital

    7915 Farnam Dr. Omaha,
    NE 68114

  • MD West ONE Farnam

    8005 Farnam Drive,
    Suite 305
    Omaha, Nebraska 68114

  • MD West ONE Fountain Ridge

    222 N. 192nd St.
    Elkhorn, NE 68022