Preoperative care is a vital piece of preparing for any joint replacement surgery. At MCJR, we do our best to understand your health history and mitigate any risks and complications that may arise. We also do our best to optimize every step of your journey, which is why we’ve just launched our own pre-op program called Midwest Medical Services.
Before we started this program, our patients had to make multiple appointments in multiple hospitals and clinics to get all of their pre-op care completed, including blood draws, EKGs, and medical fitness tests. In order to take the pain out of this step, we’ve developed our own program in-house.
Midwest Medical Services is led by Dr. Daniel DeSalle, an internal medicine physician who works directly with MCJR to deliver personalized pre-op care for all joint replacement candidates. His team will coordinate care with the MCJR surgeons to ensure each patient is healthy enough for surgery.
After you schedule surgery, you will then have an appointment in one of our two offices with Dr. DeSalle for any preoperative and medical fitness testing before surgery. Give our office a call if you have any questions.
Daniel J. DeSalle, DO is a board-certiﬁed internal medicine physician who optimizes preoperative care for MCJR joint replacement candidates. Dr. DeSalle has spent most of his life in Bloomington, IN, where he still lives with his wife of 17 years and three children.
DeSalle attended Indiana University for college, then went to medical school at the A.T. Still University Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine in Missouri, then completed a residency in internal medicine at Lehigh Valley Hospital in Pennsylvania. DeSalle has been working in Bloomington and Mooresville hospitals for over 15 years, including the Franciscan IMPACT Center. DeSalle currently splits his time between MCJR and Monroe Hospital, primarily serving patients with cardiac and respiratory conditions as they prepare for joint replacement surgery.
In his spare time, DeSalle enjoys participating in competitive swimming and driving cars on racetracks. Dr. DeSalle sees patients in both our Indianapolis and Bloomington ofﬁces.