Gritman Orthopedic Surgeons delivers on our commitment to keep more patients close to home for healing and recovery. With advanced technology, diagnostic imaging, comprehensive pain management, therapy, education and support all integrated into your care plan, our experienced team is ready to get you back to your life with less pain and more mobility.
Monday – Thursday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Friday, 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Closed on major holidays.
Gritman’s orthopedic program carries the Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for Total Hip and Knee Replacement. The certification means our teams have gone through the rigorous and necessary steps to ensure we are meeting the highest clinical standards for quality and patient outcomes.
Working in partnership with your primary care provider, you and your surgeon will determine if orthopedic surgery is the best choice for your care plan. Orthopedic Surgeons Dr. Marvin Kym and Certified Orthopedic Nurse Practitioner Sunshine Huffman are specialists in less invasive techniques that lead to faster recovery.
Our surgeons specialize in:
VELYS robotic-assisted surgery solution optimizes patient outcomes
The VELYS robotic-assisted solution is the latest addition to the suite of advanced technology options offered through our orthopedic care program. Designed to assist Gritman’s experienced teams in each and every step of a total knee replacement surgery, its versatile execution increases precision to accelerate recovery and get you back to living your life with less pain and more mobility.
“As a 30-year-experienced total joint surgeon, I have a very specific way that I like to build total knees. The VELYS allows me to be in control and apply what I’ve learned over the years with data feedback to confirm that what I’m seeing with my eyes and feeling with my hands is reproduced with numbers that I can trust.” – Dr. Marvin Kym
The care Shelley McGregor received before, during and after her total knee replacement has allowed the Pullman resident to get back to her life with less pain and more mobility.
Gritman Orthopedic Surgeons Dr. Marvin Kym and Sunshine Huffman, ONP-C are specialists in procedures including hip and knee replacement, with experience in minimally invasive techniques that lead to faster recovery.
Dr. Marvin Kym has 30 years experience as an Orthopedic Surgeon both in private practice and with regional health systems. He has held privileges at Gritman Medical Center since 1994. Dr. Kym completed medical training at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and residency at the University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita. Dr. Kym is currently seeing patients at Gritman Orthopedic Surgeons.
Learn how Dr. Marvin Kym is leading the team in expanding access to exceptional orthopedic care.
Sunshine Huffman, ONP-C, CNOR, RNFA holds the distinction as the first and only person to be certified as an Orthopedic Certified Nurse Practitioner in Idaho. She has worked in the field of orthopedic surgery for more than 20 years, including in the Orthopedic Surgical Assistant Role. She holds degrees from Gonzaga University and Lewis-Clark State College.
Learn how Sunshine Huffman serves patients as the only orthopedic nurse practitioner in the region.
Gritman’s Orthopedic Care Program also serves patients from Inland Orthopaedic Surgery.
Rehabilitation protocols for Dr. Hazelwood, Dr. Taylor and Dr. Tingstad.
Partnering with your primary care provider, our orthopedic care team combines experienced surgeons with patient education classes, advanced technology, diagnostic imaging, pain management and physical therapy – building a comprehensive program to help you work, play and live your life to the fullest.