Chad Hills, DO

Medical School

Midwestern University - Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine, Glendale AZ

Board Certified

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

D.O. License

Arizona, California, Nebraska




Total Joint Replacement, Adult Reconstruction with emphasis Hip & Knee

Residency – Orthopaedic Surgery - Madigan Army Medical Center, Tacoma WA

Fellowship – Adult Reconstruction - University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles CA

Affiliations – American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (Fellow)
Society of Military Orthopaedic Surgeons (Member)
American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (Fellow)


We are now offering telehealth visits to aid in the comprehensive care for TOI patients. These visits can be scheduled through the Medical Assistant or by using the Appointment Scheduling link.

Patient Resources

Educational Videos & Downloads

At Tucson Orthopaedic Institute, we want you to feel equipped to take control of your treatment and care. Our team has prepared detailed tools and resources to assist you in your return to good health. Our resources will continue to grow and be available for you to use before, during and after your visit.


Below are some instructional videos you can use for how to get around using a walker.

Learn how to maneuver from the sitting position to a standing position using a walker.

Learn how to go from a standing position to a seated position using a walker.

Learn the step by step process of how to properly use a walker.

Learn how to properly elevate and ice you new joint after a surgery.

Learn step by step instructions on how to elevate your own surgical leg allowing someone to put pillows or quilts beneath.

Step by step instructions on getting into a car using a walker.

The video will review how to get out of a car using a walker.

Some helpful tips on making your way down stairs using a walker.

A detailed step-by-step video of how to go up the stairs using a walker.

Some helpful tips on making your way down stairs using a walker.

How to go up a curb using a walker.

How to easily go down a curb using a walker.


CLICK HERE to download a brochure on your Total Joint Replacement procedure.  This will cover topics such as:

  • Where your surgery will be performed
  • Getting your home ready
  • Scheduling your physical therapy
  • What to bring the day of surgery
  • What to expect the day of surgery
  • Post-operative care
  • Dressing and showering
  • Pain control
  • Common complaints and recommendations
  • and more!
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