Our Legacy

Celebrate 50+ Years With Us

In 2022, Oklahoma Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Center celebrated our 50th anniversary. The timeline below highlights some the milestones and accomplishments that got us here.

1972

OSC Started

1972

Jeffrey M. Waltner MD opened Norman Orthopaedic Clinic Inc. on October 1, 1972, and the clinic was at Doctors Park Building.

1963

Dr. Waltner was working the night shift in medical school at Parkland Hospital in Dallas on Thursday, November 21, 1963, when Parkland Hospital was transformed into the focus of the country and the world as doctors pronounced John F. Kennedy dead while others worked to save the life of Texas Governor John Connally.

1972

The Starting 5 Doctors

1990

July 28, 1990-Purchase of the Land
October 17, 1990-Groundbreaking of new building

1990

October 1990

1990

Groundbreaking ceremony

1990

The original NOC Group

1990

By 1990, NOC was the 3rd largest orthopedic group in OKC area and covered OKC to Ardmore and Shawnee to Chickasha

1990

Pics of Ceremony

1990

The Beginning, Begins.

1990

Pictures of NOC Group

1990

12-16-1990 The New Clinic Foundation

1991

Building Almost Finished

1991

Floor of Beller’s office

March 8, 1991

Name changed from NOC to NPG-Norman Physicians Group Inc

May 15, 1991

5 physicians opened the new location with 27 employees and then added Neurosurgery

May 1991

Jeffrey Waltner MD-Served 2 years in Air Force as a physician at Offutt Air Force Base in Omaha, Nebraska
Jack Beller MD- Served 2 years active duty for US Air Force and is a former Major in the United States Air Force
May 1991-Robert M Lambert MD and Richard M Harkness were in active military duty and served in Operation Desert Storm

June 13, 1991

Grand Opening

June 1991

PT Gym opened and Mark Acker RPT was the First Director of Rehab

1992

September 20, 1992 expansion from 13,600 sq ft to 15,500 sq ft and added PT Gym

July 6, 1992

Mayor issued official proclamation in its honor as “community appreciation event”.

1992

Mayor issued official proclamation in its honor as “community appreciation event”.

1992

Fun day marks the end of school and beginning of summer. It included clowns, magic shows, juggling, balloon art, mini footballs, balloons. Pony rides, petting zoo, moon walk, kiddie rides, dunk tank, educational exhibits, Norman Police & Fire, American Red Cross, storyteller from Norman Public Library, ice cream, fruit drinks, Gilt Edge Farms provided treats

1992

Kids Day 1992

1992

October 24-25, 1992

1992

Doctor knew in his bones this was his kind of town

July 17, 2011

Dr. Jack Beller announces state Senate run

2011

Robert Lambert MD Pictured

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2020

Dr. Waltner 80 Year celebration Fall 2020

2022

Our OSC Physician Team

2022

Our OSC Physician Assistants

2022

Dr. Vogel got Pierce Hassen back in the game

2022

OSCN 2022

2022

Celebrating 50 Years Of Orthopedic Excellence