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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Male • Age 38

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Dr. Decook's Experience

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Dr. Decook's Care Philosophy

Dr. Decook's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Decook Performs

  • Anterior Approach Total Hip Replacement
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
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Conditions Dr. Decook Treats

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Northeast Georgia Medical Center
743 Spring Street North East
Gainesville, GA 30501

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Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Decook

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine at The Longstreet Clinic
Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine - Gainesville
655 Jesse Jewell Pkwy SE Ste B
Gainesville, GA 30501
Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine at The Longstreet Clinic
Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine at The Longstreet Clinic
5875 Thompson Mill Rd Ste 370
Hoschton, GA 30548
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    Dr. Decook's Experience

    Dr. Decook's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery
    • Family Medicine

    Board Certifications

    • Family Practice
    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    • Anterior Approach Total Hip Replacement
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Excision of Femur or Knee
    • Foot & Ankle Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Hand & Wrist Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Hip Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Hip Replacement
    • Hip Replacement Revision
    • Hip Resurfacing
    • Joint Drainage
    • Joint Replacement Surgery
    • Knee & Leg Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Knee Arthroscopy
    • Knee Replacement
    • Knee Replacement Revision
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Nerve Block, Somatic
    • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
    • Neurostimulation, Spinal
    • Non-Spinal Nerve Blocks
    • Partial Knee Replacement
    • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
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    • Achilles Tendinitis
    • Ankle Fracture
    • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
    • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
    • Arthritis
    • Bursitis
    • Clavicle Fracture
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • Elbow Sprain
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
    • Femur Fracture
    • Foot Fracture
    • Foot Sprain
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Hand Fracture
    • Hip Fracture
    • Hip Pain
    • Hip Sprain
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Knee Dislocation (incl. Meniscal Tear)
    • Knee Fracture
    • Knee Pain
    • Knee Sprain
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Myelopathy
    • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
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    • Osteoarthritis of Hands
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Pelvic Fracture
    • Pyogenic Arthritis
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Scapular Fracture
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Shoulder Dislocation
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Systemic Sclerosis
    • Tibula and Fibula Fractures
    • Trigger Finger
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    Background Check for Dr. Decook

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Georgia.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Rush Medical College Of Rush University
    Graduated in 2002

    Internship Hospital

    Wake Forest University School of Medicine
    Complete in 2003

    Residency Hospital

    Wake Forest University
    Complete in 2005
    Wake Forest University School of Medicine
    Complete in 2009

    Fellowship Hospital

    Anderson Clinic, Adult Reconstruction
    Complete in 2010

    Undergraduate Schools

    Brigham Young University
    Graduated in 1998
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Decook & Staff

    • English
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Decook's Hospital Quality

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    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Decook

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Decook to family and friends

    42 responses
    above
    national average

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    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    41 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    41 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    42 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 35 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Decook
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    42 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    42 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    42 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    42 responses
    above
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Decook accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?*

    • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
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    Office Locations

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    Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine at The Longstreet Clinic
    Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine - Gainesville
    655 Jesse Jewell Pkwy SE Ste B
    Gainesville, GA 30501
    (770) 532-7092 (Office)
    (770) 536-0386 (Fax)
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    Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine at The Longstreet Clinic
    5875 Thompson Mill Rd Ste 370
    Hoschton, GA 30548
    (770) 532-7092 (Office)
    (770) 536-0383 (Fax)
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    Georgia Joint
    Orthopaedics/Sports Medicine - Dacula
    3625 Braselton Hwy Ste 206
    Dacula, GA 30019
    (770) 814-2223 (Office)
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    How well provider listens and answers questions
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