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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Male • Age 51

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Dr. Gelinas' Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

Procedures Dr. Gelinas Performs

  • Disc Replacement
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
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    Dr. Gelinas' Experience

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    • Disc Replacement
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
    • Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Joint Drainage
    • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
    • Neurostimulation, Spinal
    • Spinal Fusion
    • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
    • Steroid Injection
    • Trigger Point Injection
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    • Back Pain
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Gout
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Low Back Pain
    • Lumbar Spine Fracture
    • Myelopathy
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteopenia
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
    • Pseudoarthrosis
    • Pyogenic Arthritis
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Spina Bifida
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
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    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylitis
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
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    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for New Mexico.

    1 Sanction

    • Substandard Care, Incompetence or Negligence  (12/3/2013)
    • Action Taken: Summary Suspension
    • Summary: Please reference the following Document
    • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    • State: New Mexico

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University of New Mexico / Main Campus
    Graduated in 1990

    Internship Hospital

    Chicago Pritzker School Med
    Complete in 1992

    Residency Hospital

    Chicago Pritzker School Med
    Complete in 1996

    Fellowship Hospital

    University MD School Med
    Complete in 1997
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Gelinas & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
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