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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Male

8333 N Davis Hwy
Pensacola, FL 32514
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Dr. Dewey's Experience

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
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  • Achilles Tenotomy
  • ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) Surgery
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Ankle Replacement
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
  • Excision of Tibula or Fibula
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hip Fracture and 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
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
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  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Non-Spinal Nerve Blocks
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Arthroscopy
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
  • Ataxia
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Calcium Pyrophosphate Deposition Disease
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondromalacia of the Patella (Runner's Knee)
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
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  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Fracture
  • Heel Spur
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
  • Knee Dislocation (incl. Meniscal Tear)
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Tear
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Tear
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Myelopathy
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Still's Disease
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Tibula and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
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Background Check for Dr. Dewey

1 Malpractice Claim

  • Settlement  (12/12/2012)
  • Amount or Range: $110,000.00
  • Nature of Complaint: Judicial case 2012-CA-1299
  • State: Florida

0 Sanctions

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

3 Board Actions

  • Substandard Care, Incompetence or Negligence  (7/23/2012)
  • Action Taken: Release from Prior Order
  • Summary: Dr. Donald Melvin Dewey; License # ME53630; Case # 2008-06709

    Nature of Complaint:

    The physician previously on 06-15-2011 entered into a Settlement Agreement with the Florida Board of Medicine.

    Action Taken-Obligations Satisified

  • State: Florida
  • Substandard Care, Incompetence or Negligence  (6/15/2011)
  • Action Taken: Education
  • Summary: Dr. Donald Melvin Dewey; License # ME53630; Case # 2008-06709

    Nature of Complaint:

    The physician failed to meet the prevailing standard of care for a patient. The physician caused the radial nerve to become entrapped under the compression plate during the open reduction and internal fixation of the right humerus. The physician failed to initiate exploration of the radial nerve to clarify the cause of the patient's symptoms.

    Action Taken-Final Order-Settlement Agreement

    1. The physician has been issued a reprimand from the Florida Board of Medicine.
    2. The physician shall pay a fine in the amount of $10,000.00 within thirty days.
    3. The physician shall pay costs in the amount of $2,720.86 within thirty days.
    4. The physician shall perform fifty hours of community service within one year.
    5. The physician shall complete five hours of continuing medical education in orthopedic surgery involving performance of open reduction and internal fixation within one year.
    6. The physician shall appear before the Board upon request.
  • State: Florida
  • Wrong procedure  (12/10/2010)
  • Action Taken: Release from Prior Order
  • Summary: Dr. Donald Melvin Dewey; License # ME53630; Case # 2008-15318

    Nature of Complaint:

    The physician previously on 12-17-2009 entered into a Settlement Agreement with the Florida Board of Medicine.

    Action Taken-Obligations Satisfied

  • State: Florida
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Education & Training

Medical School

East Tennessee State University/James H Quillen College Of Medicine
Graduated in 1983
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Languages Spoken by Dr. Dewey & Staff

  • English
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