Dr. Donald R. Ward, MD

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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Male • Age 45

30 Circle J Dr Suite 1
Laurel, MS 39440
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Hospital Quality

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South Central Regional Medical Center
1220 Jefferson Street Box 607
Laurel, MS 39440

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3688 Vet Memorial Dr Suite 200
Hattiesburg, MS 39401
30 Circle J Dr Suite 1
Laurel, MS 39440
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    Dr. Ward's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Orthopedic Surgery, 2004
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    • ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) Surgery
    • Ankle Arthroscopy
    • Carpal Tunnel Release
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Elbow Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Foot & Ankle Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Foot & Ankle Ligament & Tendon Repair
    • Hand & Wrist Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Replacement
    • Hip Replacement Revisions
    • Hip Resurfacing
    • Joint Drainage
    • Knee & Leg Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Knee Arthroscopy
    • Knee Replacement
    • Knee Replacement Revisions
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Nerve Block, Somatic
    • Neuroplasty
    • Non-Spinal Nerve Blocks
    • 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
    • Steroid Injections
    • Synovial Biopsy
    • Tendon Transfer
    • Trigger Finger Release
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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    • Wrist Replacement
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    • Achilles Tendinitis
    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
    • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
    • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
    • Ataxia
    • Bunion
    • Bursitis
    • Calcium Pyrophosphate Dihydrate Deposition Disease (CPPD)
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Clavicle Fracture
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • De Quervain's Disease
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Dupuytren's Contracture
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
    • Foot Fracture
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Glenoid Labrum Tear
    • Gout
    • Hammer Toe
    • Hand Fracture
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Knee Dislocation (incl. Meniscal Tear)
    • Knee Fracture
    • Knee Sprain
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    • Lateral & Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis & Golf Elbow)
    • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Tear
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Low Back Pain
    • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Tear
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteopenia
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Plantar Fasciitis
    • Pseudoarthrosis
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Rib Fracture
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Scapular Fracture
    • Scoliosis
    • Shoulder Dislocation
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Systemic Chondromalacia
    • Trigger Finger
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    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Mississippi.
    • 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

    Univ Of Ms Sch Of Med
    Graduated in 1995

    Residency Hospital

    University Tx Southwestern Med School
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Ward & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Ward's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Ward

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ward to family and friends

    2 responses
    below
    national average

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    Dr. Ward's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    2 responses
    below
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    2 responses
    below
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    2 responses
    below
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes 2 responses
    longer than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Ward
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    2 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    2 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    2 responses
    below
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    2 responses
    below
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Office Locations

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    3688 Vet Memorial Dr Suite 200
    Hattiesburg, MS 39401
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    30 Circle J Dr Suite 1
    Laurel, MS 39440
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    424 S 13th Ave
    Laurel, MS 39440
    (601) 649-5990 (Office)
    (601) 425-7510 (Fax)
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    SOUTHERN BONE AND JOINT SPECIALISTS PA
    3688 Veterans Memorial Dr Suite 200
    Hattiesburg, MS 39401
    (601) 554-7400 (Office)
    (601) 554-7482 (Fax)
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