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Specializes in Orthopedic Hand Surgery • Female • Age 61

1600 7th Ave S Ste 316
Birmingham, AL 35233
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Dr. Oakes' Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery

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UAB Hospital
1802 6th Ave S
Birmingham, AL 35233

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Childrens Hosp Pediatric Ortho
Childrens Hosp Pediatric Ortho
1600 7th Ave S Ste 316
Birmingham, AL 35233
Orthopaedic Specialists Alabama
ORTHOPEDIC SPECIALISTS ALABAMA
720 Montclair Rd Ste 200
Birmingham, AL 35213
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    Dr. Oakes' Experience

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Hand Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Hand Surgery
    • Internal Medicine
    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    • Carpal Tunnel Release
    • De Quervain's Release
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Dupuytren's Contracture Injection
    • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Excision of Facial Bone
    • Excision of Radius or Ulna
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Joint Drainage
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Neuroplasty
    • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
    • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Steroid Injection
    • Trigger Finger Release
    • Wrist Fusion
    • Wrist Replacement
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    • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
    • Back Pain
    • Bursitis
    • Calcium Pyrophosphate Deposition Disease
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • De Quervain's Disease
    • Dupuytren's Contracture
    • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Ganglion Cyst
    • Gout
    • Hand Fracture
    • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Low Back Pain
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hands
    • Osteopenia
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Peripheral Neuropathy
    • Pseudoarthrosis
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
    • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
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    • Trigger Finger
    • Wrist Fracture
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    Malpractice Claims not available

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

    0 Board Actions

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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Med College
    Graduated in 1981

    Residency Hospital

    Duke University Med Center
    University Of Al Hospital
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Oakes & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Oakes' Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

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    2.5
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    2.5 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Oakes to family and friends

    2.5 out of 5

    6 responses

    Dr. Oakes' Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    3 out of 5

    6 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    3.8 out of 5

    6 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    3.7 out of 5

    6 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    31 – 45 minutes

    6 responses

    Experience with Dr. Oakes

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    3 out of 5

    6 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    2.7 out of 5

    6 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    2.8 out of 5

    6 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    2.8 out of 5

    6 responses

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    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

    A
    Childrens Hosp Pediatric Ortho
    1600 7th Ave S Ste 316
    Birmingham, AL 35233
    (205) 939-9146 (Office)
    B
    Orthopaedic Specialists Alabama
    ORTHOPEDIC SPECIALISTS ALABAMA
    720 Montclair Rd Ste 200
    Birmingham, AL 35213
    (205) 591-2516 (Office)
    (205) 591-2555 (Fax)
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