Dr. Michael Rooks, MD

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Specializes in Orthopedic Hand Surgery • Male • Age 64

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  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery

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St. Mary's Hospital and Regional Medical Center
2635 N 7th St
Grand Junction, CO 81501
Colorado Canyons Hospital & Medical Center
300 W Ottley Ave
Fruita, CO 81521

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Rocky Mountain Orthopaedic Associates
Grand Junction Office
627 25 1/2 Rd
Grand Junction, CO 81505
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    Dr. Rooks' Experience

    Dr. Rooks' Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Hand Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Hand Surgery
    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    • Carpal Tunnel Release
    • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Elbow Replacement
    • Fracture Care
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Steroid Injection
    • Wrist Fusion
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    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Chondrocalcinosis
    • Elbow Bursitis
    • Elbow Injuries
    • Fracture
    • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
    • Ganglion Cyst
    • Hand Conditions
    • Hand Fracture
    • Hand Injury
    • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hands
    • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
    • Trigger Finger
    • Wrist Pain
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    Background Check for Dr. Rooks

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Colorado.
    • 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

    University Of Alabama At Birmingham
    Graduated in 1977

    Internship Hospital

    Emory University Affiliated Hospitals
    Complete in 1978

    Residency Hospital

    Emory University Affiliated Hospitals
    Complete in 1983

    Fellowship Hospital

    University Of Alabama
    Complete in 1984
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Rooks & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
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    Dr. Rooks' Hospital Quality

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    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Colorado Canyons Hospital & Medical Center

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    • St. Mary's Hospital and Regional Medical Center

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    • 13 responses
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    5 out of 5
    - in Grand Junction |

    Dr. Rooks took care of my broken wrist. He did an awesome job, he answered all of my questions and gave me realistic expectations regarding healing time. I would recommend him.

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    Office Locations

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    Rocky Mountain Orthopaedic Associates
    Grand Junction Office
    627 25 1/2 Rd
    Grand Junction, CO 81505
    (970) 242-3535 (Office)
    (970) 255-6670 (Fax)
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