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Specializes in Orthopedic Hand Surgery • Male • Age 63

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St. Mary's Hospital and Regional Medical Center
2635 N 7th St
Grand Junction, CO 81501
Community Hospital
2021 N 12th St
Grand Junction, CO 81501

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Rocky Mountain Orthopeadic 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

    • 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
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
    • Steroid Injection
    • Wrist Fusion
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    • Ataxia
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Elbow Bursitis
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
    • Ganglion Cyst
    • Gout
    • Hand Fracture
    • Hand Injuries
    • Hip Fracture
    • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
    • Lateral Epicondylitis (Tennis Elbow)
    • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hands
    • Pelvic Fracture
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Sports Injuries
    • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
    • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
    • Trigger Finger
    • Wrist Pain
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    • No sanctions history 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 School Of Medicine
    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

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Community Hospital

    • Family Health West Hospital

    • St. Mary's Hospital and Regional Medical Center

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Likelihood to Recommend

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    Dr. Rooks' Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    3.5 out of 5

    15 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.4 out of 5

    15 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    3.9 out of 5

    15 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    16 – 30 minutes

    13 responses

    Experience with Dr. Rooks

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    2.5 out of 5

    15 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    2.5 out of 5

    15 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    2.4 out of 5

    15 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    2.3 out of 5

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    Office Locations

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    Rocky Mountain Orthopeadic 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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