Dr. Spencer M. Wheeler, MD

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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Male • Age 60

3780 US Highway 17
Richmond Hill, GA 31324
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Hospital Quality

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Memorial University Medical Center
4700 Waters Avenue
Savannah, GA 31404
Saint Joseph's Hospital - Savannah
11705 Mercy Boulevard
Savannah, GA 31419

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9 Facts About Hospital Quality

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Chatham Orthopaedics Associates
Chatham Orthopaedics Associates
3780 US Highway 17
Richmond Hill, GA 31324
Chatham Orthopedic Associates
Chatham Orthopedic Associates
613 Towne Park Dr W Ste 303/304
Rincon, GA 31326
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    Dr. Wheeler's Experience

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    • ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) Surgery
    • Carpal Tunnel Release
    • De Quervain's Release
    • Elbow Tenotomy
    • Excision of Femur or Knee
    • Foot & Ankle Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Foot & Ankle Ligament & Tendon Repair
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Hand & Wrist Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Hip Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Replacement
    • Joint Drainage
    • Knee & Leg Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Knee Arthroscopy
    • Knee Replacement
    • Knee Replacement Revisions
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Neuroplasty
    • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
    • Rotator Cuff Surgery
    • Shoulder Arthroscopy
    • Steroid Injections
    • Trigger Finger Release
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
    2
    • 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
    • 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
    • Elbow Sprain
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
    • Foot Fracture
    • Foot Sprain
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Glenoid Labrum Tear
    • Gout
    • Hand Fracture
    • Hip Fracture
    • Hip Sprain
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Knee Dislocation (incl. Meniscal Tear)
    • Knee Sprain
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    • Lateral & Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis & Golf Elbow)
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Low Back Pain
    • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Tear
    • 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
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Plantar Fasciitis
    • Pyogenic Arthritis
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Shoulder Dislocation
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spondylitis
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Systemic Chondromalacia
    • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
    • Tibula and Fibula Fractures
    • Trigger Finger
    • Wrist Fracture
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    Background Check for Dr. Wheeler

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Georgia.
    • 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

    Medical College Of Georgia School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1985

    Internship Hospital

    University Fla
    Complete in 1986

    Residency Hospital

    University Fla
    Complete in 1990

    Fellowship Hospital

    N Sydney Orth
    Complete in 1991
    Union Memorial Hospital
    Complete in 1991
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Wheeler & Staff

    • English
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Wheeler's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 2 hospitals where Dr. Wheeler has admitting privileges:

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    • Saint Joseph's Hospital - Savannah

    • Memorial University Medical Center

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    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

    Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Wheeler

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wheeler to family and friends

    12 responses
    below
    national average

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    Dr. Wheeler's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    11 responses
    below
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    12 responses
    below
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    12 responses
    below
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes 11 responses
    longer than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Wheeler
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    12 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    12 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    12 responses
    below
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    12 responses
    below
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Wheeler accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?*

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    • Medical Mutual of Ohio
    • Medicare
    • MultiPlan
    • Principal Financial Group
    • Principal Life
    • Simplifi
    • United Healthcare
    • WellCare
    • WellPoint
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    Office Locations

    A
    Chatham Orthopaedics Associates
    3780 US Highway 17
    Richmond Hill, GA 31324
    (912) 355-6615 (Office)
    B
    Chatham Orthopedic Associates
    613 Towne Park Dr W Ste 303/304
    Rincon, GA 31326
    (912) 826-3111 (Office)
    C
    Chatham Orthopaedics Associates
    4425 Paulsen St Bldg B
    Savannah, GA 31405
    (912) 355-6615 (Office)
    D
    Chatham Orthopaedics Associates
    1326 Eisenhower Dr Bldg 1
    Savannah, GA 31406
    (912) 527-5235 (Office)
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    How well provider listens and answers questions
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