Dr. Bruce Wheeler, MD

Dr. Bruce Wheeler, MD

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Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
70 y/o
4 reviews

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Dr. Bruce Wheeler, MD is an orthopedic surgery doctor who practices in Tacoma, WA. He is 70 years old and has been practicing for 41 years. Dr. Wheeler is affiliated with St. Joseph Medical Center....See Less

Group Health Cooperative Tacoma

209 Martin Luther King Jr Way

Tacoma, WA 98405
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Accepted insurance

  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Choice Health
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Wheeler's Experience

0%ExperienceMatch
Dr. Wheeler's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
  • Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Fracture
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bunion
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Hip Fracture
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteopenia
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Trigger Finger
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Procedures

  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neuroplasty
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Washington.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • Tulane University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1976
  • Tripler Army Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1977
  • Tripler Army Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Walter Reed Army Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1985

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Wheeler has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Wheeler's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wheeler to family and friends
4
based on 4 total surveys
Dr. Wheeler's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
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Hospitals where Dr. Wheeler has admitting privileges

St. Joseph Medical Center
1717 S J St
Tacoma, WA 98405
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