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Dr. Dale Wheeler, MD

Orthopedic Surgery ·  Male · Age 64

Dr. Wheeler

Dr. Dale Wheeler, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Amherst, NY and has been practicing for 39 years. He graduated from SUNY Downstate Medical Center College Of Medicine in 1980 and specializes in orthopedic surgery and orthopedic hand surgery.


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(716) 250-9999

Dr. Wheeler accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Independent Health
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MVP Health Care
MVP Health Care PPO

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for New York
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Wheeler's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Neuroplasty
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wheeler performs Neuroplasty more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Wheeler performs this procedure more than 99% of his peers

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wheeler treats Carpal Tunnel Syndrome more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Wheeler treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Carpal Tunnel Release
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wheeler performs Carpal Tunnel Release more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Wheeler performs this procedure more than 96% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery, Endoscopic
  • Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery, Open

Dr. Wheeler's conditions and procedures:

  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Dupuytren's Contracture Injection
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Excision of Humerus
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • 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
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Steroid Injection
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Wrist Fracture
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Replacement

About Me

Care Philosophy

"Excelsior Orthopaedics believes every patient deserves to receive the finest musculoskeletal care in a compassionate and professional atmosphere.  We are dedicated to create individualized treatment plans for all our patients and their families...

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Education

Kaleida Health Sys M Fillmore
Residency Hospital
SUNY Buffalo Affil Hosps
Residency Hospital
1980
SUNY Downstate Medical Center College Of Medicine
Medical School
1980

Awards

Dr. Wheeler's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Wheeler

4.8

Based on 60 reviews

5 Stars
88.33333333333333%
(53)
4 Stars
8.333333333333334%
(5)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
3.3333333333333335%
(2)

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Very caring,gentle approach. Dr Wheeler is not “knife-happy”, but when needed is highly skilled with his surgical techniques. He explains what the problem is and provides the patient with options of care. Having had him as my Hand Surgeon for many procedures I would highly recommend him to anyone...Read More
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Very nice
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Dr is always informative and personable
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Very professional, knowledgeable and very easy to converse with.
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Dr. Wheeler is very friendly and listens to the problems I have had with my hands. He is very easy to talk with and helpful in answering my questions. He takes his time with you, and you aren't feeling rushed.
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