Dr. Dean Worthingstun graduated from the United States Air Force Academy, and was commissioned in the United States Navy in 1980. He had the privilege of serving in the US Navy for over twenty-one years. After retiring from the US Navy as Commander, he attended Nova Southeastern University, College of Osteopathic Medicine and received his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine in 2005. He completed his General Surgery Residency at Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital, in Michigan. He then completed his subspecialty training in Orthopedic Hand Surgery through the State University of New York at Buffalo. Dr. Worthingstun's practice focuses exclusively on the medical and surgical management of the hand and wrist, and he enjoys treating patients of all ages. Board Certified in General Surgery, Dr. Worthingstun is a candidate member of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand. Dr. Worthingstun is honored to provide quality care to the residents of Northwest Georgia, Western North Carolina, and Eastern Tennessee.
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Dr. Worthingstun's Care Philosophy
Compassionate Care, State-of-the-Art Medicine Dr. Worthingstun is honored and pleased to care for the residents of Northwest Georgia, Western North Carolina, and Eastern Tennessee. Dr. Worthingstun believes that quality healthcare is very important for everyone. Each patient is important, and is given the time and attention that is needed to discuss their issues and concerns regarding their hand and wrist injuries. Dr. Worthingstun will take the time to explain treatment options, answer questions, and discuss risks and benefits associated with a treatment plan. Dr.Worthingstun encourages his patients to be involved and educated in their care and recovery from their injuries. Physical Therapy may be required for certain injuries & conditions, and Dr. Worthingstun refers to local Certified Hand Therapists for particular treatments. Insurance may dictate this treatment. Dr. Worthingstun uses local hospitals & out patient facilities for tests and imaging to determine course of treatment.
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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Worthingstun to family and friends is 3.2 out of 5