Dr. Dean D. Worthingstun, DO

Dr. Dean D. Worthingstun, DO

Orthopedic Hand Surgery | Male | 59 years old

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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.Read more

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Dr. Worthingstun says...

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.

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.

Dr. Worthingstun says...

Dr. Worthingstun Treats:

Arthritis

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

DeQuervains Tenosynovitis

Dupuytrens Contractures

Fractures & Dislocations of the Hand and Wrist

Nerve Injuries

Sports Injuries

Tendon Injuries

Tennis Elbow

Trigger Digits

Work-Related Injuries

Dr. Worthingstun Specializes in:

Arthroscopy & Endoscopy

Care and Treatment of Children, Adolescents, and Adults

Trauma

Dr. Worthingstun's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

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  •  Specializes in Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  •  Board certified in General Surgery
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • General Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Finger
  • Arthritis of the Hand
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Avulsion Fracture
  • Bartholin's Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Carpal Fractures
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Complex Fractures
  • Compound Fracture
  • Cyst
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Extra-Articular Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Golfer's Elbow (Medial Epicondylitis)
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hand Injury
  • Hand Pain
  • Intra-Articular Fracture
  • Joint Fracture
  • Joint Pain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Finger Joint
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Wrist
  • Pediatric Fractures
  • Pilonidal Cyst
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Scaphoid Fractures
  • Simple Fractures
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tendonitis
  • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wear and Tear Arthritis
  • Wrist Disorders
  • Wrist Fracture
  • Wrist Pain

Education

  • Medical School
    Nova Southeastern University College Of Osteopathic Medicine

    Graduated in 2005

  • Internship Hospital
    Oakwood Southshore Medical Center

    Completed in 2006

  • Residency Hospital
    Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital

    Completed in 2010

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Hand and Shoulder Center Of Western New York

    Completed in 2011

  • Undergraduate School
    United States Air Force Academy

    Graduated in 1980

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Arthritic Hand Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Wrist Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery, Endoscopic
  • Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery, Open
  • Congenital Hand Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Endoscopic Hand Surgery
  • Endoscopic Wrist Surgery
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand Surgery
  • Hand Tendon Repair
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Joint Drainage
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Simple Fracture Care and Casting
  • Steroid Injection
  • Tendon Surgery
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Ligament Reconstruction
  • Wrist Replacement
  • Wrist Surgery

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