Dr. Donald Hales, MD

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Dr. Donald Hales, MD
Dr. Donald Hales, MD is an orthopedic spine surgery doctor who practices in Flagstaff, AZ. He is 63 years old and has been practicing for 35 years. Dr. Hales is affiliated with Flagstaff Medical Center and Verde Valley Medical Center.

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Dr. Hales' Care Philosophy

Founded in 1972, Northern Arizona Orthopaedics is the region?s largest comprehensive orthopaedics, sports medicine and rehabilitation practice, with 14 fellowship-trained physicians caring for patients in Flagstaff, Sedona, Page and Prescott Valley. Our approach to care is about helping active people keep their quality of life, and building relationships with our patients, their families and the communities we serve. All of our physicians are board certified and experts in their specialty field.

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Dr. Hales' Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
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I have never felt more safe with any other doctor. Please if you need surgery, see him first. I had very successful surgery on my L3,4,and 5. I have no pain after suffering for years.
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Dr. Hales' Care Philosophy

Founded in 1972, Northern Arizona Orthopaedics is the region?s largest comprehensive orthopaedics, sports medicine and rehabilitation practice, with 14 fellowship-trained physicians caring for patients in Flagstaff, Sedona, Page and Prescott Valley. Our approach to care is about helping active people keep their quality of life, and building relationships with our patients, their families and the communities we serve. All of our physicians are board certified and experts in their specialty field.

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

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  •  Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  •  Malpractice claims in Arizona not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Head and Neck Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Injuries
  • Neck Pain
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Still's Disease
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Torticollis

Education

  • Medical School
    Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1982

  • Internship Hospital
    University Of California Los Angeles

    Completed in 1983

  • Residency Hospital
    UCLA Medical Center-Orthopaedic Surgery

    Completed in 1987

  • Fellowship Hospital
    University Of California, Los Angeles

    Completed in 1988

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Orthopedic Neck Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Disc Replacement
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Joint Drainage
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Percutaneous Vertebroplasty
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Trigger Point Injection