Dr. Gareth Hammond, MD

Dr. Gareth Hammond, MD

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Dr. Gareth Hammond, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Durango, CO and has been practicing for 11 years. He graduated from Medical College Of Georgia School Of Medicine in 2001 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

575 Rivergate Unit 105

Durango, CO 81301

Contact Information

(970) 259-3020

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan
  • Presbyterian Health Plan

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Top Care Areas

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Limb Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Nerve Block, Somatic
very high
more than 98% of peers
Peripheral Nerve Block
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Hammond "Dr. Gareth Hammond is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon who emphasizes patient education, staff coordination, and in-depth medical expertise in the care of his patients. He has fellowship training in sports medicine, arthroscopy, and upper extremity reconstruction. He specializes in athletic injuries and arthritis, with a particular interest in shoulder, elbow, and knee arthroscopic and reconstructive surgery. His expertise includes direct anterior hip replacement, patient matched total knee replacement, as well as advanced treatment for early cartilage disease. He has published and presented his research interests which include shoulder biomechanics, ligament reconstruction, blood preservation during total joint replacement, and implant design for partial shoulder joint replacement."
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1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

103  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • Myelopathy
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Orthopedic Trauma
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • 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
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteopenia
  • Overuse Injuries
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Diseases
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tendon Injuries
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Wrist Fracture
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Colorado.

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

  • Georgia Institute Of Technology
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1996
  • Medical College Of Georgia School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • Univ Of California Irvine Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2002
  • Univ Of California Irvine Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2006
  • Usc University Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2007

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hammond has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hammond's Reviews

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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hammond to family and friends
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Likelihood to Recommend (8)

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Dr. Hammond's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT
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