Dr. Gary Hunter, DO

Dr. Gary Hunter, DO

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Orthopedic Surgery  |  
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64 y/o
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Dr. Gary Hunter, DO is an orthopedic surgery doctor who practices in Federal Way, WA. He is 64 years old. Dr. Hunter is affiliated with St. Francis Hospital.

Franciscan Orthopedic Associates at St. Francis

34612 6th Ave S Ste 300

Federal Way, WA 98003
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Accepted insurance

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Medicaid

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Care Philosophy

Dr. Gary P. Hunter is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon with particular surgical interest in knee and hip replacement. His medical interests also include all fracture care. His philosophy of care includes treating the patient as a whole. He takes time to build relationships with his patients based on compassion and mutual respect. Dr. Hunter hails from California, having moved his practice to the Northwest in 1985. He enjoys boating, skiing, walking, gardening, traveling and spending time with family and his dog. He is actively involved in the Rotary, Knights of Columbus and Franciscan Fellowship.
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Dr. Hunter's Experience

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Dr. Hunter's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
  • Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Orthopedic Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • 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 Sprain
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia Fracture
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Disorders

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Procedures

  • Ankle Replacement
  • Ankle Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Bone Grafting
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Surgery
  • Foot Surgery
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand Surgery
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Hip Surgery
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Steroid Injection
  • Total Joint Replacement
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Wrist Surgery

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Background Check

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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

  • Kansas City College of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Flint Osteopathic Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hunter has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • International Congress for Joint Reconstruction, Member

Dr. Hunter's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hunter to family and friends
4.2
based on 19 total reviews (2 with comments)
Dr. Hunter's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (2)
Federal Way, WA |
Dr. Hunter performed carpal tunnel surgery on both of my hands and I haven't had any issues since. He also identified that the cause of the pain I was experiencing in my right hand, years after my carpal tunnel surgery and originally thought to be tennis elbow, was actually from a bone spur on my shoulder caused from years and years of using a mouse. He removed the bone spur which took a while to heal, but it's all fine and feels great now.
in Federal Way, WA |
My surgery was 3/716. I am still experiencing tremendous pain. Dr. Hunter's response you shouldn't be in this much pain, you should be further along in your recovery. Schedule an appointment in a month, we'll see how you are doing then. My feeling is he should be investigating why I am still in the same amount of pain after total hip replacement. Obviously there is a problem if, after replacement, I am still unable to walk without pain. What solution coming back in a month going to do?
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  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
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Hospitals where Dr. Hunter has admitting privileges

St. Francis Hospital
34515 9th Ave S
Federal Way, WA 98003
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