Dr. George VanOsten III, MD

Dr. George VanOsten III, MD

Orthopedic Trauma Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 41
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Dr. George VanOsten III, MD is an orthopedic trauma surgery specialist in Tupelo, MS and has been practicing for 9 years. He graduated from E Va Med Sch Of M C Of Hampton Rds in 2003 and specializes in orthopedic trauma surgery, orthopedic surgery, and more.Read his story

4381 S Eason Blvd Ste 303

Tupelo, MS 38801

Contact Information

(662) 840-5747

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. VanOsten III performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
very high
more than 99% of peers
Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
very high
more than 97% of peers
Fracture Care
very high
more than 96% of peers

Dr. VanOsten III's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. VanOsten III's bio

This content was provided by Dr. VanOsten III "Dr. Van Osten is a fellowship-trained, board-certified orthopaedic surgeon specializing in the care of fractures and post-traumatic reconstruction. Dr. Van Osten is an active member of NMMC's medical staff. He has special interests in articular fractures (bone breaks near major joints), injuries to the pelvis and acetabulum, and fracture non-union and mal-union. These interests also motivate his research work outside the operating room. Dr. Van Osten graduated from the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Va. He completed medical school at the Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk. He completed his internship in orthopaedic surgery at St. Mary's Medical Center in San Francisco, Calif. He went on to complete a residency in orthopaedic surgery at St. Mary's Medical Center in San Francisco, Calif. Following residency, Dr. Van Osten completed a fellowship in orthopaedic trauma surgery at University of California in Sacramento."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. VanOsten III "Expert fracture care for optimal return to and preservation of function after trauma or accident. "

4  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Trauma Surgery
  • Adult Orthopedic Surgery
  • Adult Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

13  Conditions Treated

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Complex Fractures
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Simple Fractures
  • Spondylitis

48  Procedures

  • Acetabulum Surgery
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Foot and Ankle Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Simple Fracture Care and Casting
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • University Of Virginia / Main Campus
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1999
  • E Va Med Sch Of M C Of Hampton Rds
    Medical School | Graduated 2003
  • Eastern Virginia Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 2003
  • San Francisco Orthopaedic Residency Program
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2008
  • University of California At Davis / School of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2009

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. VanOsten III has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. VanOsten III's Reviews

2.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. VanOsten III to family and friends
10 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
    (3)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. VanOsten III's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    FAIR

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr. Van Osten repaired my wife's elbow, which was broken into 6 pieces as a result of a fall. In just a few weeks after surgery she now has good range of motion, and her strength is increasing as she continues with physical therapy. Another orthopedic doctor in our region referred us to Dr. Van...more
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