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Dr. Hewatt Sims, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgery •  Male • Age 51

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Dr. Sims
1622 Madison Ave Tifton, GA 31794
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Dr. Hewatt Sims, MD is an orthopedic spine surgery specialist in Tifton, GA and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from Mercer University School Of Medicine in 1997 and specializes in orthopedic spine surgery and orthopedic surgery.

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No malpractice claims found for Georgia
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Dr. Sims' conditions and procedures:

  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthritis of the Neck
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Arthroscopic Spine Surgery
  • Artificial Disc Replacement
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Avulsion Fracture
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Artificial Disc Replacement
  • Cervical Disc Replacement
  • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Cervical Spondylitis
  • Cervical Spondylolisthesis
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Fractures
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Compound Fracture
  • Compression Fracture
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Spondylolisthesis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Disc Replacement
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Endoscopic Spinal Surgery
  • Extra-Articular Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Implantable Peripheral Neurostimulator
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Surgery
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Kyphosis
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Laminectomy
  • Laminoplasty
  • Laminotomy
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Lordosis
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lower Spine Surgery
  • Lumbar Disc Replacement
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lumbar Spine Surgery
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Microsurgical Spine Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Pain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Neuritis
  • Neurostimulation
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculitis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Discectomy
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Instability
  • Spinal Internal Fixation
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spine Surgery
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Total Disc Replacement
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Vertebral Fracture
  • Vertebroplasty
  • Wrist Fracture

Dr. Sims' Reviews

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3.9

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My vs was as always the staff are friendly & professional as always. Dr Sims rapport with me & my family is like no other. He cares and involves you in every part of the procesd.
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About Me

Care Philosophy

At Optim Orthopedics, we know you're not yourself when even just one part of you is hurt. Because in orthopedics, everything is connected: bones, joints, ligaments, and cartilage. We're connected too. Our doctors cover every bone in the body and we work together as a team for our patients. We call our approach - Combined Strength, and we use it to get you back to you.

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

Denver Spine Education and Research Institute
Fellowship Hospital
Medical College Of Georgia
Residency Hospital
Medical College Of Georgia
Internship Hospital
1997
Mercer University School Of Medicine
Medical School
Valdosta State University
Undergraduate School
American Board Of Orthopaedic Surgery

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72% Patient experience rating, 3% higher than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018)

66% Patient experience rating, 3% lower than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2018)