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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Male • Age 85

6005 Park Ave Ste 309
Memphis, TN 38119
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Dr. Galyon's Experience

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Dr. Galyon's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Galyon Performs

  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
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Hospital Quality

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Saint Francis Hospital
5959 Parks Avenue
Memphis, TN 38119

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
East Memphis Orthopedic Group
East Memphis Orthopedic Group
6005 Park Ave Ste 309
Memphis, TN 38119
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    Dr. Galyon's Experience

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Joint Drainage
    • Spinal Nerve Block
    • Steroid Injection
    • Trigger Point Injection
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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    • Achilles Tendinitis
    • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
    • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
    • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
    • Back Pain
    • Bunion
    • Bursitis
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • De Quervain's Disease
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Dupuytren's Contracture
    • Elbow Bursitis
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Foot Fracture
    • Foot Sprain
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Gout
    • Hammer Toe
    • Hand Fracture
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Knee Dislocation (incl. Meniscal Tear)
    • Knee Fracture
    • Knee Sprain
    • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
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    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Low Back Pain
    • Lumbar Spine Fracture
    • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Tear
    • Morton's Neuroma
    • Myelopathy
    • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hands
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteopenia
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Pelvic Fracture
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Plantar Fasciitis
    • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
    • Pseudoarthrosis
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Sacrum Disorders
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Shoulder Dislocation
    • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
    • Spinal Cord Injury
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
    • Thoracic Spine Fracture
    • Tibula and Fibula Fractures
    • Trigger Finger
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    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Tennessee.
    • 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.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1953

    Internship Hospital

    Richland Co Hospital
    Complete in 1954

    Residency Hospital

    Arkansas Chldns Hospital
    Complete in 1961
    Kennedy Va Hospital
    Complete in 1959
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Galyon & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Galyon's Hospital Quality

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    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    national average

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    Dr. Galyon's Office & Staff
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    4 responses
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    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    4 responses
    below
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    4 responses
    below
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    31 – 45 minutes 3 responses
    longer than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Galyon
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    4 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    4 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
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    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    4 responses
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    Office Locations

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    East Memphis Orthopedic Group
    6005 Park Ave Ste 309
    Memphis, TN 38119
    (901) 682-5642 (Office)
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