Dr. Joseph Wilkes, MD

Dr. Joseph Wilkes, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 69
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Dr. Joseph Wilkes, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Atlanta, GA and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from Harvard Medical School in 1981 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery, joint replacement orthopedic surgery, and more.

105 Collier Rd NW Ste 2000

Atlanta, GA 30309

Contact Information

(404) 352-1053

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Joint Pain
very high
more than 97% of peers
Knee Disorders
very high
more than 97% of peers
Bone Disorders
very high
more than 96% of peers

Dr. Wilkes'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.

8  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery
  • Joint Replacement Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Arthroscopy
  • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

30  Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hand Ligament Rupture
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Wrist Fracture

24  Procedures

  • ACL Surgery
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Arm Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dupuytren's Contracture Injection
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Joint Replacement Surgery
  • Knee Surgery
  • Ligament Repair
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Rotator Cuff and Labral Repair
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Tendon Repair
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wrist Fusion

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Georgia.

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

  • Harvard Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1975
  • University Louisville School Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Ky Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Wilkes has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Wilkes' Reviews

4.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wilkes to family and friends
56 total reviews (17 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (56)

  • 5
    (40)
  • 4
    (3)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (13)

Dr. Wilkes' 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

Patient Comments (17)

I have been going to him for years and I wouldn't be able to keep doing half marathons without him
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Dr Wilkes was very informative & explained what was going on with my shoulder & the corrective measure.
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Dr. Wilkes is extremely knowledgeable and patient. He listened to my concerns and discussed options before we jointly decided on my treatment plan. I had a broken wrist and am a trainer. He assured me I'd have full use of my wrist, and I do! I highly recommend Dr. Wikles and the staff at Or tho...more
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Dr. Wilkes did my knee replacement and did an excellent job. A very good listener, he was willing to consider other remedies as opposed to going straight to surgery. (very different experience from other docs I saw). He took great care of me and closely followed my progress through and after...more
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Dr Wilkes is great in all ways. He truly cares and takes the time to help you to get well. He loves his job and loves helping people..You can trust him to take care of you.. I have had several operations and I know that he is who you can count on.
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