Dr. Joseph S. Wilkes, MD

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Orthopedic Hand Surgery | Male

OrthoAtlanta 105 Collier Rd NW Ste 2000, Atlanta, GA 30309 Get Directions
(404) 352-1053

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Dr. Wilkes specializes in Orthopedic Hand Surgery and practices in Atlanta, GA. He practices at 1 location.

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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wilkes to family and friends
4.1
based on 36 total surveys (4 with reviews)
Key Survey Insights
  • Trustworthiness
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  • Helpfulness
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  • Staff
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  • Scheduling
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Experience with Dr. Wilkes
  • Level of trust in provider's decisions
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  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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  • How well provider listens and answers questions
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Wilkes' Office & Staff
  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes (30)
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Dr Wilkes is an amazing Dr who takes great care of his patients.
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In a word, EXCELLENT!
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While a great trustworthy doctor, the office bills you for every possible penny. I'm talking a $1,050 visit to put a splint on my broken finger... I wish i was kidding.
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Diana and Chastity were awesome. Great doctor and great staff.
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery
  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications

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  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hand Ligament Rupture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Limb Pain
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spine Disorders
  • Wrist Fracture

Procedures Performed

  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Arm Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dupuytren's Contracture Injection
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Joint Replacement Surgery
  • Knee Surgery
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Replacement

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for Georgia.

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    Sanctions

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  • 0
    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Harvard Medical School

    Graduated in 1981

    Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med

    Graduated in 1975

  • Residency Hospital
    University Louisville School Of Med
    University Of Ky Hospital

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Wilkes' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Wilkes' Office & Staff

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Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
10 – 15 minutes

Experience with Dr. Wilkes

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients