Dr. Michael Rooks, MD

Dr. Michael Rooks, MD

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Orthopedic Hand Surgery | Male | 65 years old

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Care Philosophy

The ultimate purpose of all work in a medical office is helping patients, and every staff member plays an integral role in making this happen. Teamwork and cooperation are the cornerstones of our practice, and everyone's focus is on providing the best possible care and service for all patients.Read more

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Dr. Rooks' Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    FAIR
  • Explains condition(s) well
    FAIR
  • Answers Questions
    FAIR
  • Time well spent
    FAIR
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Reviews (1)
in Grand Junction |
Dr. Rooks took care of my broken wrist. He did an awesome job, he answered all of my questions and gave me realistic expectations regarding healing time. I would recommend him.
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Dr. Rooks' Care Philosophy

The ultimate purpose of all work in a medical office is helping patients, and every staff member plays an integral role in making this happen. Teamwork and cooperation are the cornerstones of our practice, and everyone's focus is on providing the best possible care and service for all patients.

Dr. Rooks' 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 Hand Surgery and Orthopedic Surgery
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Board Certifications

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  • Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hand Injury
  • Joint Pain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Pain
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Pain

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Alabama At Birmingham

    Graduated in 1977

  • Internship Hospital
    Emory University Affiliated Hospitals

    Completed in 1978

  • Residency Hospital
    Emory University Affiliated Hospitals

    Completed in 1983

  • Fellowship Hospital
    University Of Alabama

    Completed in 1984

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Arm Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wrist Fusion