Dr. Michael Rooks, MD

Dr. Michael Rooks, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 66
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Dr. Michael Rooks, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Grand Junction, CO and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from University Of Alabama At Birmingham in 1977 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery.

627 25 1/2 Rd

Grand Junction, CO 81505

Contact Information

(970) 242-3535

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Altius Health Plans
  • America's Health Insurance Plans
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CHAMPVA
  • ChoiceCare Network
  • Cigna
  • Concentra
  • 15 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
high
more than 86% of peers
Elbow Injuries
high
more than 82% of peers
Fracture
normal
more than 72% of peers

Dr. Rooks'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Rooks "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."

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Rooks does not have any board certifications listed.

24  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
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Pain
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Pain

15  Procedures

  • 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 and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wrist Fusion

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Colorado.

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

  • University Of Alabama At Birmingham
    Medical School | Graduated 1977
  • Emory University Affiliated Hospitals
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1978
  • Emory University Affiliated Hospitals
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983
  • University Of Alabama
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1984

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Rooks has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Rooks has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Rooks' Reviews

2.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rooks to family and friends
13 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
    (4)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (8)

Dr. Rooks' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    FAIR
  • Explains condition(s) well

    FAIR
  • Answers questions

    FAIR
  • Time well spent

    FAIR

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    FAIR
  • Explains condition(s) well

    FAIR
  • Answers questions

    FAIR
  • Time well spent

    FAIR

Patient Comments (1)

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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