Dr. Michael Rooks, MD

Dr. Michael Rooks, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 65
(13)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Michael Rooks, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery doctor who practices in Grand Junction, CO. He is 65 years old and has been practicing for 40 years.

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

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

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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."
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
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Board Certifications

Dr. Rooks does not have any board certifications listed.

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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
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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 Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • 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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rooks to family and friends
2.5
based on 13 total reviews (1 with a comment)
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 Comments (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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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Rooks accepts 24 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Altius Health Plans
  • America's Health Insurance Plans
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
    Beech Street (Multiplan) EPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • CHAMPVA
  • ChoiceCare Network
    Choice Care (Humana)
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Concentra
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) EPO
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Principal Financial Group
  • Rocky Mountain Health Plans
    Rocky Mountain Health Plans EPO
  • Sloans Lake Health Insurance
    Sloans Lake Health Insurance HMO
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Medicare Advantage PFFS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare
  • USA Managed Care Organization
  • Wausau Benefits
  • WellPoint
  • Worker's Compensation
    Worker's Compensation WC

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Hospitals where Dr. Rooks has admitting privileges

Colorado Canyons Hospital & Medical Center
300 W Ottley Ave
Fruita, CO 81521
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Community Hospital
2351 G Road
Grand Junction, CO 81505
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St. Mary's Hospital and Regional Medical Center
2635 N 7th St
Grand Junction, CO 81501
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