Dr. Thomas Dunn, MD

Dr. Thomas Dunn, MD

Orthopedic Surgery | Male | 59 years old

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Desert Orthopedic Center
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2016 Five Star Recipient for Hip Fracture Treatment

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Experience with Dr. Dunn
  • 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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  • 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)
    16 – 30 minutes (28)
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Very caring spends a lot of time explaining everything to you, and every option that is available to you depending on your medical issue,
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I can't say enough good things about Dr. Thomas Dunn and his certified Physician Assistant, Richard Mateyka, PA-C. I recently had Lumbar surgery performed by Dr. Dunn and it could not have been a better experience, from start to finish, considering I needed surgery to correct a herniated disc. If you are in need of back or neck surgery, I highly recommend Dr. Dunn and his entire staff. You'll be in the very best of hands.
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications

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  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Fracture
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Myelopathy
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis

Procedures Performed

  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Joint Drainage
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for Nevada.

  • 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

  • Medical School
    University Of California, Irvine, College Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1985

  • Internship Hospital
    University Calif Irvine Med Center

    Completed in 1986

  • Residency Hospital
    University Calif Irvine Med Center

    Completed in 1987

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Rancho Los Amigos Hospital

    Completed in 1992

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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  • Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese
  • French
  • Spanish

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

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

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Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
16 – 30 minutes

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How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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Dr. Dunn's Care Philosophy

I have been fortunate enough to build an excellent reputation not only regarding the success of my clinical and surgical results, but also regarding my very conservative approach to spinal disorders. I strive to have an approachable personality and "bedside manner" because I emphasize patient communication to facilitate clear understanding of the patient's diagnosis, prognosis and treatment options, as well as putting my patients at ease regarding their condition.