Dr. Thomas R. Westphal, MD

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Dr. Thomas R. Westphal, MD

Orthopedic Surgery | Male

Westphal Orthopedics LLC 2106 Harrisburg Pike # 116, Lancaster, PA 17601 Get Directions
(717) 393-1900

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Thomas R. Westphal, MD is a board certified orthopedic surgeon with over 25 years of experience.   Read More

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      • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      I had gone to Dr. Westphal because I had seen him years ago for hip problems. I felt that he did not take my pain seriously ( I try to buck it out because I do not want pain meds) and felt that I had spent money for wasted time and being completely discounted. After being in chronic pain daily for years and then to have it completely dismissed, was in tears the whole way home. I would not recommend this doctor.
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      Specialties

      • Orthopedic Surgery
      • Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics
      • Orthopedic Arthroscopy
      • Orthopedic Hip Surgery
      • Orthopedic Knee Surgery
      • Orthopedics

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      • Orthopedic Surgery

      Conditions Treated

      • Adhesive Capsulitis
      • Ankle Fracture
      • Ankle Sprains and Strains
      • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
      • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
      • Baker’s Cyst
      • Bone Disorders
      • Broken Arm
      • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
      • Clavicle Fracture
      • Difficulty With Walking
      • Femur Fracture
      • Fracture
      • Gait Abnormality
      • Ganglion Cyst
      • Glenoid Labrum Tear
      • Hip Fracture
      • Hip Pointer Injuries
      • Hip Sprain
      • Internal Derangement of Knee
      • Joint Pain
      • Knee Dislocation
      • Knee Injuries
      • Knee Pain
      • Knee Sprain
      • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
      • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
      • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
      • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
      • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
      • Osteoarthritis
      • Osteoarthritis of Hip
      • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
      • Osteoarthritis of Knee
      • Rotator Cuff Injuries
      • Rotator Cuff Tear
      • Runner's Knee
      • Shoulder Pain
      • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
      • Sports Injuries
      • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
      • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
      • Trigger Finger
      • Wrist Fracture

      Procedures Performed

      • ACL Surgery
      • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
      • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
      • Arthroscopic Surgery
      • Carpal Tunnel Release
      • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
      • Fracture Care
      • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Hip Replacement
      • Joint Drainage
      • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
      • Knee Arthroscopy
      • Knee Dislocation Treatment
      • Knee Replacement
      • Knee Surgery
      • Meniscectomy
      • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
      • Rotator Cuff Surgery
      • Steroid Injection
      • Trigger Finger Release
      • Trigger Point Injection
      • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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        Board Actions

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      Education

      • Medical School
        Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University, Thomas Jefferson University

        Graduated in 1981

      • Internship Hospital
        Portsmouth Naval Regl Med Ctr

        Completed in 1982

      • Residency Hospital
        Thomas Jefferson University

        Completed in 1987

      • Undergraduate School
        Franklin and Marshall College, Lancaster PA

        Graduated in 1975

      • Other Education
        Johns Hopkins University, MBA, Healthcare Administration

        Completed in 2012

      Awards & Recognition

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
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      Dr. Westphal'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
      • Malpractice claims in Pennsylvania not available
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Westphal says...

      Thomas R. Westphal, MD is a board certified orthopedic surgeon with over 25 years of experience.

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      Dr. Westphal's Care Philosophy

      Focusing on compassion, integrity, and quality; patient care is brought to you in a kinder, gentler way. We will weigh treatment options and develop a customized plan, just for you.

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      Dr. Westphal says...

      At Westphal Orthopedics, our experienced professionals strive to provide excellent outcomes with exceptional patient satisfaction.  Our care processes are consistent and built around evidence based guidelines.  Our number one goal is getting you back to a healthy and active lifestyle.