Dr. Thomas Wuest, MD

Dr. Thomas Wuest, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 58
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Dr. Thomas Wuest, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Eugene, OR and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from University Of Iowa Carver College Of Medicine in 1987 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

55 Coburg Rd

Eugene, OR 97401

Contact Information

(541) 485-8111

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.

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Top Care Areas

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

Fracture
normal
more than 72% of peers
Bone Disorders
normal
more than 41% of peers
Joint Pain
normal
more than 14% of peers

Dr. Wuest'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. Wuest "Slocum Center for Orthopedics & Sports Medicine is dedicated to improving patient's health through a multidisciplinary team devoted to musculoskeletal care and research as well as treat bone, joint, soft tissue and related disorders."

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

17  Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Injury
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Complex Fractures
  • Fracture
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Injuries
  • Limb Pain
  • Lower Extremity Trauma
  • Orthopedic Disorders
  • Runner's Knee
  • Shoulder Injuries
  • Traumatic Injuries
  • Upper Extremity Pain
  • Upper Extremity Trauma

8  Procedures

Background Check

1 Malpractice Claim
  • Settlement : 2/25/2014
    Amount or Range: $750,000.00
    Nature of Complaint: Alleged failure to timely diagnose compartment syndrome on male patient who underwent surgery to repair left tibial plateau fracture resulted in need for below the knee amputation a week later.
    State: Oregon
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

  • The University Of Iowa
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1981
  • University Of Iowa Carver College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • University Of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • University Of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • North Staffordshire Royal Infirmary
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • The University Of Iowa
    Other Education | Completed 1982
  • The University Of Iowa Graduate College
    Other Education | Completed 1983
  • University Of Southern California Marshall School Of Business
    Other Education | Completed 2011

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Wuest has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Wuest's Reviews

3.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wuest to family and friends
4 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

  • 5
    (2)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Wuest's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

In 2009 I shattered my femur, near my hip. Wuest was the on-call orthopedic surgeon that night. He SHOULD have done a complete hip replacement then and there. Instead, he inserted a too-long rod, and left my femur bone up behind my pelvic bone!! It was years before I learned the truth...just a few...more
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