Dr. Thomas Wuest, MD

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Orthopedic Surgery | Male

Dr. Thomas Wuest, MD
Dr. Thomas Wuest, MD is an orthopedic surgery doctor who practices in Eugene, OR. He is 57 years old and has been practicing for 30 years. Dr. Wuest is affiliated with Sacred Heart Medical Center - University District, Sacred Heart Medical Center at RiverBend and McKenzie-Willamette Medical Center.

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Dr. Wuest's Care Philosophy

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.

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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
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    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
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Dr. Wuest's Care Philosophy

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.

Dr. Wuest'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 found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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    Malpractice Claim

    Dr. Wuest has 1 malpractice claim

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    • 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
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  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Injury
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Fractures
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Injuries
  • Limb Pain
  • Lower Extremity Trauma
  • Orthopedic Disorders
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Injuries
  • Traumatic Injuries
  • Upper Extremity Trauma

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Iowa Carver College Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1987

  • Internship Hospital
    University Of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics

    Completed in 1988

  • Residency Hospital
    University Of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics

    Completed in 1992

  • Fellowship Hospital
    North Staffordshire Royal Infirmary

    Completed in 1993

  • Undergraduate School
    The University Of Iowa

    Graduated in 1981

  • Other Education
    The University Of Iowa

    Completed in 1982

    The University Of Iowa Graduate College

    Completed in 1983

    University Of Southern California Marshall School Of Business

    Completed in 2011

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Surgery, Trauma
  • Upper Extremity Reconstruction