Dr. Walker A. Wynkoop, MD

Dr. Walker A. Wynkoop, MD

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Orthopedic Surgery | Male | 67 years old

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Care Philosophy

"Take care of the Patient First!", my motto since residency. This means I place the needs of the patient, you, ahead of other distractions. I listen to you and your symptoms. I don't just follow what some textbook says should work on you and your problems.Read more

Personal Bio

My Tenth year with Tri-State. And looking for many more.Read more

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Dr. Wynkoop's Reviews

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Dr. Wynkoop's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    GOOD
  • Time well spent
    GOOD
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  • Scheduling
    GOOD
  • Office environment
    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    GOOD
  • Average wait time
    31 to 45 minutes
Patient Reviews (1)
in Chattanooga, TN |
Dr. Wynkoop performed emergency surgery on my sister, after she broke her pelvis. Since she was, at that time, incapable of making her own decisions, I had consider interaction with him. He explained everything clearly, both before and after surgery -- and did a good job in the operating room. Also, my sister has been very happy with her follow-up care.
Thanks for the thoughtful feedback! I really enjoy explaining medical conditions using common sense words and explanations. I really appreciated your careful thoughtful attention to your sister's needs. Thank you for helping me give her a good outcome!
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Dr. Wynkoop says...

My Tenth year with Tri-State. And looking for many more.

Dr. Wynkoop's Care Philosophy

"Take care of the Patient First!", my motto since residency. This means I place the needs of the patient, you, ahead of other distractions. I listen to you and your symptoms. I don't just follow what some textbook says should work on you and your problems.

Dr. Wynkoop'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 Iowa not available
  •  Sanctions found
  •  Board actions found

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    Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Iowa.

    What is medical malpractice
  • 2
    Sanctions

    Dr. Wynkoop has received 2 sanctions

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    What is a sanction or disciplinary action
    • Disciplinary action in another state (1/29/2015)
    • Action Taken: Reprimand
    • Summary: Please reference the following Document
    • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    • State: California
    • Disciplinary action in another state (11/23/2014)
    • Action Taken: Suspension
    • Summary: Wynkoop, Walker A MD: License # 4301050317: NATURE OF COMPLAINT: The physician has Sister State Disciplinary Action and Failure to Report/Comply. ACTION TAKEN: The Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs, Bureau of Health Care Services has imposed a FINE and placed the physician’s license on PROBATION.
    • State: Michigan
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  • 2
    Board Actions

    Dr. Wynkoop has 2 board actions

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    What are board actions
    • Disciplinary action in another state (4/4/2014)
    • Action Taken: License Placed on Inactive Status
    • Summary: Wynkoop, Walker Alan MD: License # 036073981: :NATURE OF COMPLAINT: The physician has Sister State Discipline in the State of North Dakota. ACTION TAKEN: The Illinois Department of Finance and Professional Regulation has placed the physician license in REFUSE TO RENEW status.
    • State: Illinois
    • Professional Misconduct (11/22/2013)
    • Action Taken: Fine
    • Summary: Please reference the following Document
    • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    • State: North Dakota
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Board Certifications

Why It Matters: Dr. Wynkoop's Board Certifications

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  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Pain
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteopenia
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture
  • Wrist Pain

Education

  • Medical School
    Loyola University Of Chicago/Stritch School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1985

  • Internship Hospital
    Tex Tech/wm Beaumont Amc

    Completed in 1986

  • Residency Hospital
    Tex Tech/wm Beaumont Amc

    Completed in 1992

  • Undergraduate School
    University of Illinois At Urbana-Champaign

    Graduated in 1973

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neuroplasty
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Replacement