Dr. Walker Wynkoop, MD

Dr. Walker Wynkoop, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 68
(14)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Walker Wynkoop, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Sioux City, IA and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from Loyola University Of Chicago/Stritch School Of Medicine in 1985 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.Read his story

2730 Pierce St Ste 300

Sioux City, IA 51104

Contact Information

(712) 224-8677

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Choice
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Health Net
  • 16 More

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Top Care Areas

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Fracture
very high
more than 92% of peers
Fracture Care
high
more than 89% of peers
Elbow Injuries
high
more than 82% of peers

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Dr. Wynkoop's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Wynkoop "My Tenth year with Tri-State. And looking for many more."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Wynkoop ""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."
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
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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 Elbow
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • 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 Muscle Strain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteopenia
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Spine Deformities
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture
  • Wrist Pain

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Procedures

Background Check

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2 Sanctions
  • 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
2 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

Education

  • University of Illinois At Urbana-Champaign
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1973
  • Loyola University Of Chicago/Stritch School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Tex Tech/wm Beaumont Amc
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Tex Tech/wm Beaumont Amc
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Wynkoop has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Wynkoop has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Wynkoop's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wynkoop to family and friends
2.9
based on 14 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Wynkoop's Performance

Trustworthiness
GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
GOOD
Answers Questions
GOOD
Time well spent
GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
GOOD
Office environment
GOOD
Staff friendliness
GOOD
Average wait time
31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

in Sioux City, IA
Due to an insurance change, I was no longer covered for my previous care provider. I was referred to Dr. Wynkoop. He was completely dismissive of my pain and obviously hadn't read the information received from my initial provider. His exam was less than minimal and a complete waste of my time. ...more
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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....more
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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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