Dr. John Tidwell, MD

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Orthopedic Surgery | Male

Dr. John Tidwell, MD
John Tidwell, M.D. received his medical degree from the Medical College of Georgia and completed his residency training in Orthopaedic Surgery at West Virginia University Hospital in Morgantown, WV. He concluded his training with a fellowship in Orthopaedic Trauma at Penn State University in Hershey, PA. He specializes in Orthpaedic Traumatology and reconstruction following significant traumas and accidents. He is active in teaching surgical residents through the UCSF Fresno Orthopaedic Surgery residency training. He has published in a variety of peer-reviewed orthopaedic journals recently and has co-authorship of a chapter for medical textbook.

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Dr. Tidwell's Care Philosophy

Patient health and wellness is my top priority. I make sure to form strong relationships with my patients to create optimized plans for their care. Patients will always experience clear communication and respect when it comes to their goals and concerns. Whether the situation is simple or complex, I guide each care plan with each patient to achieve the most ideal results possible.

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    John Tidwell, M.D. received his medical degree from the Medical College of Georgia and completed his residency training in Orthopaedic Surgery at West Virginia University Hospital in Morgantown, WV. He concluded his training with a fellowship in Orthopaedic Trauma at Penn State University in Hershey, PA.

     

    He specializes in Orthpaedic Traumatology and reconstruction following significant traumas and accidents. He is active in teaching surgical residents through the UCSF Fresno Orthopaedic Surgery residency training.

     

    He has published in a variety of peer-reviewed orthopaedic journals recently and has co-authorship of a chapter for medical textbook.

    Dr. Tidwell's Care Philosophy

    Patient health and wellness is my top priority. I make sure to form strong relationships with my patients to create optimized plans for their care. Patients will always experience clear communication and respect when it comes to their goals and concerns. Whether the situation is simple or complex, I guide each care plan with each patient to achieve the most ideal results possible. 

    Dr. Tidwell'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
    •  No board certification on record with Healthgrades
    •  No malpractice claims found
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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    Conditions Treated

    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Avulsion Fracture
    • Back Pain
    • Bone Disorders
    • Broken Arm
    • Bursitis
    • Clavicle Fracture
    • Colles' Fracture
    • Complex Fractures
    • Compound Fracture
    • Compression Fracture
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Elbow Fracture
    • Extra-Articular Fracture
    • Facial Fracture
    • Fracture
    • Hand Conditions
    • Hand Fracture
    • Insufficiency Fracture
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Intra-Articular Fracture
    • Joint Fracture
    • Knee Dislocation
    • Knee Sprain
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
    • Pathologic Fracture
    • Pelvic Fracture
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Rib Fracture
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Simple Fractures
    • Spine Disorders
    • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
    • Sternum Fracture
    • Stress Fracture
    • Upper Extremity Fracture
    • Wrist Fracture

    Education

    • Medical School
      Medical College Of Georgia

      Graduated in 2008

    • Internship Hospital
      West Virginia University Hospital

      Completed in 2009

    • Residency Hospital
      West Virginia University Hospital

      Completed in 2014

    • Undergraduate School
      Georgia Institute Of Technology

      Graduated in 2009

    Languages Spoken

    • English

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    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Procedures Performed

    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Hip Replacement
    • Joint Drainage
    • Knee Arthroscopy
    • Knee Replacement
    • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
    • Rotator Cuff Surgery
    • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Steroid Injection