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Dr. Rory Christopher Dunham, D.O.

Orthopedist

Dr. Rory Christopher Dunham D.O. is a top Orthopaedic Surgeon in Midwest City, . With a passion for the field and an unwavering commitment to their specialty, Dr. Rory Christopher Dunham D.O. is an expert in changing the lives of their patients for the better. Through their designated cause and expertise in the field, Dr. Rory Christopher Dunham D.O. is a prime example of a true leader in healthcare. As a leader and expert in their field, Dr. Rory Christopher Dunham D.O. is passionate about enhancing patient quality of life. They embody the values of communication, safety, and trust when dealing directly with patients. In Midwest City, OK, Dr. Rory Christopher Dunham D.O. is a true asset to their field and dedicated to the profession of medicine.
20 years Experience
Dr. Rory Christopher Dunham, D.O.
  • Midwest City, OK
  • A.T. Still University of Health Sciences Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Accepting new patients

I fractured my hand while playing in my league. Would I need surgery?

No, fractures do not always require surgery. If the hand fracture is well aligned, it will require some immobilization and activity modification. However, if the fracture is displaced READ MORE
No, fractures do not always require surgery. If the hand fracture is well aligned, it will require some immobilization and activity modification. However, if the fracture is displaced (pieces separated by more than a couple millimeters) or if there is rotational or angular deformity, the fracture may require surgical intervention. You need to start with an x-ray to determine location and severity of the fracture.

Are steroids used for early healing after a spine surgery?

Steroids can be used in the post operative period to help control nausea or swelling as an example. The decision to use varies among surgeons. It does not speed the healing process, READ MORE
Steroids can be used in the post operative period to help control nausea or swelling as an example. The decision to use varies among surgeons. It does not speed the healing process, but can improve some common post operative symptoms

Can surgery help in treating rheumatoid arthritis?

Can surgery help in treating rheumatoid arthritis?? Yes, surgery can improve pain and function in joints affected by rheumatoid arthritis. However, surgery is usually reserved READ MORE
Can surgery help in treating rheumatoid arthritis?? Yes, surgery can improve pain and function in joints affected by rheumatoid arthritis. However, surgery is usually reserved for more advanced cases of joint destruction and/or deformity. Medication remains the initial treatment of choice.