Dr. Thomas Dwyer is an orthopaedic surgeon practicing in Montrose, CO. Dr. Dwyer specializes in the diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of injuries, diseases and disorders of the bodys musculoskeletal system. As an orthopaedic surgeon, Dr. Dwyer tends to bones, ligaments, muscles, joints, nerves and tendons. Orthopaedic surgeons can specialize in certain areas like the hand, spine, hip, foot and ankle, shoulder and elbow or the knee.
Education and Training
Univ of Co Sch of Med, Denver Co 1994
University Of Colorado School Of Medicine 1994
Orthopaedic SurgeryAmerican Board of Orthopaedic SurgeryABOS
- Torn Meniscus
- Back Pain
- Rotator Cuff Syndrome
- Rotator Cuff Tear
- Broken Ankle
- Univ Of Co Sch Of Med, General Surgery
- University of Colorado Program A
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