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Dr. Dale Wheeler, MD

Orthopedic Surgery*
4.7 (63)
Map Pin Small Buffalo, NY
Accepting new patients
44 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Dale Wheeler, MD

Dr. Dale Wheeler, MD is an Orthopedic Surgery Specialist in Buffalo, NY. They specialize in Orthopedic Surgery, has 44 years of experience, and is board certified in Hand Surgery. They graduated from State University of New York Downstate Health Sciences University College of Medicine and is affiliated with Mount Saint Mary's Hospital And Health Center, Kenmore Mercy Hospital, United Memorial Medical Center, Olean General Hospital, Sisters of Charity Hospital, St. Joseph Campus, Sisters Of Charity Hospital, Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center, Mercy Hospital Of Buffalo, Eastern Niagara Hospital - Lockport and Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital. Dr. Wheeler, completed a residency at Kaleida Health Sys M Fillmore. Patients rated Dr. Wheeler an average 4.7 star rating.

Dr. Wheeler works at Practice in Buffalo, NY. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Western New York as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Wheeler's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Office
    3925 Sheridan Dr, Buffalo, NY 14226 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (716) 250-9999
  2. 2
    Kenmore Mercy Hospital
    2950 Elmwood Ave, Buffalo, NY 14217 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (716) 447-6100

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Mount Saint Mary's Hospital And Health Center
  • Kenmore Mercy Hospital
  • United Memorial Medical Center
  • Olean General Hospital
  • Sisters of Charity Hospital, St. Joseph Campus
  • Sisters Of Charity Hospital
  • Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center
  • Mercy Hospital Of Buffalo
  • Eastern Niagara Hospital - Lockport
  • Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital

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Neuroplasty
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Carpal Tunnel Release
Broken Arm
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Hand
Tenosynovitis
Trigger Finger
Carpal Tunnel Injection
Excision of Ganglion
Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
Trigger Finger Release
Wrist Replacement
Ankylosing Spondylitis
Arthritis of the Elbow
Avascular Necrosis
Back Pain
Bone Cancer
Bursitis
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De Quervain's Disease
Degenerative Disc Disease
Difficulty With Walking
Dupuytrens Contracture
Elbow Sprain
Fracture of Hand and Fingers
Gait Abnormality
Ganglion Cyst
Gout
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Hand Fracture
Herniated Disc
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Pain
Knee Sprain
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Lateral Epicondylitis
Limb Pain
Low Back Pain
Lupus
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Miner's Knee
Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
Osteoarthritis of Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Osteoarthritis of Wrist
Osteopenia
Osteosarcoma
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Plantar Fasciitis
Radiculopathy
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Rheumatoid Arthritis of Hand
Rheumatoid Arthritis of Wrist
Rotator Cuff Tear
Scoliosis
Seronegative Rheumatoid Arthritis
Seropositive Rheumatoid Arthritis
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Sjögren's Syndrome
Spinal Stenosis
Spondylitis
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
TMJ
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Wrist Fracture
Wrist Sprain or Strain
Arthrocentesis
De Quervain's Release
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn
Dupuytren's Contracture Treatment
Elbow Tenotomy
Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
Excision of Radius or Ulna
Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
Hand Fracture Treatment Open
Hand Tendon Repair
Joint Drainage
Musculoskeletal Function Test
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Peripheral Nerve Block
Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
Somatic Nerve Block
Steroid Injection
Trigger Point Injection
Ulnar Nerve Transposition
Wrist Fusion
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    4.7
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    About Dr. Dale Wheeler, MD

    Specialties*
    • Orthopedic Surgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 44 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1366448367
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • Kaleida Health Sys M Fillmore
    Residency
    Medical Education
    • State University of New York Downstate Health Sciences University College of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Hand Surgery and Orthopedic Surgery
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    Dr. Dale Wheeler, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Wheeler is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Wheeler accepts Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Western New York, and other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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