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Dr. Dale Wheeler, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery
4.7 (63)
Accepting new patients
43 years of experience

Overview

Dr. Dale Wheeler, MD is an Orthopedic Hand Surgery Specialist in Amherst, NY. They specialize in Orthopedic Hand Surgery, has 43 years of experience, and is board certified in Hand Surgery. They graduated from Suny Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine and is affiliated with Buffalo General Medical Center.

Dr. Wheeler works at Excelsior Orthopaedics in Amherst, NY. They frequently treat conditions like Neuroplasty, Trigger Finger Release and Carpal Tunnel Syndrome along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accepts Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield 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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Locations

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    Amherst
    3925 Sheridan Dr, Amherst, NY 14226 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (716) 250-9999

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  • Buffalo General Medical Center

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    About Dr. Dale Wheeler, MD

    Specialties
    • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
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    Years of Experience
    • 43 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
    • Suny Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Hand Surgery
    Board Certifications
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    Frequently Asked Questions

    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 has an average wait time of 31 – 45 minutes at their office(s).

    Dr. Wheeler has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Wheeler works at Excelsior Orthopaedics in Amherst, NY. View the full address on Dr. Wheeler’s profile.

    Dr. Wheeler has seen patients for Neuroplasty, Trigger Finger Release and Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Wheeler on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    63 patients have reviewed Dr. Wheeler. The overall rating for this provider is 4.7. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Wheeler.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Wheeler, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Wheeler appointment can ask questions about the practice, provider availability, conditions treated, procedures performed, and if their insurance carrier is accepted. While online scheduling is quicker, easier, allows one to view a wide range of appointment times, and may provide the ability to sync with a personal calendar.

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