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Dr. David Whiddon

Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
York, PA
23 years experience male

Locations

Wellspan Orthopaedics

Office

York, PA

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Specialties
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Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

9 Answers
2 Agrees
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Whiddon
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 23 years experience
Do your homework: You should seek a fellowship trained orthopedic surgeon who specializes in knee replacement. You can find resources at orthoinfo.Com. The american association of hip and knee surgeons maintains a list of surgeons as well. Go to the top of their web page and look for find a doctor.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Whiddon
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 23 years experience
See a therapist: You may be doing it incorrectly or aggravating an underlying condition. A physical therapist can perform an assessment and guide you.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Whiddon
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 23 years experience
6 weeks: Typically it takes 6-12 weeks for the bone to heal. It depends on your overall health. If the wrist is immobilized in a cast it may be stiff for a month or so and may require therapy to regain full function.
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Whiddon is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Whiddon is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanks for your quick reply! Im thinking of taking some vit A, B12, C, D, E, Ca, Mg, Selenium, pantothetic acid, zinc, omega 3 fatty through one a daily or seperate pill
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, VA
Graduated 1998MD

Residency

Naval Medical Center Portsmouth
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