Dr. Michael Gallagher specializes in orthopedic surgery in Lafayette, Colorado.
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Dr. Michael Gallagher identified specializing in
Orthopedic SurgeryOrthopedic Surgery
An orthopaedic surgeon is trained in the preservation, investigation and restoration of the form and function of the extremities, spine, and associated structures by medical, surgical, and physical means. An orthopaedic surgeon is involved with the care of patients whose musculoskeletal problems include congenital deformities, trauma, infections, tumors, metabolic disturbances of the musculoskeletal system, deformities, injuries, and degenerative diseases of the spine, hands, feet, knee, hip, shoulder, and elbow in children and adults. An orthopaedic surgeon is also concerned with primary and secondary muscular problems and the effects of central or peripheral nervous system lesions of the musculoskeletal system.. He obtained board certification from The American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery for Orthopedic Surgery.
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Dr. Gallagher is affiliated with 2 hospitals:
Dr. Gallagher attended medical school at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine and graduated in 2001 having 13 years experience.Advanced training program of a internship in General Surgery was conducted at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL. Additional residency training in Orthopedic Surgery was conducted at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL. Advanced training program of a fellowship in Orthopedic Surgery was conducted at Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA.
While there is no proven correlation between the quality of one's educational institution and the quality of one's professional competence, it is often an indicator. Medical schools have various levels of selectivity (some are harder to get into than others), and both the quality of their clinical training and level of research are measured. Additional medical training in both residency and fellowships and the facilities they are conducted at also provide a history of the doctors' level of training and experience.
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