Our Providers

Timothy Carey, DO

Undergraduate
St. Joseph University

Masters Business Administration
St. Joseph’s University/Shanghai University

Masters Science/Molecular Genetics
St. Joseph’s University

Medical School
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Residency Training
Dwight D Eisenhower Army Medical Center Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Medical Society Memberships
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery – Fellow Membership
American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons
American Society for Surgery of the Hand
American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine

Team Experience
Saint Joseph’s University
Philadelphia 76ers
University of South Carolina
North Star Borough High Schools

Research and Publications

The Incidence of Femoroacetabular Impingement in Soldiers that Develop Femoral Neck Stress Fractures. Dwight D

Eisenhower Army Medical Center, Fort Gordon, GA.

The Effects of Varying Degrees of Reverse Trendelenburg Table Position on Intraocular Pressure During Prone Spine Surgery.  Dwight D Eisenhower Army Medical Center, Fort Gordon, GA.

Case Report: Bilateral Medial Discoid Menisci.  Dwight D Eisenhower Army Medical Center, Fort Gordon, GA.

Case Report: From Wheelchair to Walking with Phosphate Alone: Onchogenic Osteomalacia.  Dwight D Eisenhower Army Medical Center, Fort Gordon, GA.

Case Report: Acromioclavicular Septic Arthritis: A Novel Pathogen.  American Journal of Orthopedics. 2010 March, 39 (3): 134-136.

Patient Preference and Its Role in Orthopedic Procedures.  University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.

Intracellular Mobility in Retinal Pigmented Epithelial Cells and Immunolocalization of Tubulin in the Ciliated Protoxoan, Tetrahymina Pyriformis.  Saint Joseph’s University, Philadelphia, PA.

Procedures

Operative:

  • All Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repairs
  • CT Guided Shoulder Replacement Surgery
  • Hip Arthroscopy (Labral Repairs, FAI Surgery and Cartilage Restoration)
  • Total Hip Replacements (Anterior and Posterior Approach)
  • Total Knee Replacements, MRI Guided, Custom Guided
  • Reverse Total Shoulder Replacement
  • ACL Reconstruction
  • Knee, Ankle and Wrist Arthroscopy
  • Cartilage Restoration
  • Carpal Tunnel, Trigger Finger and Cubital Tunnel Surgeries

Nonoperative:

  • Fracture Management
  • Joint, Intramuscular and Peripheral Nerve Injections
  • Xiaflex Injections for Finger Contractures
  • Carpal Tunnel Treatments
  • Pavlik Harness Fittings for Newborn Hip Dysplasia
  • Mi-Eye in Office Guided Scope to Assess for Knee and Shoulder Problems
  • Special Interests
  • Reconstruction Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive and Computer Guided Technology
  • Sports Arthroscopy
  • Hand Surgeries
  • Pediatric Orthopedics

Dr. Carey is board certified in Orthopedic Surgery. Make sure your surgeon is board certified at www.abos.org/verify-certification.

Dr. Carey attended medical school at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM). He completed hisOrthopedic residency through the United States Army at Dwight D. Eisenhower Army Medical Center at Fort Gordon, GA. During that time Dr. Carey also studied pediatric surgery at Scottish Rite Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia and orthopedic trauma at University of South Carolina.

After residency, Dr. Carey served as an orthopedic surgeon in Afghanistan. He was promoted to Major in the United States Army during his overseas tour. When he returned, he was stationed at Fort Riley and became the Chairman of Orthopedic Surgery at Irwin Army Community Hospital. He finished his military career over the next 4 years and in 2016 moved to Alaska to start McKinley Orthopedic and Sports Medicine. Within his first year in Fairbanks, Dr. Carey was elected the Chairman of the Orthopedic Department at Fairbanks Memorial Hospital leading the way in bringing innovation to Fairbanks.

Here at McKinley Orthopedic and Sports Medicine, Dr. Carey enjoys seeing patients of all ages for nonoperative and operative orthopedic care. He performs in office procedures such as joint, muscular, nerve and Xiaflex injections along with Mi-Eye in office scopes. He operates at Fairbanks Memorial Hospital and The Surgery Center of Fairbanks. He enjoys total joint replacements, hip, knee, shoulder, ankle and wrist arthroscopy and cartilage restoration procedures.

Dr. Carey feels that continuing medical education is essential in orthopedic surgery and prides himself on bringing cutting-edge orthopedic procedures to Fairbanks. He started a monthly journal club to help continue orthopedic education, not only for himself, but for the entire Fairbanks orthopedic community. In addition, he attends at least three hands-on conferences per year to continue to update his operating skills. He is the only orthopedic surgeon performing All Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repairs, CT Guided Shoulder Replacement Surgery, Hip Arthroscopy (Labral Repairs, FAI Surgery and Cartilage Restoration), and Computer Navigated Total Hip Replacements (Anterior and Posterior Approach).

Outside of work Dr. Carey enjoys spending time with his family and traveling. He enjoys teaching and has taught at the university level in Greece and China. He has also enjoys volunteered including medical services in Mombasa, Kenya. Here in Alaska he is a true outdoorsman and enjoys hunting, fishing, camping, hiking and skiing. When time allows, he also likes to get back on the rugby field. Dr. Carey played rugby at St. Joseph’s University and PCOM while in school and for the 23 and under USA rugby team and US army rugby team. He remains a St. Joseph’s University rugby and basketball fan and enjoys living an active lifestyle.

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