GIKK Shoulder and Elbow Physicians


Jack A. McCarthy, M.D.
Dr. McCarthy remains committed to his patients with hand, elbow and shoulder problems. He combines his interest in basic science and clinical research with the day-to-day care of patients. Whether injured patients are athletes or workers, he attempts to utilize innovative techniques in conjunction with time-honored care plans

Jeffery J. Tiedeman, M.D.
Dr. Tiedeman is one of the few doctors in the area with a Certificate of Added Qualification in Hand Surgery. After residency, he completed an upper extremity fellowship at the University of Iowa and has additional training in microvascular reconstruction. The focus of his practice is the treatment of hand, elbow and shoulder disorders in patients of all ages.

Charles E. Rosipal, M.D.
Dr. Rosipal completed his fellowship under Drs. Charles A. Rockwood and Michael A. Wirth in shoulder and elbow surgery at the University of Texas Health Science Center of San Antonio. He devotes the majority of his practice to problems of the shoulder.

Daniel L. Gaffney, M.D.
Dr. Gaffney’s focus is on conditions and injuries of the hand and upper extremity. He completed medical school at Creighton University School of Medicine on a U.S. Air Force HPSP scholarship and his internship at Michigan State University. After spending three years as a flight surgeon in the US Air Force, he completed his orthopedic surgery residency in Utah and additional fellowship training in hand and upper extremity at Wake Forest University.

David C. Buck, M.D.
Dr. Buck’s focus is on sports injuries including ACL reconstruction and adult shoulder reconstruction.  He completed medical school at the University of Washington School of Medicine and orthopedic surgery residency at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha.  He has an added subspecialty certificate in orthopedic sports medicine.  His special areas of interest include arthroscopic surgery, fracture care and the family-oriented practice of orthopedics.

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