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DMC and ICH now offering orthopaedic and general sports medicine services

Thesselon Monderson, M.D., joins DMC Orthopaedics and Irwin Orthopaedics

By Holley Lee

FITZGERALD, GEORGIA – Dorminy Medical Center and Irwin County Hospital are expanding clinical services to offer Orthopaedic Surgery, Hand Surgery and general sports medicine care.

Thesselon W. Monderson, M.D., is the newest member of the hospitals’ Medical Staff and will be joining DMC Orthopaedics and Irwin Orthopaedics and will begin seeing patients January 2, 2020.

After receiving his Doctor of Medicine from Howard University College of Medicine in Washington, D.C., Dr. Monderson completed his residency in Orthopedic Surgery from Howard University Hospital. Board certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery, Dr. Monderson also holds a fellowship in Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas.

Dr. Monderson specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of injuries, illnesses and deformities affecting the many components of the musculoskeletal system, which includes bones, muscles, tendons, joints and ligaments. “My mission is to provide competent orthopaedic care to the community and clinical decision making based on shared values, mutual understanding and respect between my patients and me,” said Dr. Monderson.

“Dr. Monderson is a welcome addition to our medical staff,” said Stacie Mims, CEO of Dorminy Medical Center. “We know he will be an asset to our facility and both the Ben Hill and Irwin communities, concluded Mims. “We look forward to Dr. Monderson providing orthopedic services and surgeries needed in our communities” said Paige Wynn, CEO of Irwin County Hospital.

“My wife and I are looking forward to calling the Fitzgerald/Irwin area home and getting involved in both communities,” said Dr. Monderson.

DMC Orthopaedics is located at 200 Perry House Rd, in the Rehab department at DMC. Irwin Orthopaedics is located at 357 Cargile Rd., Ocilla. He will see patients at both locations Monday – Friday and welcomes new patients. His Fitzgerald office number is 229-424-7286 and Irwin office number is 229-468-3970.  

To schedule an appointment or make a referral, call (229) 424-7286.