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Joseph Tansey, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon

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Orthopedics-Henry County Health Center
407 S. White St.
Mount Pleasant, IA 52641

Biographical Summary

Dr. Joseph Tansey (Dr. Joe) is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon. While Dr. Tansey manages and treats all conditions of the musculoskeletal system for patients of all ages, he has been specially trained to treat foot and ankle conditions. He has headed the orthopedic clinic at Henry County Health Center since 2013 after moving to southeast Iowa from Chicago.


Fellowship-Foot & Ankle - St. Vincent's Hospital & Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center

Residency - University of Illinois-Chicago Hospital

Medical School

Loyola Stritch School of Medicine


Orthopedic Surgery American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons

Conditions Treated

  • Fractures & dislocations

  • Tendon injuries

  • Ligament injuries

  • Sport injuries

  • Nerve injuries/pain

  • Deformities

  • Arthritis

  • Work injuries

Procedures Performed

  • Rotator cuff repair

  • Labral Repair (Treatment of shoulder instability)

  • Arthroscopic management of Bicep Tendon pathology

  • Shoulder replacement

  • Shoulder replacement revision

  • Shoulder Ligament Reconstruction/Repair

  • Superior Capsular Reconstruction

  • Proximal Humerus and Clavicle Fracture

  • Total knee replacement

  • Outpatient total knee replacement

  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Reconstruction with Autograft & Allograft

  • Revision ACL Reconstruction

  • Pediatric ACL Reconstruction

  • Ligament Repair/Reconstruction

  • Meniscal Repair

  • Patellar (kneecap) Instability Stabilization

  • Quadriceps & Patellar Tendon Repair

  • Fractures involving the Femur, Tibia, and Patella

  • Achilles Tendon Repair

  • High ankle sprain

  • Ankle Fractures

  • Degenerative flatfoot reconstruction

  • Bunion and hammertoe correction

  • Deformity correction

  • Peroneal tendon injuries

  • Ankle arthroscopy

  • Osteochondral defects of talar dome

  • Lisfranc injuries

  • Foot/ ankle trauma

  • Plantar fasciitis

  • Gastrocnemius (calf muscle) recession

  • Achilles reconstruction

  • Bicep Tendon Repair

  • Tennis Elbow/Golfer's Elbow

  • Ligament Repair/Reconstruction

  • Cubital Tunnel Release

  • Elbow Fractures

  • Carpal Tunnel Release

  • Trigger Finger Release

  • Wrist/Hand Fractures

  • Total Hip Replacement

  • Outpatient total hip replacement

  • Revision hip surgery

  • Hip fractures

  • Hip strain

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