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Troy H. Caron D.O.
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Troy H. Caron D.O.

(417) 256-1745
Primary Specialties
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    (Board Certified)
  • Affiliations
  • OMC Orthopedic Clinic
    • Practice Started
      October 2020

    Primary Office

    1210 N. Kentucky Ave.
    West Plains, MO 65775
    Monday - Friday
    8 am - 5 pm


    • University of Maine at Orono, Orono, ME 8/92 - 5/93
    Mechanical Engineering
    • Springfield College Springfield, MA
    Bachelor of Science, Sports Biology, 8/93 to 6/4/96 Magna Cum Laude
    • University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine Biddeford, ME Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, 8/96 to 6/4/00
    • Internship, St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center Toledo ,OH, 7/01/00 to 6/30/01
    • Orthopaedic Surgery Residency, St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center Toledo, OH 7/01/01 to 6/30/05
    • University of Southern California Los Angeles CA 8/19 – 5/21 Masters Business Administration

    Other Specialties/Certifications

    Fellowship trained in:
    • Trauma – Florida Orthopaedic Institute (8/1/05-7/31/06) Roy Sanders, M.D.(Tampa, Florida)
    • Spine – University of Washington / Harborview Medical Center (8/1/06-7/31/07) Carlo Bellabarba, M.D. (Seattle Washington)

    Areas of Interest/Publications

    Published Articles

    • Caron T, Bell G. Combined (Tandem) Lumbar and Cervical Stenosis; Seminars in Spine Surgery; March (18)1. 2007
    • Bedi A, Karunakar M, Caron T, Sanders R, Haidukewych G. Accuracy of Reduction of Ipsilateral Femoral Neck and Shaft Fractures – An Analysis of Various Internal Fixation Strategies; J Orthop Trauma April 23(4):249-253. 2009
    • Sagi C, Militano U, Caron T, Lindvall E. A Comprehensive Analysis With Minimum 1 – Year Follow-Up of Vertically Unstable Transforaminal Sacral Fractures Treated With Triangular Osteosynthesis; J Orthop Trauma May-Jun;23(5):313-9 2009
    • Caron T, Bransford R, Chapman J, Bellabarba C.Treatment and Outcomes of Patients with Ankylosing Spondylitis or Diffuse Idiopathic Skeletal Hyperostosis and Spine Fractures at a High Volume Trauma Center Spine. 35(11):E458-E464, May 15, 2010
    • Pedicle screw reinforcement of thoracolumbar burst fractures: biomechanical evaluation of screw configuration with vertebroplasty and screws at fractured level. International Spine Journal 2012
    • Cervical Spine Trauma in DISH patients – Injury Characteristics and Outcome with Surgical Treatment Richard J Bransford, MD Heiko Koller, MD, Troy Caron, DO Juliane Zenner MD2 Wolfgang Hitzl PhD, MSC Andre Tomasino Michael Mayer MD MD Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2012 Apr 24.
    • Caron T, Finley PJ, Austin C. 10 "Tips and Tricks" to Providing Trauma Care Without Residents. J Orthop Trauma. 2013 Jul 22.
    • Caron T. “Look before you Leap” J Orthop Trauma Oct 2014


    • Best research award at 5th Annual AO spine- North American Fellows Forum 2007.

    Physician Bio

    Dr. Troy Caron is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon. He is fellowship-trained in spine surgery and can diagnose and treat disorders from the neck to low back. These can include arthritis, injuries, tumors, and infections. Dr. Caron also completed a fellowship in trauma and has 15 years of experience treating basic broken bones, broken bones that involve the joints, and difficult fractures that may not heal initially.