Troy Caron, D.O., Board-Certified Orthopedic Surgeon, recently joined the
multi-disciplinary Ozarks Medical Center (OMC) Medical Group. Dr. Caron
brings over 15 years of clinical experience to OMC Orthopedics and Spine.
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.
As specified by the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, orthopaedic
surgeons are medical doctors who have completed a total of approximately
14 years of formal education. Board-certified orthopaedic surgeons must
maintain their certification with continuous, life-long learning and demonstrating
their expertise on a regular basis via an oral or written examination.
An orthopedic surgeon is an expert with extensive training in the proper
diagnosis and both non-surgical and surgical treatment of injuries and
diseases of the musculoskeletal system.
Dr. Caron completed a fellowship in spine at the University of Washington
/ Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, as well as a trauma fellowship at
the Florida Orthopaedic Institute, Tampa. He completed a residency in
orthopaedic sugery at St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center, Toledo, OH and
earned his medical degree from the University of New England College of
Osteopathic Medicine, Biddeford, ME.
Dr. Caron’s interest in medicine began as a high school athlete where
he became interested in the musculoskeletal system. As a medical student,
he decided to add a specialization in spine surgery. Having grown up in
a small town, Dr. Caron was attracted the close knit community that West
“We are thrilled to welcome Dr. Caron as the newest member of the
OMC Medical Group bringing with him not just a stellar surgical background,
but with the addition of a spine specialty,” says Antony Joseph,
M.D, President, OMC Medical Group. “We will continue to expand OMC’s
specialty clinics to serve the needs of the area residents and continue
to be the healthcare provider of choice in the Ozarks. ”
OMC Orthopedics and Spine is located at 1210 N. Kentucky Ave., West Plains.
Dr. Caron sees patients by referral Monday through Friday from 8 a.m.
to 5 p.m. Please call 417-256-1745 for more information. OMC Orthopedics
provides an on-call physician, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. After-hour
orthopedic injuries may be evaluated at the OMC Emergency room.
Ozarks Medical Center is a system of care encompassing eight primary care
and 17 specialty clinics, along with complete rehabilitation, behavioral
healthcare, and home care services. While the 114-bed acute care hospital
cares for more than 5,400 admissions, the entire medical system has more
than 364,000 patient visits annually in South Central Missouri and Northern
Arkansas. For more information about OMC, visit www.OzarksMedicalCenter.com.
Troy Caron, DO, Board-Certified Orthopedic Surgeon, OMC Orthopedics and Spine