Dr. Douglas J Chonko DO Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Douglas Chonko is an orthopedic surgeon in Akron, Ohio and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Robinson Memorial Hospital and Summa Health System. He received his medical degree from Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine and has been in practice for 16 years. Dr. Chonko accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 11 doctors at Robinson Memorial Hospital and one of 47 at Summa Health System who specialize in Orthopedic Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Orthopedic Surgeon: Hip & Knee Reconstructive Surgery

Hospital Affiliation

Summa Health System
High performing in Orthopedics

Robinson Memorial Hospital

Summa Western Reserve Hospital

Education & Medical Training

Summa Western Reserve Hospital - Summ
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 1999–2003

Summa Western Reserve Hospital - Summ
Internship, Transitional Year, 1998–1999

Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Class of 1998

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Most Compassionate Doctor, American Registry

Publications & Presentations

Acute gouty arthropathy after total knee arthroplasty.
Salin, J.W., Lombardi, A.V., Berend, K.R., Chonko, D.J.

Cerclage wires or cables for the management of intraoperative fracture associated with a cementless, tapered femoral prosthesis: results at 2 to 16 years.
Berend, K.R., Lombardi, A.V., Mallory, T.H., Chonko, D.J., Dodds, K.L., Adams, J.B.

Patella baja and total knee arthroplasty (TKA): etiology, diagnosis, and management.
Chonko, D.J., Lombardi, A.V., Berend, K.R.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • Anthem PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Cofinity PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed Plus
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed POS
  • Rocky Mountain Group/Indiv - HMO/Private Pay
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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