Dr. Donald Hales

Dr. Donald Hales

Orthopedic Surgeon at Northern Arizona Orthopaedics

Meet Dr. Donald Hales

Dr. Donald Hales is Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon in Flagstaff, Arizona Medical who treats patients with neck and spine conditions. He finds it best if his patients can recover from their difficulties using non-surgical methods, but if surgery is necessary, Dr. Hales specializes in total disc replacements, Kyphoplasty, X-Stop placement for stenosis and scoliosis surgery.

Dr. Donald Hales has a combined spine fellowship at UCLA with surgeons from both orthopedics and neurosurgery. Dr. Hales came on board with Northern Arizona Orthopaedics in 1988 as a specialist in spinal diseases and surgery with a special emphasis on scoliosis.

Dr. Donald Hales works in collaboration with Dr. James Michael Glover, MD, Flagstaff, AZ, 86001 at Northern Arizona Orthopaedics.

Doctor Quote

I feel a great deal of satisfaction in sharing the happiness that comes with successful treatment.

Directions to our primary location in

Flagstaff, AZ

How Dr. Donald Hales Can Help You


  • Orthopedic Surgeon


  • Back Pain
  • Cervical Spine Disorders
  • Coccydynia
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Spinal Conditions
  • Herniated Disc / Bulging Disc
  • Lumbar Spine Disorders
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Disorders
  • Neck Pain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Sciatica / Radiculopathy
  • Scoliosis and Deformity
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Conditions
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Thoracic spine disorders
  • Trauma
  • Tumors
  • Upper Back Pain


  • Artificial Disc Replacement - Lumbar
  • Coccygectomy
  • Discectomy
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Lower Back Surgery
  • Microdiscectomy / Microdecompression
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Neck Surgery
  • Scoliosis Surgery
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spine Surgery
  • Upper Back Surgery
  • Vertebroplasty
  • X-STOP

Accolades for Dr. Donald Hales

Professional Distinctions

  • Spine Fellowship, University of California, Los Angeles, CA
  • Fellow, North American Spine Society

Professional Affiliations

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Back Society
  • American Medical Association
  • Arizona American Medical Association

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Orthopedic Surgery

Office Information for Dr. Donald Hales

1485 Turquoise Drive
Suite 200
Flagstaff, AZ 86001
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Primary Location:

1485 Turquoise Drive
Suite 200
Flagstaff, AZ 86001

The Summit Center

Flagstaff Medical Center Northern Arizona Healthcare

Profile last updated: August 29, 2016. This information was supplied by or on behalf of the provider.