Dr. Aaron J. Altenburg, MD

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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Male • Age 41

2240 E Center St
Pocatello, ID 83201
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Procedures Dr. Altenburg Performs

  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
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Portneuf Medical Center
777 Hospital Way
Pocatello, ID 83201

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    Dr. Altenburg's Experience

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery
    • Adult Orthopedic Surgery
    • Adult Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery
    • Bone & Joint Orthopedics
    • Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics
    • Orthopedic Hip Surgery
    • Orthopedic Knee Surgery
    • Orthopedic Trauma Surgery
    • Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery
    • Orthopedics

    Board Certifications

    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Hip Replacement
    • Hip Replacement Revision
    • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Knee Replacement
    • Knee Replacement Revision
    • Knee Surgery
    • Steroid Injection
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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    • Baker’s Cyst
    • Bone Disorders
    • Bursitis
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
    • Femur Fracture
    • Hip Fracture
    • Knee Disorders
    • Knee Fracture
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Pyogenic Arthritis
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    Background Check for Dr. Altenburg

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Idaho.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    OR HLTH SCI UNIV SCH OF MED
    Graduated in 2002

    Residency Hospital

    University of Iowa
    Complete in 2007

    Fellowship Hospital

    Mayo Clinic-Rochester
    Complete in 2008
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Altenburg & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
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    • 5 reviews

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    5 out of 5
    - in Pocatello |

    I had two total hip replacements in 2015.. he was very professional answered all our questions. Made me feel very comfortable and secure, I would recommend him most definitely - anyone. He is awesome...he has helped me get my life back..

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    5 out of 5
    - in Malad City, ID |

    My name is Dwight, after yrs of pain & no relief or solutions from other doctors was sent to Dr. Altenburg who replaced my hip and under his superior care I am doing great have a ways to go to full recovery but am already 100 times better. I would recommend Dr. Altenburg to anyone.

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    5 out of 5
    - in Stone, ID |

    I am 62 years old and with all the experiences I have had with Doctors, I have to say Dr. Altenburg was by far the best I have ever experienced. I had a bad knee problem and had went to the best in our area and the Park City area and no one knew how to help me or really cared about helping me. At our first visit he knew the problem and gave me the solution. My surgery with him and the care I received was so superior to anything I have ever experienced. I'm so glad I found him!!!!!

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    5 out of 5
    - in Sugar City, ID |

    Dr. Altenburg was AMAZING!!!! Having seen my mother go through three miserable hip replacements, my experience was much different. He replaced both my hips. One in Jan 2015 and the other in July 2015.

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    5 out of 5
    - in Idaho Falls, ID |

    I was born with bi-lateral hip dysplasia; for the last 25 years I was mostly in severe pain. I had 2 unsuccessful surgeries in the 90's and spent nearly a year in bed - generally no relief. I was very hesitant to have more surgery, but life as it was, was nearly unbearable. To say the least, finding Dr. Altenburg was the best thing that's happened to me in many years - 2 replacements in 2 months and nearly new, with some residual pain!

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    Medical Specialties Of Idaho
    2240 E Center St
    Pocatello, ID 83201
    (208) 233-8344 (Office)
    (208) 232-0256 (Fax)
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