Dr. Christopher S. Cranford, MD

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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Male • Age 38

444 W Osborn Rd Suite 200
Phoenix, AZ 85013
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Hospital Quality

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Banner Thunderbird Medical Center
5555 West Thunderbird Road
Glendale, AZ 85306

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9 Facts About Hospital Quality

Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

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Patient Satisfaction

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
444 W Osborn Rd Suite 200
Phoenix, AZ 85013
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    Dr. Cranford's Experience

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    Dr. Cranford's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    • ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) Surgery
    • Alternative Bearing Surfaces
    • Ankle Arthroscopy
    • Ankle Fracture Repair
    • Arthoroscopic Surgery Reconstruction
    • Arthrocentesis
    • Arthroscopic Acromioplasty
    • Arthroscopic Glenoid Labrum Repair
    • Arthroscopic Joint Reconstruction
    • Arthroscopic Joint Surgery
    • Arthroscopic Labrum Repair
    • Arthroscopic Meniscus Repair
    • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
    • Arthroscopic Shoulder Reconstruction
    • Arthroscopic Surgery
    • Arthroscopic Upper-Extremity Surgery
    • Articular Cartilage Repair
    • Bicep Repairs
    • Bone & Joint Repair
    • Bone & Joint Replacement
    • Bursa Injections
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Elbow Arthroscopy
    • Elbow Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Elbow Tenotomy
    • Foot & Ankle Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Replacement
    • Hip Replacement Revisions
    • Hip Resurfacing
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    • Joint Drainage
    • Knee Arthroscopy
    • Knee Replacement
    • Nerve Block, Somatic
    • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
    • Rotator Cuff Surgery
    • Shoulder Arthroscopy
    • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Synovial Biopsy
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • Ankle Fracture
    • Ankle Injury
    • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
    • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
    • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
    • Arthritis
    • Ataxia
    • Bursitis
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Clavicle Fracture
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • De Quervain's Disease
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Foot Fracture
    • Fracture
    • Glenoid Labrum Tear
    • Gout
    • Hand Fracture
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Knee Dislocation (incl. Meniscal Tear)
    • Knee Fracture
    • Knee Sprain
    • Lateral & Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis & Golf Elbow)
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Tear
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
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    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteopenia
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Pseudoarthrosis
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Shoulder Dislocation
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Systemic Chondromalacia
    • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
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    Background Check for Dr. Cranford

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Arizona.

    0 Sanctions

    • 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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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 2001
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Cranford & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Cranford's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 2 hospitals where Dr. Cranford has admitting privileges:

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    • Arrowhead Hospital

    • Banner Thunderbird Medical Center

  3. Healthgrades

    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

    Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Cranford

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cranford to family and friends

    13 responses
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    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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    Level of trust in provider's decisions
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  4. Healthgrades

    7 Tips to Prepare for Your Appointment

    The key to a successful appointment is communication. To get the most out of your visit, prepare ahead of time so you can lead the conversation with your doctor. These 7 tips will get you ready

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    Appointments & Offices

    Check insurance plans, locations and make an appointment

    Is Dr. Cranford accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?

    • Aetna
    • Assurant Health
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Cigna
    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • GEHA
    • Golden Rule
    • Health Net
    • Humana
    • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
    • Medicaid
    • Medicare
    • MultiPlan
    • Tricare
    • United Healthcare
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    Office Locations

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    444 W Osborn Rd Suite 200
    Phoenix, AZ 85013
    (602) 230-1400 (Office)
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