Dr. Christopher W. Uggen, MD

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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Male • Age 38

2490 11th St Suite Suite 201
Kalamazoo, MI 49009
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Borgess Medical Center
1521 Gull Road
Kalamazoo, MI 49048

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Borgess Orthopedics
2490 11th St Suite Suite 201
Kalamazoo, MI 49009
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    Dr. Uggen's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Dr. Uggen's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Orthopedic Surgery, 2011
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    • Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
    • ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) Surgery
    • Ankle Fracture Repair
    • Arthroscopic Labrum Repair
    • Arthroscopic Meniscus Repair
    • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
    • Arthroscopic Surgery
    • Articular Cartilage Repair
    • Carpal Tunnel Release
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Elbow Arthroscopy
    • Elbow Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Elbow Replacement
    • Elbow Tenotomy
    • Foot & Ankle Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Hand & Wrist Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Joint Drainage
    • Joint Replacement, Robotic-Assisted
    • Knee & Leg Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Knee Arthroscopy
    • Knee Ligament Reconstruction
    • Knee Replacement
    • Knee Replacement Revisions
    • Nerve Block, Somatic
    • Neuroplasty
    • Non-Spinal Nerve Blocks
    • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
    • Rotator Cuff Surgery
    • Shoulder Arthroscopy
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    • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Shoulder Replacement
    • Spinal Fusion
    • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
    • Steroid Injections
    • Trigger Finger Release
    • Trigger Point Injections
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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    • Achilles Tendinitis
    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • 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 of the Shoulder
    • Brachial Plexus Palsy
    • Bunion
    • Bursitis
    • Calcium Pyrophosphate Dihydrate Deposition Disease (CPPD)
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Clavicle Fracture
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • De Quervain's Disease
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Elbow Sprain
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
    • Foot Fracture
    • Foot Sprain
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Glenoid Labrum Tear
    • Gout
    • Hammer Toe
    • Hand Fracture
    • Hip Sprain
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
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    • 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)
    • Low Back Pain
    • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Tear
    • Meniscus Tear
    • Orthopaedic Trauma
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteopenia
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Plantar Fasciitis
    • Pseudoarthrosis
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Scapular Fracture
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Shoulder Dislocation
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Shoulder Instability
    • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Systemic Chondromalacia
    • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
    • Trigger Finger
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    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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    Awards & Recognitions

    Awards

    Media & Publications

    • AOAOS Research Award First Place, 2004
    • Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation Finalist, 2006
    • Jody Fisher Memorial Research Award, 2005
    • Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation Finalist, 2005
    • Orthopaedic Research Society New Investigator Finalist, 2005
    • Smith and Nephew Resident Research Award Finalist, 2005
    • Smith and Nephew Resident Research Award Finalist, 2006
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of California, Los Angeles, School Of Medicine

    Residency Hospital

    Long Island Jewish Medical Center

    Fellowship Hospital

    Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic
    University Of Basel
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Uggen & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Uggen's Hospital Quality

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    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Office Locations

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    Borgess Orthopedics
    2490 11th St Suite Suite 201
    Kalamazoo, MI 49009
    (269) 343-1535 (Office)
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