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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Dr. Uggen's Experience

Research training, expertise and qualifications

Dr. Uggen's Care Philosophy

Our growing and dynamic clinic prides itself as the first orthopedic practice in Southwest Michigan. Borgess Orthopedics physicians and staff strive to provide you with the highest quality orthopedic care possible and treat each individual with the utmost respect and dignity. To us, your recovery is just as important as your treatment. Our goal is quality results and your satisfaction.

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 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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Background Check for Dr. Uggen

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  • 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

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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