Dr. Scott A. Free, MD

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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Male • Age 43

315 Turwill Ln
Kalamazoo, MI 49006
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Dr. Free:

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Dr. Free's Experience

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Dr. Free's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Free Performs

  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
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Conditions Dr. Free Treats

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Borgess Medical Center
1521 Gull Road
Kalamazoo, MI 49048

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Free

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
K Valley Orthopedics PC
K Valley Orthopedics PC
315 Turwill Ln
Kalamazoo, MI 49006
K Valley Orthopedics PC
315 Turwill Ln
Kalamazoo, MI 49006
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    Dr. Free's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Orthopedic Surgery, 2004
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    • Carpal Tunnel Release
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Foot & Ankle Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Foot & Ankle Ligament & Tendon Repair
    • Hip Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Replacement
    • Hip Replacement Revisions
    • Joint Drainage
    • Knee & Leg Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Knee Arthroscopy
    • Knee Replacement
    • Neuroplasty
    • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
    • Rotator Cuff Surgery
    • Shoulder Arthroscopy
    • Steroid Injections
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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)
    • Bursitis
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Clavicle Fracture
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Foot Fracture
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Glenoid Labrum Tear
    • Gout
    • Hammer Toe
    • Hip Sprain
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Knee Dislocation (incl. Meniscal Tear)
    • Knee Sprain
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Low Back Pain
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
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    • Osteopenia
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Plantar Fasciitis
    • Pseudoarthrosis
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Rib Fracture
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Scoliosis
    • Shoulder Dislocation
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Systemic Chondromalacia
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    Background Check for Dr. Free

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Michigan.
    • 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

    Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1996

    Residency Hospital

    Mi St U/Kalamazoo Center Med Studies
    Complete in 2001
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Free & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Free's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Borgess Medical Center

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Free

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Free to family and friends

    4 responses
    same as
    national average

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    Dr. Free's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    4 responses
    same as
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    4 responses
    below
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    4 responses
    below
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 4 responses
    shorter than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Free
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    4 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    4 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    3 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    4 responses
    below
    national average

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    7 Tips to Prepare for Your Appointment

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    Appointments & Offices

    Check insurance plans, locations and make an appointment

    Is Dr. Free accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?

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    Office Locations

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    K Valley Orthopedics PC
    315 Turwill Ln
    Kalamazoo, MI 49006
    (269) 343-8170 (Office)
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    K Valley Orthopedics PC
    315 Turwill Ln
    Kalamazoo, MI 49006
    (269) 343-8170 (Office)
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