Dr. Alan Curtis, MD

Dr. Alan Curtis, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 61
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Dr. Alan Curtis, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Waltham, MA and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from University Of Massachusetts Medical School in 1985 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

840 Winter St

Waltham, MA 02451

Contact Information

(781) 890-2133

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Tufts Health Plan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Curtis performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Adhesive Capsulitis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
very high
more than 99% of peers
Shoulder Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Curtis's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

51  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)

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8  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

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.

Education

  • University Of Massachusetts Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • St Elizabeths Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • University Mass Mc
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990
  • S Cal Ortho Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Curtis has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Curtis' Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Curtis to family and friends
28 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (28)

  • 5
    (22)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Curtis' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Dr. Curtis and his staff are among the most competent and efficient I have ever encountered. He is the pro particularly when it comes to shoulders. Works closely and professionally with his P.A.
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I'm a martial artist who came to see Dr Curtis for an old right shoulder injury. Dr Curtis explained the pros and cons so I scheduled surgery. He repaired my shoulder which after 4 weeks of surgery I had pretty much full range of motion and my shoulder is better than what it every was. The pain...more
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This appears to be an orthopedic surgery factory. The staff is friendly, efficient, and relentless in getting your surgery scheduled. In fact, they won't even let you schedule a visit with Dr Curtis for the first time until you've seen his Physician's Assistant and actually scheduled your...more
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Based on my two complete shoulder repairs, one done in 2009 and the other in 2011, I highly recommend Dr. Curtis. I have complete mobility in both shoulders and I strongly believe my success was due to his expertise. FIVE STARS
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