Dr. Alexander Glogau, MD

Orthopedic Surgery •  Male • Age 66
  
Dr. Glogau
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

OrthoTexas Orthopedics & Sports Medicine

4031 W Plano Pkwy Ste 100 Plano, TX 75093

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(972) 985-1072

Dr. Alexander Glogau, MD is a Orthopedic Surgery Specialist in Plano, TX and has over 36 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Glogau has more experience with Knee/Lower Limbs, Hand/Wrist, and Shoulder/Upper Arm than other specialists in his area. He graduated from Downstate Medical Center medical school in 1984. He is affiliated with medical facilities Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Frisco and Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Plano. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Glogau to book an appointment.


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Dr. Glogau accepts the following insurance:

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Blue Card PPO
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Frequently Treated by Dr. Glogau

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Glogau treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Glogau treats other conditions, please contact the office at (972) 985-1072.

Knee/Lower Limbs

Knee and lower limb surgeons perform procedures such as total knee replacement, partial knee replacement, and tendor repair, to treat conditions including arthritis, ligament tears, or bone fractures.Compare with other Knee/Lower Limbs specialists.

Dr. Glogau typically treats 72% more often than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 16 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Runner's Knee
Knee Disorders
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
Normal Frequency
High Frequency
Very High Frequency
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Hand/Wrist

Hand and wrist conditions including arthritis, carpal tunnel syndrome, Dupuytren's contracture, and fractures or sprains, with treatment options such as surgery or physical therapy.Compare with other Hand/Wrist specialists.

Dr. Glogau typically treats 66% more often than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 10 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
Hand Fracture
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Normal Frequency
High Frequency
Very High Frequency
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Shoulder/Upper Arm

Shoulder and upper arm conditions include arthritis, bursitis, rotator cuff injuries, and dislocations, with treatment options such as surgery or physical therapy.Compare with other Shoulder/Upper Arm specialists.

Dr. Glogau typically treats 56% more often than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 7 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Broken Arm
Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
Normal Frequency
High Frequency
Very High Frequency
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Dr. Glogau's conditions and procedures:

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • ACL Surgery
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Heel Spur
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Sprain
  • Knee Surgery
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Wrist Fracture

Dr. Glogau's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Glogau

3.9

Based on 63 ratings

5 Stars
66.66666666666667%
(42)
4 Stars
4.761904761904762%
(3)
3 Stars
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2 Stars
6.349206349206349%
(4)
1 Star
22.22222222222222%
(14)
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Dr. Glagau was the 3rd doctor that I saw about my shoulder pain. He sent me for an MRI with contrast and immediately said I needed surgery to repair my rotator cuff. The surgery went smoothly and the care that the surgery center and Dr. G's staff gave me was great! I was especially impressed at the lack of visible scars. Overall, I'm very happy with my experience at OrthoTexas from the doctor, to the surgery center, and especially the rehabilitation people.
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  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Jennifer – Aug 20, 2020
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Do not see Glogau unless you have no other choice--and you do. Not only did he misdiagnose my injury, and recommend the very thing that caused irreparable damage, he refused to order an MRI for me, even after I offered to pay for it myself. Three months later I went to a different doctor who immediately ordered an MRI after seeing my condition. But by then the damage was done. I had surgery but the best result I can hope for is a 50% return to normal. Glogau is rude and arrogant, which is okay if you are competent, but he is not. I believe the only reason he refused to get an MRI was because I requested it. Why not use the tools, such as an MRI, that are available to you? His arrogance came at a terrible cost to me--stay away from this guy!
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Jim Smith – Jun 13, 2020
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Dr. Glogau replaced my left hip in late February. I liked his direct approach to what was coming and what was expected. Since then he has been in contact with me. With his guidance and physical therapy my outcome has been very good. Would recommend him and is staff for surgery as well as BSW Hospital in Frisco.
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BobC – Jun 02, 2020
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Was so pleased as how he explained why I was in so much pain and what could be done to relieve it on a Friday appointment. And to schedule a surgery for the following Monday was more than I expected. Wish I was nicer during the visit but with the pain - I was not my perfect self. The follow-up phone appointment was good and his recommendation I could take another RX at the same time was successful
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Len Bara – Apr 06, 2020
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I would like to hear back from the doctor about the hip surgery he said need. My appt was on Tuesday. I’m in pain.
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Karen Taylor Wisdom – Feb 06, 2020
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Dr. Alex Glogau treated me for a work-related injury. He and his staff have been diligent in securing the correct treatment for my shoulder injury. The necessary surgery was quite successful, yielding full flexibility with a minimum associated pain. The associated physical therapy group did an outstanding job of tailoring exercises to my particular strengths and weaknesses to yield steady progress. This has resulted in very good flexibility and nearing-full strength.
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Stan Black – Feb 05, 2020
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Amazing Dr that agreed to see my daughter on Friday afternoon. He came from different hospital where he was performing surgery. He is truly a Dr who cares about his patients.
What went well
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
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Jan 28, 2020
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A very pleasant experience. It made my day
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  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Jan 15, 2020
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Dr Glogau took a chance with my case which was an extremely rare condition and performed an experimental procedure which worked. I am walking normally again..great ortho. (Their affiliated PT was good as well)
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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WW – Dec 24, 2019
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I received a thorough explanation of what the problem was with my shoulder and the treatment plan that would be employed to resolve my symptoms.
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Kim T. – Nov 14, 2019
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Total knee replacement
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Oct 09, 2019
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Very unique issue with my leg. He was the only doctor that could troubleshoot and repair so I can walk without pain. Great facility and everyone is so kind and helpful.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Jul 11, 2019
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Dr. Glogau and all of the staff at OrthoTexas in Plano are always friendly, caring and efficient. Dr. Glogau knows his stuff.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Plano – Jul 01, 2019
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Very thorough and kind; provides genuine care, while allowing one to ask questions without feeling rushed or unimportant. Dr. G always addresses the needs of the patient, weighing each option of care for one to make an informed decision.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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P HARRIS in PLANO, TX – Jun 04, 2019
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I was anxious about having a knee replacement surgery, however, Dr. Glogau did a great job which helped in making my recovery less painful and movement easier. Compare to many opinions I've had this is impressive!
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May 16, 2019
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My neighbor had successful surgery and recommend Dr Glogau for mine. It went well and had great care from a great staff afterwards. Highly recommend.
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May 14, 2019
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Outstanding experience. He is a no nonsense Dr and explains the problem and the treatment very well. I will definitely use him again if needed.
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May 11, 2019
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Dr. Glogau repaired my rotator cuff 4 months ago, and I now have full range of motion. I would recommend Dr. Glogau to anyone and have already referred a patient.
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Mar 26, 2019
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Many of my family members and friends had been to Dr. Glogau for their orthopedic needs but this was my first time. I was very impressed with the Doctor (and his staff). My waiting time to see the doctor was always reasonable. I was impressed with his surgical skill; very little scarring and a very conservative approach to recovery/rehab. Takes the time to explain if you ask any questions.
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Shelley in Plano, TX – Dec 20, 2018
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16 years ago my husband went to ER at Plano Medical Center due to a horrific car wreck. His foot was partially severed and the doctor on call that day was Dr Glogau who successfully reattached and saved his foot! Since then he has performed surgery on both of my husband’s shoulder and shoulder surgery on me. He is a brilliant, professional, yet compassionate surgeon! I would highly recommend him.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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About Me

Care Philosophy

The physicians and surgeons who make up OrthoTexas offer comprehensive and compassionate care, orthopedic rehabilitation services, access to on-site imaging...Read more

Biography

Dr. Glogau is a graduate of Downstate Medical Center/State University of New York at Brooklyn and holds additional degrees from John Hopkins University...Read more

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Hip & Knee Orthopedics
  • Orthopedics
  • Sports Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Education

1990
Associated Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
Fellowship Hospital
1988
Maimonides Medical Center
Residency Hospital
1984
Downstate Medical Center
Medical School

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Awards

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Locations

OrthoTexas Orthopedics & Sports Medicine

Plano Office4031 W Plano Pkwy Ste 100 Plano, TX 75093
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    • Mon: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
  • Directions
Frisco Office5757 Warren Pkwy Ste 180 Frisco, TX 75034
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    • Mon: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Frisco

Frisco, TX

84% Patient experience rating, 15% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019)

Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Plano

Plano, TX

79% Patient experience rating, 10% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019, 2018)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019)
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