Dr. Benjamin Bjerke, MD

Dr. Benjamin Bjerke, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 37
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Dr. Benjamin Bjerke, MD is an orthopedic spine surgery specialist in Reno, NV. He graduated from Columbia Univ Coll Of Physicians and Surgeons and specializes in orthopedic spine surgery, neurosurgery, and more.Read his story

555 N Arlington Ave

Reno, NV 89503

Contact Information

(775) 786-3040

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
  • 12 More

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Top Care Areas

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Fracture
normal
more than 37% of peers
Fracture Care
normal
more than 18% of peers
Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
normal
more than 17% of peers

Dr. Bjerke'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.

Dr. Bjerke's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Bjerke "Dr. Bjerke completed a combined Neurosurgical and Orthopedic Spine Surgery Fellowship with world-renowned Mayo Clinic. He is pleased to offer the most modern comprehensive spine care with a focus on individualized medicine and patient safety."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Bjerke "Only when surgery is necessary, his goal is to provide an individualized plan of care for each patient. This means providing the safest and minimally-invasive procedure that has proven to be effective. Dr. Bjerke is proficient with the most modern advancements in spine care, including minimal access surgery techniques, stereotactic computer-aided navigation, intra-operative neuromonitoring, and motion-preserving procedures when appropriate."

3  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Neurosurgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Bjerke does not have any board certifications listed.

52  Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Bunion
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Disc Degeneration
  • Cervical Spine Disorders
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Cervical Spondylolisthesis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Complex Spine Disorders
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Spine Disorders
  • Degenerative Spondylolisthesis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hip Fracture
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Kyphosis
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Lordosis
  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spinal Compression Fracture
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Instability
  • Spinal Rigidity
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
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32  Procedures

  • Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Complex Spinal Deformity Correction
  • Complex Spine Surgery
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee Surgery
  • Kyphosis Surgery
  • Lower Spine Surgery
  • Lumbar Spine Surgery
  • Microsurgical Spine Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Discectomy
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstruction
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Tumor Surgery
  • Spine Surgery
  • Synovial Biopsy
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Nevada.

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 Wisconsin / Madison
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Columbia Univ Coll Of Physicians and Surgeons
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Hospital for Special Surgery
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Bjerke has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Bjerke has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bjerke's Reviews

4.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bjerke to family and friends
32 total reviews (27 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (32)

  • 5
    (29)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Bjerke's 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

    10 to 15 minutes
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Patient Comments (27)

I would certainly recommend Dr. Bjerke to anyone needing back surgery. He carefully examined each possibility for the source of my back pain, narrowed down the possibilities carefully before deciding on surgery. Once the decision to operate was made he was efficient and made things happen as...more
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The entire experience was excellent. Got immediate service on the first call and was scheduled for an appointment quickly. No delays at all when I got there. All of the staff were kind and professional. Dr Bjerke was caring, offered options, did extra x-rays during the appointment, explained my...more
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Excellent doctor and surgeon, put me at ease before my spinal surgery and explained all of the steps in order for me to understand my operation. Did an excellent job with the surgery and was always able to help me with any questions or concerns.
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Dr Bjerke is a kind, compassionate provider. He is conservative and doesn’t recommend surgery unless it’s truly needed.
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Excellent surgery and recovery. Very caring and helpful Dr. and staff.
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