Dr. Benjamin Bjerke, MD

Dr. Benjamin Bjerke, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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Dr. Benjamin Bjerke, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Boulder, CO. He graduated from Columbia Univ Coll Of Physicians and Surgeons and specializes in orthopedic surgery.Read his story

4740 Pearl Pkwy Ste 200

Boulder, CO 80301

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Ameritas
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
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No malpractice claims found for Colorado
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Dr. Bjerke's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Low Back Pain
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bjerke treats Low Back Pain more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Bjerke treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Back Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bjerke treats Back Pain more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Bjerke treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bjerke treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Bjerke treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis

Dr. Bjerke's conditions and procedures:

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Ataxia
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Disc Degeneration
  • Cervical Spine Disorders
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Cervical Spondylolisthesis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Spinal Deformity Correction
  • Complex Spine Disorders
  • Complex Spine Surgery
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Spine Disorders
  • Degenerative Spondylolisthesis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • 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 Dislocation
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Surgery
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Kyphosis
  • Kyphosis Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Limb Pain
  • Lordosis
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lower Spine Surgery
  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lumbar Spine Surgery
  • Lupus
  • Microsurgical Spine Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Compression Fracture
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Discectomy
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Instability
  • Spinal Reconstruction
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Rigidity
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spinal Tumor Surgery
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spine Surgery
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Torticollis
  • Trigger Finger

About Me

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 ad...

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

Hospital For Special Surgery
Residency Hospital
Columbia Univ Coll Of Physicians and Surgeons
Medical School
University Of Wisconsin / Madison
Undergraduate School

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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Likelihood to recommend Dr. Bjerke

4.6

Based on 37 reviews

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1 Star
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After a week of fuming, I will share my experience. I have never met a more arrogant Dr and staff. He didn't listen. Was not the least bit compassionate about pain. I had to repeat myself several times. He was dismissive in every way. When I wasn't interested in surgery he said he didn't think...Read More
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Let's keep it simple, Dr. Bjerke ROCKS! If You have had sciatic pain you know how debilitating it can be. Also I'm sure you have heard just as many horror stories about bad surgery as I have but (and i can only speak for myself) Dr. Bjerke could not have done a better job! Plus he's a super nice...Read More
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I had lumbar fusion in 2005 and in 2018 I began experiencing extreme pain due to two subsequent discs had degenerated. After researching my options, I decided Dr. Bjerke had strong credentials and experience and proceeded with lumbar surgery. Dr. Bjerke very patiently explained options and risks...Read More
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Dr. Bjerke and Jeff, his assistant, were caring and showed concern about helping me. My condition and options were made clear, and they were available to communicate with me when needed. I was treated well throughout. The spine surgery that Dr. Bjerke performed had the results that we hoped it...Read More
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I had a laminectomy of 3 vertebraes and then those were fused to a 4th vertebrae. After surgery, I worked closely with my physical therapist and did all exercises. I am experiencing a great recovery. I recommend Dr. Bjerke.
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Locations

BoulderCentre for Orthopedics

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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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    • 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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Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Amerihealth
Ameritas
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
CompBenefits Corp.
Coventry Health Care
Delta Dental
Dental Network of America
EmblemHealth
Emblem Health
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Guardian
Health Net
HealthFirst
Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Kaiser Permanente
Medicaid
MetLife
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Oxford Health Plans
Principal Financial Group
QualCare
United Concordia
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate POS
Options PPO
Worker's Compensation
Worker's Compensation WC