Dr. Benjamin Bjerke, MD

Dr. Benjamin Bjerke, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 38
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 and orthopedic spine 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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more than 37% of peers
Fracture Care
more than 18% of peers
Bone Disorders
more than 5% of peers

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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."

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

31  Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • 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
  • Fracture
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Kyphosis
  • Lordosis
  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Compression Fracture
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Instability
  • Spinal Rigidity
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis

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 Colorado.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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  • 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
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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What People Say About Dr. Benjamin Bjerke, MD
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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John P in Reno, NV – Jul 09, 2018
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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...Read More
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Apr 06, 2018
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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...Read More
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Cheryl in Sparks, NV – Mar 28, 2018
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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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Joseph Walsh in Reno, NV – Mar 02, 2018
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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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Reno, NV – Feb 18, 2018
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