Dr. Benjamin Curtis, MD

Dr. Benjamin Curtis, MD

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Orthopedic Hand Surgery  |  
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41 y/o
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Dr. Benjamin Curtis, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Salt Lake City, UT and has been practicing for 5 years. He graduated from University of Utah in 2006 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery and orthopedic surgery.

Salt Lake Orthopaedic Clinic

1160 E 3900 S Ste 5000

Salt Lake City, UT 84124
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Accepted insurance

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Altius Health Plans
  • Ameritas
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • CompBenefits Corp.
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Delta Dental
  • Dental Network of America
  • DenteMax
  • Dominion Insurance

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Top Care Areas

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Fracture
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more than 73% of peers
Joint Pain
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more than 71% of peers
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
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more than 70% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Curtis "As an orthopaedic surgeon I have opportunity to work with people in pain, to provide a service, and to see patients' quality of life improve. I emphasize really getting to know my patients so that, together, we determine the best treatment for each individual. I take time to educate my patients, and explain problems and all treatment options, so that patients are equipped to make informed decisions about their care."
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Physician Specialties*
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Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Disorders
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Femur Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hip Fracture
  • Joint Pain
  • Limb Pain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tendonitis
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture

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Procedures

  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Wrist Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Foot and Ankle Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Hand, Elbow, and Shoulder Microvascular Surgery
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Surgery
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Orthopedic Surgical Procedures
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Replacement
  • Wrist Surgery

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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

0 Board Actions

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Education

  • University of Utah
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2002
  • University of Utah
    Medical School | Graduated 2006
  • University of Utah Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2007
  • University of Utah Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2012
  • The Ohio State University Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2013

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Curtis has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Curtis' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Curtis to family and friends
4.9
based on 66 total reviews (24 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (66)

  • 5
    (63)
  • 4
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  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
    (2)

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
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (24)

Choose a different office. This place is all about the money. They collected my co pay and then charged 500 bucks for an office visit. If you don't pay the entire balance in two weeks off to collections with you. No offering of payments and charge whatever they want. There are other choices...more
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I'm very sorry that you had a poor experience...this is highly unusual. Our billing follows the standards set by the government and insurance plans and does not charge any more than these standards. We do allow for payment plans and we make these arrangements regularly with many patients. The billing dept makes at least 3 attempts to contact patients (via letter & phone call) to make these arrangements. I hope that your orthopaedic condition improves. All the best to you.

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in Salt Lake City
If you have to go to a hand specialist I definitely recommend Dr. Curtis! He is friendly, thorough, and has a good sense of humor. Answers any questions you may have and is an excellent doctor. His staff is friendly and welcoming and make scheduling appointments a breeze.
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Thank you, Faith. I enjoyed getting to work with you.

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in Bountiful
Dr Curtis operated on my hand. It feels so much better now. I cant wait until I can get the other hand done as well. I highly recommend Dr. Curtis. He is everything a Dr. should be.+more
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in West Valley
I broke my leg for the first time in my life and needed emergency surgery. The hospital was expecting me so as I was being transported to my room Dr. B. Curtis met me in the hallway with his blue cap on. He and his staff was very attentive to his patients needs. When I would go to his office for...more
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in Salt Lake City, UT
I'd highly recommend Dr. Curtis. He used an innovative new less invasive "fix" for my hand, explained and predicated the treatment precisely, was so generous with his time and care... and now I can hold my grandbabies!
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