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Orthopedic Surgery | Male

Care Philosophy

Having completed fellowship training in adult reconstruction of the hip and knee, my goal is to provide the highest quality orthopaedic care available today. I recognize my essential role as a teacher and educator for patients, and aim to provide for them a clear understanding of their diagnosis and treatment options. Patients will receive very personalized care with direct access to me for answering questions and receiving instruction.

Biography

Dr. Benjamin Hansen, MD is an orthopedic surgery doctor who practices in Salt Lake City, UT. He has been practicing for 12 years. Dr. Hansen is affiliated with Riverton Hospital, Lds Hospital, Alta View Hospital, University of Utah Health Care and Intermountain Medical Center.

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    based on 40 total surveys (4 with reviews)
    Dr. Hansen's Performance
    • Trustworthiness
      EXCELLENT
    • Explains condition(s) well
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    • Answers Questions
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    • Time well spent
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    Office & Staff Performance
    • Scheduling
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    • Average wait time
      10 to 15 minutes
    Patient Reviews (4)
    in Midway, Utah |
    Dr. Hansen did a total hip replacement for me. I had been dreading it and putting it off for two years. I finally cried uncle and got it done. The surgery went so well I felt good enough that I didn't have much pain meds at all at the hospital and none when I returned home. My recovery was wonderful was up and running in a few days. When I went to physical therapy 2 weeks out my therapist was amazed at how great I was doing and I didn't need much therapy at all. My experience was great!
    in South Jordan, UT |
    Dr. Benjamin Hansen is an excellent orthopedic surgeon and medical provider in all aspects.
    in Salt Lake City, UT |
    I was referred to Dr. Hansen in 2015 .. I had a bad hip replacement done 2 yrs. earlier (from a different Dr.) .. Constant pain . Could hardly walk. After a couple more x-rays and a couple of tests, it was recommended that I have a hip revision.. Dr. Hansen and his staff set up a date for the surgery .. It was done in Oct. 2015. Totally respectful of his patients and in a very caring manner .. I have been pain free since the surgery .. He is a very superior Dr. in my opinion.. FABULOUS !!!
    in Salt Lake City, UT |
    I think Dr. Hansen's motto must be: Settle for Perfect! He was genuinely interested in me as a patient and as a person during my entire experience. His thoroughness in explaining the procedure eliminated my fears and anxieties. The surgery couldn't have been more successful. I had very little pain following the surgery and appreciated his attentiveness while I was in the hospital and in follow-up appointments. When I have the other hip replacement surgery, it will definitely be with Dr. Hansen
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    Dr. Hansen's Care Philosophy

    Having completed fellowship training in adult reconstruction of the hip and knee, my goal is to provide the highest quality orthopaedic care available today. I recognize my essential role as a teacher and educator for patients, and aim to provide for them a clear understanding of their diagnosis and treatment options. Patients will receive very personalized care with direct access to me for answering questions and receiving instruction.

    Dr. Hansen's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    •  Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
    •  Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
    •  Malpractice claims in Utah not available
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Conditions Treated

    • Ankle Fracture
    • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
    • Ataxia
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Back Pain
    • Baker’s Cyst
    • Bone Disorders
    • Brachial Plexus Palsy
    • Broken Arm
    • Bursitis
    • Cancer
    • Chondrocalcinosis
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Clavicle Fracture
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Difficulty With Walking
    • Elbow Bursitis
    • Elbow Injuries
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
    • Femur Fracture
    • Foot Conditions
    • Foot Fracture
    • Fracture
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Gout
    • Hand Conditions
    • Herniated Disc
    • Hip Arthritis
    • Hip Fracture
    • Hip Pain
    • Hip Sprain
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Intervertebral Disc Disease
    • Joint Pain
    • Knee Arthritis
    • Knee Dislocation
    • Knee Disorders
    • Knee Fracture
    • Knee Ligament Rupture
    • Knee Pain
    • Knee Sprain
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Limb Cramp
    • Limb Pain
    • Low Back Pain
    • Lumbar Spine Fracture
    • Lupus
    • Meniscus Injuries
    • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
    • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteopenia
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Pelvic Fracture
    • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
    • Pseudoarthrosis
    • Pyogenic Arthritis
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Scapular Fracture
    • Scoliosis
    • Shoulder Dislocation
    • Shoulder Disorders
    • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Disorders
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Sports Injuries
    • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
    • Tibia and Fibula Fractures

    Education

    • Medical School
      University of Utah

      Graduated in 2005

    • Internship Hospital
      University of Utah

      Completed in 2006

    • Residency Hospital
      University of Utah

      Completed in 2010

    • Fellowship Hospital
      Duke University School Of Medicine

      Completed in 2011

    • Undergraduate School
      Utah

      Graduated in 2001

    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • Portuguese

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    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery
    • Non-Surgical Orthopedics

    Procedures Performed

    • ACL Surgery
    • Arm Surgery
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Fracture Care
    • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Hip Replacement
    • Hip Replacement Revision
    • Hip Resurfacing
    • Joint Drainage
    • Knee Arthroscopy
    • Knee Cartilage Treatment
    • Knee Replacement
    • Knee Replacement Revision
    • Knee Surgery
    • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
    • Partial Knee Replacement
    • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
    • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Steroid Injection