Dr. Benjamin J. Hansen, MD

Dr. Benjamin J. Hansen, MD

Orthopedic Surgery | Male

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.Read more

Salt Lake Orthopaedic Clinic
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2016 Five Star Recipient for Total Knee Replacement

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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.Read more

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4.6
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  • How well provider listens and answers questions
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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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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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedics

Board Certifications

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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

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 and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • 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 and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Cartilage Treatment
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Partial Knee Replacement
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection

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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

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Portuguese

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  • 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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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.