Dr. Benjamin Hansen, MD

Dr. Benjamin Hansen, MD

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Dr. Benjamin Hansen, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Salt Lake City, UT and has been practicing for 7 years. He graduated from University of Utah in 2005 and specializes in orthopedic surgery and non-surgical orthopedics.

1160 E 3900 S Ste 5000

Salt Lake City, UT 84124

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Altius Health Plans
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Value Care Health Systems

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Hansen performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Complications of Joint Prosthesis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Knee Disorders
very high
more than 97% of peers
Chronic Pelvic Pain
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Hansen "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."

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Non-Surgical Orthopedics

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

84  Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • 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
  • Meniscus Injuries
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
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32  Procedures

  • 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, Somatic
  • Partial Knee Replacement
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Utah.

0 Sanctions

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

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Utah
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2001
  • University of Utah
    Medical School | Graduated 2005
  • University of Utah
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2006
  • University of Utah
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2010
  • Duke University School Of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2011

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hansen has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Portuguese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hansen's Reviews

4.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hansen to family and friends
41 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (41)

  • 5
    (34)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Hansen's 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 (5)

Dr. Hanson left me permanently disabled by putting a part in that was two parts two sizes too big and refused to admit it just gave me pain pills thinking I would just shut up Then he told me he would see me for free forever . I knew I was in trouble My insurance changed and I got a second opinion...more
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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...more
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Dr. Benjamin Hansen is an excellent orthopedic surgeon and medical provider in all aspects.
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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...more
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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...more
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