Dr. Benjamin Harper, MD

Dr. Benjamin Harper, MD

Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 36
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Dr. Benjamin Harper, MD is a joint replacement & reconstruction orthopedic specialist in Grand Rapids, MI and has been practicing for 5 years. He graduated from Louisiana State University Health Shreveport / School Of Medicine in 2007 and specializes in joint replacement & reconstruction orthopedics and orthopedic surgery.Read his story

350 Lafayette Ave SE

Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Contact Information

(616) 456-8515

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Priority Health
  • Spectrum Health

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Top Care Areas

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

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers
Knee Disorders
very high
more than 97% of peers
Joint Pain
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Dr. Harper's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Harper "Early on in life I very much enjoyed being an orderly in a community hospital. I liked the interaction with patients and the ability to help them in their day to day activities while in the hospital. During this time I especially enjoyed taking care of the orthopaedic patients and several of the surgeons were kind enough to mentor me in these early years and have continued now as friends through the years. It has turned out to be one of the most rewarding careers I could have imagined."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Harper "I believe in treating my patients as I would treat friends or family. I strive to evaluate a patients problem and discuss this in a manner that makes sense to them and then discuss the variety of options that are available for treatment. This generally includes both non operative and operative options and after discussion we make decisions together."

2  Specialties

  • Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Harper does not have any board certifications listed.

58  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fractured Lower Leg
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Infectious Arthritis
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intra-Articular Fracture
  • Joint Fracture
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Traumatic Arthritis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia Fracture
  • Trochanteric Bursitis
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32  Procedures

  • Ankle Fracture Repair
  • 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, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hemi (Half) Hip Replacement
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Reconstruction Surgery
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Replacement, Cemented
  • Hip Replacement, Cementless
  • 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 Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Total Hip Replacement
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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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

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

Education

  • Louisiana Tech University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2003
  • Louisiana State University Health Shreveport / School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2007
  • Grand Rapids Medical Education Partners
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2008
  • Grand Rapids Medical Education Partners
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2012
  • University Of Virginia / Adult Reconstruction Program
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2013

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Harper has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Harper has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Harper's Reviews

4.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Harper to family and friends
18 total reviews (9 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (18)

  • 5
    (16)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Harper's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Patient Comments (9)

Kudos to Dr Harper and his staff; I have nothing but good things to say about all them. Dr. Harper and staff are warm and caring. I especially appreciate that Dr. Harper doesn't sugarcoat anything or pull any punches. He explains exactly why certain situations aren't ideal for joint replacement, so...more
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Excellent total knee replacement. Dr. Harper was able to straighten my knee in spite of considerable bone wear. Pain is gone
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Of the four orthopedic surgeons who have done procedures on my knee over many years, he is the one I would recommend above the others. He is professional, has a sense of humor, explains expectations thoroughly, and is kind and humble. Prior to my last surgery i was quite truthfully terrified of...more
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My experience with Dr. Harper and RVO has been 100% positive. There was no pressure to have total knee replacement surgery. Once I made the decision, I was given a binder full of information. I read it and followed directions, starting with the exercises to strengthen my leg muscles. The staff...more
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Dr. Harper is a good combination if competency, professionalism, ability and experience. He is very easy to talk to and he listens to his patients. I highly recommend him, he did wonderful work on my knee! Thank You, Terry Gardner
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