Dr. Benjamin Kam Jr, MD

Dr. Benjamin Kam Jr, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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Age 49
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Dr. Benjamin Kam Jr, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Colorado Springs, CO and has been practicing for 14 years. He graduated from Tulane Univ Sch Of Med in 1995 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.Read his story

1633 Medical Center Pt

Colorado Springs, CO 80907

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cofinity
  • Colorado Choice Health Plans
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Great West Life
  • Humana
  • Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of Colorado
  • PHCS
  • Rocky Mountain Health Plans
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
normal
more than 40% of peers
Joint Pain
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more than 38% of peers
Knee Disorders
normal
more than 37% of peers

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Dr. Kam Jr's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Kam Jr "CSHP welcomed Dr. Kam to our orthopedic team in August 2016 and we were able to expand our access to orthopedic services with his addition. Dr. Kam comes to CSHP with over 10 years'experience in sports medicine-focused orthopedic surgery. When he's not busy seeing patients, Dr. Kam enjoys spending time with his wife and three children."

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

76  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hip Fracture
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Myelopathy
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Trigger Finger
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25  Procedures

  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Replacement
  • 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
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Colorado.

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

  • United States Air Force Academy
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1991
  • Tulane Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • Baptist Memorial Hospital-Memphis
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Oregon Health Sciences University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kam Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kam Jr's Reviews

3.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kam Jr to family and friends
6 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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Dr. Kam Jr'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

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

My appointment was rescheduled twice. When I finally did get in to see the doctor he was 1 hour and 40 minutes late. They took my $50.00 copay and the doctor saw me for only 2 minutes. He claimed that my insurance would not pay for an mri for my shoulder until I had physical therapy (not true...more
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My daughter just had surgery yesterday for, not only a tear, but also a split in the labral tissue in her shoulder playing basketball. Coming highly recommended by my primary physician and physical therapist, we went to Dr. Kam for help. He was so meticulous and professional. We knew every step...more
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I had extensive knee reconstructive surgery due to an atv accident in May 2017. After the accident, I was in a wheelchair as I couldn’t put any weight on my knee at all. The damage was extensive, ACL wrecked, MCL tear, fractured bone, etc. I saw Dr. Kam after an emergency room visit and MRI. ...more
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Dr Kam did a wonderful good on my Shoulder surgery, post op visits have been great. Dr Kam and his staff have been great throughout this shoulder issue.
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The office in general needs to work on communication. After having difficulty with scheduling my surgery I was very pleased with Dr. Kam. He was very thorough in explaining what would happen and made himself available by giving his cell number after I left the hospital. I would gladly recommend...more
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