Dr. Benjamin Widmer, MD

Dr. Benjamin Widmer, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
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Dr. Benjamin Widmer, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Murray, UT and has been practicing for 14 years. He graduated from U OF CHGO DIV OF BIO SCI PRITZKER SCH OF MED in 2004 and specializes in orthopedic surgery and adult reconstructive orthopedic surgery.

5848 S Fashion Blvd # 120

Murray, UT 84107

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Altius Health Plans
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Humana
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Rotator Cuff Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers
Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Adult Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery
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Board Certifications

Dr. Widmer does not have any board certifications listed.

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Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Juvenile Chronic Arthritis
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Low Back Pain
  • 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
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures

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Procedures

  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • 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
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Fracture Care
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection

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

  • U OF CHGO DIV OF BIO SCI PRITZKER SCH OF MED
    Medical School | Graduated 2004

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Widmer has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Widmer has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Widmer's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Widmer to family and friends
3.2
based on 16 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Widmer's Performance

Trustworthiness
GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
GOOD
Answers Questions
GOOD
Time well spent
GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Dr Widmer is one of the rudest Dr’s I have ever met. He exudes the belief that his patients are stupid or liars. Let me explain why I believe this. I fell working on a mine 6 months ago and have been off of work since. I was initially seen by orthopedic specialists who had two MRI’s done. After...more
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Dr. Widmer was a GREAT surgeon and my procedure & outcome was terrific! Going into my surgery we had expected two tears of the tendons and various degrees of arthritis & bone spurs. When I woke up I was pleased he didn't go over board with repairs and instead found that I only had lots of...more
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It would have been nice to know that I wouldn't be able to be seen for my ailment/questions at the time I made the appointment, especially since I have a HSA and I pay for the full balance of all my appointments. When I called to make my appointment I had 2 things that I wanted to have checked out ...more
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-Suggested alternatives prior to surgery -Described the injury in depth using a plastic model of the shoulder -Great staff that takes the incoming calls who are very helpful -Only had to wait 8 days for surgery once that was decided as the next step -Was very informative and helpful when updating...more
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