Dr. Bertram Zarins, MD

Dr. Bertram Zarins, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 75
(22)
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Dr. Bertram Zarins, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Boston, MA and has been practicing for 42 years. He graduated from SUNY Upstate Med Univ in 1967 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

175 Cambridge St Ste 400

Boston, MA 02114

Contact Information

(617) 726-7500

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Tufts Health Plan

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Top Care Areas

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

Knee Arthroscopy
very high
more than 99% of peers
Internal Derangement of Knee
very high
more than 99% of peers
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Zarins's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Zarins does not have any board certifications listed.

69  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • 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
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Heel Spur
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • 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
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
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16  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

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

  • SUNY Upstate Med Univ
    Medical School | Graduated 1967
  • The Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1968
  • Harvard Combined or Res Pro
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1973
  • The Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1969
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1976

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Zarins has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Zarins has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Zarins does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Zarins and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Zarins' Reviews

3.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Zarins to family and friends
22 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (22)

  • 5
    (15)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Zarins' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

I sprained my knee (meniscus). I was referred to Dr. Z by my PC who told me that a sports doctor would help me get back to “normal”. Z told me to get gel inserts for my shoes and to listen to my body (the knee is always screaming so I was already doing that). Z said my other options were partial or...more
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Didn't listen, rushed me out and made no sense. Bad experience all around- waste of time and money. I would not recommend him.
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