Dr. Brett Weinzapfel, MD

Dr. Brett Weinzapfel, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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Age 48
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Dr. Brett Weinzapfel, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Evansville, IN and has been practicing for 11 years. He graduated from Indiana University School Of Medicine in 2001 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

225 Crosslake Dr

Evansville, IN 47715

Contact Information

(812) 477-1558

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HAP Insurance
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Sagamore Health Network

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Top Care Areas

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

Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Back Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Low Back Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Weinzapfel'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Weinzapfel ""As an orthopaedic surgeon, I take pride in providing my patients with the most advanced and least invasive treatment options, such as minimally invasive techniques that cause less tissue trauma. While surgery is sometimes necessary, please know that I will always consider nonsurgical treatment options first.""

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

75  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic 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
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Myelopathy
  • 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
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures

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31  Procedures

  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Fracture Care
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Trigger Point 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

  • Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1991
  • Indiana University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • University Hospitals Case Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2002
  • University Hospitals Case Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2006
  • University Hospitals Case Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2007

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Weinzapfel has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Weinzapfel's Reviews

4.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Weinzapfel to family and friends
27 total reviews (9 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (27)

  • 5
    (23)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Weinzapfel'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 (9)

Awesome doctor!!! I have had 2 back surgery's with Dr. Weinzapfel and both of them went great I felt better right after surgery. He explained everything that he was going to do at surgery.
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I have had two other cervical fusions. He evaluated me well and gave me options. Definitely the nuerologist to see in town
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Thank you for the review! We are glad you enjoyed your care at Tri-State Orthopaedics!

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If I could give this Doctor 10 stars I would. I trust this man with my life. He does EXCELLENT WORK and he CARES ABOUT HIS PATIENTS. I cannot express my gratitude for what he has done for me. Thank you is just not enough. He listens to you completely and explains everything to you. . The trust I...more
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Sandy, Thank you for the kind words. We are very thankful that you experienced great care with us at Tri-State Orthopaedics. I hope that your recovery is going great and if you need anything at all contact us here at Tri-State anytime.

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Excellent doctor! He actually listens to your complaints and you don’t feel rushed. I can’t say enough good things about Dr. Weinzapfel!
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Thank you for the review and we are very thankful you received great care at Tri-State Orthopaedics.

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I waited just under 3 hrs after I got signed in at ortho urgent care to see dr weinzapfel and once he finally got to my room he was there maybe 3 min and I was on my way. He seemed rushed and I felt that I was just pushed through as fast as possible so he could get on to the next patient!
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