Dr. Brian Crites, MD

Dr. Brian Crites, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 52
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Dr. Brian Crites, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Clive, IA and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from Indiana University School Of Medicine in 1992 and specializes in orthopedic surgery, sports medicine, and more.

12499 University Ave Ste 210

Clive, IA 50325

Contact Information

(515) 440-2676

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HAP Insurance
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield

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Top Care Areas

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

Knee Disorders
high
more than 88% of peers
Joint Pain
high
more than 87% of peers
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
high
more than 86% of peers

Dr. Crites'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.

3  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Non-Surgical Orthopedics
  • Sports Medicine

2  Board Certifications

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

27  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fracture
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Hip Fracture
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Pain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia

11  Procedures

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

  • Hanover College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1988
  • Indiana University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • Duke University
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Duke University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University of Maryland Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Crites has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Crites' Reviews

2.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Crites to family and friends
20 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (20)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (10)

Dr. Crites' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

I found Dr. Crites to be knowledgeable, caring and friendly. Explained problems and procedures and made sure they were understood.
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Wouldn't let him operate on my dog. He does not care one bit about his patients. He won't let the anesthesiologist do nerve blocks for pain control because he doesn't want to wait the 5 minutes. My son was in such horrible pain after a shoulder surgery that could have easily been prevented with...more
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