Dr. Brian Krenzel, MD

Dr. Brian Krenzel, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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Age 41
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Dr. Brian Krenzel, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Hickory, NC and has been practicing for 9 years. He graduated from University of Louisville School of Medicine in 2003 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

214 18th St SE

Hickory, NC 28602

Contact Information

(828) 322-5172

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.

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Top Care Areas

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

Joint Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hip
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Krenzel "I believe in compassionate and courteous care for every patient I have the honor of treating. Moreover, I strive to provide cutting edge and high quality non-operative and surgical care to my patients. My team and I work hard to ensure your time with us is informative and we aim to minimize fears about your painful condition. Earning your trust and delivering meaningful quality of life improvement are our top priorities."

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

99  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Muscle Diseases
  • 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
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
  • Trigger Finger
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42  Procedures

  • Arm Surgery
  • 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, Open
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Hip Surgery
  • 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 Cartilage Repair
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Partial Knee Replacement
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

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

  • Duke University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1998
  • University of Louisville School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2003
  • Duke University School Of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Duke University School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2008
  • Joint Replacement Surgeons Of Indiana
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2009

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Krenzel has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Krenzel's Reviews

4.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Krenzel to family and friends
36 total reviews (21 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (36)

  • 5
    (33)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Krenzel'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

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (21)

I was extremely fortunate to have Dr. K in my home town. My journey this past year has been wonderful! I'm totally recovered and credit that to the doctors skill and the professionalism of his entire staff. Both thumbs up!
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Great initial appointment, outstanding professional, friendly, informative and personal experience from Dr. Krenzel and the entire team. Positive experience from first walking in the door all the way to the scheduling of follow up appointments and care. Was scheduled for my first appointment...more
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Dr. krenzel has always been very professional and caring. He has always given me the medical information i felt i needed about my procedure and recovery and he has always been supportive of my trcovery process.
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I was referred to Dr Krenzel by my physical therapist in Newland, NC and had my first meeting with him yesterday. I'm very excited to be under his care and am very hopeful for great results.
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Dr. Krenzel’s training and experience influenced my decision to choose OrthoCarolina Hickory. I found him to be professional, well informed, pleasant, and an excellent communicator. I also appreciate the bright and cheerful setting that OrthoCarolina Hickory offers. The practice clearly recognizes...more
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