Dr. Bruce Prager, MD

Dr. Bruce Prager, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 56
Dr. Bruce Prager, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Arlington, TX. He graduated from New York Medical College and specializes in orthopedic surgery, sports medicine, and more.Read his story

400 W Arbrook Blvd Ste 120

Arlington, TX 76014

Contact Information

(817) 468-8400

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Centene
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • 6 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Knee Fracture
more than 91% of peers
Knee Disorders
more than 88% of peers
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
more than 86% of peers

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Dr. Prager's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Prager "I grew up in New Jersey and attended the University of Pittsburgh for my undergraduate degree in Biology. After college I attended New York Medical College. My residency in orthopedic surgery was at Wayne State University in Michigan. Following my residency I did a one year sports medicine fellowship in Illinois as well as a trauma fellowship in the UK. I came to Texas after my fellowship and have never left. "

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Prager "Orthopedic Center of Arlington is committed to provide comprehensive care for our patients utilizingthe latest in state of the art technique and procedures. We are committed to making your visit enjoyable and informative. Secondary Specialty: Sports Medicine"

7  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Non-Surgical Orthopedics
  • Pediatric Non-Surgical Orthopedics
  • Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine
  • Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Prager does not have any board certifications listed.

116  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot and Ankle Disorders
  • Foot and Ankle Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Disorders
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Injury
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tendonitis
  • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Disorders


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52  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • ACL Surgery
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Joint 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
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Excision of Humerus
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • 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 Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Surgery
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Stabilizations
  • Steroid Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate


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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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.


  • University of Pittsburgh / Main Campus
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • New York Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Detroit Rec Hospital And University Health Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Detroit Rec Hospital And University Health Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Wayne St University Affil Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Queens University Medical Centre
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • Saint Francis Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
    Other Education | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • National Football League Neutral Physician, Present
Media & Publications
  • Clinical Orthopedics and Related Research,

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Prager's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Prager to family and friends
16 total reviews (8 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Prager's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
Dr. Prager Says:

There are as many patient surveys as there are opinions.  I appreciate the time and effort that a patient takes to fill out a survey.  Sometimes a patient has an experience that falls below their expectations.  I personally  appreciate hearing from those patients so that we can correct any deficiencies. My goal is to try and help every patient so that when they leave they feel that Orthopedic  Center of


Patient Comments (8)

Dr. Prager repaired my husbands torn rotator cuff a couple of years ago. He has an excellent bedside manner and is very informative. He does not hesitate to answer any questions/fears we may have had. He also explained the surgical procedure, post surgery and healing process in detail. Such a great...more
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Doc scoped my right knee and plus help clear up a fractured patella of mine. Currently he has been working on a partial tear in my rotator cuff. I think we're about to do a PRP injection. Awesome guy, and his office personnel are great. Especially one Chica named Dora. I think she is the office...more
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Dr. Prager quickly assessed the main issue causing my severe pain, after months of misdiagnoses by other doctors. He scheduled my procedure within four days of my seeing him, including all the necessary pre-operative tests and information I needed to know. The procedure went as he described it to...more
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I went to see Dr. Prager for a torn posterior cruciate ligament. I am a college student and injured my knee several years ago. My knee was unstable and we tried 6 months of rehab, but the knee continued to give out. After long discussions with Dr. Prager over several visits he recommended a...more
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Great service. Very professional but also showed genuine concern for my well being. I highly recommend his services
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