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Dr. Bruce Prager, MD

Orthopedic Surgery ·  Male · Age 57

Dr. Prager

Orthopedic Center of Arlington

400 W Arbrook Blvd Ste 120 Arlington, TX 76014

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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.


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(817) 468-8400

Dr. Prager accepts the following insurance:

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Choice Plus POS II
Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Centene
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
Coventry Health Care
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Principal Financial Group
Tricare
TriCare for Life
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Options PPO
PacifiCare
United Healthcare
Worker's Compensation
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Dr. Prager's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Knee Disorders
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Prager treats Knee Disorders more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Prager treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Prager treats Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear) more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Prager treats this condition more than 91% of his peers

Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Prager performs Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Prager performs this procedure more than 86% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Repair

Dr. Prager's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • ACL Surgery
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • 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
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthroscopic Joint Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Excision of Humerus
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot and Ankle Disorders
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Injuries
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Disorders
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Injury
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Sprain
  • Knee Surgery
  • 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
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • 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 Block
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Stabilizations
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Steroid Injection
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tendonitis
  • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Wrist Disorders

About Me

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

Specialties

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

Education

Queens University Medical Centre
Fellowship Hospital
Saint Francis Medical Center
Fellowship Hospital
Detroit Rec Hospital and University Health Center
Residency Hospital
Detroit Rec Hospital and University Health Center
Internship Hospital
New York Medical College
Medical School
1984
Wayne St University Affil Hospital
Residency Hospital
University Of Pittsburgh / Main Campus
Undergraduate School
Johns Hopkins School Of Medicine
1984

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

  • National Football League Neutral Physician, Present

Media & Publications

  • Clinical Orthopedics and Related Research,

Dr. Prager's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Prager

3.8

Based on 17 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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1 Star
29.41176470588235%
(5)

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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 doctor that now I'm having some issues and am planning on making an appointment. I only gave 4 out of 5 stars, not because of anything he did but because of his office staff being a bit rude at times.
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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 manager. I had some billing issues and she took ownership and fixed it all. I am trying to get my mom to go see him for knee surgery as well. Out of all the docs I have seen. Prager is the most honest.
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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 me, and my recovery is going very well. I appreciate him recognizing the immediacy of my situation and taking charge of correcting it. It is my pleasure to recommend him highly.
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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 ligament reconstruction. His office was very cooperative and friendly. The surgery was done at a state of the art hospital. I am now 4 months post op and my knee is finally stable. I couldn't be happier.
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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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Most amazing Dr EVER!! Fixed my knee better then new. Perfect, office check in to flying home. He and his staff , and the wonderful people in surgery we all above any We had ever experienced. Caring, kind, forthcoming, professional, experienced, & they all listened and answered every concern, every question, I entered surgery with confidence and calm. we would recommend Dr Prager and his staff without fear. I was told locally i needed a whole knee, Dr Prager made 3 tiny holes and saved my knee!
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I saw Dr. Prager for my left knee. I have had two prior surgeries. When I arrived I was greeted by a smiling and personable receptionist. Dr. Prager came in and we discussed my prior surgeries and my continued pain. He offered several options including PRP which I had just read about in the OCA website. Dr. Prager also recommended not doing any more surgery. All in all my knee is feeling better and I would highly recommend Dr. Prager for his care and genuine concern.
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Terrible experience. I went in with a broken hand. He was cold and totally unsympathetic. Said I would need surgery. I was concerned about cost. He suggested I go to JPS. Luckily I went for a second opinion, and visited a nice and caring doctor.
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