Dr. Caleb Behrend, MD

Dr. Caleb Behrend, MD

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Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
40 y/o
(15)

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Dr. Caleb Behrend, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Gilbert, AZ and has been practicing for 10 years. He specializes in orthopedic surgery and orthopedic spine surgery.Read his story

OrthoArizona - Mezona Division

2940 E Banner Gateway Dr Ste 200

Gilbert, AZ 85234
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Limb Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Spondylolisthesis
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Behrend'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.

Dr. Behrend's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Behrend "Dr. Behrend completed medical training at UCLA and residency at The University of Rochester in New York. Fellowship training was in complex spine surgery and spinal trauma at the Rothman Institute at Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals in Philadelphia. His practice emphasizes minimally invasive spine surgery including decompression, discectomy, fusion, and revision surgeries. He also has special interest in cervical spine reconstructions, adult scoliosis, and spine deformity surgery. In addition to practicing medicine, Dr. Behrend has mentored others in the field of spine and trauma surgery having served as faculty at Virginia Tech School of Medicine and Research Institute and through ongoing research in bio-engineering at Clemson University. When he is not seeing patients Dr. Behrend enjoys teaching and clinical research in areas of patient outcomes, risk reduction, and complication prevention. He serves on the editorial board for GOS and is a member of the AAOS, and NASS. Recent publications can be found following the links below: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=caleb behrend"
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Behrend "Dr. Behrend is focused on alleviating pain and reducing disability from spinal diseases using the least invasive effective approach to treatment."

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

57  Conditions Treated

  • Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis
  • Adult Scoliosis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Scoliosis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Fracture
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Kyphosis
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporotic Spine Fractures
  • Osteoporotic Vertebral Fracture
  • Pathologic Fracture
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Scoliosis With Unilateral Unsegmented Bar
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Instability
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Sternum Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
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30  Procedures

  • Cervical Spine Reconstruction
  • Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Complex Spinal Deformity Correction
  • Complex Spinal Reconstruction
  • Complex Spine Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Fracture Care
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Image-Guided Spine Surgery
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Kyphosis Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Lumbar Spine Surgery
  • Microsurgical Spine Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Discectomy
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstruction
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Arizona.

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

  • David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
    Medical School | Graduated 2008
  • University Of California Los Angeles Medical Center
    Medical School | Graduated 2008
  • University of Rochester School of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Rothman Inst-Thomas Jefferson U
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Behrend has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Behrend's Reviews

4.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Behrend to family and friends
15 total reviews (8 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
    (13)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Behrend'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

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

My neck and shoulder hurt me for seven years. I had tried injection and a shoulder surgery but still had pain around my shoulder that was miserable. My doctor eventually ordered a nerve test andhad mesee Dr behrend. After a neck discecyomy the pain has gone. It's such a blessing. Thank you
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Took a bit to get in to see him but we'll worth the wait. We saw him at a Chandler office I don't see on this site. We wanted a second opinion and he reviewed reports and picture with us. Thorough
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I saw him for my low backvery thorough and Reviewed my mri with me, I was worried because the report sounded awfu I was relieved of a lot of stress because took time to look at this with me. Thank you!
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Great doc, cares about his patients
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If you choose Dr. Behrend as your spine doctor you can expect considerate, respectful & effective counsel and results from a skilled surgeon.
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