Dr. Carl Humphrey, MD

Dr. Carl Humphrey, MD

Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 52
Dr. Carl Humphrey, MD is an orthopedic shoulder & elbow surgery specialist in Eagle, ID and has been practicing for 12 years. He graduated from University Of Utah School Of Medicine in 2000 and specializes in orthopedic shoulder & elbow surgery and orthopedic sports medicine.Read his story

3381 W Bavaria St

Eagle, ID 83616

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Altius Health Plans
  • American Republic
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Top Care Areas

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Rotator Cuff Tear
more than 43% of peers
Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
more than 42% of peers
Shoulder Disorders
more than 30% of peers

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Dr. Humphrey's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Humphrey "Dr. Humphrey is recognized as an expert in the field of shoulder surgery. He has published several articles pertaining to shoulder treatments in peer-reviewed journals. He is the first surgeon from the state of Idaho to be accepted as an active member to the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons. He is a reviewer for the Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery. Dr. Humphrey is the inventor on 6 US patents covering a variety of shoulder implant devices. He frequently teaches instructional courses for surgeons who wish to improve their skills for performing shoulder surgery."

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine

1  Board Certifications

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

14  Conditions Treated

  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Injuries
  • Shoulder Labral Tear
  • Shoulder Muscle Strain
  • Shoulder Sprain
  • Shoulder Tendinitis
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis

20  Procedures

  • Arthroscopic Glenoid Labrum Repair
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Repair
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Complex Shoulder Joint Replacement
  • Glenoid Labrum Repair
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff and Labral Repair
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Shoulder Resurfacing
  • Shoulder Stabilizations
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Steroid Injection
  • Total Shoulder Replacement

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Idaho.

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 Oregon
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1989
  • University Of Utah School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • University Of Nebraska College Of Medince
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • University Of Ne Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2005
  • California Pacific Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2006

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Humphrey has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Humphrey's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Humphrey to family and friends
112 total reviews (69 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (112)

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Dr. Humphrey's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (69)

I would highly recommend for any of your shoulder needs.
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Dr. Humphrey took the time to explain what had happened to my shoulder, what treatments were available and likelihood of repeat. I chose a reverse shoulder replacement to fix my badly torn rotator cuff with other issues, and six months + following surgery, I feel stronger in my surgical arm than my...more
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I would absolutely recommend Dr. Humphrey for any of your shoulder needs. I came to his office with severe pain in my shoulder from a labrum tear and rotator cuff issues. After surgery I am well on my way to getting myself back to 100%. The staff is very welcoming, professional and remember me by...more
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Dr. Humphrey was highly recommended. I asked if there was a Dr. closer to where I live in South East Boise and my PCM told me he is the best in the area and worth it. After 6 months I have fully recovered. He and he staff did a great job of answering any questions I had and explaining what was...more
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I have been very please with the care received by Dr. Humphrey. He takes the time to thoroughly explain the post surgical expectations and the progress and limitations of my recuperative exercise routines. Very professional, personably, and worthy of my recommendation to others who have shoulder...more
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