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

(208) 639-4800

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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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

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • 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 is very friendly and patient with all my questions and concerns.
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Dr. Humphrey was kind, considerate, and took the time to explain the reason for my pain. I am finally pain free after Dr. Humphrey did my shoulder surgery. His office staff was fantastic as well!
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He ended up doing both shoulders and I have not had any issues with either one of them. Except for the time it takes to recover I am very happy with the repairs he has done. I hope I do not need to come back but if I do Dr. Humphrey will be my first call.
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Several other people I have recomended have also had Dr. Humphrey fix there shoulders and been very happy.
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Dr. Humphrey is fantastic at what he does. My surgery was very successful and I'm healing so quickly. His whole staff has been a pleasure to work with. Everything was explained well and they took great care to make sure I was taken care of pre and post op. My shoulder is WAY better now and I'm...Read More
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