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Dr. Cary Idler, MD

Orthopedic Surgery ·  Male · Age 50

Dr. Idler

Dr. Cary Idler, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Raleigh, NC and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from Umdnj--New Jersey Medical School in 2002 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.


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(919) 872-5296

Dr. Idler accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Humana
Choice Care PPO

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for North Carolina
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Idler's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Herniated Disc Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Idler performs Herniated Disc Surgery more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Idler performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Anterior Cervical Discectomy With Fusion
  • Anterior Cervical Discectomy With Plating & Fusion
  • Anterior Cervical Microdiscectomy With Fusion
  • Arthroscopic Microdiscectomy
  • Cervical Discectomy
  • Cervical Microdiscectomy
  • Lumbar Discectomy
  • Lumbar Microdiscectomy
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Percutaneous Discectomy
  • Spinal Discectomy
Spinal Fusion
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Idler performs Spinal Fusion more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Idler performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Idler treats Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Idler treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Sciatica as Seen in Rheumatoid Arthritis

Dr. Idler's conditions and procedures:

  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Surgery
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Myelopathy
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Percutaneous Vertebroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
  • Torticollis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trigger Point Injection

About Me

Biography

Dr. Cary Idler, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Raleigh, NC and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from Umdnj--New Jersey Medical School in 2002 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

2002
Umdnj--New Jersey Medical School
Medical School
2002

Awards

Dr. Idler's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Idler

4.0

Based on 13 reviews

5 Stars
69.23076923076923%
(9)
4 Stars
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3 Stars
7.6923076923076925%
(1)
2 Stars
7.6923076923076925%
(1)
1 Star
15.384615384615385%
(2)

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Dr idler has done surgery on my back 4 times since Jan of 20016 and I have had amazing results I have degenerative disks and just got released yesterday from 4 th surgery 1 was cyst removed 1 was plate in neck 1 was rod in back 1 was bulging disk Dr Idler is not Knife happy and will not try and...Read More
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During my first (and consequently my last) appointment with Dr. Idler, he spent less than five minutes with me concerning a fractured vertebrae. He did not review my file from previous visit with physician n his practice, but prescribed two medications (one opioid) I did not request that...Read More
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Dr. Idler and Ms. Burnham our consummate professionals. I have flown in from Washington DC because of the rave reviews of Dr. Idlers work. They have fixed my back and given me back a life. I could not give them a higher recommendation.
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Dr. Idler did an excellent job in diagnosing my specific spinal issue and he recommended a minimally-invasive type of surgery. He helped me a lot by talking with me about the alternatives to surgery and giving me the information I needed to make a good decision. I decided on surgery, and I'm...Read More
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I expect my doctors to see me within 30 minutes of an appointment or have their staff come to me and explain the problem. Waiting for him 75 minutes and still no sign he's coming is unacceptable to me. Also, I feel that he may have misdiagnosed my condition. This matter is unresolved at present...Read More
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