Dr. Chad Altmyer, MD

Orthopedic Surgery •  Male • Age 49
  
Dr. Altmyer
Accepting new patients

Columbus Orthopaedic Clinic and Outpatient Center

670 Leigh Dr Columbus, MS 39705

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(662) 328-1012

Dr. Chad Altmyer, MD is a Orthopedic Surgery Specialist in Columbus, MS. Dr. Altmyer has more experience with Elbow and Knee/Lower Limbs than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with Baptist Memorial Hospital - Golden Triangle. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Altmyer to book an appointment.


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Dr. Altmyer accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
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Frequently Treated by Dr. Altmyer

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Altmyer treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Altmyer treats other conditions, please contact the office at (662) 328-1012.

Elbow

Elbow surgeons perform proceduras including arthroscopy, replacement, resurfacing, or tendon repair to treat conditions affecting the elbow, such as arthritis, dislocations, and hyperextension.Compare with other Elbow specialists.

Typically treats 75% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 2 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Elbow Sprain
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Altmyer treats Elbow Sprain more than 85% of their peers

Dr. Altmyer treats this condition more than 85% of their peers

Elbow Injuries
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Altmyer treats Elbow Injuries more than 66% of their peers

Dr. Altmyer treats this condition more than 66% of their peers

Knee/Lower Limbs

Knee and lower limb surgeons perform procedures such as total knee replacement, partial knee replacement, and tendor repair, to treat conditions including arthritis, ligament tears, or bone fractures.Compare with other Knee/Lower Limbs specialists.

Typically treats 72% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 8 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Altmyer performs Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed more than 96% of their peers

Dr. Altmyer performs this procedure more than 96% of their peers

Knee Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Altmyer treats Knee Disorders more than 95% of their peers

Dr. Altmyer treats this condition more than 95% of their peers

Osteoarthritis of Knee
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Altmyer treats Osteoarthritis of Knee more than 88% of their peers

Dr. Altmyer treats this condition more than 88% of their peers

Check Dr. Altmyer's experience treating your condition or procedure

Dr. Altmyer's conditions and procedures:

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • ACL Surgery
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Replacement
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • 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 Fracture
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • 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 Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Sprain
  • Knee Surgery
  • 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
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • 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 Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Sever's Disease
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Steroid Injection
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

Dr. Altmyer's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Altmyer

4.6

Based on 18 ratings

5 Stars
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(16)
4 Stars
0%
(0)
3 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
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1 Star
11.11111111111111%
(2)
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Total hip replacement. ?????????? Highly recommend.
What went well
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
  • Long wait times
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Oct 01, 2020
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Great!!! A professional in every aspect.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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  • Staff wasn't friendly
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William Smith in West point, MS – May 31, 2019
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He’s a doctor you can feel comfortable with,and he cares about his patients, he listen and explain things so you can understand.
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Dr. Dr. Altmyer is always professional and well informed about conditions in his discipline.
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About Me

Care Philosophy

Columbus Orthopaedic Clinic is composed of a group of physicians who are each specialists in their own field of orthopaedics, including orthopaedic surgery,...Read more

Biography

Undergraduate:

B.S. 1994, Mississippi College

Medical School:

M.D. 1998, University of Mississippi...
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Education

2003
Campbell Clinic Foot and Ankle
Fellowship Hospital

Awards

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Locations

Columbus Orthopaedic Clinic and Outpatient Center

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    • Mon: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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    • Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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Baptist Memorial Hospital - Golden Triangle

Columbus, MS

75% Patient experience rating, 6% higher than the national average

  • Orthopedic Surgery Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019)
  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2020)
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