Dr. Charles Gottlob, MD

Dr. Charles Gottlob, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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Age 54
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Dr. Charles Gottlob, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Golden, CO and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from David Geffen School Of Medicine At UCLA, University Of California, Los Angeles in 1990 and specializes in orthopedic surgery and sports medicine.Read his story

660 Golden Ridge Rd Ste 250

Golden, CO 80401

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
very high
more than 98% of peers
Joint Pain
very high
more than 95% of peers
Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
very high
more than 94% of peers

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Dr. Gottlob's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Gottlob "Charles A. Gottlob, MD, is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine, arthroscopy and reconstructive surgery of the knee, shoulder and elbow. Dr. Gottlob received his undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan and attended Medical School at the UCLA School of Medicine. He completed his internship and residency at Northwestern University in Chicago. Dr. Gottlob completed an orthopedic sports medicine fellowship at the Hughston Clinic in Georgia. Following fellowship, Dr. Gottlob returned to Northwestern University, where he served as a faculty member from 1996-2001. Dr. Gottlob has served as the head team physician for the Chicago Wolves Hockey Team (American Hockey League, 1996-2001), orthopedic consultant for the Chicago Blackhawks (1998-2001), orthopedic consultant for the Chicago Bears (2000-2001) and troupe physician for the Hubbard Street Dance Company (1998-2001). Dr. Gottlob continues to care for athletes of all levels, and he has authored numerous papers in the field of Orthopedic Sports Medicine. He is also the Co-director of the Sports Medicine Fellowship program at Panorama."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Gottlob "To practice high quality orthopedic care for my patients. The philosophy is the patient drives the practice. The employees are team members who are mutually accountable and pursue our goal of high quality care in a team approach."

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine

2  Board Certifications

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

65  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gout
  • Hip Fracture
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Meniscus Tear
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
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24  Procedures

  • ACL Surgery
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Joint Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic Joint Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Distal Clavicle Excision Surgery
  • Fracture Care
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Surgery
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Surgery
  • Meniscectomy
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Colorado.

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

  • University of Michigan / Ann Arbor
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • David Geffen School Of Medicine At UCLA, University Of California, Los Angeles
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • Northwestern Memorial Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Northwestern Memorial Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Hughston Orthopedic Hosptial
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Phi Beta Kappa, 1984
  • Academic Merit Scholarship, 1987
  • Honor Council, 1987-90
  • Graduation with High Distinction, 1985
  • Class Honors, 1982-85
  • Alpha Omega Alpha, 1989
Media & Publications
  • Holmium-YAG Laser Ablation of Human Intervertebral Disc: Preliminary Evaluation, 1992
  • Biomechanical Mechanisms of Laser Vascular Tissue Fusion, 1991
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: Socioeconomic Issues and Cost Effectiveness, 2000
  • Arthroscopically Assisted Autologous Osteochondral Transplantation for Osteochondral Lesions of the Talar Dome, 2001
  • Cost Effectiveness of Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction in Young Adults, 1999
  • Arthroscopic Classification and Treatment of Lateral Epicondylitis, 2000

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Gottlob's Reviews

4.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gottlob to family and friends
62 total reviews (28 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (62)

  • 5
    (55)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Gottlob'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

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (28)

Dr Gottlob is the best and I recommend him highly. Professional treatments and great patient interaction!! Excellent surgeon with the best technical skills. I drive 5 hours to see the best!
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Very good service. Listened attentively and answered questions thoroughly. Clear explanations of my injury and the path to recovery.
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Very professional and experienced at shoulder surgery and information about what to expect!
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I was sent to Dr. Gottlob for a Workmen's Compensation injury to my wrist/arm. He asked me if I had previously injured my wrist, and I told him I never had. When I got the Workmen's Comp report, he'd told them that he didn't believe I had never injured it. What can I say? He's a jackass.
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Dr. Gottlob is an ideal physician. The moment he walked into the room, I felt a strong sense of confidence. He listened carefully, he read the precis I'd written , did a thorough exat, and was kind and attentive. He is straightforward, direct, and honest and engaged me in a specific...more
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