Dr. Charlie Yang, MD

Dr. Charlie Yang, MD

Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 43
Dr. Charlie Yang, MD is a joint replacement & reconstruction orthopedic specialist in Denver, CO and has been practicing for 11 years. He graduated from Wake Forest University in 2001 and specializes in joint replacement & reconstruction orthopedics.

2535 S Downing St Ste 100

Denver, CO 80210

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • HealthFirst
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Osteoarthritis of Hip
very high
more than 98% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
very high
more than 98% of peers
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Yang "Dr. Yang sets a high standard for the care provided for his patients. Their needs are given top priority and all patients are treated with the highest level of respect, compassion, and dignity. Like all of the physicians at Colorado Joint Replacement, Dr. Yang is committed to working with patients to find the treatment option that works best for them and their lifestyle. Colorado Joint Replacement is one of the premier orthopaedic practices in the Rocky Mountain Region. Each year, the physicians at Colorado Joint Replacement perform over 2000 joint replacements."

1  Specialties

  • Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Yang does not have any board certifications listed.

49  Conditions Treated

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Disorders
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Injury
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Lupus
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rib Fracture
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spine Disorders
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20  Procedures

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.


  • University Of North Carolina
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1997
  • Wake Forest University
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • Wake Forest U Mc
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2002
  • Wake Forest U Mc
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2006
  • Colorado Joint Replacement-Adult Reconstruction Fellowship
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2007

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Yang has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Yang has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Yang's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Yang to family and friends
37 total reviews (16 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (37)

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Dr. Yang's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (16)

After having a knee revision by another orthopedic surgeon, it was found that dr. Yang did not cement my tibia to the knee replacement. Now I have permanent nerve damage . The knee was done 2.5 years ago. My pain is incredible and permanent thanks to you Dr Charlie yang. And he and his pa’s denied...more
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Every aspect of my care and total knee replacement has been beyond my expectations! True, there was pain management at the beginning, but the response of Dr. Yang's team was always prompt and took care of my questions and concerns with positive results, even when I had to call late at night with...more
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Dr. Yang and team are great. I would never go anywhere else for a knee or hip replacement. They are punctual, knowledgeable, friendly and provide great care. There are no surprises. Every procedure is explained in detail, in advance so you know what will happen. When you call with a question, you...more
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I am very happy on how things turned out with my new hip. Dr. Yang is a wonderful surgeon. Explained everything to me from start to finish. His staff all were very helpful in answering questions that I have had and made sure I was also doing Ok and if I needed anything. High recommend Dr. Yang
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Dr Yang and his staff along with the Porter Hospital staff replaced one of my hip joints and are prepping to do the 2nd one. The entire experience has been great! From the initial appointment through the surgery and recovery the process is smooth, very well communicated and extremely well followed...more
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