Dr. Christopher Hulen, MD

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Dr. Christopher Hulen, MD
Dr. Christopher Hulen, MD is an orthopedic surgery doctor who practices in Rochester Hills, MI. He has been practicing for 17 years. Dr. Hulen is affiliated with Beaumont Hospital - Royal Oak Campus and Beaumont Hospital - Troy Campus.

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    Dr. Hulen's Reviews

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    4.3
    based on 35 total reviews (10 with comments)
    Dr. Hulen's Performance
    • Trustworthiness
      EXCELLENT
    • Explains condition(s) well
      EXCELLENT
    • Answers Questions
      EXCELLENT
    • Time well spent
      EXCELLENT
    Office & Staff Performance
    • Scheduling
      EXCELLENT
    • Office environment
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    • Staff friendliness
      EXCELLENT
    • Average wait time
      10 to 15 minutes
    Patient Comments (10)
    Utica, MI |
    This Dr saved my life. I told him not to sugar coat anything he gave me the truth and he rushed me to emergency surgery. He did the surgery as if he would want it done to himself.
    in Macomb, Michigan |
    Dr Hulen did spine surgery on June 17, 2016. I walk with a cane because of unsteady gait. I also get sharp shooting pain in the rectum and in the vaginal area. As far as I am concerned I am now crippled and can no longer do the things a normal person can do. My left leg is very weak and causes me problems when walking. Also, I can't bend over to put on my socks or shoes or tie them.
    in Troy, MI |
    Ever since my husbands surgery in 2014 for a three vertebrae spinal fusion he has had absolutely no back pain for the first time in his life in over over 50 years. He is able to lift, bend, twist, carry heavy loads without any pain whatsoever. Thank You Dr Hulen, you have given my husband a new life. Make no mistake this Dr is the BEST.
    Rochester Hills, MI |
    It's been 2 years since Dr. Hulen did my spine surgery and everyday I wake up wanting to thank him. The awful pain I was in prior to the surgery was gone the very next day. Everything was explained to me in detail and he made sure all my questions were answered. I had a vacation scheduled 2 weeks after my surgery and he told not to cancel it, he was confident my recovery would have a positive outcome and it did.
    in North Branch MI |
    Horrible experience. Once he does your surgery you can never get a follow up call back .We have been trying to reach them for days.
    in Michigan |
    Hi I'm Kim! dr,Helen performed spinal surgery on my at Beaumont of troy July 19,2016. My experience was fantastic,,,his concern for others 5stars hiscomunication skills 5stars,, his performance in surgery 5stars,,it's been 6 weeks since my surgery I have less pain already and improved circulation and my incision is Great! Thank you
    in Troy, MI |
    I've waited a year since Dr. Hulen performed a cervical fusion procedure on my C5/C6 to post comments. My initial thoughts on Dr. Hulen still hold true: the guy is fantastic. Leading up to the surgery, Dr. Hulen showed great patience with both my wife and me. Dr. Hulen thoroughly explained my options - pros/cons. Dr. Hulen was especially respectful of my wife (a physical therapist), who had many questions regarding the procedure. I am now back into marathon training - you rock Chris!
    in Macomb, MI |
    Dr. Hulen took his time explaining what the problems were with my lumbar spine, and he explained in great detail what he would do to fix it. We had seen another surgeon first and that other surgeon did not want to take the time to talk to us - just handed us a bunch of pamphlets. I still have residual pain from the operation (3 months after surgery) but the pain that I had experienced before the surgery is gone.
    West Bloomfield, MI |
    Went to Dr. Hulen as a second opinion after visiting an orthopedic surgeon at the Hospital for Special Sugery in New York City. While Dr. Hulen agreed that I needed a lumbar revision surgery following my last spinal fusion in 2011 his review of my CT and new MRI suggested a different approach to the surgery. He spent more time with me than I could have ever imagined. Answered ALL my questions. As a baby boomer crazy gym rat he related to my desire to remain active. Surgery scheduled!
    Dr Hulen, gave me my life back. I can never repay him for this.
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    •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    •  Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
    •  Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
    •  Malpractice claims in Michigan not available
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Conditions Treated

    • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Back Pain
    • Bone Cancer
    • Bone Disorders
    • Broken Neck
    • Bursitis
    • Cancer
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Foot Conditions
    • Foot Fracture
    • Fracture
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Gout
    • Hand Conditions
    • Herniated Disc
    • Intervertebral Disc Disease
    • Knee Disorders
    • Knee Sprain
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Limb Pain
    • Low Back Pain
    • Lumbar Spine Fracture
    • Lupus
    • Myelopathy
    • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteopenia
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
    • Pseudoarthrosis
    • Pyogenic Arthritis
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Shoulder Disorders
    • Spinal Cord Injury
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Disorders
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylitis
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
    • Systemic Sclerosis
    • Thoracic Spine Fracture
    • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy

    Education

    • Medical School
      Univ Of Miami Sch Of Med

      Graduated in 2000

    Languages Spoken

    • English

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    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Procedures Performed

    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
    • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
    • Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
    • Neuroplasty
    • Spinal Fusion
    • Spinal Nerve Block
    • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
    • Steroid Injection