Dr. Claude Gelinas, MD

Dr. Claude Gelinas, MD

Orthopedic Surgery | Male

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications

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  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Myelopathy
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis

Procedures Performed

  • Disc Replacement
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Joint Drainage
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection

Background Check

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  • 2
    Sanctions

    Dr. Gelinas has received 2 sanctions

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    • Other  (8/1/2015)
    • Action Taken: Surrender
    • Summary: Please reference the following Document
    • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    • State: New Mexico
    • Substandard Care, Incompetence or Negligence  (12/3/2013)
    • Action Taken: Summary Suspension
    • Summary: Please reference the following Document
    • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    • State: New Mexico
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  • 0
    Board Actions

    No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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Education

  • Medical School
    Univ Of Nm Sch Of Med

    Graduated in 1990

  • Internship Hospital
    Chicago Pritzker School Med

    Completed in 1992

  • Residency Hospital
    Chicago Pritzker School Med

    Completed in 1996

  • Fellowship Hospital
    University MD School Med

    Completed in 1997

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors

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  • Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Dr. Gelinas' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
  • Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  • Malpractice claims in New Mexico not available
  • Sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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