Dr. Craig A. Dopf, MD

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Dr. Craig A. Dopf, MD

Orthopedic Surgery | Male

Meriter 2275 Deming Way Ste 220, Middleton, WI 53562 Get Directions
(608) 417-8388

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Dr. Dopf prides himself on not leaving an exam room until all of his patients? questions are answered. He uses common language when explaining diagnosis and treatment options, and takes minimally invasive approaches to surgery whenever possible. He finds the best outcomes come from having a relationship of mutual respect with patients who are willing to do what is necessary to reduce their pain. He also understands how important family support is for the healing process.Read more

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based on 14 total surveys (2 with reviews)
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  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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in Madison, WI |
Dr. Dopf and his team are wonderful - they gave me back a near pain-free life. I can't speak highly enough about the care I got, and the result was all I could have hoped for.
in Crooks, SD |
I had an experimental surgery Jan 1998 with spondaylis . He fused L4 & L5 on my back. I was about 50 years old. The operation was about 10 hours. He operated on my back going thru my belly. He was very young and did a perfect job. I am a non smoker and non drinker. I have used my back hard ,no problems and at 72 years old Its still good.
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications

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  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Herniated Disc
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Spine Disorders
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • 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 Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Disorders
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture

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
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection

Background Check

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    Malpractice Claims not available

    Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Wisconsin.

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  • 0
    Sanctions

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  • 0
    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Univ Of Co Sch Of Med

    Graduated in 1987

  • Internship Hospital
    Henry Ford Hospital

    Completed in 1988

  • Residency Hospital
    Henry Ford Hospital

    Completed in 1992

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Spine Surg Psc

    Completed in 1993

    Tulane U Med Sch

    Completed in 1993

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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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 Wisconsin not available
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Dopf's Office & Staff

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Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
10 – 15 minutes

Experience with Dr. Dopf

Level of trust in provider's decisions
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How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Dopf's Care Philosophy

Dr. Dopf prides himself on not leaving an exam room until all of his patients? questions are answered. He uses common language when explaining diagnosis and treatment options, and takes minimally invasive approaches to surgery whenever possible. He finds the best outcomes come from having a relationship of mutual respect with patients who are willing to do what is necessary to reduce their pain. He also understands how important family support is for the healing process.