Dr. Craig Lareau, MD

Dr. Craig Lareau, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 36
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Dr. Craig Lareau, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Springfield, MA and has been practicing for 3 years. He graduated from Univ Of Ma Med Sch in 2008 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

300 Birnie Ave

Springfield, MA 01107

Contact Information

(413) 785-4666

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
very high
more than 99% of peers
Ankle Sprains and Strains
very high
more than 99% of peers
Foot Conditions
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Lareau's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

41  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Heel Spur
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Sever's Disease
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
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29  Procedures

  • Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
  • Achilles Tenotomy
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Ankle Fusion
  • Ankle Ligament Reconstruction
  • Bone and Joint Replacement
  • Bunion Surgery
  • Charcot Reconstruction
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
  • Flatfoot Correction
  • Foot and Ankle Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Fracture Care
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Tendon Repair

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

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

  • Brandeis
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2004
  • Univ Of Ma Med Sch
    Medical School | Graduated 2008
  • Rhode Island Hosp Brown University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2009
  • Rhode Island Hosp Brown University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2013
  • Carolinas Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2015
  • Rhode Island Hosp Brown University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2014

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lareau has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lareau's Reviews

4.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lareau to family and friends
20 total reviews (18 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (20)

  • 5
    (19)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (0)

Dr. Lareau's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Patient Comments (18)

my name is Ira Williams Dr. Lareau is a good guy and a great doctor, He helped me with a life changing foot surgery
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Dr. Lareau explained the ankle surgery in detail and informed me what to expect for recovery time. The result of the surgery were full fuction of the ankle and pain free movement. Thank you for your exceptional service and care.
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Dr. Lareau is the ultimate professional. He listens attentively and answers questions effectively, makes appropriate referrals, does excellent surgery and provides comprehensive follow up. He should be recognized for his dedication to his job and superior understanding of patients and their...more
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Dr. Lareau and his team are excellence, very knowledgeable, and extremely friendly. My procedure went perfectly. And I was up and running in no time. I highly recommend Dr. Lareau and his team, and I thank them for taking good care of me.
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Good listener to both parents and teenage patient. Gave us options and explained pros and cons to each. Not at all arrogant or awkward as many other surgeons can be. Unfortunately, we have a lot of experience with surgeons. Staff spent hours with us trying to get right fit for ankle support...more
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