Dr. Craig Mintzer, MD

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Jewett Orthopedic Clinic PA 8701 Maitland Summit Blvd Orlando, FL 32810 Get Directions
Dr. Craig Mintzer, MD
Dr. Craig Mintzer, MD is a sports medicine doctor who practices in Orlando, FL. He is 54 years old and has been practicing for 27 years. Dr. Mintzer is affiliated with Florida Hospital Orlando.

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based on 24 total reviews (6 with comments)
Dr. Mintzer's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (6)
in New Smyrna Beach, FL |
Total waste of time with bad advice. I have been an athlete since I was 5 and now am an older athlete. After 9 orthopedic surgeries, I am still competing - great surgeons. I also spent many years working in the medical field. As a new patient he spent only 2 minutes with me and knows nothing about me. He told me virtually nothing can be done for my shoulder, torn ligaments and atrophied muscles. He also said I should not seek any other medical opinion, wow! There are treatments that can be done.
Winter Park, FL |
Dr. Mintzer is amazing! I will send all my family and friends to him for shoulder surgery. After 2 years of pain in my right shoulder, he did a biceps and rotator cuff repair and my arm feels great. He is professional and very knowledgeable - he showed me pictures and explained the procedure he performed. Great experience and will not go to anyone else!
in Orlando, FL |
After being a patient of Dr. Mintzer's for five years and three arthroscopic surgeries, my respect for his skill as a surgeon is high. He's amazingly good at his profession. For me, however, after five years, the true measure of the man lies in his intelligence, wit, and personality. I hold him in the highest esteem for his dogged determination outside the operating room. Mine is a deep debt of gratitude for his devotion to me, personally, as a patient. Dr. Mintzer made a difference.
in Orlando, FL |
First issue was that time to recover was NOT discussed. It was SUBSTANTIALLY longer than I was lead to believe. However, the bigger issue is with Jewett in general. To start, I have VERY good insurance and paid all my bills post Sx. Then I got a bill for$272 more than 6 MONTHS after the surgery. I reluctantly paid it. What got me even more upset is that I got a bill over TWO YEARS after my surgery asking for another $300. Don't go here... They will keep sending you bill FOREVER.
in Oviedo, FL |
Saw Dr. Mintzer after almost 3 months of being in pain with my knee. Had Chiropractic adjustments but they didn't take care of the problem. I cautiously saw Dr. Mintzer as I had read reviews but pro and cons. Without a doubt this is one of the most intelligent, caring, and knowledgeable surgeons in his genre. I can't recommend him highly enough. He is cut to the chase, humorous, kind, caring and diligent about his patients. I respect him and would go to him again in a minute.
in Ormond Beach, FL |
Dr. Mintzer operated on both shoulders..One torn rotator cuff and the other was bone spurs. He did a terrific job on both. He is an excellent surgeon.
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  •  Specializes in Sports Medicine
  •  Board certified in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Surgery
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  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Trigger Finger

Education

  • Medical School
    Harvard Med Sch

    Graduated in 1990

  • Residency Hospital
    Children's Hospital
    New England Med Center Hosps

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Sports Medicine

Procedures Performed

  • ACL Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate