Dr. Cynthia Kooima, MD

Dr. Cynthia Kooima, MD

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Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Female  |  
47 y/o
(42)

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Dr. Cynthia Kooima, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Gilbert, AZ and has been practicing for 14 years. She graduated from Michigan State University College Of Human Medicine in 1998 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.Read her story

OrthoArizona

2940 E Banner Gateway Dr Ste 200

Gilbert, AZ 85234
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Accepted insurance

  • AARP
  • Accountable Health Plans of America
  • Aetna
  • Allstate
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS)
  • Arizona PHCS
  • Assurant Health
  • AZ Benefit Options
  • Bankers Life and Casualty
  • Banner Physician Hospital Organization (BPHO)
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Benesight
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield

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Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoarthritis
very high
more than 97% of peers
Bone Disorders
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Dr. Kooima's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Kooima "I've been very active in sports my entire life. From basketball to softball to triathlons plus I still enjoy cycling and skiing very much. I like that as an orthopedic surgeon, my JOB is to help keep other people active and doing what they like. I am dedicated to giving the best patient care. I try to get to know all of my patients on a personal level. I replaced a shoulder for a patient who lived in Michigan. She followed me to Arizona to have her other shoulder and her knee replaced. She said she couldn't find this level of care in Michigan."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kooima "Dr. Kooima is committed to taking care of all of my patients – from the person who is just looking to run their errands without pain to the high performance athlete looking to compete again. I enjoy that spectrum and appreciate each of you as individuals."
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
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Board Certifications

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

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Joint Disease in the Shoulder
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Ligament Rupture
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Sprain
  • Knee Tendinitis
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Orthopedic Disorders
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Shoulder Diseases
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Muscle Strain
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Separation
  • Shoulder Sprain
  • Shoulder Tendinitis
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Simple Fractures
  • Spina Bifida
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprain
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Work-Related Injuries

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Procedures

  • ACL Surgery
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthritic Hip Reconstruction Surgery
  • Arthritic Knee Reconstruction
  • Arthritic Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic Glenoid Labrum Repair
  • Arthroscopic Joint Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic Joint Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Labrum Repair
  • Arthroscopic Meniscus Repair
  • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Surgery Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic Upper-Extremity Surgery
  • Articular Cartilage Repair
  • Bone and Joint Repair
  • Bone and Joint Replacement
  • Bursa Injection
  • Cartilage Repair
  • Cartilage Transplant
  • Casting
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Surgery
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Foreign Body Removal
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
  • Glenoid Labrum Repair
  • Hardware Removal
  • Hip Arthroscopy
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Injection
  • Joint Reconstruction Surgery
  • Joint Replacement Surgery
  • Joint Surgery
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Cartilage Treatment
  • Knee Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee Ligament Reconstruction
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee Tendon Repair
  • Lateral Meniscus Repair
  • Medial Meniscus Repair
  • Meniscectomy
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Open Reduction Internal Fixation (ORIF) of Hip Fracture
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Quadriceps Tendon Repair
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Cartilage Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Shoulder Resurfacing
  • Shoulder Stabilizations
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Simple Fracture Care and Casting
  • Splinting
  • Sports Medicine Related Procedures
  • Sports Medicine Surgery
  • Steroid Injection
  • Supartz® Injection
  • Synvisc® Injection
  • Total Joint Replacement
  • Total Knee Replacement
  • Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • Michigan State University College Of Human Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1998
  • Henry Ford Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Institute for Bone and Joint Disorders
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2004

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kooima has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dignity Health - Mercy Gilbert Medical Center

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Kooima is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Kooima's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kooima to family and friends
3.7
based on 42 total reviews (8 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (42)

  • 5
    (26)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (13)

Dr. Kooima's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

in Florence, AZ
Dr. Kooima has replaced both my knees and she did an awesome/excellent job on both of them. I cannot recommend her highly enough.
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in Mesa, AZ
Cynthia Kooima did a knee scope on my knee last year for my meniscus.. She told me that I may have some arthritis in my affected area in the future. What she didn't tell me that after she was done, I would need a knee replacement the very next year. She even gave me a $800 injection to help with...more
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in Queen Creek, AZ
I had met with another surgeon prior to meeting with Dr. Kooima and was not impressed. I went to see her for a second opinion. She took the time to really talk to me and understand my pain and what was going on. Surgery it was! On the day of the surgery even though she herself was recovering from...more
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in Mesa, AZ
She was condescending, dismissive, and downright disrespectful toward the things I had to say. She did not seem to take my input into consideration in decisions about what my care should be. She seemed to be inconvenienced and in a hurry to get through my appointment. She did not explain things...more
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in Gilbert, AZ
Excellent Doctor! I didn't need surgery but if I did, I would trust her 100%. Very thoroughly examined; thoughtful, gave me the time I needed, answered questions and referred me when needed. Awesome doctor.
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