Dr. Dana Seltzer, MD

Dr. Dana Seltzer, MD

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Orthopedic Surgery  |  
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58 y/o
(19)

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Dr. Dana Seltzer, MD is an orthopedic surgery doctor who practices in Scottsdale, AZ. He is 58 years old and has been practicing for 31 years. Read his story

Abrazo Medical Group

6565 E Greenway Pkwy Ste 100A

Scottsdale, AZ 85254
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Accepted insurance

  • AARP
  • Accountable Health Plans of America
  • Actions Healthcare Management
  • Aetna
  • Alta Health Network
  • Altec
  • Ameriben
  • American National
  • American Republic
  • AmeriPlan
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS)
  • Arizona Medical Network
  • Arizona PHCS

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Top Care Areas

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Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
high
more than 89% of peers
Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
high
more than 88% of peers
Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
high
more than 87% of peers

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Dr. Seltzer's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Seltzer "Dr. Seltzer has been practicing in Phoenix since 1993, after completing residency training at the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Medical Center and yearlong fellowships in sports medicine at the Kerlan Jobe Orthopedic Clinic and shoulder and elbow surgery with Dr. Charles Rockwood. He served as the chairman and residency director of the Phoenix Orthopedic Residency Program at Maricopa Medical Center from 2000-2004. He was the chairman of the orthopedic surgery department at St. Joseph's Hospital from 2004-2016, while also serving as the director of orthopedic trauma at both St. Joseph's Hospital and Chandler Regional Medical Center from 2003-2015. He has been the medical director for the Phoenix Coyotes, the Arizona Rattlers, the Phoenix Roadrunners, the Phoenix Mustangs, the Arizona Thunder, and the Phoenix Cobras. He is currently working as an independent contractor with Tenet Healthcare and the Abrazo Medical Group as the Market Director of Orthopedic Surgery."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Seltzer "Orthopedic POCSt. Joseph's Orthopedic Clinic provides quality healthcare for management of injuries related to trauma and sports activities. The Orthopedic Team believes in integrated care and patient management through communication and collaboration with medical staff, clinical staff, administrative staff, support services and the patient and their family. The level of care is in accordance with the specific need of the patient and will vary with diagnosis, patient condition, healthcare and psychosocial status, physician orders, and recommendations of the multi-disciplinary team.St.Joseph's Orthopedic Clinic also maintains a 24 hour physician on call service."
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Trauma Surgery
  • Sports Medicine
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Board Certifications

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

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Disorders
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hip Dislocation
  • Hip Disorders
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Injury
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • 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
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Orthopedic Trauma
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Elbow
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Sternum Fracture
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
  • Upper Extremity Disorders

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Procedures

  • ACL Surgery
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Reconstruction
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Elbow Surgery
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Humerus
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Arthroscopy
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Wrist Fusion

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Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • Pomona College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1981
  • University of Southern California
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • Jackson Memorial Hosp/U of Miami
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Univ. of Miami/Jackson Memorial Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Kerlan-Jobe Ortho Clinic
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Univ of TX Hlth Sc Ctr at San Anton
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Patients Choice Award, 2008, 2009
  • Patients Choice Compassionate Doctor Award, 2010
  • Phoenix Magazine Top Doc, 2010
  • Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors Award, 2010
Media & Publications

Dr. Seltzer has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dignity Health - St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center

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

Hospital Quality Award

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

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Dr. Seltzer's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Seltzer to family and friends
4.4
based on 19 total reviews (7 with comments)
Dr. Seltzer's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (7)
in Goodyear, AZ |
He is caring, attentive and excellent at his work.
in Phoenix, AZ |
Dr. Seltzer is very caring and understanding, he really takes the time to listen and treat each patient. I visited 2 other orthopedic surgeons who told me there was nothing they could do for me other than offer pain management until I was old enough for a knee replacement. Dr. Seltzer is very knowledgeable and professional, he took the time to listen to the issue and offer solutions. He was able to repair my cartilage damage and now I have no pain and couldn't be happier! Highly recommend!
in Tempe, AZ |
I cannot speak too highly of Dr. Dana Seltzer's expertise and compassion. I know that I received the absolute best possible outcome because of his knowledge and skill. I have already recommended him to a student of mine.
in Phoenix, AZ |
Dr Seltzer is everything you could hope for in a doctor. He listens, he takes the time to really hear you. He never rushes through an appointment just because he is backed up. Each patient recieves the care and attention we all deserve, but rarely get in medicine today. He is brilliant and thinks outside the box, helping you to cope with pain and discomfort in more ways than just medication or surgery. He is an outstanding surgeon. I can not recommend him highly enough. I
in Phoenix, AZ |
Dr. Seltzer is very knowledgeable and professional.
Chandler, AZ |
Had multiple pelvic fractures and wanted to be treated conservatively. The healing time is longer but his professionalism and great bedside manner puts me at ease every time I go in. I am so grateful for Dr. Seltzer and the staff for what they have done for me- we live quite far from his office but well worth the trip. Although a surgeon, he respected my decision in treatment and didn't treat me less than. I am treated with respect with care, compassion and understanding.
in Phoenix, AZ |
Dr. Seltzer fixed my husband's broken patella. He performed the surgery just hours after the fall. We have had a GREAT outcome. Dr. Seltzer was very kind and caring in addition to being a good surgeon.
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Dr. Seltzer accepts 136 insurance carriers
  • AARP
  • Accountable Health Plans of America
  • Actions Healthcare Management
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Aetna PPO
  • Alta Health Network
  • Altec
  • Ameriben
  • American National
  • American Republic
  • AmeriPlan
    Discount Card
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Motorola Health Plans
  • Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS)
    AHCCCS - AZ Health Care Cost Containment System
    American Indian Health Plan
  • Arizona Medical Network
  • Arizona PHCS
  • Assurant Health
  • AZ Benefit Options
  • AZ Foundation Medical Care (AZFMC)
    AZ Foundation Medical Care (AZFMC) EPO
    AZ Foundation Medical Care (AZFMC) PPO
  • AZ Health Concepts
  • Bankers Life and Casualty
  • Banner Health
  • Banner Physician Hospital Organization (BPHO)
  • Bashas Benefit Trust
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Benefit Concepts
  • Benesight
  • Berkshire Life Insurance Company of America
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Cross and Blue Shield
    Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
    Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Bridgeway Health Solutions
    AHCCCS - AZ Health Care Cost Containment System
  • Broadspire
  • Care 1st Health Plan
    AHCCCS without Prior Authorization
  • Care Credit
  • Caremark Pharmacy
  • Carrington
  • CHAMPVA
  • Christian Care
    Medi-Share
  • Cigna
    Cigna Healthcare of Arizona
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna POS
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna
  • City of Mesa Health Plan
  • CNA
  • Compassionate Care Network (CCN)
  • Comprehensive Medical and Dental Program (CMDP)
  • Compusys
  • Concentra
  • Conseco
  • CopperPoint Mutual
    CopperPoint Mutual Insurance Company
    Worker's Compensation WC
  • CoreSource
  • CorVel
    CorVel PPO
  • Coventry Health Care
  • CRS
  • Delta Dental
    Delta Dental PPO
  • EBMS
  • El Paso First Health Plan
  • Employers Dental Service
    EDS
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems
  • First Life and Health Insurance
    Medicare Advantage PFFS
  • Fortified Provider Network
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • Gila River HealthCare
  • Global Excel Insurance
    GLBLEXCL
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • Guardian
    Dental
  • Health Net
  • Health Plan of Nevada
  • Healthcare Connect
  • HealthCare Consortium of Arizona
  • HealthSmart
  • Indian Health Service
  • Integra Physician Network
  • Ironwood Cancer and Research Center
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Liberty Mutual Insurance Company
  • LifeWise
  • Lincoln
  • Lovelace Health Plan
    Lovelace Health Plan PPO
  • Lutheran Preferred
    Lutheran Preferred PPO
  • Magellan Health Services
    Magellan Health Services HMO
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Maricopa Foundation For Medical Care
  • Maricopa Health Plan
  • Maricopa Managed Care
  • Marsh Affinity Group Services
  • Mayo Clinic
  • Medicaid
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Medicare
    Medicare Advantage PPO
  • MedPartners
    MedPartners PPO
  • Mercy Care
    AHCCCS - AZ Health Care Cost Containment System
    AHCCCS without Prior Authorization
  • Meritain Health
    Administrative Enterprises
  • MetLife
  • Midwest Life
  • Monumental Life Insurance Company
  • MultiPlan
    IHP Discount Card
    Integrated Health Plan (IHP)
    Integrated Health Plan (IHP) PPO
    MultiPlan PPO
    RAN/AMN
    ValuePoint
  • National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE)
  • National Roofers Union & Employers Joint Health & Welfare Fund
  • One Health
  • Operating Engineers Health & Welfare Plan
  • PHCS
    PHCS PPO
  • Phoenix Health Plan
    AHCCCS - AZ Health Care Cost Containment System
    Phoenix Health Plan (w/prior authorization)
  • Physicians Mutual
  • Pinal/Gila LTC
  • Portamedic
  • Premier Group Insurance
  • Prime Health Imaging
    Prime Health Imaging EPO
  • Prime Health Services
  • Principal Life
  • Private HealthCare Systems
  • Private Small Business Insurance
  • Prudential
  • Pyramid Life
  • SCAN Health Plan
    Classic HMO
  • Secure Care Indemnity
  • Self Pay
  • Sierra Choice
    Sierra Choice POS
  • Sliding Scale
  • Southwest Service Administrators, Inc.
  • State Farm
  • Sturm Ruger & Co.
  • Three Rivers Provider Network
  • TPA
    Web-TPA
  • Tricare
    TriCare for Life
  • Triwest
    TriCare/TriWest
  • Ucare
  • UniCare
  • United Healthcare Community Plan
    AHCCCS Medicaid
  • UnitedHealthCare
    CarePlus
    PacifiCare
    PacifiCare HMO
    PacifiCare POS
    PacifiCare PPO
    Secure Horizons
    Sierra Health
    United Healthcare
  • University Physicians
  • Unum
  • USA Managed Care Organization
  • Veteran Administration Plan
  • Wausau Benefits
  • Western Health Advantage
    Western Health Advantage HMO
  • Worker's Compensation
    Worker's Compensation WC
  • Yavapai Long Term Care
  • Zenith Administrators Inc

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Hospitals where Dr. Seltzer has admitting privileges

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Abrazo Central Campus
2000 W Bethany Home Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85015
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Abrazo Scottsdale Campus
3929 E Bell Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85032
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