Dr. David Gerlach, MD

Dr. David Gerlach, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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Age 42
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Dr. David Gerlach, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Coon Rapids, MN and has been practicing for 14 years. He graduated from Washington University School Of Medicine, St. Louis, Mo in 2004 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.Read his story

3111 124th Ave NW Ste 200

Coon Rapids, MN 55433

Contact Information

(763) 786-9543

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthPartners
  • Medica
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Top Care Areas

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

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
high
more than 88% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
high
more than 85% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hands
high
more than 84% of peers

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Dr. Gerlach's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Gerlach "David J. Gerlach, MD, a Minnesota native, is a fellowship-trained hand and upper extremity surgeon. He specializes in conditions of the hand and upper extremities, as well as microsurgery and surgical conditions of the fingers, hand, wrist and forearm."

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Gerlach does not have any board certifications listed.

33  Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Joint Pain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Pain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture
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21  Procedures

Background Check

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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

  • Washington University School Of Medicine, St. Louis, Mo
    Medical School | Graduated 2004
  • Washington University/Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, Mo
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Fellowship In Hand Surgery At University Of Washington/Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, Wa
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Gerlach has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Gerlach has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Gerlach's Reviews

3.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gerlach to family and friends
35 total reviews (18 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (35)

  • 5
    (25)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (9)

Dr. Gerlach's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Patient Comments (18)

I was involved in a very bad motorcycle accident. The silver lining to this difficult time was the fact that I became a patient of Dr. David Gerlach. Dr. Gerlach performed multiple surgeries to repair my injuries. The results have been excellent! More importantly, I found Dr. Gerlach to be...more
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Dr. Gerlach treated my fractured wrist with surgery. I was seen quickly after the injury and Dr. Gerlach was thoughtful and kind throughout the process. He even did the surgery after normal hours to make sure I could start recovering as soon as possible!! My outcome is amazing!! Thank you!
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Great surgeon and staff. Had a difficult problem, he handled it like a professional, could not be happier. Would definitely feel comfortable sending friends and family here.
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I saw Dr. Gerlach for a problem with my thumb and my carpal tunnel. He fixed both problems with ease and now my hand is almost perfect. He also treated my sister and she is doing great! He was genuinely kind during all of my visits and has a great ability to make his patients feel special. ...more
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Dr Gerlach reconstructed my thumb from bad arthritis. He explained everything in detail and the surgery was perfect. After some therapy, my thumb is now almost normal!! Great team and great surgeon!
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