Dr. David A. Goertzen, MD

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Dr. David A. Goertzen, MD

Orthopedic Surgery | Male

Ortho NorthEast 5050 N Clinton St, Fort Wayne, IN 46825 Get Directions
(260) 484-8551

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David A. Goertzen, M.D., joined Ortho NorthEast in 1996 to provide trauma services to the growing practice. Dr. Goertzen, who...   Read More

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      Specialties

      • Orthopedic Surgery

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      • Orthopedic Surgery

      Conditions Treated

      • Ankle Fracture
      • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
      • Ankle Sprains and Strains
      • Ankylosing Spondylitis
      • Arthritis of the Elbow
      • Autoimmune Diseases
      • Back Pain
      • Baker’s Cyst
      • Bone Cancer
      • Bone Disorders
      • Broken Arm
      • Bunion
      • Bursitis
      • Cancer
      • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
      • Clavicle Fracture
      • Coccygeal Pain
      • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
      • Difficulty With Walking
      • Elbow Bursitis
      • 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
      • Hand Conditions
      • Hand Fracture
      • Heel Spur
      • Hip Fracture
      • Hip Pointer Injuries
      • Intervertebral Disc Disease
      • Joint Pain
      • Knee Disorders
      • Knee Fracture
      • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
      • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
      • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
      • Limb Pain
      • Myelopathy
      • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
      • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
      • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
      • Osteoarthritis of Hands
      • Pelvic Fracture
      • Plantar Fasciitis
      • Runner's Knee
      • Scapular Fracture
      • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
      • Shoulder Dislocation
      • Shoulder Disorders
      • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
      • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
      • Spine Disorders
      • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
      • Sternum Fracture
      • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
      • Wrist Fracture

      Procedures Performed

      • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
      • Arm Surgery
      • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
      • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
      • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
      • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
      • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
      • Excision of Radius or Ulna
      • Foot and Ankle Dislocation Treatment, Closed
      • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
      • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
      • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
      • Fracture Care
      • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
      • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
      • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
      • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
      • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
      • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
      • Knee Dislocation Treatment
      • Knee Surgery
      • Partial Shoulder Replacement
      • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
      • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
      • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
      • Spinal Nerve Block
      • Wrist Replacement

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      Education

      • Medical School
        University Of Kansas / School Of Medicine

        Graduated in 1989

      • Internship Hospital
        Indiana University School Of Medicine, Indianapolis, In

        Completed in 1990

      • Residency Hospital
        Indiana University School Of Medicine, Indianapolis, In

        Completed in 1994

      • Fellowship Hospital
        Methodist Hospital Of Indiana, Indianapolis, In

        Completed in 1996

      • Undergraduate School
        Bethel College, Newton, Kansas

        Graduated in 1985

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
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      • Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
      • Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
      • No malpractice claims found
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Goertzen says...

      David A. Goertzen, M.D., joined Ortho NorthEast in 1996 to provide trauma services to the growing practice.

      Dr. Goertzen, who hails from Goessel, Kansas, earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in biology with honors from Bethel College in Newton, Kansas. He earned his medical degree with honors from the University of Kansas School of Medicine. After serving an internship at the Indiana University School of Medicine Hospital in Indianapolis, Dr. Goertzen remained to complete his Orthopaedic Surgery Residency. He then completed a fellowship in Orthopaedic Trauma at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis.

      Dr. Goertzen is a board-certified member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. His professional memberships include the Indiana Medical Association, the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society and the Fort Wayne Medical Society, among others.