Dr. David Solfelt, MD

Dr. David Solfelt, MD

Orthopedic Trauma Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 66
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Dr. David Solfelt, MD is an orthopedic trauma surgery specialist in Madison, WI and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from University Of Minnesota School Of Medicine in 1979 and specializes in orthopedic trauma surgery.

202 S Park St 2 East

Madison, WI 53715

Contact Information

(608) 417-5454

Insurance Accepted

  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
  • Health Net
  • HealthEOS
  • HealthPlus
  • 16 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Fracture
very high
more than 95% of peers
Tibia and Fibula Fractures
high
more than 88% of peers
Fracture Care
high
more than 88% of peers

Dr. Solfelt's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Solfelt "Dr. Solfelt feels honored to be part of his patients? and their families? lives during the critical and stressful times following an unexpected injury. It is his goal to facilitate healing and restore function by providing expert care and the information necessary to guide effective rehabilitation. Patients enjoy his friendly, approachable personality and appreciate his concern and responsiveness to their injuries. Patients trust Dr. Solfelt with their health knowing he will not compromise when making decisions regarding quality of care issues and that he is committed to finding the best solution for their condition. Helping trauma patients in their time of need, whether in Madison or in a developing nation, is the reason Dr. Solfelt finds his career so rewarding."
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1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Trauma Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

64  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • 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
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Extremity Injuries
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Limb Pain
  • Lower Extremity Trauma
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Injuries
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Upper Extremity Trauma
  • Wrist Fracture
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25  Procedures

  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Wrist Replacement

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Wisconsin.

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

  • University Of Minnesota School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • Hennepin Co Med Ctr/U Minn
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1980
  • University Of Minnesota Hospitals
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984
  • University Of Minnesota Hospitals
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2012

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Solfelt has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Solfelt's Reviews

4.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Solfelt to family and friends
13 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Solfelt'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

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

I found Dr. Solfelt to be a personable, confidence inspiring, conscientious surgeon. He asked germane questions, listened to my answers and incorporated those answers into his treatment recommendations. During my over night stay in the hospital he stopped-in several times to monitor any post-op...more
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