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Dr. David Tearse, MD

Orthopedic Surgery ·  Male · Age 61

Dr. Tearse

Dr. David Tearse, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Cedar Rapids, IA and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from University Of Wisconsin Medical School and specializes in orthopedic surgery and orthopedic sports medicine.


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Dr. Tearse accepts the following insurance:

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American Republic
AvMed
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Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
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Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
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Options PPO
Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield
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Dr. Tearse's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Fracture
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Tearse treats Fracture more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Tearse treats this condition more than 80% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Avulsion Fracture
  • Bennett's Fracture
  • Carpal Fractures
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Colles' Fracture
  • Complex Fracture of Acetabulum
  • Complex Fractures
  • Complex Fractures of the Periarticular Region
  • Complex Long-Bone Fracture
  • Compound Fracture
  • Compression Fracture
  • Displaced Growth Plate Fracture
  • Distal Radius Fracture
  • Elbow Fracture
  • Extra-Articular Fracture
  • Fracture of Arm (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
  • Fracture of Facial Bone
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Wrist and Fingers)
  • Fracture of Leg Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Insufficiency Fracture
  • Intra-Articular Fracture
  • Jaw Fracture
  • Joint Fracture
  • Orbital Fracture
  • Osteoporosis-Like Fracture of the Hip
  • Osteoporotic Spine Fractures
  • Osteoporotic Vertebral Fracture
  • Pathologic Fracture
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pediatric Ankle Fractures
  • Pediatric Fractures
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Postoperative Hip Fracture
  • Rib Fracture
  • Scaphoid Fractures
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Simple Fractures
  • Skull Fracture
  • Spinal Compression Fracture
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Sternum Fracture
  • Stress Fracture
  • Upper Extremity Fracture
  • Vertebral Compression Fractures
  • Vertebral Fracture
  • Wrist Fracture
Osteoarthritis of Knee
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Tearse treats Osteoarthritis of Knee more than 75% of his peers

Dr. Tearse treats this condition more than 75% of his peers

Elbow Injuries
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Tearse treats Elbow Injuries more than 73% of his peers

Dr. Tearse treats this condition more than 73% of his peers

Dr. Tearse's conditions and procedures:

  • ACL Surgery
  • 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
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand Fracture
  • Heel Spur
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Knee Surgery
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Myelopathy
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Steroid Injection
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Wrist Fracture

About Me

Biography

Dr. David Tearse, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Cedar Rapids, IA and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from University Of Wisconsin Medical School and specializes in orthopedic surgery and orthopedic sports medicine.

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

University Of Wisconsin Medical School
Medical School
1989
Lds Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
1988
University Of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics
Residency Hospital
1979
Stanford University
Undergraduate School
1989
1988
1979

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Dr. Tearse's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Tearse

4.7

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1 Star
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Dr Tearse and staff have completed both knee and shoulder surgeries on me and I have nothing but high praise for those procedures. They suggested Performance Therapies as my Rehab and they are Great too. (Blake Tiedtke).
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Great doctor. Very nice and easy to talk to.
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Dr. Tearse does not care about the condition of his patients, nor does he care about the pain they are experiencing. He is not able to provide information to help relieve the pain of the condition or diagnose problems. He will refer you to other doctors that have month long waiting lists. He has an...Read More
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Dr Tearse is patient, knowledgable, and makes the patient and family feel at ease. Highly recommend Dr Tearse!
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I had a complicated knee joint injury fractured femur in the knee joint. I had a surgery performed by one knee specialist and it failed, I had Dr.Tearse work on it and fix held I would recommend him to any and every body, his bed side manner is unmatched. Recovery goes at your pace and.your...Read More
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