Dr. Dean Carlson, MD

Dr. Dean Carlson, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 85
Dr. Dean Carlson, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Westfield, NJ and has been practicing for 56 years. He graduated from UNIV OF MI MED SCH in 1957 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

541 E Broad St

Westfield, NJ 07090

Contact Information

(908) 232-3879

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey

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Top Care Areas

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Knee Disorders
very high
more than 92% of peers
very high
more than 89% of peers
Bone Disorders
very high
more than 89% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

47  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)


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5  Procedures

  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Surgery
  • Steroid Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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.


    Medical School | Graduated 1957
  • San Francisco General Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1958
  • Henry Ford Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1962

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Carlson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Carlson's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Carlson to family and friends
7 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Carlson's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes
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