Dr. Derek Klaus, MD

Dr. Derek Klaus, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 35
Dr. Derek Klaus, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Akron, OH and has been practicing for 2 years. He graduated from Med Coll Of Ohio in 2010 and specializes in orthopedic surgery and hand and upper extremity surgery.

1 Park West Blvd Ste 330

Akron, OH 44320

Contact Information

(330) 835-5533

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Broken Arm
more than 17% of peers
Shoulder Disorders
more than 16% of peers
Elbow Injuries
more than 15% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Klaus does not have any board certifications listed.

19  Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis of the Hand
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Back Pain
  • Broken Arm
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Complex Fractures
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Fracture
  • Hip Fracture
  • Joint Pain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Nerve Injury
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Ruptured Tendon
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Disorders

12  Procedures

  • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Arthroscopic Wrist Surgery
  • Basal Thumb Joint Reconstruction
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Dupuytren's Contracture Injection
  • Fracture Care
  • Neuroplasty
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Steroid Injection
  • Tendon Repair
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wrist Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Ohio.

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.


  • Med Coll Of Ohio
    Medical School | Graduated 2010
  • Summa Health System
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2015
  • Allegheny General Hospital/Western Pennsylvania Hospital Medical Education Consortium
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2016

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Klaus' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Klaus to family and friends
3 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

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  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Klaus' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Dr Klaus is a caring and compassionate surgeon. He was able to explain my complex surgeries in terms that I could easily understand. He cared for and treated me as if family. I would highly recommend Dr Klaus.
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Dr. Klaus got me in for an appointment and surgery right away. He explained what needed to be done in a very kind and understandable way. i would recommend him to everyone. Thank you Dr. Klaus :)
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I broke my elbow & wrist on 11/21/16. Late afternoon on 11/22 Dr Klaus replaced my shattered elbow & put a metal plate in my wrist. I was visiting in Ohio and was very impressed with the quality of care as a guest in the state. 2.5 months healing and I am progressing along just fine. My thanks to...more
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