Dr. Dirk Gesink, MD

Dr. Dirk Gesink, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
58 y/o

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Dr. Dirk Gesink, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Phoenix, AZ and has been practicing for 30 years. He specializes in orthopedic surgery and orthopedic foot & ankle surgery.

SJHMC Orthopedics Specialties & Plastic Surgery

500 W Thomas Rd Ste 850

Phoenix, AZ 85013
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS)
  • AZ Foundation Medical Care (AZFMC)
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Choice of Arizona
  • Health Net
  • Healthcare Connect
  • Indian Health Service
  • LifeWise
  • Medicare
  • Mercy Care

Learn about Dr. Gesink

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Top Care Areas

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

Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
very high
more than 97% of peers
Foot Conditions
more than 84% of peers
Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
more than 82% of peers

Dr. Gesink'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. Gesink "St. Joseph's Orthopedic Clinic provides quality healthcare for management of injuries related to trauma and sports activities. The Orthopedic Team believes in integrated care and patient management through communication and collaboration with medical staff, clinical staff, administrative staff, support services and the patient and their family. The level of care is in accordance with the specific need of the patient and will vary with diagnosis, patient condition, healthcare and psychosocial status, physician orders, and recommendations of the multi-disciplinary team.St.Joseph's Orthopedic Clinic also maintains a 24 hour physician on call service."

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

59  Conditions Treated

  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot and Ankle Disorders
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Heel Spur
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Lupus
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Sternum Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures


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31  Procedures

  • Achilles Tenotomy
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Arm Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Surgery
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Trigger Point Injection

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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  • University of Texas
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Maricopa Integrated Health System
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of California San Diego
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Louisville - Kentucky
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Gesink has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dignity Health - St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
America's 100 Best Hospitals Award

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Gesink is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Gesink's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gesink to family and friends
4 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Gesink'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

Patient Comments (1)

He was the third surgeon I met with regarding a foot problem (he didn't know this) and was the only one of the three who suggested alternative ways of trying to rehab my foot and considered surgery the final approach. The other two immediately went to surgery. After four months of rehab my foot...more
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