Dr. Douglas Foulk, MD

Dr. Douglas Foulk, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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Age 55
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Dr. Douglas Foulk, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Golden, CO and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from University Of Nebraska / College Of Medicine in 1988 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.Read his story

660 Golden Ridge Rd Ste 250

Golden, CO 80401

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
very high
more than 96% of peers
Joint Pain
very high
more than 93% of peers
Knee Disorders
very high
more than 92% of peers

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Dr. Foulk's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Foulk "Dr. Douglas A. Foulk is a board certified orthopedic surgeon with subspecialty certification in sports medicine A Colorado native, he was raised in Greely, Colorado. Dr. Foulk received his medical degree from the University of Nebraska College of Medicine. He then completed his internship and residency at the University of California – Davis Medical Center in Sacramento, California. He received his fellowship training at the Methodist Sports Medicine Center under, renowned orthopedic sports medicine specialist, Dr. K.D. Shelbourne in Indianapolis, Indiana. Dr. Foulk has authored book chapters and scientific papers in the area of Denver orthopedic sports medicine and has presented at the local and national level on sports medicine topics. In his free time, Dr. Foulk enjoys biking, skiing, golf and traveling to visit his three children who live across the United States."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Foulk "To practice high quality orthopedic care for my patients. The philosophy is the patient drives the practice. The employees are team members who are mutually accountable and pursue our goal of high quality care in a team approach."

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

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

46  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Fracture
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Hip Fracture
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Meniscus Tear
  • Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
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23  Procedures

  • ACL Surgery
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Joint Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Distal Clavicle Excision Surgery
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Fracture Care
  • Glenoid Labrum Repair
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Surgery
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Surgery
  • Meniscectomy
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Colorado.

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 Nebraska
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University Of Puget Sound
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University Of Nebraska / College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • University Of California Davis Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of California Davis Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Methodist Sports Medicine Center
    Other Education | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Chancellors Academic Excellence List, University of Nebraska, 1983
  • Outstanding Trauma Research Award, 1992
  • Jane Sarah Welch Microbiology Scholarship, University of Nebraska, 1983-84
  • Outstanding Resident of the Year, 1993
Media & Publications
  • Full Thickness Rotator Cuff Tears in Professional Football Players., 2002
  • Diaphyseal Humerus Fractures: Natural History and Occurrence of Nonunion, 1995
  • Timing of Surgery in Acute ACL Tears on the Return of Quadriceps Strength Following Reconstruction Using Autogenous Patellar Tendon Graft, 1995
  • Epithelioid Hemangioendothelioma of the Common Femoral Vein, 2001

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Foulk's Reviews

4.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Foulk to family and friends
76 total reviews (36 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (76)

  • 5
    (71)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Foulk'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

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (36)

I felt very confident in Dr. Foulk and his assistant Nate. They really listened to me and explained what to expect with my upcoming surgery.
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Great communicator, learns about the person then the specific issue. Assistant Nate is amazing also. Great team highly recommend
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I highly recommend Dr. Foulk! He is very knowledgeable and takes the time to explain everything. He also takes the time to answer questions and makes sure you leave the appointment comfortable.
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Initial appointment was great and I’m confident that the procedure will be also.
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I have seen Dr. Fouls over the years and he has always been professional and very knowledgeable and helpful.
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