Dr. Douglas Galuk, MD

Orthopedic Surgery •  Male • Age 56
  
Dr. Galuk
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Wisconsin River Orthopaedics

140 24th St S Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494

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Dr. Douglas Galuk, MD is a Orthopedic Surgery Specialist in Wisconsin Rapids, WI and has over 30 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Galuk has more experience with Hip/Pelvic Bones and Knee/Lower Limbs than other specialists in his area. He graduated from University of Minnesota / Twin Cities Campus medical school in 1990. He is affiliated with medical facilities Aspirus Riverview Hospital and Moundview Memorial Hospital And Clinics. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Galuk to book an appointment.


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I am very pleased with my knee replacement and the procedure,the doctor and his staff are very professional and courteous .the office personnel and nurses are kind and care very much about your comfort and any pain your in. I would recommend the staff and doctors to anyone that needs some kind of treatment or surgery.
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About Me

Care Philosophy

"My best quality as a practitioner is the joy I have in doing the job for which I was called by God to do. This joy brings energy and excitement to every...Read more

Biography

"I chose medicine because I've always been fascinated by anatomy and the mechanics of the human body. I grew up on a farm and enjoyed fixing things with...Read more

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery

Education

1995
University of Kansas Medical Center
Residency Hospital
1991
University of Kansas / School of Medicine
Internship Hospital
1990
University of Minnesota / Twin Cities Campus
Medical School
1988
University of Minnesota / Duluth Campus
Undergraduate School

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

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Frequently Treated by Dr. Galuk

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Galuk treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Galuk treats other conditions, please contact the office at (715) 424-1881.

Hip/Pelvic Bones

Hip surgery includes arthroscopy, fracture repair, resurfacing, and replacment to treat conditions affecting the hip, such as arthritis, dysplasia, and injuries.Compare with other Hip/Pelvic Bones specialists.

Dr. Galuk typically treats 63% more often than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 5 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
Hip Fracture
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High Frequency
Very High Frequency
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Knee/Lower Limbs

Knee and lower limb surgeons perform procedures such as total knee replacement, partial knee replacement, and tendor repair, to treat conditions including arthritis, ligament tears, or bone fractures.Compare with other Knee/Lower Limbs specialists.

Dr. Galuk typically treats 54% more often than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 12 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Knee Disorders
Baker’s Cyst
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
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High Frequency
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Elbow

Elbow surgeons perform proceduras including arthroscopy, replacement, resurfacing, or tendon repair to treat conditions affecting the elbow, such as arthritis, dislocations, and hyperextension.Compare with other Elbow specialists.

Dr. Galuk typically treats 59% more often than similar doctors

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Elbow Injuries
Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
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Dr. Galuk's conditions and procedures:

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Femur Fracture
  • 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 Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Heel Spur
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • 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 Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Sprain
  • Knee Surgery
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Myelopathy
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neuroplasty
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Sternum Fracture
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
  • Torticollis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Wrist Fracture
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Replacement

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Dr. Galuk accepts the following insurance:

AARP
Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
American Republic
Anthem
Balanced Blue Access-WI PPO
Balanced Blue Preferred-WI POS
Blue Access Network (Wisconsin) PPO
Blue Access w/ Pref Retail Clinics-WI PPO
Blue Preferred (Select Network)-WI POS
Blue Preferred Network-WI
Blue Preferred Plus w/ Pref Retail Clinics-WI POS
Blue Preferred Plus-WI POS
Blue Priority (Select Network)-WI
Blue Priority Plus w/ Pref Retail Clinics-WI POS
Blue Priority WI Network-WI
Blue Traditional Network-WI
Bronze Blue Access-WI PPO
Bronze Blue Preferred-WI POS
Bronze Blue Priority-WI POS
Catastrophic Blue Priority-WI
Gold Blue Access-WI PPO
Gold Blue Preferred-WI POS
Gold Blue Priority-WI POS
Lumenos plans - Blue Access-WI
Lumenos plans - Blue Preferred-WI
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Platinum Blue Access-WI PPO
Platinum Blue Preferred-WI POS
Platinum Blue Priority-WI POS
Silver Blue Access-WI PPO
Silver Blue Preferred-WI POS
Silver Blue Priority-WI POS
Well Priority-WI POS
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Blue Preferred Plus POS
Arise Health Plan
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Open Access Plus
HealthEOS
Humana
Medicaid
Medicaid HMO
Molina Healthcare
Medicaid
MultiPlan
PHCS Network PPO
Mutual of Omaha
Network Health
NTCA Benefits
Physicians Mutual
Security Health Plan (SHP)
Advocare Medicare Advantage HMO
BadgerCare Plus HMO
Classic
Tricare
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare
WEA Trust
WPS Health Insurance

Locations

Wisconsin River Orthopaedics

Wisconsin River Orthopedics Ltd140 24th St S Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494
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Affiliated Hospitals

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Aspirus Riverview Hospital

Wisconsin Rapids, WI

72% Patient experience rating, 3% higher than the national average

  • Joint Replacement Excellence Award™ (2021, 2020, 2019)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019)
  • Orthopedic Surgery Excellence Award™ (2019)

Moundview Memorial Hospital And Clinics

Friendship, WI

71% Patient experience rating, 2% higher than the national average

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