Dr. Douglas Roger, MD

Dr. Douglas Roger, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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Age 54
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Dr. Douglas Roger, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Palm Springs, CA and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from GEORGETOWN UNIV SCH OF MED in 1989 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.Read his story

1180 N Indian Canyon Dr Ste W201

Palm Springs, CA 92262

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Benesys
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Health Net
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan
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No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Roger's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Joint Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Roger treats Joint Pain more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Roger treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Roger treats Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Roger treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Knee Pain
Knee Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Roger treats Knee Disorders more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Roger treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Roger's conditions and procedures:

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • 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, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Femur Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture Care
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • 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
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neuroplasty
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Sever's Disease
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Steroid Injection
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Wrist Fracture

About Me

When I first learned to do hip replacement surgery twenty-five years ago, patients were routinely in the hospital for two weeks or more. The patients had a lot of pain and were on crutches for long periods of time and overall it took a long time to r...

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

1989
GEORGETOWN UNIV SCH OF MED
Medical School
1985
Pacific Union College
Undergraduate School
1989
1985

Awards

Memberships & Affiliations

  • International Congress for Joint Reconstruction, Member

Dr. Roger's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Roger

3.0

Based on 26 reviews

5 Stars
46.15384615384615%
(12)
4 Stars
0%
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3 Stars
7.6923076923076925%
(2)
2 Stars
3.8461538461538463%
(1)
1 Star
42.30769230769231%
(11)

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Currently in the middle of treatment and a lawsuit stemming from a car accident in LA... Had to switch my Dr to one out here since I moved to PS. My attorney hooked me up with this Dr. And it was absolutely horrible. First I get a call at 8pm from one of their staff members asking me questions...Read More
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I have complete trust in Dr. Roger. If I could have him do my second knee surgery I would. He is a very sound doctor and kind person. He is intelligent and very trustworthy. I would recommend him to anyone. He is very busy and in high demand and there is great reason for that. He is a gifted...Read More
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I had what was described as a "sprained" ankle. I had the MRI and X-Ray done that he ordered to provide him information for his diagnosis. After 3 appointments were cancelled at the last minute, because he was supposedly the only Ortho surgeon in Palm Springs, he said that it may or may not heal...Read More
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I was very sceptical about the procedure,but the surgery went very smoothly,maybe 45 min.and my recovery time was awesome I went home the next day, though painful,but that was 2013 now i am ready for my right knee to be replaced by him and only him.thank you Dr.Rodgers.
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Unkind and condescending
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