Dr. Douglas Straehley, MD

Dr. Douglas Straehley, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 65
Dr. Douglas Straehley, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Lakewood, CO and has been practicing for 38 years. He graduated from University Of Hawaii John A Burns School Of Medicine in 1980 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

11600 W 2nd Pl

Lakewood, CO 80228

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna

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Dr. Straehley's Experience

Dr. Straehley's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
  • Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  • Malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Straehley "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

1  Board Certifications

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

10  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
  • Arthritis
  • Knee Pain
  • Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sports Injuries
  • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)

8  Procedures

Background Check

1 Malpractice Claim
  • Settlement : 2015
    Nature of Complaint: Mediator, Arbitrator, or Court: Denver District Court
    State: 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.


  • Arizona State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University Of Hawaii John A Burns School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • University of Colorado Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Phi Eta Sigma National Freshman Honor, 1975
  • Rhodes Scholar Nominee, 1975
Media & Publications
  • Acute Compartment Syndrome Following Tear of the Medial Head of the Gastrocnemius, 1986
  • The Effect of Arthroscopic Irrigation Solutions on Cartilage and Synovium, 1985

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Straehley's Reviews

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

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Straehley'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 replaced my knee 5 years ago, and just had the pleasure of a major revision surgery to replace it. A friend of mine had both knees replaced by him, and both of his also had to be replaced. I don't think I'll be getting any more orthopedic work done at Panorama
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