Dr. Ensor Transfeldt, MD

Dr. Ensor Transfeldt, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 69
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Dr. Ensor Transfeldt, MD is an orthopedic spine surgery specialist in Minneapolis, MN and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from University of the Witwatersrand in 1975 and specializes in orthopedic spine surgery.

913 E 26th St Ste 600

Minneapolis, MN 55404

Contact Information

(612) 775-6200

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.

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Top Care Areas

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Low Back Pain
very high
more than 96% of peers
Back Pain
very high
more than 96% of peers
Chronic Neck Pain
very high
more than 95% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

38  Conditions Treated

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Back Pain
  • Broken Neck
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteopenia
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Torticollis
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
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10  Procedures

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

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University of the Witwatersrand
    Medical School | Graduated 1975
  • Baragwanath Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1980
  • University Toronto
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Twin Cities Scoliosis Spine Ctr
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1984

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Transfeldt has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Dutch

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Transfeldt's Reviews

3.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Transfeldt to family and friends
21 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (21)

  • 5
    (14)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Transfeldt's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Hack job. Infection from insufficient suture closure. Punctured dura and should have been sealed properly, yet there is fluid leaking still. I wouldn’t trust him to pet my dog. Was supposed to have multiple decompression surgery and got a basic laminectomy. He shushed me several times when I spoke....more
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I was referred to Dr. Transfeldt fot severe spinal stenoisis, and eventually decided to have it done. He took the time before surgery to reassure me that though this is his most common procedure, he considers no case routine, and is very meticulous. I felt very comforted by that. The surgery was...more
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I had Scheuermann's disease and Dr. Transfeldt performed my surgery to straighten my spine when I was 17. I cannot thank him enough- there are no words great enough to explain my gratitude for the fact that he changed my life. I thank God that there are people in this world that give so much of...more
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Dr. Transfeldt and staff - excellent! The experience and knowledge that Dr. Transfeldt has is outstanding. I Highly recommend Dr. Transfeldt.
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Dr. Transfeldt is superb. I had very successful surgery with him. When I have seen him for other issues, he is always excellent with diagnosis, helpful with what can be done to help, and always caring and understanding. THE doctor to use for spine issues!
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