Dr. Eric W. Janssen, MD

Dr. Eric W. Janssen, MD

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Sports Medicine | Male | 57 years old

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Care Philosophy

Each patient is an individual with a unique problem. This realization, along with our dedication to providing you with the best orthopedic care available, is the SportsMed difference. To understand your problem, we obtain a thorough history, perform a comprehensive examination and order the necessary diagnostic tests. Treatment may be as simple as anti-inflammatory medication and home exercises or as complex as surgery and post operative rehabilitation. We will do our best to help you understand your problem and guide you through your treatment program. We will provide you with the latest yet most effective and safe treatments. We have assembled a team of dedicated professionals to insure our patients receive the highest quality of care and communication. Our ultimate goal is to see you get the best possible result.Read more

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based on 24 total surveys (4 with reviews)
Dr. Janssen's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
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  • Staff friendliness
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  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Reviews (4)
in Decatur, AL |
Several years ago I was hit by a car in a shopping center in Decatur. I was taken to Decatur General Hospital (now Decatur Morgan). My concussion and my broken ankle were missed among all of my injuries. My husband went to get my x-rays and was told that I had a broken ankle. I was carried by ambulance to Dr. Janssen's office because he was kind enough to wait for me. No doctor in Decatur would see me until the following week! I have seen him again. He is still a great doctor and person!
Guntersville |
So far so good...
in Huntsville, AL |
Wonderful doctor with a wonderful staff, Would recommend him to any of my friends and loved ones.
in Huntsville |
He performed surgery on both my knees. Both surgeries were successful and gave me great relief from my pain. I have and will continue to recommend him to others.
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Dr. Janssen's Care Philosophy

Each patient is an individual with a unique problem. This realization, along with our dedication to providing you with the best orthopedic care available, is the SportsMed difference. To understand your problem, we obtain a thorough history, perform a comprehensive examination and order the necessary diagnostic tests. Treatment may be as simple as anti-inflammatory medication and home exercises or as complex as surgery and post operative rehabilitation. We will do our best to help you understand your problem and guide you through your treatment program. We will provide you with the latest yet most effective and safe treatments. We have assembled a team of dedicated professionals to insure our patients receive the highest quality of care and communication. Our ultimate goal is to see you get the best possible result.

Dr. Janssen's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Sports Medicine
  •  Board certified in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Surgery
  •  Malpractice claims in Alabama not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
    • Columbus Children's Hospital Chief Administrative Resident, January 19
    • Mt. Carmel Medical Center Chief Administrative Resident, June 1990
    • Columbus Children's Hospital Surgical Resident of the Year Nomination, 1990
    • UAB Family Practice Residency Clinical Instructor of the Year, 1993-1994
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Board Certifications

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  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • 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
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cartilage Tear
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Ligament Sprain
  • Ligament Tears
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Meniscus Injuries
  • Meniscus Tear
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • 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
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Labral Tear
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger

Education

  • Medical School
    Marshall University School of Medicine

    Graduated in 1986

  • Residency Hospital
    Mt Carmel Med Center

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Sports Medicine

Procedures Performed

  • ACL Surgery
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Surgery Reconstruction
  • Bi-Compartmental Knee Replacement
  • Bicep Repairs
  • Bone Grafting
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Cartilage Repair
  • Cartilage Transplant
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Glenoid Labrum Repair
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Cartilage Repair
  • Knee Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee Ligament Reconstruction
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee Tendon Repair
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Labrum Repair
  • Ligament Reconstruction
  • Meniscal Allograft Transplant
  • Meniscectomy
  • Meniscus Transplantation
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Neuroplasty
  • 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
  • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Steroid Injection
  • Total Joint Replacement
  • Total Joint Replacement and Revision
  • Total Knee Replacement
  • Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate