Dr. Eric Verploeg, MD

Dr. Eric Verploeg, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 62
Dr. Eric Verploeg, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Steamboat Springs, CO and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from University Of Iowa, College Of Medicine-M.D. in 1982 and specializes in orthopedic surgery and sports medicine.Read his story

940 Central Park Dr Ste 280

Steamboat Springs, CO 80487

Contact Information

(970) 879-6663

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Golden Rule
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
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Top Care Areas

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Knee Sprain
very high
more than 97% of peers
Shoulder Disorders
more than 86% of peers
Joint Drainage
more than 84% of peers

Dr. Verploeg's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Verploeg's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Verploeg "Dr. Eric Verploeg is an Orthopedic Surgeon and Sport Medicine Doctor serving the Steamboat Springs area for more than 30 years. Dr. Verploeg is experienced in all Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures, Ankle Arthroscopy and Arm Surgery. He is a professional member of the Colorado Orthopaedic Society, the Denver Medical Society, a American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine,American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and theHospital Affiliations Yampa Valley Medical Center. Started practicing 1982. FORMS OF PAYMENT Accepts cash, check, MasterCard, Discover, American Express, and Visa. INSURANCES ACCEPTED Aetna American Republic BCBS Cigna Commercial Insurance Company Golden Rule HealthSmart Humana Medicaid MultiPlan United HealthCare HOURS Monday to Friday: 8:00AM – 5:00PM "
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2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine

1  Board Certifications

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

24  Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Broken Arm
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures

35  Procedures

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for 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.


  • University Of Iowa, College Of Medicine-M.D.
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • Orthopaedic Surgery At The University Of New Mexico Hospitals In Albuquerque
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Verploeg has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Verploeg's Reviews

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

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

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  • 1

Dr. Verploeg's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Got me in next day. Hannah & other gals made eye contact/smiled the minute I walked in, very friendly/helpful. (this is rare anymore these days) They're great. The gal who did my MRI was too, gave me a magazine/headphones, and put Pandora on for me for my 30 min MRI. Dr. Verploeg & Jessica took...more
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