Dr. Ernest A. Eggers, MD

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Dr. Ernest A. Eggers, MD

Orthopedic Surgery | Male

Louisville Orthopaedic Clinic 4130 Dutchmans Ln Ste 300, Louisville, KY 40207 Get Directions
(502) 897-1794

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Dr. Eggers specializes in Orthopedic Surgery and practices in Louisville, KY. He practices at 1 location.

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  • Fellowship Hospital
  • Undergraduate School
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      3.9 based on 21 responses
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      • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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      • How well provider listens and answers questions
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      • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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      • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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      Specialties

      • Orthopedic Surgery

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      • Orthopedic Surgery

      Conditions Treated

      • Adhesive Capsulitis
      • Ankle Fracture
      • Ataxia
      • Autoimmune Diseases
      • Back Pain
      • Baker’s Cyst
      • Bone Cancer
      • Bone Disorders
      • Broken Neck
      • Bursitis
      • Cancer
      • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
      • Chondrocalcinosis
      • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
      • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
      • De Quervain's Disease
      • Difficulty With Walking
      • Elbow Injuries
      • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
      • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
      • Femur Fracture
      • Foot Conditions
      • Fracture
      • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
      • Gait Abnormality
      • Hammer Toe
      • Hand Conditions
      • Hip Arthritis
      • Hip Disorders
      • Hip Fracture
      • Hip Pain
      • Hip Pointer Injuries
      • Hip Sprain
      • Internal Derangement of Knee
      • Intervertebral Disc Disease
      • Joint Pain
      • Knee Arthritis
      • Knee Dislocation
      • Knee Disorders
      • Knee Fracture
      • Knee Injuries
      • Knee Pain
      • Knee Sprain
      • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
      • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
      • Limb Pain
      • Lumbar Spine Fracture
      • Lupus
      • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
      • Osteoarthritis
      • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
      • Osteoarthritis of Hands
      • Osteoarthritis of Hip
      • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
      • Osteoarthritis of Knee
      • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
      • Osteopenia
      • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
      • Pathological Spine Fracture
      • Pelvic Fracture
      • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
      • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
      • Pyogenic Arthritis
      • Rheumatoid Arthritis
      • Runner's Knee
      • Sacrum Disorders
      • Shoulder Dislocation
      • Shoulder Disorders
      • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
      • Spine Disorders
      • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
      • Still's Disease
      • Tibia and Fibula Fractures

      Procedures Performed

      • Ankle Replacement
      • Computer-Assisted Total Knee Replacement
      • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
      • Excision of Femur or Knee
      • Fracture Care
      • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
      • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
      • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
      • Hip Replacement
      • Hip Replacement Revision
      • Hip Resurfacing
      • Hip Surgery
      • Joint Drainage
      • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
      • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
      • Knee Dislocation Treatment
      • Knee Replacement
      • Knee Replacement Revision
      • Knee Resurfacing
      • Knee Surgery
      • Nerve Block, Somatic
      • Peripheral Nerve Block
      • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
      • Steroid Injection
      • Total Hip Replacement
      • Total Joint Replacement
      • Total Joint Replacement and Revision
      • Total Knee Replacement
      • Total Knee Replacement Revision
      • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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        Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Kentucky.

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        Sanctions

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      • 0
        Board Actions

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

      Education

      • Medical School
        University Of Louisville School Of Medicine

        Graduated in 1964

      • Internship Hospital
        Louisville Genl Hospital

        Completed in 1965

      • Residency Hospital
        Louisville Genl Hospital

        Completed in 1969

      Awards & Recognition

      • Awards & Honors
        • Healthgrades Honor Roll
        • Named Top Orthopedist in joint replacement by the Consumer Research Counsel of America, 1995, most
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      • Media & Publications
        • The Spine: Anatomy, Pathology, Diagnosis and Treatment, 1982
        • The Knee: Sports-Related Injuries
        • The Back: Diagnosis and Treatment, 1983
        • Total Hip Replacement, First 250 Cases, 1974
        • Posterolateral Approach to Total Hip Surgery
        • Diseases of the Upper Extremity and Occupational Medicine, 1981

      Languages Spoken

      • English
      • Spanish
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      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
      • Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
      • Malpractice claims in Kentucky not available
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Eggers' Office & Staff

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      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      16 – 30 minutes

      Experience with Dr. Eggers

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      How well provider explains medical condition(s)
      How well provider listens and answers questions
      Spends appropriate amount of time with patients