Dr. George Rhyneer, MD

Dr. George Rhyneer, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 51
Dr. George Rhyneer, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Anchorage, AK and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from University Of Washington School Of Medicine in 1993 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

4100 Lake Otis Pkwy Ste 308

Anchorage, AK 99508

Contact Information

(907) 563-2663

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Bluegrass Family Health
  • Cigna
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • HealthSmart
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
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Top Care Areas

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Knee Disorders
more than 76% of peers
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
more than 70% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Knee
more than 51% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Rhyneer "Dr. Rhyneer opened this clinic in 2007 because he wanted a small practice known for personal attention, outstanding orthopedic care, good advice, the most modern technology, and staff members who exude warmth, professionalism and compassion. The Rhyneer Clinic engages patients completely in their own health and recovery. After thorough research and analysis, we discuss your options candidly. Are there alternatives that could forstall or avoid surgery? You are central to that conversation. You make that decision with Dr. Rhyneer's assistance."

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

73  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hip Fracture
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Lupus
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Myelopathy
  • 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
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sever's Disease
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger


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37  Procedures

  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Fracture Care
  • Glenoid Labrum Repair
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Arthroscopy
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • 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
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • X-Ray


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Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • University Of Washington
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1993
  • University Of Washington School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • Oregon Health & Sciences University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1999
  • San Francisco Ortho Res Program
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Rhyneer's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rhyneer to family and friends
24 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (24)

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Dr. Rhyneer'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
Dr. Rhyneer Says:

If you have any questions, concerns or issues please contact Lori F (Office Manager).  She will be more than happy to take care of any concerns you have.  Patient care is very important to our clinic.   


Patient Comments (4)

lies to you all about getting money causes harm did shoulder surgery i lost job handicap worst after for no uses of arm months had shoulder horrible pain disable he doesnot care no follow up
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From the front office to the nursing staff to Dr. Rhyneer, I had a very positive experience. I went to Dr. Rhyneer after finding that the larger ortho offices in town were not preferred providers with my insurance. I found Dr. Rhyneer to have a great bedside manner. He took time to address my...more
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We love our job and hope we convey that to the many wonderful patients we see. Any injury/trauma is stressful and we understand we can work together to get you thru it.

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I went to see Dr. Rhyneer for my shoulder injured he explain in detail of what is wrong and what I need to do next. He is very nice, easy to talk to and a good listener.
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We have some pretty wonderful patients. Thank you for your kind words.

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Love Dr. Rhyneer and his staff. Dr. Rhyneer takes a lot of time with his patients, and is conservative. He doesn't jump right to surgery. In fact, he will try to avoid it if he can. I highly recommend him and his office.
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Thank you for taking the time to add such kind words

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