Dr. Gregory Arends, MD

Dr. Gregory Arends, MD

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 49
Dr. Gregory Arends, MD is a physical medicine & rehabilitation specialist in Lafayette, CO and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from Wayne State University School Of Medicine in 1995 and specializes in physical medicine & rehabilitation.

300 Exempla Cir Ste 270

Lafayette, CO 80026

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
more than 86% of peers
Tension Headache
more than 81% of peers
Spine Disorders
more than 77% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

1  Board Certifications

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*

36  Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Myelopathy
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tension Headache
  • Upper Back Pain
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6  Procedures

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.


  • Wayne State University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Arends has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Arends' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Arends to family and friends
15 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

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Dr. Arends' 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 (5)

Doctor Arends was very uninterested in helping me when I came to him with chronic pain focused around my back. He diagnosed me with a compression fracture on one of my vertebrae; I later found out there was no such injury on my back. He had me fitted for a back brace and told me to take Tylenol and...more
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After struggling with a bulging disc to the point I could no longer stand upright, I went to see Dr.Arends on recommendation from an orthopedic dr. Dr. Arends spent less than 5 minutes with me; he looked at my MRI for less than 15 seconds and told me to take an Advil. Fast forward a couple...more
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I was referred to Dr Arends by my spine surgeon Dr Van Buskirk. Today I had the procedure with injection to my L5 Dr Arends is very professional he explained before hand what to expect and talked to me during the procedure to make sure I was doing well. He has an excellent bed side manor, ...more
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Horrible experience with billing (billed insurance differently from what I was quoted). Minimal time spent on treatment.
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I strongly discourage working with Dr. Arends - 5 minutes of consulting, followed by 15 minutes of on your own exercise. The office insisted on being paid upfront, then failed to properly bill insurance. Contacting the office they simply don't bother to correct billing problems. Additionally,...more
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