Dr. Gregory Carolan, MD

Dr. Gregory Carolan, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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Age 43
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Dr. Gregory Carolan, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Bethlehem, PA and has been practicing for 10 years. He graduated from University of Medicine And Dentistry of New Jersey / Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in 2002 and specializes in orthopedic surgery, orthopedic fracture care, and more.

801 Ostrum St # PPHP-2

Bethlehem, PA 18015

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
  • 8 More

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Top Care Areas

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Adhesive Capsulitis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Joint Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
very high
more than 98% of peers

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4  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Fracture Care
  • Orthopedic Knee Surgery
  • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery

2  Board Certifications

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

54  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Broken Arm
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Fractures
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Femur Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Malunion of Fracture
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spondylitis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stress Fracture
  • Subacromial Bursitis
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Upper Extremity Fracture

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22  Procedures

  • ACL Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Glenoid Labrum Repair
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Surgery
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Shoulder Resurfacing
  • Shoulder Stabilizations
  • Shoulder Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Pennsylvania.

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.

Education

  • Middlebury College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1997
  • University of Medicine And Dentistry of New Jersey / Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2007
  • San Diego Arthroscopy & Sports Med
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2008

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Carolan has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Carolan's Reviews

4.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Carolan to family and friends
31 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (31)

  • 5
    (27)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Carolan's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Absolutely would not recommend this doctor. His bedside manner is atrocious. He is abrupt, rude, impatient, and agressive.
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Saw him for a pec tear.Best ortho ive been to yet. explained all options and was not quick to say surgery is only option. I would def recommend him in the future to anyone needing surgery.
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Prior to an appt. w/Dr. Carolan I had already had several shoulder surgeries including a replacement done. Doctors in Philly & NY basically had no explanation for my continued pain. I lived several years being miserable all the while knowing something was being missed. An ultrasound followed by...more
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My 2 yr old had a possible life threatening spiral fracture of his femur. Dr. Carolan, came in on his day off to treat my son whom he didn't know. His heart is great, and skills even greater.
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Hands down Dr carolan is the best around. My son is an athlete and needed shoulder repair surgery. After 3 opinions, I was recommended to Dr Carolan. As soon as he walked in the room, I knew he was going to help my son. He explained what was wrong, how he would fix the problem and took the time to...more
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