Dr. Herbert Bote, MD

Dr. Herbert Bote, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 53
(10)
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Dr. Herbert Bote, MD is an orthopedic surgery doctor who practices in Soldotna, AK. He is 53 years old and has been practicing for 26 years. Read his story

170 E Corral Ave Ste 4

Soldotna, AK 99669

Contact Information

(907) 420-3540

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Fallon Community Health Plan
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Tibia and Fibula Fractures
very high
more than 92% of peers
Knee Disorders
very high
more than 91% of peers
Shoulder Disorders
high
more than 88% of peers

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Dr. Bote's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Bote "Dr. Boté performs the variety of knee and shoulder surgeries through a minimally invasive arthroscopic approach. For example, Dr. Boté treats hip joint disease using new hip arthroscopy techniques designed to enable the trained surgeon to access the hip area without the need for a large incision. In addition to his sports medicine specialty, Dr Boté treats common conditions including fractures, joint arthritis, and nerve compression such as carpal tunnel syndrome."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Bote "Dr. Boté relocated to Alaska in 2014 after practicing orthopedics in the Berkshire region of Massachusetts. He was mentored in sports medicine by Lonnie Paulos, MD after his residency training. During this fellowship he became part of the physician pool covering the US Ski Team. Dr. Herbert Boté (pronounced BOW-tay) specializes in all types of sports medicine problems in addition to general orthopaedics. Dr. Boté completed his medical degree and his residency in orthopedics at Loyola University in Chicago, Illinois, before going on to complete a fellowship in knee, shoulder, and sports medicine at The Orthopaedic Specialty Hospital (TOSH), near Salt Lake City, Utah."

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
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Board Certifications

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

  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture

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Procedures

  • ACL Surgery
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Foot and Ankle Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Fracture Care
  • 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 Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Alaska.

4 Sanctions
  • Disciplinary action in another state (1/10/2017)
    Action Taken: Probation
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: Maine
  • Sexual Abuse of or Sexual Misconduct with a Patient (9/29/2016)
    Action Taken: License Reinstatement with Restrictions and/or Terms and Conditions
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: Alaska
  • Other (9/8/2016)
    Action Taken: Surrender
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: Massachusetts
  • Sexual Abuse of or Sexual Misconduct with a Patient (5/5/2016)
    Action Taken: Suspension
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: Alaska
1 Board Action
  • Sexual Abuse of or Sexual Misconduct with a Patient (8/4/2016)
    Action Taken: Other actions
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: Alaska

Education

  • Loyola University Of Chicago / Stritch School Of Medicine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1987
  • Loyola University Of Chicago/Stritch School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • Loyola University
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Loyola University Stritch Sch Med Foster G McGaw Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997
  • The Orthopedic Specialty Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Tosh
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Tagalog

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bote's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bote to family and friends
3.4
based on 10 total reviews (2 with comments)
Dr. Bote's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (2)
Kenai, AK |
I would recommend Dr. Bote to anyone. He did carpal tunnel surgery on me in May of 2017 and I am extremely happy with the outcome! Best Ortho on the peninsula!
in Kenai, Alaska |
We are very lucky to have such a well trained ortho on the peninsula !
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Dr. Bote accepts 20 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
    BlueConnect HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
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    Preferred Blue PPO
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
    GHI PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • Fallon Community Health Plan
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
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  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
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  • Neighborhood Health Plan
  • POMCO Group
  • Premera Blue Cross
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  • Simplifi
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  • UnitedHealthCare
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Hospitals where Dr. Bote has admitting privileges

Central Peninsula General Hospital
250 Hospital Pl
Soldotna, AK 99669
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