Dr. Hugh Bassewitz, MD

Dr. Hugh Bassewitz, MD

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Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
49 y/o
(41)

Accepting new patients

Dr. Hugh Bassewitz, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Las Vegas, NV and has been practicing for 18 years. He graduated from Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

Desert Orthopaedic Center- East Desert Inn Road

2800 E Desert Inn Rd Ste 100

Las Vegas, NV 89121
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Accepted insurance

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Culinary Health Fund
  • Federal Employee Program (FEP)
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)

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Top Care Areas

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See how frequently Dr. Bassewitz performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Spine Disorders
high
more than 82% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
normal
more than 83% of peers
Herniated Disc Surgery
normal
more than 77% of peers

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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

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gout
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy

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Procedures

  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Joint Drainage
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Steroid Injection

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Nevada.

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

  • Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • University Of California Los Angeles
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • University of California At Los Angeles
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Beaumont Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2000

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bassewitz has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese
  • French
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Bassewitz does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Bassewitz and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Bassewitz's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bassewitz to family and friends
3.6
based on 41 total reviews (22 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (41)

  • 5
    (25)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (14)

Dr. Bassewitz's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY 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
31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (22)

in Las Vegas, Nevada |
Nice understanding takes time to go over everything with you. Spends as much time as you need with him.
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in Las Vegas, NV |
Doctors don't come any better. Excellent doctor. Excellent practice.
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North Las Vegas, NV |
Listens to your problems and does not rush you into a decision. Very professional staff. Thank you to Brittany who was very patient with all my correction to my paperwork.
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Albuquerque, NM |
Dr.B. was nice and knowledgable doctor. He did not give me the answers I was hoping for but that's not his fault. He was honest and I will consider him as a possible surgeon when I'm ready to have a procedure.
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in Pahrump Nevada |
Everyone was very friendly and professional.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Bassewitz accepts 24 insurance carriers
  • AARP
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • American Republic
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Culinary Health Fund
  • Federal Employee Program (FEP)
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • POMCO Group
  • Principal Life
  • Priority Health
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare
  • Worker's Compensation
    Worker's Compensation WC

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Sunrise Children’s Hospital
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