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Dr. Hugh McPherson, MD

Dr. Hugh McPherson, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgery ·  Male · Age 50


Dr. Hugh McPherson, MD is an orthopedic spine surgery specialist in Lone Tree, CO and has been practicing for 18 years. He specializes in orthopedic spine surgery and spinal cord injury medicine.


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(720) 388-1051

Dr. McPherson accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Whole Health Colorado Front Range
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Colorado
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. McPherson's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. McPherson treats Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear) more than 99% of his peers

Dr. McPherson treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Degenerative Disc Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. McPherson treats Degenerative Disc Disease more than 98% of his peers

Dr. McPherson treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Intervertebral Disc Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. McPherson treats Intervertebral Disc Disease more than 98% of his peers

Dr. McPherson treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Dr. McPherson's conditions and procedures:

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Bunion
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Ear Disorders
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
  • Epilepsy
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hip Replacement
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spine Surgery
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Steroid Injection
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease

About Me

Care Philosophy

Dr. McPherson is a member and Board Certified in the Royal College of Surgeons (Canada). He attended medical school and completed his residency at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver followed by a spine fellowship at the University of Wes...

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Spinal Cord Injury Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

University of Western Ontario
Fellowship Hospital
2001
Queens Medical Center
Fellowship Hospital
1999
University Of Bristish Columbia
Residency Hospital
1994
University Of British Columbia Faculty Of Medicine
Medical School
2001
1999
1994

Languages

  • French
  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. McPherson's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. McPherson

4.1

Based on 29 reviews

5 Stars
75.86206896551724%
(22)
4 Stars
3.4482758620689653%
(1)
3 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
20.689655172413794%
(6)

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I had been suffering with arm pain, numbness and weakness. Finally decided to see Dr. McPherson because he diagnosed my C5-6 disc herniation w/ bone spurs and was skilled at disc replacement. He was patient and thorough in explaining what to expect from surgery to discharge from the hospital. His...Read More
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Calm, thoughtful doctor who took the time to show me the MRI in different views enabling me to understand spinal stenosis and why I was in so much pain. Tried non-invasive approaches before offering surgery. His medical assistant and surgery scheduler are superb - organized and supportive. ...Read More
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Dr. Hugh McPherson did a fusion on my L4/L5, and decompressions above and below. I had put this off for almost 5 years; each year that I went in to see what I could do to reduce my pain, he patiently listened and explained options. Finally, I made the decision for surgery, hoping to get some...Read More
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I recently, July 13, had a procedure done my Dr. McPherson. I had headaches, neck pain, pain down my back and legs. Dr. McPherson did surgery on my back (spine) and inserted a coflex. I am very happy to say today, July 28. after visiting him for a checkup that my pain is very minimal, I am...Read More
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Dr. McPherson is the second physician I had to fire from Peak Orthopedic and Spine in Colorado. The office staff is so unorganized that they never bothered to be sure my insurance paperwork was submitted and approved. They waited nearly 2 weeks after scheduling surgery, and never bothered to call...Read More
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