Dr. Jan Bear, MD

Dr. Jan Bear, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 62
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Dr. Jan Bear, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Santa Fe, NM and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from Univ Of Nm Sch Of Med in 1986 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

1631 Hospital Dr Ste 200

Santa Fe, NM 87505

Contact Information

(505) 424-0200

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan
  • Presbyterian Health Plan

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Top Care Areas

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

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Joint Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Limb Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Bear's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Bear does not have any board certifications listed.

59  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • 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
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
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13  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for New Mexico.

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

  • Univ Of Nm Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • University Of New Mexico Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • U Nm
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Bear has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Bear has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bear's Reviews

3.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bear to family and friends
16 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Bear's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Dr. Bear is a skilled surgeon who answered my questions regarding the treatment of my knee and need for partial knee replacement. He even encouraged me to seek another opinion if I wished. I had Dr. Bear perform the surgery which ending up being a total knee replacement. Bear is very direct and...more
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My experience with Dr. Jan Bear and his team was very positive. He spent a lot of time with me; I did not feel rushed. He explained the procedure and answered all of my questions. Thank you.
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Superbe surgeon,very skilled, and experienced, performed my bilateral total hip replacements, great care and speedy recovery! Wonderful team, addressed all of my concerns. Great follow up. Thanks!
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On initial consult with Dr. Bear he merely stood in the doorway, not even entering the room with me and his assistant and his scheduling nurse to discuss my case. He seemed arrogant and flippant, as if he didn't need to talk with me, just get me on the conveyor belt. I did not go back to him;...more
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