Dr. Jens R. Chapman, MD

Dr. Jens R. Chapman, MD

Orthopedic Surgery | Male | 57 years old

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Dr. Chapman specializes in Orthopedic Surgery and practices in Seattle, WA. He practices at 2 locations.

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Some staff rude and some nice. We have not yet met the doctor ?? Will not do surgery until we find a place to live. need it done yesterday...been looking 3 years for a place and they think it will just happen cause they say so.
Dr Chapman is technically very strong in what he does. Period. That is it. Once done, he is done in his mind; not interested in hearing about any lingering symptoms or their potential impact holistically. His front end staff, eg scheduling surgery and insurance approval, are brusk verging on rude. (In their defense they did appear over worked.) Over the 11 months I was under his care, additional staff / head nurse were hired who were bringing a fresh approach to customer care and service.
Niagara Falls, ON |
How about the fact that multiple patients have died after the injection of non-FDA approved cement into the spine by Dr. Chapman. Feel free to google his name. Article can be found on CBS news in line.
in Seattle, WA |
Finally called from waiting room 55 minutes after my appointment time; no reasons for or apologies about the delay. Dr. Chapman - extremely knowledgeable, professional, businesslike - had a scribe writing all his notes so he could concentrate on the patient. Decided I needed surgery very soon, recited a litany of potential risks in a grocery-list fashion several times, You could die; you could have a stroke, you could be blind, ... Really knows his stuff, but no bedside manner to speak of.
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  •  Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
  •  Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  •  Malpractice claims in Washington not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Juvenile Chronic Arthritis
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sternum Fracture
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Torticollis
  • Trigger Finger

Education

  • Medical School
    Technische Universitaet Munchen, Fakultat Fur Medizin

    Graduated in 1983

  • Internship Hospital
    Chirurgische U Klink
    University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas
  • Residency Hospital
    Klinikum Rd Isar

    Completed in 1985

    University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas
  • Fellowship Hospital
    Harborview Med Center University Of Washington School Of Med

    Completed in 1990

    University Of Washington School Of Med

    Completed in 1991

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German
  • Italian
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Arm Surgery
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Joint Drainage
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Percutaneous Vertebroplasty
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Steroid Injection

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