Dr. John Baldauf, MD

Dr. John Baldauf, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
54 y/o
39 reviews

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  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Culinary Health Fund
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana

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I take great care and pride in finding the best treatment for my patients whether surgical or non-surgical. The most important factors to me are communication, compassionate care and the patient-physician team approach to solving orthopaedic problems.Read more

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Dr. Baldauf's Performance
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  • Office environment
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  • Average wait time
    31 to 45 minutes
Patient Reviews (11)
in Las Vegas, NV |
Dr John Baldauf is very easy to work with on your particular problem and is very intune to your needs and wants to make your treatment as pleasant as possible. He's the best as far as I'm concerned.
Newark, NJ |
Good explanation of problem. Excellent manner and concern. Not rushed.
in Las Vegas, NV |
Dr Baldauf was very nice & explaiined things well to me. He even gave me an advice while already heading out. Thanl you! Keep up the good work!
in Las Vegas, NV |
Requested an appointment & was able to get one the following day. The staff were all exceptional and surgery is already in the works. After trying to get to this point for 7 months I am excited to proceed & get back to a normal. I would give 5 stars if I had a little more interaction to base it on, l am pretty sure it is just around the recovery. Thx.
Henderson, NV |
Dr Baldauf was recommended by my home health nurse as being one of the best orthopedic surgeons in the Las Vegas valley. I was turned down for a total knee replacement by another orthopedic surgeon, and my nurse said he is willing to take on cases that other doctors won't. When I met him, he seemed very congenial and professional, and was very empathetic with my particular situation. He is one of those doctors that makes you feel confident that you made the right choice.
in Henderson, NV |
It is easy to get an appointment. Waiting times to see the Doctor are sometimes excessive. This is due to the fact that the Dr. spends a LONG time with you, really listening to your problems. He seems to sympathize and offer help. He is open to opinions of others. He has a great bedside manner. I have been having problems with my knee replacement, and I believe he is really concerned about my care, making suggestions, and offering advice.
in Las Vegas, NV |
Dr. Baldauf was very pleasant. He listened to what I had to say. I went in for a one year post surgery exam for my hip. I mentioned my knee was bothering me, and even tho the office was busy, he said "lets check out while you're here", and ordered another set of X-rays, he was very considerate, I appreciated not have to make another appointment. He then treated my knee with a shot! Amazing! It was a great Dr. Visit!
in Henderson, NV |
It is often said that office staff can make or break a doctor, in this case his immediate staff helped to make what was a bad situation into a great outcome! I waited over 5 1/2 years for my hip replacement due to a nightmare workman's comp case, then at the last minute was switched to Dr Baldauf and his team. From the first appointment I felt comfortable and reassured that I was in good hands. I had a few hitches in my recovery, not due to the surgery,and his team stood by me through it all!
in Las Vegas, NV |
Dr. Baldauf was great!
Las Vegas, NV |
Dr Baldauf performed the surgery to repair my broken knee cap. He was very informative before and after the surgery in explaining what needed to be done and the steps that I would need to go through during the healing and rehab process. If there was any complaint to be made, it would be the actual DOC office itself - the waiting room furniture is not friendly for someone who has to keep their leg straight without bending it. But this complaint is against DOC office furniture, it is not agains
in Henderson, NV |
NOT RECOMMENDED. Assembly line medical practice. Long hold times for phone calls. You think you see Dr when in reality you see PA. Front desk/billing needs replacing or major customer service retraining. PA blows off complaint of prescribed a drug I'm allergic to w/ oh, that's standard therapy after surgery. That's the assembly line feeling. You do NOT need to use their PT centers, no need to take their preop drug screen test, make sure they check the length of time box on DMV handicap form.
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Dr. Baldauf's Care Philosophy

I take great care and pride in finding the best treatment for my patients whether surgical or non-surgical. The most important factors to me are communication, compassionate care and the patient-physician team approach to solving orthopaedic problems.

Dr. Baldauf says...

Dr. Baldauf handles a wide range of orthopaedic problems from severely arthritic joints to simple sprains and strains to complex fractures. He has maintained a broad spectrum of care with thorough management of nearly all aspects of orthopaedics. His experience allows him to address both adult and pediatric patients with various concerns including sports injuries, fractures and joint pain such as arthritis. More specifically, Dr. Baldauf has extensive experience in the areas of the the shoulder, hip, and knee, as well as joint replacement surgeries and sports medicine. 

Dr. Baldauf's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
  •  Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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Board Certifications

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  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • 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
  • Lupus
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • 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
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger


  • Medical School
    Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University, Thomas Jefferson University

    Graduated in 1988

  • Residency Hospital
    Med Center La New Orleans Tulane

    Completed in 1991

    Tulane University School Of Med

    Completed in 1992

  • Undergraduate School
    University of Arizona

    Graduated in 1984

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese
  • French
  • Spanish

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  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Non-Surgical Orthopedics

Procedures Performed

  • ACL Surgery
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Anterior Approach Total Hip Replacement
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • 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
  • Hip Replacement With Robotic Assistance
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • 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
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate