Dr. John Bargren, MD

Dr. John Bargren, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
76 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. John Bargren, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Tacoma, WA and has been practicing for 46 years. He specializes in orthopedic surgery, joint replacement & reconstruction orthopedics, and more.Read his story

Puget Sound Orthopaedics

1724 W Union Ave Ste 100

Tacoma, WA 98405
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Choice Health
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Tricare
  • Worker's Compensation

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Top Care Areas

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

Chronic Pelvic Pain
very high
more than 94% of peers
Knee Disorders
very high
more than 90% of peers
very high
more than 89% of peers

Dr. Bargren'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.

Dr. Bargren's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Bargren "I am dedicated to the most up-to-date effective treatment of hip, knee and lower extremity disorders. I do complete care of athletic injuries and arthritis problems."

3  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

63  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • 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
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger


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36  Procedures


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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Washington.

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.


  • University of Wisconsin / Madison
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1969
  • Univ of WI Med Sch
    Medical School | Graduated 1967
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital-Columbia Presbyterian Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1975
  • Columbia University / College of Physicians And Surgeons
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1972

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bargren has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • International Congress for Joint Reconstruction, Member

Dr. Bargren's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bargren to family and friends
9 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Bargren's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

I have been a patient of Dr Bargren for almost 20 years. He has treated me for several broken ankles, and knee pain, which included three orthoscopic knee surgeries. He is warm and informative and communicates well. My surgeries each went very well and so did my healing process. I have come to...more
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