Dr. John Orwin, MD

Dr. John Orwin, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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Age 61
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Dr. John Orwin, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Madison, WI and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from University Of Michigan Medical School in 1984 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

621 Science Dr

Madison, WI 53711

Contact Information

(608) 265-3207

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Shoulder Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Orwin'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

1  Board Certifications

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

74  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • 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
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
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16  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • University Of Michigan Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • University Of Colorado
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • University Of Colorado
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989
  • So Calif Orth Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Orwin has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Orwin's Reviews

3.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Orwin to family and friends
10 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

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

Dr. Orwin's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

If i could give a no star I would. John is an arrogant A** of a doctor. I had a torn almost detached labrum shoulder injury and he told me that he was going in to "clean it up". Wouldn't tell me what that meant. He told me I may not return to full duty in my career. I left his office doubting...more
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I was having shoulder pain about 10 years ago and went to seveal orthopedic doctors who recommended surgery. Went to Dr. Orwin and he immediatly knew I had a rare syndrome called Parsonage Turner. Went to PT and it was fine. I though I was having a shoulder problem 2 weeks ago and saw Dr. Orwin and...more
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An arrogant guy. Plus he said he was doing the surgery, but actually passed it off to an underling. Then he lied about it. Didn't admit it until confronted with the surgical notes.
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I have been off work for 5 weeks with shoulder pain. I went and saw doctor Orwin who was 45 mins late for my appointment. He spent 5 mins with me and says I need physical therapy and a cortisone shot which I have had and have not worked. I feel surgery is the best option but ignored our concerns...more
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I am having shoulder pain for over a month had mri showed bicep tear waited over 2 hours to see Dr ORWIN he told cortisone shot and pt both of them I have tried with no luck IT was a big waste of my time.
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