Dr. John Orwin, MD

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Dr. John Orwin, MD
Dr. John Orwin, MD is an orthopedic surgery doctor who practices in Madison, WI. He is 60 years old and has been practicing for 33 years. Dr. Orwin is affiliated with Beloit Memorial Hospital and University of Wisconsin Hospitals And Clinics.

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Dr. Orwin's Reviews

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3.7
based on 9 total reviews (4 with comments)
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 (4)
in Janesville, WI |
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 he said it was a neck problem and recommended a MRI. I ended up having a cyst on my spine. He called me immediately and recommended a doctor to take care of it. He is a excellent doctor.
in Madison, WI |
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.
Dodgeville, WI |
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 about pt not working. I am very disappointed he is suppose to be good in his field but to me he is only after my money by dragging this out. I am getting a second option.
Dodgeville, WI |
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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  •  Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
  •  Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
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  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • 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
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • 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 Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Systemic Sclerosis

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Michigan Medical School

    Graduated in 1984

  • Internship Hospital
    University Of Colorado

    Completed in 1985

  • Residency Hospital
    University Of Colorado

    Completed in 1989

  • Fellowship Hospital
    So Calif Orth Institute

    Completed in 1990

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Fracture Care
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Replacement
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate