Dr. John Ray, MD

Dr. John Ray, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 56
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Dr. John Ray, MD is an orthopedic spine surgery doctor who practices in Fort Collins, CO. He is 56 years old and has been practicing for 15 years.Read his story

2021 Battlecreek Dr Unit D

Fort Collins, CO 80528

Contact Information

(970) 286-2393

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • 12 More

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Low Back Pain
very high
more than 91% of peers
Spondylosis
very high
more than 90% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 89% of peers

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Dr. Ray's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Ray "Dr. John Ray is an orthopedic surgeon at Fort Collins Spine, serving patients in Fort Collins, CO. He is passionate about surgical excellence and patient-friendly care. Dr. Ray is a graduate of MIT and Stanford, completed his orthopedic residency at the University of Utah and spine fellowship at the University of California at Davis. During his training, he gained valuable experience in the correction of complex deformities of the spine. Dr. Ray's expertise in Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery, disc replacements for the neck and back, and reconstruction of prior surgeries has been developed over 20 years. He also has extensive experience in transplanting mesenchymal stem cells and currently employs them in spinal fusions and regenerative medicine techniques. Dr. Ray takes pride in offering his patients appropriate intervention following an honest discussion of their surgical and non-surgical options."

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
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Board Certifications

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

  • Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthritis of the Neck
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Back Pain
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Cervical Spondylolisthesis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Scoliosis
  • Degenerative Spine Disorders
  • Degenerative Spondylolisthesis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Myopathic Gait
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Instability
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures

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Procedures

  • Artificial Disc Replacement
  • Cervical Disc Replacement
  • Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Complex Spinal Deformity Correction
  • Complex Spine Surgery
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Image-Guided Spine Surgery
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Kyphosis Surgery
  • Laminectomy
  • Laminoplasty
  • Laminotomy
  • Laser Microsurgery
  • Lower Spine Surgery
  • Lumbar Disc Replacement
  • Lumbar Spine Surgery
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Microsurgical Spine Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Pediatric Spine Surgery
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Discectomy
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Internal Fixation
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstruction
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Surgery
  • Steroid Injection
  • Total Disc Replacement
  • Vertebroplasty

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Colorado.

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

  • Massachusets Institute of Technology (MIT)
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1983
  • University Of Cincinnati College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • University of Utah Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • University Of Ut Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001
  • University of California Davis Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Stanford University
    Other Education | Completed 1984

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ray has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ray's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ray to family and friends
4.2
based on 10 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Ray's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

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Dr. Ray accepts 21 insurance carriers
  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • American Republic
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico PPO
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Cofinity
    Cofinity PPO
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Meritain Health
  • Molina Healthcare
    Molina
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Premera Blue Cross
    Heritage Signature
  • Presbyterian Health Plan
    Commercial
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Ray has admitting privileges

Poudre Valley Hospital
1024 S Lemay Ave
Fort Collins, CO 80524
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McKee Medical Center
2000 Boise Ave
Loveland, CO 80538
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Medical Center of the Rockies
2500 Rocky Mountain Ave
Loveland, CO 80538
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North Colorado Medical Center
1801 16th St
Greeley, CO 80631
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