Dr. John Shank, MD

Dr. John Shank, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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Age 46
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Dr. John Shank, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Colorado Springs, CO and has been practicing for 14 years. He graduated from University Of Cincinnati College Of Medicine in 1998 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

2446 Research Pkwy Ste 200

Colorado Springs, CO 80920

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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Foot Conditions
very high
more than 98% of peers
Limb Pain
very high
more than 94% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
very high
more than 94% of peers

Dr. Shank'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Shank "As our name implies, our goal is to provide our patients with comprehensive orthopedic excellence. Our physicians and staff work in a collaborative setting to provide world-class care and service. We diagnose and treat a wide range of musculoskeletal problems from injury to wear and tear. Our physicians help patients of all ages and activity levels."

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

91  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Achilles Tendon Rupture
  • Amputated Toe
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Disorders
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Injury
  • Ankle Instability
  • Ankle Ligament Rupture
  • Ankle Sprain
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot and Ankle Disorders
  • Foot and Ankle Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Injuries
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fractured Lower Leg
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Heel Spur
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Leg Injury
  • Leg Muscle Strain
  • Leg Pain
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia Fracture
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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

  • Xavier University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1994
  • University Of Cincinnati College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1998
  • University Of Colorado Health Sciences Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Harborview Medical Center-Foot and Ankle Fellowship
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Steadman-Hawkins Clinic Of The Carolinas
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2004

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • University of Colorado Health Sciences- Outstanding Surgical Intern of the Year, 1998-1999
Media & Publications
  • Techniques in Orthopaedics, 2003
  • JBJS, 2006
  • Techniques in Orthopaedics, 2004
  • In Current Diagnosis and Treatment in Orthopedics, 4th ed., 2005
  • Foot and Ankle Int., August 200
  • Techniques in Orthopaedics, July 2001

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shank's Reviews

4.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shank to family and friends
49 total reviews (21 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (49)

  • 5
    (43)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Shank's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (21)

Very personable and caring. I had foot surgery and was very pleased with the results.
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Dr. Shank did a fantastic job repairing my Achilles’ tendon! I could not be more please with the recovery time and the outcome. Thank you very much!
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I broke my ankle hiking in three places, and I knew I needed a skilled surgeon. Fortunately, I found Dr. Shank, and I couldn't be more pleased. After five months, I am back doing what I love...exploring the mountains. Dr. Shank is experienced, friendly, and competent and takes the time to answer...more
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Dr. Shank is very knowledgable regarding my injuries. He informed me what was going on with my injuries, why I was having the pain I was having and how he was going to fix them and releive my pain to the best of his ability. Now 4 months later pain is almost totally gone, it's truly amazing to...more
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Dr. Shank has provided excellent services for me since my accident in September 2017. My ankle was a mess and he rebuilt it in order for me to get back on my feet. I would recommend him and his staff for any orthopedic surgery.
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