Dr. John Sledge III, MD

Dr. John Sledge III, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 53
Dr. John Sledge III, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Middleton, MA and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from University Of Rochester School Of Medicine and Dentistry in 1990 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

147 S Main St

Middleton, MA 01949

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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Neck Muscle Strain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Sledge III'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*

113  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Broken Arm
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Heel Spur
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • 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
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture


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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

1 Board Action
  • Professional Misconduct (4/16/2014)
    Action Taken: Education
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: Massachusetts


  • Wesleyan University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1986
  • University Of Rochester School Of Medicine and Dentistry
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Brigham and Womens Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Maurice E. Muller Fellowship In Orthopaedic Spine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Sledge III has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications
  • The management of severe acetabular bone loss using structural allograft and acetabular reinforcement devices, 2000
  • Does canal clearance affect neurological outcome after thoracolumbar burst fractures?, 2001
  • Model of traumatic spinal cord injury in Macaca fascicularis: similarity of experiemntal lesions created by epidural catheter to human spinal cord injury, 2006
  • Total hip arthroplasty with use of an acetabular reinforcement ring in patients who have congenital dysplasia o fthe hip, 1998
  • The anatomy and function of the gluteus minimus muscle, 2000
  • The treatment of lateral insufficiency fractures after THA, 1999
  • Indications, principles, and long-term results for the Burch-Schneider anti-proteusion cage in revision total hip arthroplasty, 1998
  • The treatment of thoracolumbar burst fractuers without neurologic deficit by indirect reduction and posterior transpediculat instrumentation, 1999
  • Coard transection by guillotine effect of fractured ribs, 2000
  • Langstreckige Labrum avulsion bei Querfraktur des Acetabulum, 1997
  • An algorithm for the treatment of Vancouver Type B2 periprosthetic proximal femoral fractures, 2002
  • Electromyographic telemtry in the development of humane primate model of spinal cord injury, 2006
  • USe of magnetic resonance imaging in evaluting injuries to the pediatric thoracolumbar spine, 2001
  • Intraoperative assessment of the femoral head vascularity after femoral neck fracture, 1998
  • Irreducible dislocations of the cervical spine with a prolapsed disk, 2001

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Sledge III's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sledge III to family and friends
8 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

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  • 4
  • 3
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Dr. Sledge III's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

I have been using Dr. Sledge for 3 years. He is a very thorough and very concerned Dr. about his patients. His interns that assist him are very concerned and are very caring about the patient. I have had multiple procedures in the office by the interns they were very knowledgable about what was...more
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met the guy once - in and out. have had SEVERAL appointments since then, but haven't seen him again. it's mostly interns who spend about 5 minutes asking you what's wrong and what you want to do about it. if i knew, i'd be getting the big salary and not wasting my time there! when i told the intern...more
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