Dr. Joseph Cullen, MD

Dr. Joseph Cullen, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  ·  
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Age 56
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Dr. Joseph Cullen, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Appleton, WI and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from Duke University School Of Medicine in 1988 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery, orthopedic surgery, and more.

2323 N Casaloma Dr

Appleton, WI 54913

Contact Information

(920) 730-8833

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Worker's Compensation

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Top Care Areas

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

Dupuytren's Contracture
very high
more than 98% of peers
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
very high
more than 94% of peers
Hand Fracture
very high
more than 90% of peers

Dr. Cullen'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. Cullen "Dr. Cullen specializes in providing complete orthopedic care to the upper extremity including the shoulder, elbow, wrist, and hand. He has a special interest in rheumatoid and osteoarthritis, nerve and tendon disorders, arthroscopy, as well as traumatic injuries of the hand and upper extremity."

3  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine

2  Board Certifications

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

48  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthritis of the Finger
  • Arthritis of the Hand
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Avulsion Fracture
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complex Fractures
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Compound Fracture
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Fracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Pain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spondylitis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Disorders
  • Wrist Fracture
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31  Procedures

  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Wrist Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Hand Surgery
  • Hand Tendon Repair
  • Joint Drainage
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Sports Medicine Surgery
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Replacement
  • Wrist Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Wisconsin.

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

  • Cornell University, Ithaca New York
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1984
  • Duke University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • University Of Rochester School Of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • University Of Rochester School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Indiana Hand Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Subspecialty Certifications In Surgery Of The Hand
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1994

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Cullen has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cullen's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cullen to family and friends
7 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Cullen'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 (2)

Shortly after I fractured my left elbow in a fall on 5/18/17, I was referred to the Hand To Shoulder Center of Wisconsin by an orthopedic physician. Once the Shoulder Center was referred to me, the center wasted NO time in calling me! Krista, Dr. Cullen’s nurse, immediately arranged for me to...more
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This is the nicest, most personable surgeon I've ever met. He took care of both of my hands and I am seeing him soon for my shoulder. Prior to my appointment, but after reviewing my MRI and X-ray results, he took the time to write me a quick letter. Who does that?? I do not mind waiting to see...more
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