Dr. Joseph Perra, MD

Dr. Joseph Perra, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 61
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Dr. Joseph Perra, MD is an orthopedic spine surgery specialist in Minneapolis, MN and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from University Of Minnesota Medical School in 1984 and specializes in orthopedic spine surgery and orthopedic surgery.

913 E 26th St Ste 600

Minneapolis, MN 55404

Contact Information

(612) 775-6200

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.

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Top Care Areas

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Spine Deformities
very high
more than 99% of peers
Scoliosis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Spine Disorders
very high
more than 94% of peers

Dr. Perra'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.

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

32  Conditions Treated

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Back Pain
  • Broken Neck
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Hammer Toe
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Torticollis
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10  Procedures

  • Complex Spine Surgery
  • Disc Replacement
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Fracture Care
  • Neuroplasty
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine and Back Procedures
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Minnesota.

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

  • University Of Minnesota Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Smahec
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Michigan State University/Kalamazoo Center For Medical Studies
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Minnesota Spine Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Perra has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Perra's Reviews

4.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Perra to family and friends
19 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

  • 5
    (15)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Perra's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Patient Comments (3)

I checked out many Dr. for a broken C2, including Mayo ,Dr. Perra was highly recommended, I was completely satisfied with him and his staff. I consider him as others who recommended him as one of the best in the country and feel very fortunate to have had him as my surgeon. I was willing to drive a...more
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Dr. Perra is nothing short of excellent! His personality, knowledge and compassion are outstanding!
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Dr. Perra performed decompression surgery on my back to relieve a pinched nerve and repair a herniated disc. He is an excellent surgeon with many years of experience. His manner was professional, caring, informative and thorough. I would strongly recommend Dr. Perra to anyone needing spine...more
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