Dr. Joseph Perra, MD

Dr. Joseph Perra, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 60
(18)
Insurances AcceptedSave
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

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

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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

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
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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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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 Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Surgery
  • Spine and Back Procedures

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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Perra to family and friends
4.1
based on 18 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (18)

  • 5
    (14)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Perra's Performance

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

Office & Staff Performance

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

Patient Comments (2)

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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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Perra accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
    Blue Cross Accord
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Perra has admitting privileges

Abbott Northwestern Hospital
800 E 28th St
Minneapolis, MN 55407
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Park Nicollet Methodist Hospital
6500 Excelsior Blvd
Saint Louis Park, MN 55426
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