Dr. Judson Wood Jr, MD

Dr. Judson Wood Jr, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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Age 60
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Dr. Judson Wood Jr, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Merrillville, IN and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from Howard University College Of Medicine in 1985 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

101 E 87th Ave Fl 3

Merrillville, IN 46410

Contact Information

(219) 351-0011

Insurance Accepted

  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan
  • Priority Health
  • Sagamore Health Network

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Top Care Areas

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Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Joint Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Knee Disorders
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Wood Jr ""I have always been fascinated with the study of bones and how to repair and put things together. Orthopedic Surgery was a natural fit for me. I provide excellent orthopedic care with compassion and a personal touch. I treat my patients as I would want my family treated.""

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

100  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • 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
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • 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
  • 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
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • 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
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Sternum Fracture
  • Still's Disease
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture
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45  Procedures

  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Wrist Fusion
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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Indiana.

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

  • Howard University College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Howard University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Howard University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Cooper Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Wood Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Wood Jr's Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wood Jr to family and friends
17 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

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

Dr. Wood Jr's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Last year I was t work. And out of no where my knee started to hurt and slip. I literally could not put too much pressure on it. Went to the emergency room. They took a x-ray and said i had early arthritis which scared me. Because I'm only in my 30s. Went to Dr. Woods he assured me that what they...more
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Dr. Wood is a very through and down to earth doctor. He’s very knowledgeable in his profession and his bed side manners is exceptional. Dr. Wood replaced my right knee in the spring of 2017 and I’m walking just fine. He’ll be replacing my left one in May 2018. I highly recommend Dr. wood to all...more
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My son broke his tibia and fibula playing football in the fall of 2016 and in the spring of 2017 he was running track and won every race. Dr. Wood is an amazing Dr. who with a great bedside manner. He is always smiling and you can tell he truley cares about his patients and getting them back to...more
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In march of 2016, I was lucky enough to be directed to Dr. Wood Jr. when I needed to have emergency surgery on my right side of my hip. He did the necessary procedure, and I have been walking tall without the use of my cane they assigned me. Thank you Dr. Wood Jr. Ken Forbes Jr.
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I receive a total hip replacement. He brought life to me worth living. To this day I highly recommend him . Totally awesome Dr.
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