Dr. Julian Kuz, MD

Dr. Julian Kuz, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 53
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Dr. Julian Kuz, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Grand Rapids, MI and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from University Of Minnesota Medical School in 1991 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery and orthopedic surgery.

1111 Leffingwell Ave NE Ste 100

Grand Rapids, MI 49525

Contact Information

(616) 459-7101

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • Priority Health
  • Spectrum Health

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Top Care Areas

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

Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
very high
more than 98% of peers
Hand Fracture
very high
more than 98% of peers
Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
very high
more than 97% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

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

48  Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture
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19  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)
  • 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
  • Joint Drainage
  • Neuroplasty
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Replacement

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Michigan.

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 1991
  • Grand Rapids Orth Surgery Res Program
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Blodgett Memorial Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996
  • University Of Minnesota School Of Med
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kuz has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kuz's Reviews

4.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kuz to family and friends
39 total reviews (26 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (39)

  • 5
    (36)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Kuz'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 (26)

Dr Kuz was very professional and friendly. Asked plenty of questions and concerns of me so he could give the things I needed. Would definitely recommend Dr Kuz to anyone who wants a caring and knowledgeable Dr.
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Dr. Kuz treated my Dupuytren's with chemical treatment instead of surgery. I am very pleased with the results and the way Dr. Kuz explained the process.
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I recently had surgery on my fingers. Dr. Kuz was very thorough in explaining my procedure. He was easy to talk to and listen to my concerns. With all my followup visit he always encouraged me that things were going as expected. I am so pleased with the results and highly recommend Dr. Kuz.
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i'm a 62 year old male activities include golfing bicycle riding cooking and hunting and fishing. When I explained my concerns and desires he was very forthcoming with his opinions and projected outcome of having a plate and fusions in my right wrist I had the procedure done in April of 2016 I am...more
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My impression was, Dr. Kuz communicated with a surgeon I had seen previously and Dr Kuz formed an opinion before my appointment that negatively impacted his ability to be objective about care he could provide.
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