Dr. Karl Bilderback, MD

Dr. Karl Bilderback, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 57
(11)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Karl Bilderback, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery doctor who practices in Shreveport, LA. He is 57 years old and has been practicing for 30 years.

7925 Youree Dr Ste 200

Shreveport, LA 71105

Contact Information

(318) 212-3610

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Lifecare
  • Assurant Health
  • Best Life & Health Insurance
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • 14 More

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Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Hand Fracture
very high
more than 99% of peers
Limb Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Family Medicine
  • Orthopedic Surgery
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Board Certifications

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

  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture

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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 Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Replacement

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • Univ Of Tx Med Branch Galveston
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • John Peter Smith Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Lsuhsc Shreveport School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Baylor University Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • Oklahoma Hand Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bilderback has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bilderback's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bilderback to family and friends
3.4
based on 11 total reviews (5 with comments)
Dr. Bilderback's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (5)
Shreveport, LA |
Dr Bilderback was wonderful! He was easy to talk to, explained everything to me and my son, and answered all of our questions and our concerns. Made us feel very comfortable with the treatment presented. I highly recommend him!
in Shreveport |
I left the appointment with no course of treatment, no solution, nothing. He ran no tests and barely examined me, but he's more than willing to take that insurance and my copay after waiting 45 minutes. Infuriating.
in Mooringsport Louisiana |
Highly recommend great surgeon &staff??
Bossier City, LA |
This man is so disrespectful, unprofessional, and rude. He stormed out of the office but not before yelling bluntly, being so abrupt, and dis-tasteful. I would not recommend anyone to see him because he goes from 0-100 in 5 seconds. Watch out! The first thing he does is shake your hand but you Dare not to have any questions for him because you just assured yourself a roller coaster ride from hell, that leaves you wondering what just happened? Been had that's what, humiliated and he profited!
in Shreveport, LA |
I have gone to see Dr. Bilderback several times. He's always nice and he explains what is going on, in depth. I had a right wrist arthroscopy in April of 2015. I haven't had any problem with my wrist since the surgery. Surgery is always a last option. I would recommend anyone to go see him.
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Dr. Bilderback accepts 23 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • American Lifecare
  • Assurant Health
  • Best Life & Health Insurance
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Gilsbar 360
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medicaid
  • Meritain Health
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • PPO Plus
  • Private HealthCare Systems
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare

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