Dr. Karl Michalko, MD

Dr. Karl Michalko, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 48
(25)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Karl Michalko, MD is an orthopedic surgery doctor who practices in Rochester, NY. He is 48 years old and has been practicing for 15 years.

360 Linden Oaks Ste 210

Rochester, NY 14625

Contact Information

(585) 641-0141

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Excellus BlueCross BlueShield
  • Fidelis Care
  • MultiPlan
  • 2 More

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
high
more than 89% of peers
Ganglion Cyst
high
more than 88% of peers
Neuroplasty
high
more than 85% of peers

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
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Board Certifications

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

  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Fractures
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Distal Radius Fracture
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hand Injury
  • Hand Ligament Rupture
  • Joint Pain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Pain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteopenia
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Scaphoid Fractures
  • Skin Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Spondylitis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Tendonitis
  • Thumb Basal Joint Arthritis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Disorders
  • Wrist Fracture

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Procedures

  • Amputation
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthritic Hand Reconstruction
  • Arthrocentesis
  • Arthroscopic Wrist Surgery
  • Basal Thumb Joint Reconstruction
  • Bone Grafting
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Casting
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Endoscopic Hand Surgery
  • Endoscopic Wrist Surgery
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand Tendon Repair
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Injection
  • Ligament Reconstruction
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Surgery
  • Neuroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Peripheral Nerve Surgery
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Skin Grafts
  • Steroid Injection
  • Tendon Surgery
  • Tendon and Bursa Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Wound Repair
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Ligament Reconstruction
  • Wrist Replacement
  • X-Ray

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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

  • Middlebury
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1991
  • University Of Rochester School Of Medicine And Dentistry
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • Strong Memorial Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Strong Memorial Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000
  • University Of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2002
  • Brown University, Lifespan Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Michalko has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Michalko's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Michalko to family and friends
4.1
based on 25 total reviews (5 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (25)

  • 5
    (18)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Michalko'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
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

in Rochester, NY |
It is out of the norm for me to write a review but today went to get my fracture checked on and stitches removed everyone told me watch out wherever you go they'll try to drain as much money as possible. It was the opposite no unnecessary nonsense recommended in and out and very professional.
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in Conesus, NY |
Dr. Michalko is excellent! He has a wonderful personality and explains everything thoroughly. His office staff is excellent, very friendly and kind. I highly recommend Dr. Michalko. Bonnie Passero
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Rochester, NY |
Dr Michalko did an excellant job on my wrist that was broken in multiple places. Great expierence from day one. Straight to the point and very knowledgeable. Great job on my wrist. Can barely see the scar. Than you doc. Jake Chennell
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in Rochester, New York |
I am very impressed with him. Saw him yesterday for a follow up from surgery. I had many questions and concerns, he spent a great deal of time with me. He put my mind at ease. I would highly recommend him!
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in Conesus, NY |
Great Dr, Just love him !
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Now Accepting New Patients
This provider offers the following appointment availability:
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Dr. Michalko accepts 11 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • EmblemHealth
    GHI PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • Excellus BlueCross BlueShield
    Excellus BlueCross BlueShield PPO
  • Fidelis Care
    Fidelis Care HMO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • MVP Health Care
    MVP Health Care PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO

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Rochester, NY 14621
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