Dr. Karl Rathjen, MD

Dr. Karl Rathjen, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 54
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Dr. Karl Rathjen, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Dallas, TX and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from U Of Tx Southwestern Med Sch At Dallas in 1990 and specializes in orthopedic surgery and pediatric orthopedic surgery.

2350 N Stemmons Fwy # F6300

Dallas, TX 75207

Contact Information

(214) 456-7697

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Joint Pain
normal
more than 8% of peers
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
normal
more than 3% of peers

Dr. Rathjen's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

23  Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Cancer
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Fracture
  • Hip Fracture
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Pain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spine Disorders
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • U Of Tx Southwestern Med Sch At Dallas
    Medical School | Graduated 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Rathjen has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Rathjen's Reviews

2.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rathjen to family and friends
8 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
    (2)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Rathjen's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    FAIR
  • Explains condition(s) well

    FAIR
  • Answers questions

    FAIR
  • Time well spent

    FAIR

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr. Rathjen preformed 2 scoliosis surgeries on me when I was 12 and 15. I am now 24 with absolutely NO problems. Dr. R spent an adequate amount of time with me at every pre-surgery and follow up appointment. My mom is a nurse and he would take the time to explain things on both her level and my...more
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