Dr. Karl Roberts, MD

Dr. Karl Roberts, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 46
(81)
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Dr. Karl Roberts, MD is an orthopedic surgery doctor who practices in Grand Rapids, MI. He is 46 years old and has been practicing for 15 years.

1000 E Paris Ave SE Ste 215

Grand Rapids, MI 49546

Contact Information

(616) 949-8945

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Humana
  • Medicare
  • Priority Health
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Worker's Compensation

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Osteoarthritis
very high
more than 94% of peers
Knee Disorders
very high
more than 93% of peers
Bone Disorders
very high
more than 92% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Roberts "Our goal at West Michigan Orthopaedics is to provide high quality patient centered care based on evidence based approaches. We value communication between the physician (surgeon) and the patient so we ensure you see your doctor every time as this is critical to good patient care. We understand the importance of educating our patients regarding expectations, risks and benefits of surgery so that the correct treatment decision can be made and expectations can be achieved."
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
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Board Certifications

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

  • Ankle Fracture
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Hip Dislocation
  • Hip Disorders
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pain
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • 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
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Diseases
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Still's Disease
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures

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Procedures

  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthritic Hip Reconstruction Surgery
  • Arthritic Knee Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic Joint Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel 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
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Reconstruction Surgery
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Hip Surgery
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Revision Surgery
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Ligament Reconstruction
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Revision Surgery
  • Revision of Arthroplasty Surgery
  • Revision of Failed Total Joint Replacement
  • Revision of Total Joint
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Total Knee Replacement Revision
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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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

  • Indiana
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Indiana University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1998
  • Grand Rapids Med Education Research Center/Msu
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Roberts has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Roberts' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Roberts to family and friends
4.4
based on 81 total reviews (25 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (81)

  • 5
    (69)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (11)

Dr. Roberts' 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 (25)

in Evart, MI |
There were two reasons that I wanted to have my knee replacement surgery. One reason was I wanted to be able to enjoy my sixties and not sit back an watch others enjoy my sixties. The second reason was to be able to dance at my daughters wedding without having aching knees all night long. Well,...more
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in Big Rapids, MI |
Dr. Roberts has performed total knee replacements in both of my knees. He is awesome. I would definately recommend him. Prior to my last surgery he answered questions that my daughter asked and also drew a picture to show her the process. His staff is also very professional and customer...more
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I most definitely would NOT recommend this doctor. This was my 1st visit & he definitely did not make a good first impression. First off I came to my appointment fifteen minutes early & literally waited for over an hour! Then he seemed very rushed & eager to get out of there. He spewed off his...more
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in Muskegon, MI |
I would definitely recommend Dr Roberts. This was my initial visit and both my husband and I were very satisfied with the information given to us regarding having knee replacement surgery, as well as the time spent. Looking forward to having him do my knee replacement(s) in the near future. Thank...more
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in Grand Haven, MI |
Dr. Roberts' results concerning my hip replacement were outstanding. He explained things very well, answered all my questions, and provided excellent advice at our appointments. His office staff were very helpful. The therapists and nurses that provided home care and advice also did and excellent...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Roberts accepts 10 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Care Network
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Humana
  • Medicare
    Special Needs Plan SNP
  • Priority Health
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare
  • Worker's Compensation
    Worker's Compensation WC

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Hospitals where Dr. Roberts has admitting privileges

Spectrum Health - Blodgett Hospital
1840 Wealthy St SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49506
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