Dr. Kipling Sharpe, MD

Dr. Kipling Sharpe, MD

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Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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55 y/o
(65)

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Dr. Kipling Sharpe, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Gilbert, AZ and has been practicing for 23 years. He specializes in orthopedic surgery.Read his story

OrthoArizona - Mezona Division

2940 E Banner Gateway Dr Ste 200

Gilbert, AZ 85234
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Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Arizona Medical Network
  • Arizona PHCS
  • Assurant Health
  • AZ Foundation Medical Care (AZFMC)
  • Bankers Life and Casualty
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Benesight
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • CNA
  • Compassionate Care Network (CCN)
  • CopperPoint Mutual

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Top Care Areas

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

Knee Sprain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hip
very high
more than 97% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
very high
more than 97% of peers

Dr. Sharpe'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.

Dr. Sharpe's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Sharpe "At 7, I really liked digging and thought I was going to be a ditch digger but that professional goal didn't last very long. My Mother was an orthopedic surgeon and in Junior High I decided that I too wanted to be a doctor. I thought I'd go into primary care until my third year of medical school when I realized that I wanted to be an orthopedic surgeon, too. I think it was the opportunity to fix things. I love the tools that we get to work with as surgeons and the fact that we get to FIX our patients. I really enjoy what I do. I like working with my patients. I think my patients see that I care because I spend time to listen to each one of them. I also really enjoy my surgery days, when I get to work with those power tools."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Sharpe "My mission is to help you maintain an active, healthy lifestyle through care of the musculo-skeletal system. I specialize in small incision hip and knee replacement, all inside ACL reconstruction, and stabilization of swimmer's shoulder."

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

84  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Crystal Arthropathy
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Hip Bursitis
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Labral Tear
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Disorders
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Ligament Injuries
  • Knee Sprain
  • Knee Tendinitis
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Monoarthropathy
  • Myelopathy
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthropathy
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Polyarthropathy
  • Post-Traumatic Arthritis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Injuries
  • Shoulder Labral Tear
  • Shoulder Muscle Strain
  • Shoulder Sprain
  • Shoulder Tendinitis
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sports Injuries of the Knee
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Subacromial Bursitis
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
  • Traumatic Arthropathy
  • Trochanteric Bursitis
  • Wear and Tear Arthritis
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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

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Education

  • Westmont College 1985
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1985
  • Keck School Of Medicine Of The Univ Of Southern California
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • LA Cnty USC Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • L A Co Usc Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Institute for Bone and Joint Disorders
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Sharpe has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • International Congress for Joint Reconstruction, Member

Dr. Sharpe's Reviews

4.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sharpe to family and friends
65 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (65)

  • 5
    (57)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Sharpe'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 (7)

I had a excellent experience with Dr. Sharpe. He squeezed me in on very short notice. I was discharged just over 24 hours later and have had no complications. Dr. Sharpe’s approach enabled me to heal relatively quickly and return to work within 6 weeks. I’m quite confident in Dr. Sharpe’s abilities...more
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I can walk because of Dr. Sharpe. in 2015 I had fallen and broke my hip in 3 places a year later I was still in pain and unable to walk without a walker or cane. My first visit with Dr Sharpe he diagnosed that my hip had not healed. I was scheduled for a hip replacement. within 4 weeks my pain was...more
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I was referred by my PCP due to pain in my right hip which made it difficult to walk. Entire office was pleasant and efficient. Had an x-ray of my right hip and was examined by Dr Sharp. He has a very nice 'bedside manner' and explained the results of my x-ray and made a drawing to facilitate...more
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After my surgery . I had little pain , recovery little down time . The staff working by Dr Sharpe is very friendly and always available to answer any questions . I would highly recommend Dr Sharpe if you are in need of a great surgeon .
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Dr. Sharpe performed a total knee replacement 6 weeks ago, and the outcome is better than I could have anticipated. Dr. Sharpe and his team instilled confidence, so I knew I was getting the best care through the entire process. The in-house physical therapy facilities was an added bonus to my...more
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