Dr. Kirk Kindsfater, MD

Dr. Kirk Kindsfater, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Dr. Kirk Kindsfater, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Fort Collins, CO and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from University of Colorado At Denver in 1989 and specializes in orthopedic surgery and joint replacement & reconstruction orthopedics.

2500 E Prospect Rd

Fort Collins, CO 80525

Contact Information

(970) 493-0112

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Hip Replacement
very high
more than 99% of peers
Knee Replacement
very high
more than 99% of peers
Knee Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Kindsfater'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
  • Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics

1  Board Certifications

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

29  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bursitis
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Foot Fracture
  • Hip Disorders
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Injury
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Pain
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Spina Bifida

13  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Colorado.

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.


  • Colorado State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1983
  • University of Colorado At Denver
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • University of Colorado Health Sciences Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Harvard Medical School, Brigham & Women's Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Chief Resident, Department of Orthopaedics, CU
    Other Education | Completed 1994

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kindsfater has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kindsfater's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kindsfater to family and friends
43 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (43)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Kindsfater's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Thanks to Dr. Kindsfater I am able to move again. He did both of my knee replacements and I can now ride a bike again. He listen to not only my concerns but my husbands as well. Because he did such an excellent job on me, my husband went to him for his hip replacement. Again, my husband is...more
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Hello Peggy, We appreciate you taking the time to post your comments! Please note that our post has to be a general reply due to federal law on patient privacy (HIPAA), which requires that we not identify anyone as a patient without their permission. Our best to you! Armi Hall for Dr. Kindsfater and OCR

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Excellent Doctor but spends very little time with you. He doesn't even come out to talk to the family after surgery. He has someone call them
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