Dr. Kurt Mentzer, MD

Dr. Kurt Mentzer, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 51
Dr. Kurt Mentzer, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Anchorage, AK and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med in 1995 and specializes in orthopedic surgery and orthopedic hand surgery.

3831 Piper St Ste S220

Anchorage, AK 99508

Contact Information

(907) 563-3145

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.

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Top Care Areas

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Dupuytren's Contracture Injection
more than 77% of peers
Dupuytren's Contracture
more than 70% of peers
Hand Conditions
more than 60% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery

2  Board Certifications

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

19  Conditions Treated

18  Procedures

  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Dupuytren's Contracture Injection
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Replacement

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Alaska.

0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • United States Air Force Academy
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1991
  • Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • Wilford Hall Ambulatory Surgical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Wilford Hall Ambulatory Sugerical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2002
  • The Hand Center of San Antonio
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Mentzer has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Mentzer's Reviews

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

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

  • 5
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  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Mentzer's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Amazing bedside manner. He is very informative, asks multiple times if you have questions or concerns, and thoroughly explains your options. He is kind, caring, and his staff are exceptionally attentive and well trained. I would whole heartedly refer my family and friends to him for any hand,...more
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He was nice enough but doesn't give any instructions on your care or after care. His nurse is rude and pushy. The surgery he performed did not work so I am left with the break cause he has informed me there is nothing he can do for me now. Would of been good to know before the surgery, pain and...more
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