Dr. Mark Failinger, MD

Dr. Mark Failinger, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 60
(19)
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Dr. Mark Failinger, MD is an orthopedic surgery doctor who practices in Denver, CO. He is 60 years old and has been practicing for 30 years. Dr. Failinger is affiliated with Sky Ridge Medical Center and Parker Adventist Hospital.

8101 E Lowry Blvd Ste 260

Denver, CO 80230

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Top Care Areas

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Systemic Chondromalacia
very high
more than 95% of peers
Runner's Knee
very high
more than 94% of peers
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
very high
more than 93% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Failinger "Dr. Failinger's chief interests lie in the disorders of the knee and shoulder. Dr. Failinger works with his patients to develop a treatment plan that utilizes both non-surgical and surgical alternatives. If surgery is necessary Dr. Failinger believes in an evidenced based and multidisciplinary approach to the treatment and recovery of each patient. His compassion, dedication, knowledge and ability to explain each phase of injury and recovery are what make him extraordinary."

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
46

Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fracture
  • Hand Conditions
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Shoulder Diseases
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia

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Procedures

  • ACL Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Joint Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Surgery
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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.

Education

  • University Of Minnesota Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • University Hospital S Tx Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • North Sydney Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Failinger has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Failinger's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Failinger to family and friends
3.7
based on 19 total reviews (4 with comments)
Dr. Failinger's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (4)
in Greenwood Village, CO |
Dr. Failinger is a very knowledgeable and compassionate physician. His caring demeanor puts the patient at ease.
in Littleton, CO |
While Dr. Failinger is competent and is friendly when you see him, the processes to schedule appointments is painful each time. I have been receiving orthovisc injections in my knee every six months for chondromalacia for 20 years. When I started working in Denver 2 years ago, I started going to Dr. Failinger for these injections. After having issues scheduling this time, I asked that he call me which he never did.
in Parker, CO |
He is very patient-centric. Takes his time until you are comfortable with the situation.His surgical skills are awesome. He was able to make incisions in a tattooed area without cutting the ink. I had trouble with the surgical scheduling, it took almost four weeks to accomplish. Along with the typical wait times (though I do purposely schedule at the end of the day - so that should be an expectation) of over 45 minutes... are the only negatives.
in Broomfield, CO |
I came in with an MRI done (shoulder). Assistant said we won't need an xray and let the Dr. know I had MRI results. Made me do xray anyways. Dr. was surprised I had MRI. His assistant loaded it on the computer. Never looked at xrays, so I assume that was to pad the bill? After looking at the MRI says there is nothing wrong even though I can't lift my arm and am in severe pain. Uses a cancer analogy to say I dunno what's wrong. Then suggests blood work and cortisone. Was rude and not helpful.
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Dr. Failinger accepts 13 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Medico
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Principal Life
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Failinger has admitting privileges

Parker Adventist Hospital
9395 Crown Crest Blvd
Parker, CO 80138
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Sky Ridge Medical Center
10101 Ridgegate Pkwy
Lone Tree, CO 80124
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