Dr. Matthew Gerlach, MD

Dr. Matthew Gerlach, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 43
(40)
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Dr. Matthew Gerlach, MD is an orthopedic spine surgery doctor who practices in Longmont, CO. He is 43 years old and has been practicing for 11 years.

1610 Dry Creek Dr

Longmont, CO 80503

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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Spine Deformities
very high
more than 97% of peers
Back Pain
very high
more than 97% of peers
Spondylolisthesis
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
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Board Certifications

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

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Hand Conditions
  • Head and Neck Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Neck Injuries
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spinal Compression Fracture
  • Spinal Instability
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Torticollis

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Procedures

  • Arm Surgery
  • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Disc Arthroplasty
  • Disc Replacement
  • Disc Surgery
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neck Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Scoliosis Surgery
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Spacer Procedure
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Surgery
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Thoracic Surgical Procedure
  • Trigger Point Injection

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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 San Diego
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1996
  • University of Minnesota Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • Medical College of Wisconsin
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2006
  • Rocky Mountain Spine Clinic
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2007

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Gerlach has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Gerlach's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gerlach to family and friends
4.1
based on 40 total reviews (10 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (40)

  • 5
    (30)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (9)

Dr. Gerlach's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (10)

in Longmont |
Dr. Gerlach is an exceptional surgeon. Highly recommend him!!!
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Kansas City, MO |
Incredibly professional, but human. Put me at ease and I feel that we were going in the right direction with my care plan. He provided true informed consent, I feel I fully understand my options and why we are making the choices we are. Staff went out of their way to schedule me when it was...more
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Arvada, CO |
In the 15 years of seeing spinal surgeons, he is by far the worst. Should have his license taken away.
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in Longmont, CO |
Dr. Gerlach enabled me to walk, sit, stand, sleep and even breathe again without excruciating pain. Having had 3 joint replacement surgeries I was most afraid of this spine surgery. Dr. Gerlach and Susie's skill and care expelled that fear. I'm a Medicare patient and was treated with the upmost...more
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in Longmont, CO |
Dr. Gerlach performed surgery for a herniated disc on my lumbar spine. The surgery went great and the pain is gone. I appreciated how quickly he was able to see me. He explained my condition and treatment options. Once I decided on surgery, he was able to schedule my procedure within a week. He...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Gerlach accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • AARP
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
    Whole Health Colorado Front Range
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

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