Dr. Melvin Karges, MD

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation  |  
Male  |  
Age 62
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Dr. Melvin Karges, MD
Dr. Melvin Karges, MD is a physical medicine & rehabilitation doctor who practices in Joplin, MO. He is 62 years old and has been practicing for 36 years. Dr. Karges is affiliated with Freeman West, Freeman Neosho Hospital and Mercy Hospital Joplin.

MELVIN KARGES MD

702 E 34th St Ste 100

Joplin, MO 64804

Contact Information

(417) 782-1700

Dr. Melvin Karges, MD

Dr. Melvin Karges, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • Medico
  • MultiPlan
  • 2 More

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Dr. Karges' Experience

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Dr. Karges' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Board certified in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
1

Board Certifications

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*
58

Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hand Conditions
  • Heel Spur
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Torticollis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Upper Back Pain

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Procedures

  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS)
  • Trigger Point Injection

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Missouri.

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

  • Univ Of Ks Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • University Of Kansas Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • University Of Kansas Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Karges has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Karges' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Karges to family and friends
5.0
based on 9 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Karges' 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 (1)
in Joplin, MO |
Dr Karges and staff went abive and beyond expectations. Christian people and so nice and thoughtful. Would recommend them again and again and again.
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Dr. Karges accepts 16 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • American Republic
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
    Blue Preferred Plus POS
  • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Golden Rule
  • HealthLink
    HealthLink PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Medico
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Thrivent Financial
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Karges has admitting privileges

Freeman Neosho Hospital
113 W Hickory St
Neosho, MO 64850
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Freeman West
1102 W 32nd St
Joplin, MO 64804
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Mercy Hospital Joplin
100 Mercy Way
Joplin, MO 64804
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