Dr. Michael Glotzbecker, MD

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Orthopedic Surgery | Male

Dr. Michael Glotzbecker, MD
Active member of AAOS, POSNA, SRS. Member of POSNA Quality, Safety, Value initiative Research interests include early onset scoliosis, reducing spinal infections, and quality improvement projects Active role in resident and fellow education, as well as mentoring and supervising PAs and NPs

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Dr. Glotzbecker's Care Philosophy

"I have wanted to enter medicine as long as I can remember. I enjoy taking care of patients, and as I have moved through my training realized how much I enjoy taking care of children because of their amazing resiliency, Being in the medical field allows me to unite my strengths of interacting with people and participating in scientific research. The ability to be an active educator and clinician scientist is what drew me to BCH."

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Dr. Glotzbecker's Reviews

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4.3
based on 10 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Glotzbecker's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
The doctor was dismissive and honestly a bit rude. When I told him that I was reluctant to accept his diagnosis, he said, "well, call it what you want, but all you have is rib pain. Just use heat and ibuprofen." I left the appointment feeling defeated and frustrated.
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Dr. Glotzbecker says...

  • Active member of AAOS, POSNA, SRS.
  • Member of POSNA Quality, Safety, Value initiative
  • Research interests include early onset scoliosis, reducing spinal infections, and quality improvement projects
  • Active role in resident and fellow education, as well as mentoring and supervising PAs and NPs

Dr. Glotzbecker's Care Philosophy

"I have wanted to enter medicine as long as I can remember. I enjoy taking care of patients, and as I have moved through my training realized how much I enjoy taking care of children because of their amazing resiliency, Being in the medical field allows me to unite my strengths of interacting with people and participating in scientific research. The ability to be an active educator and clinician scientist is what drew me to BCH."

Dr. Glotzbecker's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
  •  Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Board Certifications

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  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Congenital Deformity
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Kyphosis
  • Orthopedic Trauma
  • Scoliosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 2004

  • Residency Hospital
    Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Residency Program

    Completed in 2009

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Boston Children's Hospital

    Completed in 2010

  • Undergraduate School
    Duke University

    Graduated in 2000

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Professional Affiliations

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Scoliosis Surgery
  • Spine Surgery