Dr. Michael J. Houghton, MD

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Dr. Michael J. Houghton, MD

Orthopedic Surgery | Male

Orthopaedic and Spine Center of the Rockies 2500 E Prospect Rd, Fort Collins, CO 80525 Get Directions
(970) 663-3975

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Dr. Houghton specializes in Orthopedic Surgery and practices in Fort Collins, CO. He practices at 2 locations.

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      Specialties

      • Orthopedic Surgery

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      • Orthopedic Surgery

      Conditions Treated

      • Achilles Tendinitis
      • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
      • Ankle Fracture
      • Ankle Injury
      • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
      • Ankle Sprains and Strains
      • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
      • Arthritis of the Ankle
      • Ataxia
      • Autoimmune Diseases
      • Back Pain
      • Bone Disorders
      • Broken Arm
      • Bunion
      • Bursitis
      • Cancer
      • Chronic Neck Pain
      • Chronic Pelvic Pain
      • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
      • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
      • Difficulty With Walking
      • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
      • Foot and Ankle Disorders
      • Foot and Ankle Injuries
      • Foot Conditions
      • Foot Fracture
      • Foot Injuries
      • Foot Sprain
      • Fracture
      • Gait Abnormality
      • Ganglion Cyst
      • Glenoid Labrum Tear
      • Gout
      • Hammer Toe
      • Hand Conditions
      • Heel Spur
      • Internal Derangement of Knee
      • Intervertebral Disc Disease
      • Joint Pain
      • Knee Dislocation
      • Knee Disorders
      • Knee Sprain
      • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
      • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
      • Limb Pain
      • Low Back Pain
      • Lupus
      • Morton's Neuroma
      • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
      • Osgood Schlatter Disease
      • Osteoarthritis
      • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
      • Osteoarthritis of Hip
      • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
      • Osteoarthritis of Knee
      • Osteoarthritis of Spine
      • Osteopenia
      • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
      • Pelvic Fracture
      • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
      • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
      • Plantar Fasciitis
      • Pseudoarthrosis
      • Pyogenic Arthritis
      • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
      • Rheumatoid Arthritis
      • Rotator Cuff Tear
      • Sacrum Disorders
      • Scoliosis
      • Sjögren's Syndrome
      • Spinal Stenosis
      • Spine Deformities
      • Spine Disorders
      • Spondylitis
      • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
      • Systemic Chondromalacia
      • Systemic Sclerosis
      • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
      • Trigger Finger

      Procedures Performed

      • Ankle Arthroscopy
      • Ankle Fracture Repair
      • Ankle Fusion
      • Ankle Replacement
      • Ankle Surgery
      • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
      • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
      • Excision of Femur or Knee
      • Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
      • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
      • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
      • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
      • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
      • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
      • Foot Surgery
      • Fracture Care
      • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
      • Joint Drainage
      • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
      • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
      • Knee Arthroscopy
      • Knee Surgery
      • Nerve Block, Somatic
      • Neuroplasty
      • Peripheral Nerve Block
      • Reconstructive Ankle Surgery
      • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
      • Steroid Injection
      • Trigger Point Injection

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        Board Actions

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      Education

      • Medical School
        University of Colorado At Denver

        Graduated in 1991

      • Residency Hospital
        University Of Wi Hospital And Cli
      • Fellowship Hospital
        Harborview Medical Center

        Completed in 1997

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
      • Indonesian
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      • Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
      • Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
      • No malpractice claims found
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Spends appropriate amount of time with patients