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Dr. Michael Janssen, DO

Dr. Michael Janssen, DO

Orthopedic Spine Surgery ·  Male · Age 60


Dr. Michael Janssen, DO is an orthopedic spine surgery specialist in Thornton, CO and has been practicing for 27 years. He specializes in orthopedic spine surgery, orthopedic surgery, and more.


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(303) 578-4018

Dr. Janssen accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
Coventry Health Care
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Kaiser Permanente
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Principal Financial Group
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Options PPO
PacifiCare
United Healthcare
WellPoint
Worker's Compensation
Worker's Compensation WC

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No malpractice claims found for Colorado
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Janssen's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Janssen treats Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Janssen treats this condition more than 88% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Sciatica as Seen in Rheumatoid Arthritis
Low Back Pain
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Janssen treats Low Back Pain more than 83% of his peers

Dr. Janssen treats this condition more than 83% of his peers

Back Pain
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Janssen treats Back Pain more than 79% of his peers

Dr. Janssen treats this condition more than 79% of his peers

Dr. Janssen's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Ataxia
  • Back Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cervical Disc Replacement
  • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Cervical Spine Reconstruction
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complex Spinal Instrumentation Procedure
  • Complex Spine Surgery
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Decompression
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Disc surgery
  • Degenerative Spine Disorders
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Disc Arthroplasty
  • Disc Replacement
  • Disc Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Injection
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Facet Joint Injection
  • Fracture
  • Fracture Care
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Hardware Removal
  • Head and Neck Conditions
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Procedure
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Laminectomy
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Low Back Procedure
  • Lumbar Disc Replacement
  • Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Lumbar Selective Nerve Root Block
  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Neck Pain Procedure
  • Neck Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Injections
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Spacer Procedure
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spine Surgery
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Work-Related Injuries
  • Wound Repair
  • X-Ray

About Me

Dr. Janssen is Board Certified in both the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the American Board of Spine Surgeons. He attended the University of Health Sciences in Kansas City, Missouri. His internship and residency were completed at the Med...

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

Spine Fellowship, Klinik For Orthopedic Chirurgie In St. Gallen, Switzerland.
Fellowship Hospital
1992
Lakewood Orthopaedic Clinic
Fellowship Hospital
1991
Medical College of Georgia Hospital and Clinics
Residency Hospital
1987
Medical College of Georgia Hospital and Clinics
Internship Hospital
1986
University of Colorado At Denver
Medical School
1992
1991
1987
1986

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Janssen's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Janssen

3.9

Based on 44 reviews

5 Stars
68.18181818181819%
(30)
4 Stars
4.545454545454546%
(2)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
6.818181818181818%
(3)
1 Star
20.454545454545453%
(9)

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I was very impressed with Dr. Janssen. He explained my situation with my back to help me make a decision on future actions. I will be waiting until after the holidays to make an appointment to have surgery to correct my problem. He made me feel very comfortable with him doing the surgery.
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Worth the drive from Wyoming, he saw what two doctors missed, still requires surgery but less extensive and cost me way less then a 2 disc teplacement!
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Dr Janssen and staff have been very professional. Very skilled in every respect. My diagnosis of lumbar pain and first injection procedure went exactly as planned.
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I was hesitant to have cervical disc replacement and finally agreed to get it done after the radiculopathy and neuropathy became too unbearable. To my surprise I woke up feeling great! I'm 7 months post surgery and it has been great! Thank you Dr Janssen and Ruth Beckham NP. I really appreciate all...Read More
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I have been a patient of Dr Janssen's for over 20 years. He has performed surgical procedures on both me and my daughter. He is extremely thoughtful and knowledgeable in his approach and competent and compassionate in his practice. I have a high level of trust for his opinions and skills and...Read More
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Locations

Center for Spine and Orthopedics

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    • Mon: 8:00am - 4:30pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 4:30pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 4:30pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 4:30pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 1:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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