Dr. Michael Janssen, DO

Dr. Michael Janssen, DO

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Orthopedic Spine Surgery  ·  
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59 y/o
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Dr. Michael Janssen, DO is an orthopedic spine surgery specialist in Thornton, CO and has been practicing for 26 years. He specializes in orthopedic spine surgery, orthopedic surgery, and more.Read his story

Center for Spine and Orthopedics

9005 Grant St Ste 200

Thornton, CO 80229
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • MultiPlan
  • Principal Financial Group
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint
  • Worker's Compensation

Background Check

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

Care Philosophy

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 ...

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
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(30)
4 Stars
4.545454545454546%
(2)
3 Stars
0%
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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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(303) 578-4018
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  • Hours
    • 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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Insurance accepted

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

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

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