Dr. Michael Shen, MD

Dr. Michael Shen, MD

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Orthopedic Spine Surgery  |  
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44 y/o
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Dr. Michael Shen, MD is an orthopedic spine surgery doctor who practices in Parker, CO. He is 44 years old and has been practicing for 12 years.

Advanced Orthopedic & Sports Medicine Specialists

11960 Lioness Way Ste 260

Parker, CO 80134
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Accepted insurance

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint
  • Worker's Compensation

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Top Care Areas

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Back Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Low Back Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Spondylosis
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Shen "With a background in orthopedics and spine care, I strive to provide comprehensive care for my patients. I work to give my patients the highest quality, state-of-the-art health care services."
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Adult Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Arthroscopy
  • Orthopedic Neck Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
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Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Head and Neck Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture

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Procedures

  • Disc Replacement
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Joint Drainage
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Surgery
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Colorado.

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

  • University Of California At San Diego
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1995
  • Tufts University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • Nyu Hospital For Joint Diseases
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2005
  • The Spine Institute At St John's Health Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2006

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Shen has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese
  • Mandarin

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Shen does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Shen and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Rose Medical Center

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Shen is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Shen's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shen to family and friends
3.5
based on 34 total reviews (9 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (34)

  • 5
    (20)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (3)
  • 1
    (10)

Dr. Shen's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (9)

in Parker Co |
I have seen Dr. Shen for a couple of visits prior to having a bi-level cervical disc replacement on the Fri before Christmas 17'. I cant tell you how amazing the hole deal was from start to finish. I came out of surgery on Fri the 22nd and went Christmas shopping the next day and back to work on...more
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in Denver, CO |
I saw Dr Shen for the first time today. I found him to be excellent in both bedside manor and ability to explain my condition in easy to understand terms. Wonderful experience.
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Denver, CO |
Didn't seem sympathetic to my issues or offer any input on how to help. My appt was under 10 min with him.
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in Denver, CO |
I have only met with him once, but found him to be excellent. He has one of the best bedside manners I've encountered in that he takes as much time as needed to explain my diagnosis in terms that make sense. He is not condescending and speaks to me on a peer level, which gives me confidence in...more
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in Denver, CO |
Dr. Shen is an incredible orthopedist, I have had a total of 5 lumbar surgeries and fusions. When I met Dr. Shen, it was for a second opinion, as when I went to the first (at panorama), I was told that nothing(!) was wrong. Dr Shen took the time to order the right scans, and tests to see that my...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Shen accepts 14 insurance carriers
  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare
  • WellPoint
  • Worker's Compensation
    Worker's Compensation WC

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Hospitals where Dr. Shen has admitting privileges

Rose Medical Center
4567 E 9th Ave
Denver, CO 80220
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Littleton Adventist Hospital
7700 S Broadway
Littleton, CO 80122
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Parker Adventist Hospital
9395 Crown Crest Blvd
Parker, CO 80138
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