Dr. Michael P. Wertz, MD

Dr. Michael P. Wertz, MD

Orthopedic Surgery | Male | 60 years old

Orthopedic Professional Assoc, PC
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2016 Five Star Recipient for Total Knee Replacement

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Dr. Wertz specializes in Orthopedic Surgery and practices in Boulder, CO. He practices at 4 locations.

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      2.9 based on 29 responses
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      • Level of trust in provider's decisions
         (29)
      • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
         (29)
      • How well provider listens and answers questions
         (29)
      • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
         (29)
      Dr. Wertz's Office & Staff
      • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
         (29)
      • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
         (29)
      • Staff friendliness and courteousness
         (29)
      • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
        16 – 30 minutes (28)
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      in Lafayette, CO |
      Went to Dr Wertz for a total hip replacement. He left me with a leg length differential of almost an inch. Have to have it redone, but not by him. Long office wait time to see Dr. Wertz only to have him spend very little time with me and his solution was to wait until the other hip needed replacing then he would "even me out." That could be 10 years from now or never. Got another opinion from a doctor that suggested he mismeasured me before the procedure.
      in Denver, CO |
      Dr Wertz has treated multiple injuries of mine - from ACL reconstructive surgery to broken talus, sprained ankle, and separated shoulder. I was pretty upset when I heard the news about my ACL surgery and he spent the time answering my questions, alleviating my concerns and engaging a peer for a second opinion on the spot. He's excellent at what he does.
      in Louisville, CO |
      Medical skills: Doctor failed to read daughter's chart, which only had two short entries. Didn't seem to listen once given information. Roughly handled child's limb. Didn't seem to listen to whether it hurt or didn't. Provided a splint that was way too large. Social skills: Doctor failed to introduce himself. Failed to apologize for being 45 minutes late. I thought these type of doctors went out of style 20 years ago when it was okay for surgeons to think they were God.
      in Broomfield |
      His having done 2 knees and 1 hip for me I am more than satisfied..
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      Specialties

      • Orthopedic Surgery

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      • Orthopedic Surgery

      Conditions Treated

      • Achilles Tendinitis
      • Adhesive Capsulitis
      • Ankle Fracture
      • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
      • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
      • Ataxia
      • Autoimmune Diseases
      • Back Pain
      • Baker’s Cyst
      • Bone Disorders
      • Broken Arm
      • Broken Neck
      • Bunion
      • Bursitis
      • Cancer
      • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
      • Chondrocalcinosis
      • Chronic Neck Pain
      • Chronic Pelvic Pain
      • Clavicle Fracture
      • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
      • De Quervain's Disease
      • Degenerative Disc Disease
      • Elbow Injuries
      • Elbow Sprain
      • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
      • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
      • Femur Fracture
      • Foot Conditions
      • Foot Fracture
      • Foot Sprain
      • Fracture
      • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
      • Gait Abnormality
      • Ganglion Cyst
      • Glenoid Labrum Tear
      • Gout
      • Hammer Toe
      • Hand Conditions
      • Hand Contracture
      • Hand Fracture
      • Herniated Disc
      • Hip Fracture
      • Hip Sprain
      • Internal Derangement of Knee
      • Intervertebral Disc Disease
      • Joint Pain
      • Knee Dislocation
      • Knee Disorders
      • Knee Fracture
      • Knee Sprain
      • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
      • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
      • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
      • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
      • Limb Pain
      • Low Back Pain
      • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
      • Morton's Neuroma
      • Osteoarthritis
      • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
      • Osteoarthritis of Hands
      • Osteoarthritis of Hip
      • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
      • Osteoarthritis of Knee
      • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
      • Osteoarthritis of Spine
      • Osteopenia
      • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
      • Pelvic Fracture
      • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
      • Plantar Fasciitis
      • Pseudoarthrosis
      • Pyogenic Arthritis
      • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
      • Rheumatoid Arthritis
      • Rib Fracture
      • Rotator Cuff Tear
      • Runner's Knee
      • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
      • Scoliosis
      • Shoulder Dislocation
      • Shoulder Disorders
      • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
      • Spinal Stenosis
      • Spine Deformities
      • Spine Disorders
      • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
      • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
      • Systemic Chondromalacia
      • Thoracic Spine Fracture
      • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
      • Trigger Finger
      • Wrist Fracture

      Procedures Performed

      • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
      • Arm Surgery
      • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
      • Arthroscopic Surgery
      • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
      • Elbow Tenotomy
      • Excision of Radius or Ulna
      • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
      • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
      • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
      • Fracture Care
      • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
      • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
      • Hand Surgery
      • Hip Arthroscopy
      • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
      • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
      • Hip Replacement
      • Hip Replacement Revision
      • Hip Resurfacing
      • Joint Drainage
      • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
      • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
      • Knee Arthroscopy
      • Knee Dislocation Treatment
      • Knee Replacement
      • Knee Replacement Revision
      • Knee Surgery
      • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
      • Nerve Block, Somatic
      • Neuroplasty
      • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
      • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
      • Rotator Cuff Surgery
      • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
      • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
      • Steroid Injection
      • Total Joint Replacement
      • Trigger Point Injection
      • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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        Sanctions

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        Board Actions

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      Education

      • Medical School
        Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

        Graduated in 1982

      • Internship Hospital
        U Vt
      • Residency Hospital
        Fletcher Allen Health Care

      Awards & Recognition

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
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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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      Dr. Wertz's Office & Staff

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