Dr. Michael Wertz, MD

Dr. Michael Wertz, MD

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Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
62 y/o
(34)

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Dr. Michael Wertz, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Louisville, CO and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in 1982 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

Boulder Bone & Joint

1032 S 88th St

Louisville, CO 80027
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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See how frequently Dr. Wertz performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Bursitis
very high
more than 94% of peers
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
very high
more than 93% of peers
Knee Disorders
very high
more than 92% of peers

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
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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
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • 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
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • 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 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
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • 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
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture

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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

  • Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • U Vt
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Fletcher Allen Health Care
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Wertz has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Avista Adventist Hospital

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Joint Replacement Excellence Award

Hospital Quality Award

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

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Dr. Wertz's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wertz to family and friends
3.0
based on 34 total reviews (8 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (34)

  • 5
    (16)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (16)

Dr. Wertz's Performance

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

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

in Louisville, CO
I am a healthy 76 year old healthy male who has been seeing Dr Wertz for several years. He has performed several procedures over the years on both shoulders. He is personable, cautious and a very thorough doctor. If any of my family or close friends are in need of orthopedic services I will...more
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in Erie, CO
Dr. Wertz is the stereotype of the perfect surgeon. He is professional, his hip surgery results were stellar, and he is a bit aloof with his patients. He admits that he is more involved with the surgeries than he is with the patients and that he continues to work on his "people skills". I have...more
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in Boulder, CO
Dr. Wertz has been an outstanding provider for me and others. He has a very kind, professional, and comprehensive way of explaining care. He is so knowledgeable and up to date on the latest surgeries. His manner is gentle, reassuring, and so professional. I think Dr. Wertz goes out of his way...more
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in Boulder, CO
The two times I met with him, I had to wait 50 minutes. The biggest GOD complex I ever have seen! A friend of mine use to work there, and she told me he treats his employees like crap and that the other doctors are the same. The worst place ever! Respect people and treat them right! You're aren't...more
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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...more
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