Dr. Michelle Wolcott, MD

Dr. Michelle Wolcott, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 47
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Dr. Michelle Wolcott, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Denver, CO and has been practicing for 16 years. She graduated from Georgetown University School Of Medicine in 1996 and specializes in orthopedic surgery and sports medicine.

2000 S Colorado Blvd Ste 1-4500

Denver, CO 80222

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint

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Top Care Areas

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

Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
very high
more than 97% of peers
ACL Surgery
very high
more than 95% of peers
Knee Disorders
very high
more than 95% of peers

Dr. Wolcott's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Wolcott "Our group is committed to providing the highest quality professional and ethical care to all patients through integration of comprehensive education and exceptional musculoskeletal research."

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

77  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Achilles Tendon Rupture
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Disorders
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Injury
  • Ankle Instability
  • Ankle Laxity
  • Ankle Ligament Rupture
  • Ankle Sprain
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cartilage Disorders
  • Cartilage Tear
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Exertional Compartment Syndrome
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Injuries
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fractured Lower Leg
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intra-Articular Fracture
  • Joint Fracture
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Ligament Injuries
  • Knee Ligament Rupture
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Sprain
  • Knee Tendinitis
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprains and Tears
  • Meniscus Injuries
  • Meniscus Tear
  • Metatarsal Fracture
  • Patella Tendon Tears
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Injuries
  • Quadriceps Tendon Tears
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sever's Disease
  • Shoulder Diseases
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Injuries
  • Shoulder Muscle Strain
  • Shoulder Sprain
  • Shoulder Tendinitis
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Simple Fractures
  • Sports Injuries of the Knee
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stress Fracture
  • Subacromial Bursitis
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia Fracture
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44  Procedures

  • Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
  • ACL Surgery
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Ankle Fracture Repair
  • Ankle Ligament Reconstruction
  • Arthrocentesis
  • Arthroscopic Knee Shaving
  • Arthroscopic Meniscus Repair
  • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Repair
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Cartilage Implantation
  • Cartilage Repair
  • Cartilage Transplant
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Glenoid Labrum Repair
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Cartilage Implantation
  • Knee Cartilage Repair
  • Knee Cartilage Treatment
  • Knee Debridement
  • Knee Ligament Reconstruction
  • Knee Osteotomy
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee Tendon Repair
  • Meniscal Allograft Transplant
  • Meniscus Transplantation
  • Midfoot Fracture and-or Dislocation Surgery
  • Mini Knee Surgery
  • Quadriceps Tendon Repair
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Stabilizations
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Simple Fracture Care and Casting
  • Steroid Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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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

  • University Of Utah
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1992
  • Georgetown University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • Loyola University Program
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001
  • University Of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics Program
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Wolcott has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Wolcott's Reviews

4.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wolcott to family and friends
20 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (20)

  • 5
    (18)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Wolcott's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

If you're in need, go see Dr., Wolcott. She reconnected a torn meniscus root which was not clearly known at the time of surgery. However, she covered all the posibilities prior to the surgery with the worse case scenario so I could decide in advance what I was willing to endure for non-weight...more
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I went to UC Health for a running related knee issue. Dr. Wolcott (call me, Michelle), was thorough, a great listener, a fabulous communicator, and excellent at creating trust. From the moment I walked in EVERYONE acted as if I were the only patient they had. Attentive, never rushed, from top to...more
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Spends time with the patient - answering all questions and going through imaging - explaining what is wrong, why, and what your options are to fix it. Not only is good with - but she encourages lots of communication. She also did my ACL reconstruction surgery which had no complications, and at one...more
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