Dr. Patrick Wupperman, MD

Dr. Patrick Wupperman, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 47
(33)
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Dr. Patrick Wupperman, MD is an orthopedic surgery doctor who practices in Tyler, TX. He is 47 years old and has been practicing for 18 years.Read his story

8101 S Broadway Ave

Tyler, TX 75703

Contact Information

(903) 939-7501

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
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Rotator Cuff Surgery
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Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
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more than 99% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
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more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Wupperman's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Wupperman "Dr. Patrick Wupperman, named as a Texas Rising Star in 2013 and 2014 by SuperDoctors, is board certified in orthopaedic surgery and fellowship trained in sports medicine by Dr. James Andrews of Birmingham, Alabama. Recognized by Texas Monthly as an expert in shoulder surgery, he also specializes in treatment of knee and elbow conditions. He treats school age to professional athletes but is also dedicated to improving the quality of life of their families' injuries. He also has a special interest in Autologous Cartilage Implantation. He is Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery and is a member of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, the Texas Orthopaedic Association and a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Dr. Wupperman joined Azalea from the American Sports Medicine Institute in Birmingham, Alabama, an area known nationally and internationally for work with some of the most high profile athletes in sports."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Wupperman ""My goal in sports medicine is to return athletes to their current (or higher) level of function as soon as possible," Wupperman explains. "This also includes keeping older athletes (and other patients) as active as possible throughout their lives to improve their overall quality of life.""
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Arthroscopy
  • Orthopedic Knee Surgery
  • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
  • Sports Medicine
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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
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • 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
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • 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)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Myelopathy
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • 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
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Torticollis
  • Trigger Finger

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Procedures

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

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • U Of Tx Med Sch At Houston
    Medical School | Graduated 2000

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Wupperman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Wupperman's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wupperman to family and friends
4.4
based on 33 total reviews (11 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (33)

  • 5
    (27)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Wupperman'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 (11)

in TYLER |
Just wanted to say Dr. Wupperman did a great job on my shoulder replacement , I am extremely pleased with his work and (he is a great person ) what a great experience with great recovery time and minimal pain recovery. Thanks again Ron Hartman
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in Tyler, TX |
I am 41 years old. Dr Wupperman fixed my left rotator cuff, complete tear, in Oct of 2016. It is now Aug of 2017, less than a year later, and I am benching 225 for reps, and dumbell pressing 100# dumbells for reps and have ZERO pain. In fact, the shoulder he fixed is better than my other...more
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in Edgewood, TX |
Dr. Wupperman is a great doctor!! I have seen two different times for injuries & was very pleased with him. He is very nice & polite, he even will kid around with you. He cares about his patients!! I will definitely use him again if needed & refer family & friends to him.
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in Tyler, Tx |
Dr. Wupperman repaired my shoulder when 2 other ETMC specialists said they couldn't help me. I'm extremely pleased with the outcome. Thanks Dr!
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in Mt. Vernon, TX 75457 |
In 2012 I tore the rotator cuff in my right shoulder, my local Doctor referred me to Dr. Wupperman whom I had never even met. While I was in the waiting room a gentleman ask me who I was going to see, when I told him Dr. Wupperman he said, "Well you got the best." I told him good that was what I...more
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Dr. Wupperman accepts 23 insurance carriers
  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
    Blue Advantage HMO
    Blue Choice
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Golden Rule
  • HealthFirst
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Medico
  • Molina Healthcare
    Molina
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Mutual of Omaha
  • Tricare
  • UniCare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare
  • Worker's Compensation
    Worker's Compensation WC

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Hospitals where Dr. Wupperman has admitting privileges

Texas Spine and Joint Hospital
1814 Roseland Blvd
Tyler, TX 75701
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CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital - Tyler
800 E Dawson St
Tyler, TX 75701
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East Texas Medical Center
1000 S Beckham Ave
Tyler, TX 75701
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