Dr. Philip Dripchak, MD

Dr. Philip Dripchak, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 58
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Dr. Philip Dripchak, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Louisville, KY and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from New Jersey Medical School in 1986 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

8033 Dixie Hwy

Louisville, KY 40258

Contact Information

(502) 449-6448

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Bluegrass Family Health
  • ChoiceCare Network
  • Cigna
  • CorVel
  • Hospice & Palliative Care Services,Inc.
  • Humana
  • 5 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Limb Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Foot Conditions
high
more than 87% of peers
Joint Pain
normal
more than 81% of peers

Dr. Dripchak'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. Dripchak "At Norton Healthcare, we believe you - the patient - are the most important person to our practice. As the region's leading health care provider, we are committed to providing comprehensive, quality health care to all those we serve in a manner that responds to the needs of our community and honors our faith heritage. Our specialty practice is a part of Norton Physician Services, a multispecialty physician group at Norton Healthcare. Norton Physician Services currently includes more than 400 providers who offer primary, specialty and urgent care services in over 100 locations throughout Kentucky and Southern Indiana. Our practice is comprised of compassionate, skilled specialists who are committed to ensuring you receive the best care and have access to the latest medical technology and services."

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1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

79  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Heel Spur
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scoliosis
  • Sever's Disease
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger

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24  Procedures

  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • 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, Open
  • 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 Surgery
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Kentucky.

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

  • New Jersey Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • Emory University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Emory University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991
  • University Of Texas Southwestern
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Dripchak has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Samoan

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Dripchak's Reviews

4.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Dripchak to family and friends
30 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (30)

  • 5
    (20)
  • 4
    (3)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Dripchak's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • 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

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Would not recommend anyone to see Dr. Dripchak. His bedside manner is terrible. He just has the tendency to think you should know how to take care of your injury once he sees you. Not a hands on doctor, sits in the chair and ask a few questions and then gives you his diagnosis without looking at...more
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He has been wonderful. I was involved in an accident and the end result was a broken foot. Last week was my first appointment and the time and care and his bedside manner was excellent. I felt at ease at my appointment and he made it a point to ensure I smiled during my visit.
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I have seen Dr. Dripchack for two different injuries over the last year. I find him to be thourough in the diagnosis he gives, a wonderful beside manner and always eager to listen and answer questions. His staff is great too.
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I do not like going to the Dr but going to see Dr Dripchak made my visit actually enjoyable! He put my mind at ease and he gives you a chance to ask questions. I would totally recommend Dr Dripchak! The best Dr I've been to!!!
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Dripchak has horrible bedside manners, very cocky. Also needs to his hearing checked as he doesnt listen or just cant hear the patients. I explained to him more than once during my office visits with him and he refused to listen to what i needed to have done. He only wanted to do what he wanted to...more
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