Dr. Raul Curiel, MD

Dr. Raul Curiel, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 41
(9)
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Dr. Raul Curiel, MD is an orthopedic surgery doctor who practices in Show Low, AZ. He is 41 years old and has been practicing for 10 years. Read his story

5171 Cub Lake Rd Ste 330

Show Low, AZ 85901

Contact Information

(928) 537-6880

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS)
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • 3 More

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Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
very high
more than 94% of peers
Knee Disorders
very high
more than 92% of peers
Osteoarthritis
very high
more than 91% of peers

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Dr. Curiel's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Curiel "Dr. Curiel joined the Active Medical Staff at Summit Healthcare in 2014. He completed an orthopedic sports medicine fellowship at The CORE Institute in Phoenix where he received specialized training in arthroscopic and reconstructive surgery of the shoulder and knee. Dr. Curiel completed his residency at the University of South Alabama Medical Center, a regional trauma center, where he received extensive training in trauma and fracture care as well as general orthopedics. He also cared for the university's NCAA Division I athletes with sports related injuries. He has conducted various award winning research projects. He earned his medical degree from Ross University School of Medicine and completed his undergraduate studies at Arizona State University. Dr. Curiel is well trained in both the surgical and nonsurgical treatment of complex orthopedic conditions. He is able to explain options to patients in a way they can understand to help them make well informed decisions. Dr. Curiel is an Arizona native and is fluent in Spanish. He has volunteered his medical services abroad in Ecuador and Mexico. When not practicing medicine, Dr. Curiel enjoys spending time with his family, exercise, playing guitar, camping and hiking."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Curiel "Raul Curiel M.D., Orthopedic Surgeon is committed to providing the highest quality of orthopedic care possible. Along with the treatment, Dr. Curiel provides options to patients so they are able to make well informed decisions about their plan of care.

We are pleased to have you as a patient. If you have any questions, always feel free to contact our office and our trained staff will assist you in any way possible."

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Arthroscopy
  • Orthopedic Fracture Care
  • Orthopedic Hip Surgery
  • Orthopedic Knee Surgery
  • Sports Medicine
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Board Certifications

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

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Injury
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Antalgic Gait
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Avulsion Fracture
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bennett's Fracture
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complex Fractures
  • Complex Fractures of the Periarticular Region
  • Complex Long-Bone Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Compound Fracture
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Extra-Articular Fracture
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Fractured Lower Leg
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Hip Bursitis
  • Hip Dislocation
  • Hip Flexor Strain
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Injury
  • Hip Pain
  • Hip Sprain
  • Insufficiency Fracture
  • Intra-Articular Fracture
  • Joint Disorders
  • Joint Fracture
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Pain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Metatarsal Fracture
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle
  • 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
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathologic Fracture
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pediatric Ankle Fractures
  • Pediatric Fractures
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Simple Fractures
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stress Fracture
  • Subacromial Bursitis
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
  • Toe Fractures
  • Traumatic Arthropathy
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trochanteric Bursitis
  • Upper Extremity Fracture
  • Wear and Tear Arthritis

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Procedures

  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Ankle Fracture Repair
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthrocentesis
  • Arthroscopic Joint Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Knee Shaving
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery, Open
  • Debridement
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Glenoid Labrum Repair
  • Hand Surgery
  • Hand Tendon Repair
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Hemi (Half) Hip Replacement
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement, Cementless
  • Hip Surgery
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Ligament Reconstruction
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee Tendon Repair
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Midfoot Fracture and-or Dislocation Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Hip Replacement
  • Minimally Invasive Total Hip Replacement
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Partial Knee 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
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Shoulder Resurfacing
  • Shoulder Stabilizations
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Simple Fracture Care and Casting
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Sports Medicine Surgery
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Total Hip Replacement
  • Total Knee Replacement
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Uni-Compartmental Knee Replacement
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Wrist Replacement

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Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • Arizona State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2002
  • Ross University / School Of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2007
  • University Of South Alabama / College Of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2008
  • University Of South Alabama / College Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2013
  • The Core Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2014

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Curiel has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Curiel's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Curiel to family and friends
3.4
based on 9 total reviews (3 with comments)
Dr. Curiel's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY 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
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (3)
Baxter Springs, KS |
I can now live my life pain free and have returned to the activities I love. Thank you Dr Curiel.
Elko, NV |
Amazing doctor who helped my high school daughter with shoulder surgery return to playing the sport that she loves.
Show Low, AZ |
this dr has very poor people skills. worst doctor i have ever been to. he needs to go back to school for more training on how to interact with his patients. not treat them like they are just another paycheck.
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Dr. Curiel accepts 12 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
    Whole Health Banner Health Network OAMC
  • Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS)
    AHCCCS - AZ Health Care Cost Containment System
    American Indian Health Plan
    Arizona Physicians IPA
    Health Choice Arizona
    Health Net Access
    Medicaid of Arizona
    UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • AvMed
    Open Access
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
    Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
    Blue Alliance Network
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Health Net
    Health Net PPO
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Curiel has admitting privileges

Summit Healthcare Regional Medical Center
2200 E Show Low Lake Rd
Show Low, AZ 85901
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