Dr. Robert Cercek Jr, MD

Dr. Robert Cercek Jr, MD

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Dr. Robert Cercek Jr, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Phoenix, AZ and has been practicing for 9 years. He graduated from Wayne State University in 2004 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.Read his story

9305 W Thomas Rd Ste 305

Phoenix, AZ 85037

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Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

Knee Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers
Bursitis
very high
more than 98% of peers
Knee Replacement
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Dr. Cercek Jr's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Cercek Jr "Robert M. Cercek, MD is a board certified and fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon specializing in primary and revision joint arthroplasty of the hip and knee. He is trained n the field of computer-assisted and robotic joint replacement, featuring MAKOplasty®, performing both hip and knee replacements. Dr. Cercek joins our practice after receiving his fellowship training at The CORE Institute with Dr. David Jacofsky. Previously, Dr. Cercek completed his residency program in orthopedic surgery that began in at Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans and was completed at the University of Arkansas after Hurricane Katrina. Prior to that Dr. Cercek attended the University of Michigan College of Literature, Science and the Arts where he earned his bachelor's with distinction in cellular and molecular biology. Dr. Cercek followed up his undergraduate degree with a master's of public health degree in human nutrition from the University Of Michigan School Of Public Health and attended Wayne State University School of Medicine to obtain his doctor of medicine degree. Dr. Cercek is a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honors Society and in 1999 was honored by being named to the National Dean's List and as the Human Nutrition program Outstanding Student."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Cercek Jr "I encourage non-operative treatment of hip and knee arthritis as first-line therapy. The decision to proceed with surgery should only be made once modalities such as medical management, injection therapy, physical therapy, and bracing have been exhausted."

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Cercek Jr does not have any board certifications listed.

92  Conditions Treated

  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • 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 Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • 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 Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Still's Disease
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
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41  Procedures

  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • 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, Open
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Fracture Care
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Replacement With Robotic Assistance
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • 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 Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • 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
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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Background Check

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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

  • Wayne State University
    Medical School | Graduated 2004
  • Tulane University School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • The Core Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2009

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Cercek Jr has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Cercek Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cercek Jr's Reviews

3.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cercek Jr to family and friends
11 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Cercek Jr's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
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Patient Comments (1)

I wouldn't even bother to give this incompetent "so called" doctor one star.
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