Dr. Robert Hansen, MD

Dr. Robert Hansen, MD

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Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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74 y/o
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Dr. Robert Hansen, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Caldwell, ID. He specializes in orthopedic surgery, orthopedic hand surgery, and more.

West Idaho Orthopedics & Sports Medicine

206 E Elm St

Caldwell, ID 83605
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Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Altius Health Plans
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Cigna
  • Federal Employee Program (FEP)
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • Mutual of Omaha
  • PacificSource
  • Rocky Mountain Health Plans

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Top Care Areas

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

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
very high
more than 98% of peers
Neuroplasty
very high
more than 97% of peers
Carpal Tunnel Release
very high
more than 92% of peers

Dr. Hansen'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. Hansen "The primary focus of the doctors and staff of West Idaho Orthopedics is to help patients recover and return to an active lifestyle. Our wide range of experience allows us to create individualized treatment strategies specifically designed for each patients' unique condition. And, with patient convenience in mind, we offer multiple Valley locations to ensure timely and easy access to the care you deserve."

3  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Non-Surgical Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

77  Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Injuries
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • 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
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • 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
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture

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40  Procedures

  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroplasty
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's 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 Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Hand Surgery
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Surgery
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Surgery
  • Ligament Reconstruction
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Replacement

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Idaho.

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 School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Boston City Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Boston University Hospital University of Southern California - Los Angeles County Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Foundation - Research and Hand Surgery
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hansen has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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West Valley Medical Center

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Joint Replacement Excellence Award

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Hansen is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Hansen's Reviews

4.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hansen to family and friends
18 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
    (15)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Hansen'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 (4)

Casts off patients in pain for two years and just says there's nothing there. The issue is quite obvious when it shows through the skin. Doesn't even have the decency to personally explain.
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Dr. Hansen not only presents himself as a confident professional but also in a warm and inviting manner. Dr. Hansen has phenomenal skills! I absolutely think he's one of the rare Physicians who has the entire package to offer in our community. I'd recommend him to anyone with orthopedic needs of...more
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I highly recommend Dr. Hansen, he performed the 3rd surgery on my right wrist, and I 100% believe that if Dr. Hansen had performed my first surgery, I would have never had three surgeries. I had my third surgery in April 2016, my wrist was been more functional and hurt less a short two weeks after...more
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