Dr. Roger Murken, MD

Dr. Roger Murken, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 48
(45)
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Dr. Roger Murken, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Golden, CO and has been practicing for 11 years. He graduated from University Of Colorado At Denver in 2001 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.Read his story

660 Golden Ridge Rd Ste 250

Golden, CO 80401

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  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna

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Ankle Sprains and Strains
very high
more than 99% of peers
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
very high
more than 99% of peers
Limb Pain
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Dr. Murken's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Murken "Roger E. Murken, MD is a board-certified Denver orthopedic surgeon specializing in foot and ankle surgery. He completed his medical school training at the University of Colorado School of Medicine in 2001. Dr. Murken then completed his orthopedic residency at the University of Colorado in 2006 and his foot and ankle surgery fellowship at Harbor/UCLA and Balance Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Center, Long Beach, California in 2007. Dr. Murken specializes in adult and pediatric general orthopedics as well as fractures and disorders of the foot and ankle. Prior to joining Panorama, he practiced at Torrey Pines Orthopedic Medical Group in La Jolla, California. Dr. Murken believes, "A patient's needs should be met through a detailed evaluation and treatment plan that is designed to help him or her achieve and maintain an active lifestyle while minimizing pain. Although surgery is sometimes necessary, many orthopedic injuries can be treated without surgery. I will use my knowledge and training to provide leading-edge medical care with traditional treatment methods." Dr. Murken enjoys spending time with his wife and three children, snowboarding, downhill skiing, flyfishing, mountain biking and distance running."

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Injury
  • 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
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Clubfoot
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic (Charcot) Foot
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • 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
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scoliosis
  • Sever's Disease
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures

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Procedures

  • Amputation
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Ankle Fracture Repair
  • Ankle Fusion
  • Ankle Surgery
  • Bunion Surgery
  • Clawtoe Correction Surgery
  • Diabetic Foot Care
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Foot Surgery
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Hammer Toe Repair
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • 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
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • 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
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Steroid Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Colorado.

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 Colorado At Denver
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • King Co Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1967
  • University Of Colorado, Department Of Orthopaedics, Surgical Residency
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2006
  • Balance Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Fellowship
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2007

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications
  • Total Hip Arthroplasty with Use of the Metasul Metal-on-Metal Articulation, 2000

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Murken's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Murken to family and friends
4.4
based on 45 total reviews (18 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (45)

  • 5
    (37)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Murken'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
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (18)

in Appleton, WI
Got in to see Dr Murken just 24 hours after a skiing incident. He was awesome and worked with me to get MRI done quickly before leaving town. Would highly recommend him!
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Dr. Murken takes time to listen to your problem. He explains, in detail, what the options are.. Very compationate Dr.
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Dr. Murken was very helpful. In the past I had two ankle reconstructions that did not last. Dr. Murken did a more conservative treatment that took longer to heal but is permanent. It is great and I am a fan!
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in Denver, CO
Excellent bedside mannern and sincerely interested in my welfare and what needs to be done to improve my condition. I would definitely refer Dr. Murken to friends and family.
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Professional, understanding, and friendly. Clearly explained issues and answered questions. Knowledgeable and inspires confidence. Very glad I went.
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