Dr. Scott Murch, MD

Hand and Upper Extremity SurgeryMaleAge 41

Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery

Dr. Scott Murch, MD is a Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery Specialist in Wausau, WI. He is affiliated with medical facilities Aspirus Langlade Hospital and Aspirus Wausau Hospital. His office accepts new patients.

Dr. Scott Murch, MD

Orthopaedic Associates of Wausau

3200 Westhill Dr Ste 201 Wausau, WI 54401
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(715) 847-2382

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Affiliated with Aspirus Wausau Hospital Wausau, a highly rated hospital.

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Dr. Murch's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Joint Pain
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Dr. Murch treats Joint Pain more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Murch treats this condition more than 89% of his peers

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Murch treats Carpal Tunnel Syndrome more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Murch treats this condition more than 88% of his peers

Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Murch treats Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist more than 85% of his peers

Dr. Murch treats this condition more than 85% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Osteoarthritis of Wrist

Dr. Murch's conditions and procedures:

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Avascular Necrosis
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Injection
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Dupuytren's Contracture Injection
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Fracture
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Hand Tendon Repair
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Humerus Fracture
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Sprain
  • Knee Surgery
  • 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
  • Musculoskeletal Function Test
  • Neuroplasty
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Rotator Cuff Tendinosis
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Arthroscopy
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Unicompartmental Hip Surgery
  • Wrist Fracture
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Replacement
  • Wrist Sprain or Strain

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Dr. Murch accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna PPO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
Balanced Blue Access-WI PPO
Balanced Blue Preferred-WI POS
Blue Access Network (Wisconsin) PPO
Blue Access w/ Pref Retail Clinics-WI PPO
Blue Preferred (Select Network)-WI POS
Blue Preferred Network-WI
Blue Preferred Plus w/ Pref Retail Clinics-WI POS
Blue Preferred Plus-WI POS
Blue Priority (Select Network)-WI
Blue Priority Plus w/ Pref Retail Clinics-WI POS
Blue Priority WI Network-WI
Blue Traditional Network-WI
Bronze Blue Access-WI PPO
Bronze Blue Preferred-WI POS
Bronze Blue Priority-WI POS
Catastrophic Blue Priority-WI
Gold Blue Access-WI PPO
Gold Blue Preferred-WI POS
Gold Blue Priority-WI POS
Lumenos plans - Blue Access-WI
Lumenos plans - Blue Preferred-WI
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Platinum Blue Access-WI PPO
Platinum Blue Preferred-WI POS
Platinum Blue Priority-WI POS
Silver Blue Access-WI PPO
Silver Blue Preferred-WI POS
Silver Blue Priority-WI POS
Well Priority-WI POS
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Preferred Plus POS
Arise Health Plan
Arise Health Plan HMO
Aspirus Network, Inc.
North Central Healthcare Alliance (NCHA)
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
ChoiceCare Network
Choice Care (Humana)
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
HealthEOS
HealthPartners
HealthSmart - Interplan Health Group
Interplan Health Group
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Gold
Gold Choice
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS
Security Health Plan (SHP)
Today's Options
Medicare Advantage PPO
UnitedHealthCare
Medicare Advantage PFFS
United Healthcare
Universal American
WEA Trust
Trust Preferred POS
Trust Preferred PPO
WEA Insurance Corporation
WEA Insurance Corporation POS
WPS Health Insurance
Indemnity
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Dr. Murch's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Murch

4.7

Based on 44 ratings

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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Tom
Had a total shoulder replacement done by Dr Murch in March everything is healing great. It feels better than it has in years.Dr Murch is a very nice, friendly guy and explains everything very well. He also repaired a broken leg for me about six years ago and that also turned out great.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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Tom – Jun 08, 2022
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Awesome hand surgeon
Dr. Murch is a great doctor that did surgery on my wrist.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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Larry Anderson – May 26, 2022
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Very informative and friendly doctor who shows compassion. Takes his time and explains things thoroughly. I highly recommend Dr. Murch.
What went well
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
What could be improved
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Eileen Wadzinski – May 25, 2022
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Awesome Dr.
He Spent the time I needed to understand my issue, and I would very certainly recommend him to anyone.
What went well
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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May 18, 2022
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Loved my Care
Dr Murch is so friendly and is an excellent Dr. He really makes a person feel safe in his care
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Rayetta Tenney – Apr 05, 2022
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Thank you All!!!
I really appreciate the care I received from Dr Murch and his staff and the Surgery Center…. Awesome Health Care Workers!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Mashelle Winter – Feb 02, 2022
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Visit was great because the staff and doctor are very pleasant to work with....very knowledgeable people
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Joseph S Buttice – Jan 12, 2022
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I have already recommend my cousin to Dr. Murch. He was very please and had hand surgery done by Dr. Murch. My visits are always professional and explained very well. I would recommend Dr. Murch to all my family and friends.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Linda Tippett – Jan 12, 2022
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We have seen Dr. Murch multiple times for my son who has had 2 surgeries with him in the past year. Dr. Murch is wonderful, professional, informative and much appreciated by me and my family. I would recommend him to anyone!!!!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Roya Heinz – Nov 11, 2021
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Dr Murch listened to my concerns and addressed each and every one. He cares about his patients
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Sep 29, 2021
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It was wonderful, polite, quick, and The nurses knew exactly what to do every minute. Doctor Murch was very thorough in his diagnosis of my hands he was very sweet ??
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Karen Hassey – Jun 24, 2021
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Very professional and explained everything in detail. Finally got answers and went over all my x-rays and MRI in detail. Made sure all my questions where answered.
What went well
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
What could be improved
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Cheryl Jilek – Jun 23, 2021
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Going to Dr Murch office is great , the nurses are always very nice and always happy to see you. The receptionist are always helpful. Dr Murch is always answering all questions that are asked. And always a great Packer fan.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Bob H – Jun 02, 2021
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Scott did a good job I’m fixing my trigger finger. It feels great to have use again thank you very much.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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ROBERT GARROU – May 28, 2021
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I was very lucky to get Dr. Murch as my first orthopaedic doctor. He's absolutely great. Hope he'll be around here for a long time!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Carol Weiss – May 07, 2021
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Dr. Murch is informative and thorough. I appreciate the options for care.
What went well
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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May 07, 2021
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I fell downstairs on Easter... didn't realize I broke my right arm...all i knew I was in so much pain! Thank the dear lord for all the nurses, occupational therapists, and doctors!!!! I'm truly blessed!!!! I highly recommend Dr. Scott R. Murch!!!!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Karina Geiger – Apr 28, 2021
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I was very pleased with my experience with Dr. Murch. He listened to my problems and addressed them accordingly in a way that I could understand.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Apr 22, 2021
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I would definitely recommend Dr. Murch. He has helped me in the past and I will most likely see him again.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Mar 27, 2021
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Dr. Murch is fantastic! I have had 3 different surgeries in the last 7 months from him. He is very friendly and answers any questions I have. His "crew" that works with him are also fantastic and friendly. I definitely tell everyone that he is the one to go to.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Biography

Dr. Scott Murch, MD is a Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery Specialist in Wausau, WI. He is affiliated with medical facilities Aspirus Langlade Hospital...Read more

Specialties

  • Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery
  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Education

2012
University of Pittsburgh / Main Campus
Fellowship Hospital
2011
Baylor College Of Med
Residency Hospital

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Dr. Scott Murch, MD accepting new patients?

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What are Dr. Scott Murch, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Murch frequently treats Joint Pain, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, and Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Murch treats.

Where is Dr. Scott Murch, MD's office located?

Dr. Murch's office is located at 3200 Westhill Dr Ste 201, Wausau, WI 54401. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Locations

Orthopaedic Associates of Wausau

Orthopaedic Associates of Wausau3200 Westhill Dr Ste 201 Wausau, WI 54401
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Orthopaedic Associates of Wausau5409 Vern Holmes Dr Stevens Point, WI 54482
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Murch is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

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Aspirus Langlade Hospital

Antigo, WI

74% Patients that would definitely recommend, 4% higher than the national average

1 Award Received

Award Highlight: Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2020)

Aspirus Wausau Hospital

Wausau, WI

75% Patients that would definitely recommend, 5% higher than the national average

10 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2022)