Dr. Sean Baran, MD

Dr. Sean Baran, MD

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Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
34 y/o
(6)

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Dr. Sean Baran, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Denver, CO and has been practicing for 8 years. He specializes in orthopedic surgery and sports medicine.Read his story

Western Orthopaedics

1830 N Franklin St Ste 450

Denver, CO 80218
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Altius Health Plans
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Joint Pain
normal
more than 35% of peers
Broken Arm
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more than 5% of peers
Fracture
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more than 5% of peers

Dr. Baran'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.

Dr. Baran's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Baran "Dr. Sean Baran is a board-eligible orthopedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine and joint replacement surgery with a special interest in disorders of the hip and knee. He enjoys treating patients of a variety of ages and takes pride in helping his patients maintain an active lifestyle - whether that is helping an athlete get back to sports following an injury or an arthritic patient get back to everyday life in less pain following joint replacement surgery. Dr. Baran grew up in Monument, Colorado. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Colorado Boulder, where he graduated summa cum laude with a major in biochemistry. While at CU, he was a 3-time National Collegiate Wrestling Association national tournament qualifier. He earned his medical degree from the University of Colorado School of Medicine. He was awarded membership to Alpha Omega Alpha, and also received the William Winter Memorial Award for outstanding performance in orthopedics from the University of Colorado Department of Orthopedics. Dr. Baran completed his internship and residency in Orthopedic Surgery at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. While at Mayo Clinic, he served as an administrative chief resident and was honored with the Clinical Competency Award as a graduating resident – an award given to the top resident as selected by the orthopedic staff. Following residency, Dr. Baran completed an additional year of subspecialty training in Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City. There, he focused in hip arthroscopy, as well as open and arthroscopic treatment of knee and shoulder injuries. He also had the opportunity to care for division I athletes in various sports at the University of Utah, including the Utes football team. Dr. Baran has contributed to the orthopedic literature with research and publications in medical school, residency, and fellowship. He has presented at multiple local and national meetings and was awarded the "Best Poster – Tumor and Basic Science" at the 2014 American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons for his work on infection prevention."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Baran "I enjoy getting to know my patients so that I can better understand each person?s unique concerns and goals.  I provide a thorough evaluation and then educate each patient about the diagnosis and potential solutions.  I work hard to answer each patient?s questions so that we can work together in pursing care that is focused on satisfaction and outcomes."

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Baran does not have any board certifications listed.

25  Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Fracture
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylolisthesis

4  Procedures

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

  • UNIV OF CO SCH OF MED
    Medical School | Graduated 2010

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Baran has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Baran has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Baran's Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Baran to family and friends
6 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
    (5)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Baran'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

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr Baran is awesome! I was worried my condition was serious but he assured me it was not. He was kind and educated me on what was happening and how I could feel better. His whole office was great!
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