Dr. Stuart Stitgen, MD

Dr. Stuart Stitgen, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 57
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Dr. Stuart Stitgen, MD is an orthopedic surgery doctor who practices in Madison, WI. He is 57 years old and has been practicing for 27 years.

1821 S Stoughton Rd

Madison, WI 53716

Contact Information

(608) 260-6003

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Knee Disorders
high
more than 89% of peers
Osteoarthritis
high
more than 88% of peers
Joint Pain
high
more than 87% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Stitgen "My role as an orthopedic surgeon is to help guide the patient through the entire process whether this includes surgery or not. I want the patient to feel informed in their care so that the best possible outcome can be achieved."
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics
  • Sports Medicine
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Board Certifications

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

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Shoulder Diseases
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Tendonitis
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures

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Procedures

  • ACL Surgery
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Joint Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • 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
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • University Of Wisconsin / Madison
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1982
  • University Of Wisconsin Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • Medical College Ohio
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Med College Ohio
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Stitgen has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Stitgen's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Stitgen to family and friends
4.0
based on 8 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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Dr. Stitgen's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

in Madison, WI |
My 10/26/2017 surgical procedure with Dr. Jeff Stitgen was excellent. This is my second arthroscopic procedure on my left knee in 19 years - Dr. Welch performed the first in 1998. Dr. Stitgen listened to my concerns at pre-op, and carefully explained the prep, procedure, and follow-up needed. The...more
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in Sun Prairie, WI |
Dr Stitgen did an excellent job in cleaning up my medial meniscus tear. I feel better now than in years.
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in Sun Prairie, WI |
My experience with Dr.Jeff Stigen was outstanding. He performed the second arthroscopic procedure on my right knee in 20 years. The first procedure was satisfactory but I did have painful recurrences for about 5 years after that surgery. Since Dr. Jeff Stigen worked on me I have had no pain...more
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Dallas, TX |
I broke my ankle on 12/20 and had my follow up with Dr Stitgen on 12/22. During that time, Dr Stitgen missed a gap on the initial xray from the ER, which indicated I needed surgery. Instead, I was put in a cast and told to make an appointment for the following week with his Physician Assistant...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Stitgen accepts 4 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Cigna
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Options PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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