Dr. Stuart Stitgen, MD

Dr. Stuart Stitgen, MD

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Age 58
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Dr. Stuart Stitgen, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Madison, WI and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from University Of Wisconsin Medical School in 1986 and specializes in orthopedic surgery, sports medicine, and more.

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

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

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

Dr. Stitgen'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. 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."

3  Specialties

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

1  Board Certifications

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

74  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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45  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 and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • 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 Replacement Revision
  • 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
  • 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

3.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Stitgen to family and friends
10 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Stitgen's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Dr. Stitgen performed carpal tunnel release surgery for me a week ago. He was professional, personable, and the results are everything I had hoped for.
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Awful doc and an inconsiderate/rude individual! Go to someone else.
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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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Dr Stitgen did an excellent job in cleaning up my medial meniscus tear. I feel better now than in years.
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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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