Dr. Teri Formanek, MD

Dr. Teri Formanek, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 58
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Dr. Teri Formanek, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Clive, IA and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from Roy J Lucille a Carver College Of Medicine At University Of Iowa in 1986 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery and orthopedic surgery.

12499 University Ave Ste 210

Clive, IA 50325

Contact Information

(515) 440-2676

Insurance Accepted

  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HAP Insurance
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Principal Financial Group
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
very high
more than 98% of peers
De Quervain's Disease
very high
more than 97% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
very high
more than 95% of peers

Dr. Formanek'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.

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

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

56  Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Fractures
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hand Injury
  • Hand Pain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tendonitis
  • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Disorders
  • Wrist Fracture
  • Wrist Pain
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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 Northern Iowa
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1982
  • Roy J Lucille a Carver College Of Medicine At University Of Iowa
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • Creighton Nebr Health Found
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Brigham and Womens Hospital Harvard University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Formanek has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Formanek's Reviews

4.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Formanek to family and friends
23 total reviews (8 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (23)

  • 5
    (18)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Formanek's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

Dr Formanek is an awesome orthopedic surgeon and I have seen him a number of times and had four successful hand surgeries. The best part is that I have no noticeable scars from the incisions. When I asked, he mentioned that he had some training in plastic surgery. Dr Formanek is very good at...more
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He did a great job of explaining the condition, all the treatment options, and let me feel informed in choosing the treatment for the condition. He is a very talented surgeon and his staff are very experienced and top-notch.
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Very professional, explains X-rays in detail, after detailed explanations he gives options, allows time for questions. We would highly recommend this doctor as well as Capitol Ortho. Dr. Crites & Dr. Jacobsen are awesome as well. Wouldn't go to any other facility. Thank you so much for your...more
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Dr. Formanek is very experienced and professional. I would recommend him to anyone who needs hand surgery. Not only is he kind, but he is a very talented surgeon.
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Dr. Formanek is the best. Great patient/Dr. relationship. Listens to my problem and did a great job fixing my pain in my hand.
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