Dr. Tycho Kersten, MD

Dr. Tycho Kersten, MD

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Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
48 y/o
(21)

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Dr. Tycho Kersten, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Spokane, WA and has been practicing for 17 years. He specializes in orthopedic surgery.

Northwest Orthopaedic Specialists

601 W 5th Ave Ste 400

Spokane, WA 99204
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Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.

Learn about Dr. Kersten

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Top Care Areas

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

Rotator Cuff Surgery
high
more than 89% of peers
Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
high
more than 88% of peers
Joint Pain
normal
more than 80% of peers

Dr. Kersten'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. Kersten "Northwest Orthopaedic Specialists the region's most experienced, highly trained team of orthopaedic physicians specializing in treatment for nearly every bone, muscle, and joint condition."

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

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

10  Conditions Treated

  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Injuries
  • Low Back Pain
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Shoulder Injuries
  • Sports Injuries
  • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
  • Traumatic Injuries

13  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Washington.

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

  • Amherst College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1991
  • University of Minnesota Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • Mayo Medical School
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2001

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kersten has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kersten's Reviews

4.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kersten to family and friends
21 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (21)

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

Dr. Kersten'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

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

He preformed Rotater Cuff Repair on both shoulders and I am very please with the results. I am 98% compared to my healthy baseline. Highly recommended
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