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Dr. Wade Faerber, MD

Sports Medicine •  Male • Age 59

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Dr. Faerber

Surgical Specialists of Alaska

2751 Debarr Rd Ste 310 Anchorage, AK 99508
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Dr. Wade Faerber, MD is a sports medicine specialist in Anchorage, AK and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from New York College Of Osteopathic Medicine, New York Institute Of Technology in 1986 and specializes in sports medicine and orthopedic surgery.

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  • Practices at top hospital Patient Safety Excellence Award™ See hospitals

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Dr. Faerber's conditions and procedures:

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • ACL Surgery
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthroplasty
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Broken Arm
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture Injection
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Heel Spur
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Sprain
  • Knee Surgery
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Ligament Sprain
  • Limb Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Steroid Injection
  • Tendon Injuries
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Wrist Fracture

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Wade is supposed to be a surgeon but acts like a third rate primary care physician. I did all of my required tests a month of PT, MRI, and EMG TEST for this obvious labral tear. at each one of these tests they all told me “why are you here? You need to have it surgically repaired” and I’ve been a good patient FOR A YEAR... I injured my shoulder in FEBURARY 2017 and yet again he either thinks I’m faking or idk and I don’t care. If you like doctors who treat you like you’re a burden then go ahead.
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Dr. Faerber did shoulder surgery on my left shoulder 10 years ago. When my right one needed surgery I would only consider Dr. Faerber to do it. I found his office and made an appt. It's been 6 months sense surgery and I am well pleased. Many of my colleagues (firefighters) have used Dr Faerber and feel about him the same way I do.
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I was originaly diagnosed with a unspecified medial meniscus tear and originaly precribe physical therapy . Dr. Faerber after a thorough examination concluded that the tear was much worse than the originaly thought and that surgery was my best option. Due to my pain level I was then speedily scheduled for surgery. Much to my relief . I received excelent post surgery care ,medical advice and less aggressive phyisical therapy .And now at the age of 63 am back to walking 30 plus miles a week.
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Dr. Ferber and his staff took great care of me I had a shoulder injury at work and he didn't jump right into the open which I was grateful for I did 8 months of physical therapy after my shoulder was not healing properly we did do surgery and I'm back to about 80- 90%.
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Thank you for a most awesome experience! It's unbelievable that I've gotten so far in 2 months. My left knee is amazingly wonderful. Thank you Dr. Faerber for your compassion, skills and loving care! Love You - Faith M. Davis
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For over 21 years, Dr. Faerber has helped thousands of individuals, families and top performing athletes live healthier and productive lives. His patients show an unparalleled success rate in recovery and performance. Dr. Faerber is a fellowship trai...


  • Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications


Orthopedic Sports Medicine-St. Joseph's Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
Orthopaedic Surgery-Southeaster Medical Center
Residency Hospital
Southeastern Medical Center
Internship Hospital
New York College Of Osteopathic Medicine, New York Institute Of Technology
Medical School
S.U.N.Y At Oneonta
Undergraduate School


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62% Patient experience rating, 7% lower than the national average

  • Orthopedic Surgery Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)

69% Patient experience rating, Equal to the national average