Dr. Waqqar Khan-Farooqi, MD

Dr. Waqqar Khan-Farooqi, MD

Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 45
Dr. Waqqar Khan-Farooqi, MD is an orthopedic foot & ankle surgery specialist in Aspen, CO and has been practicing for 12 years. He graduated from Stanford University in 2000 and specializes in orthopedic foot & ankle surgery.

401 Castle Creek Rd

Aspen, CO 81611

Contact Information

(970) 925-1120

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • America's Health Insurance Plans
  • American Enterprise Group
  • Assurant Health
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Chinese Community Health Plan (CCHP)
  • ChoiceCare Network
  • 18 More

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Top Care Areas

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Morton's Neuroma
very high
more than 98% of peers
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
very high
more than 98% of peers
Ankle Sprains and Strains
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Khan-Farooqi "Dr. Khan-Farooqi uses medical, physical and rehabilitative methods as well as surgery to treat patients of all ages. "For me, the key to delivering excellent care is to spend time listening and getting to know my patients. This allows me to assess how each person's medical condition uniquely influences his or her life. Only then do I feel that I can recommend and provide the most effective treatment.""

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

67  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Bunion
  • Cancer
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Deformities
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Heel Spur
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Lupus
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Sever's Disease
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Still's Disease
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
  • Wrist Fracture
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26  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Colorado.

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.


  • Stanford University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Stanford University
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • University Of Washington and Affiliated Hospitals
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • University Of Washington and Affiliated Hospitals
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2005
  • Orthocarolina, Charlotte, Nc
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2006

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Khan-Farooqi has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Khan-Farooqi's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Khan-Farooqi to family and friends
23 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (23)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Khan-Farooqi's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

I cannot say enough good things about Dr. Khan-Farooqi. He LISTENS to his patients, he observes, he consults with you, his patient, he spends the necessary time with his patients to observe and discuss their problems/concerns and he recommends a program that is doable and least invasive. I wish I...more
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Dr. Waqqar Khan-Farooqi is quite simply the best medical doctor I have ever had the pleasure of meeting. I was told by two other surgeons that it was time to have a surgery that would have very long term and very painful consequences for me. I have been dreading this particular surgery for years...more
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Dr. Khan-Farroqi is amazing. His bedside manner is beyond reproach and he is the smartest doctor I have ever met that works on feet. I just wish I could give eight stars!!
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I was referred Dr. Khan-Farooqi for chronic toe pain. His office set appointment quickly. Office was on time. Dr Khan-Farooqi was extremely knowledgeable, pleasant, great listener. He and his PA took time with my records and my toe. He then took time explaining his thoughts. He...more
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I went to see about foot reconstruction. He was very good at explaining my needs and concerns. Did not have a problem when I went to Denver's Limb Preservation for the second opinion. He was recommended highly from that facility. I will travel the 100 miles to have any other foot surgery done.
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