Dr. Ralph Wentz, DPM

Dr. Ralph Wentz, DPM

Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 57
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Dr. Ralph Wentz, DPM is an orthopedic foot & ankle surgery specialist in Salida, CO and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from Temple University / Pennsylvania College Of Podiatric Medicine in 1987 and specializes in orthopedic foot & ankle surgery and podiatric surgery.

920 Rush Dr

Salida, CO 81201

Contact Information

(719) 539-6600

Insurance Accepted

  • ADVANTAGE Health Solutions, Inc.
  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Ankle Sprains and Strains
very high
more than 98% of peers
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
very high
more than 98% of peers
Foot Conditions
very high
more than 96% of peers

Dr. Wentz'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 Foot & Ankle Surgery
  • Podiatric Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Foot Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • Reconstructive Rearfoot/Ankle Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery

25  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle Disorders
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Injury
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Bunion
  • Bunionette
  • Diabetic (Charcot) Foot
  • Foot and Ankle Disorders
  • Foot and Ankle Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Deformities
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Injuries
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Hammer Toe
  • Heel Pain
  • Heel Spur
  • Ingrown Toenail
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Sever's Disease
  • Ulcer of Foot

18  Procedures

  • Achilles Tendon Reconstruction
  • Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
  • Ankle Ligament Reconstruction
  • Ankle Surgery
  • Bunion Surgery
  • Flatfoot Correction
  • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Foot Surgery
  • Fracture Care
  • Hammer Toe Repair
  • Ingrown Toenail Surgery
  • Ingrown Toenail Treatment
  • Nail Avulsion and Excision
  • Wound Care and Management

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.

Education

  • Lycoming Colege
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1983
  • Temple University / Pennsylvania College Of Podiatric Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • St Vincent Mercy Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Foot & Ankle Ctr
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Wentz has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Wentz's Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wentz to family and friends
34 total reviews (9 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (34)

  • 5
    (28)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Wentz'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 (9)

I would give more stars but only 5 here. Almost four years ago I fell off a huge rock with expandable leashes on my dogs. Went to Salida from Westcliffe with ankle out of joint and broken bones. I wanted an orthopedic surgeon to operate and I got Dr. Wentz. Luck was with me as he operated, I had...more
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Recently had foot surgery and Dr. Wentz is the best. The only pain I experienced was the evening of my surgery and I have had no swelling. He put a plate in the side of my foot and a pin in my toe. The worst part is not being able to put any weight on my foot for six weeks. His staff is one of the...more
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Dr. Wentz is wonderful, calm, patient and caring. While I don't need to see him often, it is a pleasure to see him. Orthotics are the main thing I get and I know he charges much less than front range doctors. All the medical assistants and office staff are kind and respectful. I highly recommend...more
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We were on vacation skiing when our son injured his foot. Dr. Wentz saw him at the last minute but did not rush our appointment at all. He put us all at ease answering our questions and gave exemplary care. We were so impressed with him and his office staff. Since we live out of state, our...more
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i highly recommend Dr Wentz! He is very personable and qualified to take care of any issue you might have with your feet. I have had some nasty issues with ingrown toenails and he corrected them and gave me expert care as well as advice on my issues concerning balance. We are so lucky to have a...more
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