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Dr. Kurt Mentzer, MD

Orthopedic Surgery
3.9 (18)
Accepting new patients
28 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Kurt Mentzer, MD

Dr. Kurt Mentzer, MD is an Orthopedic Surgery Specialist in Anchorage, AK. They specialize in Orthopedic Surgery, has 28 years of experience, and is board certified in Hand Surgery. They graduated from Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med|Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med|Medical College of Georgia and is affiliated with Alaska Regional Hospital.

Dr. Mentzer works at Alaska Shoulder Orthopedic Institute in Anchorage, AK. They frequently treat conditions like Shoulder Dislocation along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accepts Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Mentzer's Office Locations

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    Alaska Shoulder Orthopedic Institute
    2741 Debarr Rd Ste C408, Anchorage, AK 99508 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (907) 268-2770
    Monday
    8:30am - 4:30pm
    Tuesday
    8:30am - 4:30pm
    Wednesday
    8:30am - 4:30pm
    Thursday
    8:30am - 4:30pm
    Friday
    8:30am - 3:00pm

Hospital Affiliations
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  • Alaska Regional Hospital

Experience & Treatment Frequency

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Shoulder Dislocation
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Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis

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Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow) Chevron Icon
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    • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
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    3.9
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    Based on 18 ratings
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    Sep 09, 2021
    Dr.Mentzer is hands down THE BEST ortho for the shoulder arm and hand! He listens and he goes above and beyond! You want the best of the best?? Dr.Mentzer is the Doctor to see!
    — Sep 09, 2021
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    About Dr. Kurt Mentzer, MD

    Specialties
    • Orthopedic Surgery
    Specialties
    Years of Experience
    • 28 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
    Languages Spoken
    NPI Number
    • 1891882213
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Hand Center Of San Antonio|The Hand Center of San Antonio|The Hand Center of San Antonio
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Wilford Hall Ambulatory Sugerical Center|Wilford Hall Ambulatory Sugerical Center|Wilford Hall Usaf Medical Center
    Residency
    Internship
    • Wilford Hall Ambulatory Surgical Center
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med|Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med|Medical College of Georgia
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Hand Surgery
    Board Certifications
    What’s a board certification and why is it important that my provider has one?

    A board certification represents a provider’s dedication to ongoing training in one or more specialties, including the completion of intensive exams. While not all specialties have board certifications, if your provider does have one they’ve taken the extra step to master their specialty and to keep up with the latest advancements in their field.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Kurt Mentzer, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Mentzer is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Mentzer has an average wait time of 10 – 15 minutes at their office(s).

    Dr. Mentzer has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Mentzer works at Alaska Shoulder Orthopedic Institute in Anchorage, AK. View the full address on Dr. Mentzer’s profile.

    Dr. Mentzer has seen patients for Shoulder Dislocation, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Mentzer on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    18 patients have reviewed Dr. Mentzer. The overall rating for this provider is 3.9. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Mentzer.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Mentzer, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Mentzer appointment can ask questions about the practice, provider availability, conditions treated, procedures performed, and if their insurance carrier is accepted. While online scheduling is quicker, easier, allows one to view a wide range of appointment times, and may provide the ability to sync with a personal calendar.

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