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Dr. Kurt Mentzer, MD

Orthopedic Surgery*
4.2 (19)
Map Pin Small Anchorage, AK
Accepting new patients
29 years of experience
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Overview of Dr. Kurt Mentzer, MD

Dr. Kurt Mentzer, MD is an Orthopedic Surgery Specialist in Anchorage, AK. They specialize in Orthopedic Surgery, has 29 years of experience, and is board certified in Orthopedic Surgery. They graduated from Augusta University Medical College of Georgia and is affiliated with Alaska Regional Hospital. Dr. Mentzer, completed a residency at Wilford Hall USAF Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. Mentzer an average 4.2 star rating.

Dr. Mentzer works at Alaska Shoulder & Orthopaedic Institute in Anchorage, AK. They frequently treat conditions like Ganglion Cyst along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept 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.

Dr. Mentzer's Office Locations

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    Alaska Shoulder & Orthopaedic Institute
    2741 Debarr Rd Ste C408, Anchorage, AK 99508 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions
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    08:30 - 16:30
    Friday
    08:30 - 15:00

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Many providers have expertise treating multiple conditions or procedures. FindCare uses a variety of data sources to determine which conditions or procedures a provider treats and their level of experience.
Ganglion Cyst
Excision of Ganglion
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Broken Arm
Dupuytrens Contracture
Fracture of Hand and Fingers
Glenoid Labrum Tear
Joint Pain
Limb Pain
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Hand
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteoarthritis of Wrist
Osteophyte of Hand
Rotator Cuff Tear
Rotator Cuff Tendinosis
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
Tenosynovitis
Trigger Finger
Wrist Sprain or Strain
Carpal Tunnel Release
Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Release
Neuroplasty
Peripheral Nerve Block
Shoulder Arthroscopy
Somatic Nerve Block
Adhesive Capsulitis Shoulder
Ankle Fracture
Ankle Sprains and Strains
Arthritis of the Elbow
Avascular Necrosis
Bursitis
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Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chronic Neck Pain
Clavicle Fracture
De Quervain's Disease
Degenerative Disc Disease
Elbow Bursitis
Elbow Disorders
Elbow Pain
Elbow Sprain
Femur Fracture
Fibular Fracture
Hand Conditions
Hand Ligament Rupture
Hand Pain
Hip Fracture
Humerus Fracture
Internal Derangement of Knee
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Knee Fracture
Knee Ligament Tears
Knee Sprain
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Lateral Epicondylitis
Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
Meniscus Tear
Miner's Knee
Morton's Neuroma
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Osteopenia
Plantar Fasciitis
Pyogenic Arthritis
Repeated Shoulder Dislocation
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Shoulder Diseases
Shoulder Dislocation
Shoulder Fracture
Shoulder Osteophyte
Shoulder Pain
Tibial Fracture
Wrist Fracture
Wrist Injuries
Wrist Osteophyte
Wrist Pain
All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
Arthrocentesis
Bursal Drainage
Carpal Tunnel Injection
De Quervain's Release
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn
Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
Hand Tendon Repair
Hip Dislocation
Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
Rotator Cuff Surgery
Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Shoulder Fracture Treatment
Shoulder Replacement
Shoulder Replacement Revision
Steroid Injection
Trigger Finger Release
Ulnar Nerve Transposition
Wrist Replacement
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    • Aetna
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    About Dr. Kurt Mentzer, MD

    Specialties*
    • Orthopedic Surgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 29 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    Gender
    • Male
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    NPI Number
    • 1891882213
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Hand Center of San Antonio
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Wilford Hall USAF Medical Center
    Residency
    Medical Education
    • Augusta University Medical College of Georgia
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    Board Certifications
    • Orthopedic Surgery
    Board Certifications
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    Hospital Affiliations

    • Alaska Regional Hospital

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

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

    Dr. Mentzer has seen patients for Ganglion Cyst, 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.

    19 patients have reviewed Dr. Mentzer. The overall rating for this provider is 4.2. 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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