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Dr. Michael Cluck, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgery*
4.1 (47)
Map Pin Small Merced, CA
Accepting new patients
24 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Michael Cluck, MD

Dr. Michael Cluck, MD is an Orthopedic Spine Surgeon in Merced, CA. They specialize in Orthopedic Spine Surgery, has 24 years of experience, and is board certified in Orthopedic Surgery. They graduated from Creighton University School of Medicine and is affiliated with Mercy Medical Center Merced. Dr. Cluck, completed a residency at LAC+USC Medical Center Orthopedic Surgery, Los Angeles, CA|USC & LAC Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. Cluck an average 4.1 star rating.

Dr. Cluck works at Dignity Health Medical Group Merced in Merced, CA. They frequently treat conditions like Back Pain, Spinal Stenosis and Lumbar Radiculopathy along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Anthem Blue Cross as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

Dr. Cluck's Office Locations

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    Primary Care & Specialty Care - Dignity Health Medical Group - Merced, CA
    315 Mercy Ave Ste 400, Merced, CA 95340 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (209) 442-6713
    Monday
    07:30 - 17:00
    Tuesday
    07:30 - 17:00
    Wednesday
    07:30 - 17:00
    Thursday
    07:30 - 17:00
    Friday
    07:30 - 17:00
    Saturday
    Closed
    Sunday
    Closed

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Back Pain
Spinal Stenosis
Lumbar Radiculopathy
Degenerative Disc Disease
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Radiculopathy
Cervical Radiculopathy
Cervical Stenosis
Herniated Disc
Lumbosacral Stenosis
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Sciatica
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Scoliosis
Spine Deformities
Spondylolisthesis
Thoracic Compression Fracture
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Upper Back Pain
Anterior Disc Decompression and Fusion
Herniated Disc Surgery
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Laminoforaminotomy
Lumbar Fusion with Robotic Assist
Lumbar Spinal Fusion
Spinal Cord Decompression
Spinal Fusion
Bone Disorders
Broken Neck
Cauda Equina Syndrome
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chronic Neck Pain
Coccygeal Pain
Dural Tear
Fracture
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Gait Abnormality
Limb Pain
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Compression Fracture
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Lumbosacral Radiculopathy
Myelopathy
Neck Muscle Strain
Pathological Spine Fracture
Pinched Nerve in Back
Polyneuropathy
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Sacrum Disorders
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Osteophyte
Spine Disorders
Spondylitis
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Thoracic Spinal Cord Injury
Thoracolumbar Radiculopathy
Whiplash
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Cervical Spinal Fusion
Disc Replacement
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Laminoplasty
Posterior Lumbar Fusion With Robotic Assistance
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Nerve Block
Spine Fracture Treatment
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    Insurance Accepted

    • AARP
    • Aetna
    • Affinity Health Plan
    • Anthem
    • Anthem Blue Cross
    • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Beech Street (Multiplan)
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    • Blue Shield of California
    • Buckeye Community Health Plan
    • CareMore Health Plans
    • Chinese Community Health Plan (CCHP)
    • Cigna
    • Curative
    • First Health
    • Health Net
    • Health Net of California
    • Humana
    • Medicare
    • MultiPlan
    • Networks By Design
    • Santa Clara County IPA (SCCIPA)
    • Stanford Health Care Advantage
    • Tricare
    • UnitedHealthCare
    • Valley Health Plan (VHP)
    • We accept all PPO insurances and Medicare, please inquire with the office.
    • Western Growers Insurance Services
    • Worker's Compensation

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    4.1
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    4 Star
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    3 Star
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    2 Star
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    1 Star
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    About Dr. Michael Cluck, MD

    Specialties*
    • Orthopedic Spine Surgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 24 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Spanish
    Languages Spoken
    Gender
    • Male
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    NPI Number
    • 1447205984
    NPI Number
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Case Western Reserve Univ, University Hosps of Cleveland|Case Western Reserve University
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • LAC+USC Medical Center Orthopedic Surgery, Los Angeles, CA|USC & LAC Medical Center
    Residency
    Internship
    • LAC+USC Medical Center General Surgery, Los Angeles, CA|Usc University Hospital
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Creighton University School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Orthopedic Surgery
    Board Certifications
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    Hospital Affiliations

    • Mercy Medical Center Merced

    Frequently Asked Questions

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

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    Dr. Cluck works at Dignity Health Medical Group Merced in Merced, CA. View the full address on Dr. Cluck’s profile.

    Dr. Cluck has seen patients for Back Pain, Spinal Stenosis and Lumbar Radiculopathy, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Cluck on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    47 patients have reviewed Dr. Cluck. The overall rating for this provider is 4.1. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Cluck.

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