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Dr. Stephen Tower, MD

Orthopedic Surgery*
4.5 (29)
Map Pin Small Anchorage, AK
Accepting new patients

Offers telehealth

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Overview of Dr. Stephen Tower, MD

Dr. Stephen Tower, MD is an Orthopedic Surgeon in Anchorage, AK. They graduated from University of Washington School of Medicine and is affiliated with Alaska Regional Hospital. Dr. Tower, completed a residency at Oregon Health & Science University. Patients rated Dr. Tower an average 4.5 star rating.

Dr. Tower works at Tower Joint Replacement Clinic in Anchorage, AK. They frequently treat conditions like Joint Pain along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

Dr. Tower's Office Locations

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    Tower Joint Replacement Clinic
    4100 Lake Otis Pkwy Ste 302, Anchorage, AK 99508 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions
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    Tuesday
    08:30 - 17:00
    Wednesday
    08:30 - 17:00
    Thursday
    08:30 - 17:00
    Friday
    08:30 - 17:00

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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.
Joint Pain
Difficulty With Walking
Gait Abnormality
Back Pain
Low Back Pain
Miner's Knee
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Ankle
Osteoarthritis of Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Arthrocentesis
Hip Replacement
Hip Replacement with Robotic Assist
Knee Replacement
Steroid Injection
Total Knee Arthroplasty with Robotic Assist
Achilles Tendinitis
Adhesive Capsulitis Shoulder
Ankle Fracture
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
Ankle Sprains and Strains
Arthritis of the Elbow
Ataxia
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Avascular Necrosis
Baker’s Cyst
Broken Arm
Broken Neck
Bunion
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Bursitis
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Bursitis of Hip
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chondrocalcinosis
Clavicle Fracture
Coccyx Fracture
Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Complications of Joint Prosthesis
Degenerative Disc Disease
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
Femoral Neck Fracture
Femur Fracture
Fibular Fracture
Foot Fracture
Foot Sprain
Fracture of Hand and Fingers
Genu Valgum
Genu Varum
Gout
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Hammer Toe
Hand Fracture
Herniated Disc
Hip Fracture
Hip Osteophyte
Hip Sprain
Hip Tendinitis
Humerus Fracture
Internal Derangement of Knee
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Juvenile Chronic Arthritis
Knee Dislocation
Knee Osteophyte
Knee Sprain
Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
Limb Pain
Lumbar Radiculopathy
Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
Muscle Cramping
Myelopathy
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
Osteoarthritis of Hand
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Osteopenia
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS)
Pelvic Fracture
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Pinched Nerve in Back
Piriformis Syndrome
Pseudoarthrosis
Pyogenic Arthritis
Radiculopathy
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Rib Fracture
Rotator Cuff Tear
Runner's Knee
Sacral Fracture
Sciatica
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Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Shoulder Dislocation
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
Sjögren's Syndrome
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Stenosis
Spinal Stenosis with Neurogenic Claudication
Spondylitis
Spondylolisthesis
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Systemic Chondromalacia
Tenosynovitis
Tibia and Fibula Fractures
Tibial Fracture
Dressing and Debridement of Wound or Infection
Elbow Fracture Repair
Excision of Femur or Knee
Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Hip Dislocation
Hip Replacement Revision
Hip Surgery
Joint Reconstruction Surgery
Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
Knee Dislocation Treatment
Knee Replacement Revision
Knee Surgery
Musculoskeletal Function Test
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Partial Hip Replacement
Partial Knee Replacement
Peripheral Nerve Block
Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
Revision of Total Joint
Rotator Cuff Surgery
Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Shoulder Fracture Treatment
Shoulder Replacement
Somatic Nerve Block
Synovial Biopsy
Total Hip Replacement
Total Joint Replacement
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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    Insurance Accepted

    • Aetna
    • Buckeye Community Health Plan
    • Medicaid of Alaska

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    Ratings & Reviews

    4.5
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    Based on 29 ratings
    Patient Ratings (29)
    5 Star
    (25)
    4 Star
    (0)
    3 Star
    (1)
    2 Star
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    1 Star
    (3)
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    About Dr. Stephen Tower, MD

    Specialties*
    • Orthopedic Surgery

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    Languages Spoken
    • English
    Languages Spoken
    Gender
    • Male
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    NPI Number
    • 1710915962
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • Oregon Health & Science University
    Residency
    Internship
    • Dartmouth College
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • University of Washington School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Orthopedic Surgery
    Board Certifications
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    Hospital Affiliations

    • Alaska Regional Hospital

    Frequently Asked Questions

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

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

    Dr. Tower works at Tower Joint Replacement Clinic in Anchorage, AK. View the full address on Dr. Tower’s profile.

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

    29 patients have reviewed Dr. Tower. The overall rating for this provider is 4.5. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Tower.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Tower, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Tower 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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