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Orthopaedic Surgeon, Surgical Specialist
20 years of experience
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Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

3.5
  • Currently 3.5 of 4 stars
(12)
Patient comments (7)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Karl Rathjen is Excellent. Dr. Rathjen has been reviewed by 12 patients who have provided 7 comments. The rating is 3.5 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.5
  • Currently 3.53125 of 4 stars
Promptness 2.7
  • Currently 2.7142857142857 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 3.9
  • Currently 3.875 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 3.8
  • Currently 3.75 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 3.4
  • Currently 3.4285714285714 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 3.0
  • Currently 3 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 3.4
  • Currently 3.375 of 4 stars

Specialties & Research

Dr. Karl Rathjen, MD is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 5 areas:
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Clubfoot
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Scoliosis

Education & Awards

Dr. Rathjen graduated from The University of Texas Southwestern, Dallas. He has 2 awards.

Awards  
Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2012 - 2013)
Castle Connolly Top Doctors: Texas™ (2009)

Affiliations

Dr. Rathjen has 8 hospital affiliations:

  • Children's Medical Center of Dallas 
  • UT Southwestern University Hospital - St. Paul 

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Additional Information
Dr. Karl Eric Rathjen MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 20 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery.
Where does Dr. Karl E. Rathjen practice?
Dr. Karl Rathjen has 4 office locations.
Dr. Karl Rathjen practices Orthopaedic Surgery near Dallas, TX.
Additional practice locations include: Plano, TX.
See Dallas Orthopedic Surgeons.