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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (12)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Mininder Kocher, Orthopaedic Surgeon is Excellent. Dr. Kocher has been reviewed by 45 patients who have provided 12 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.9
Promptness 4.6
Courteous Staff 4.8
Accurate Diagnosis 4.8
Bedside Manner 4.8
Spends Time with Me 4.7
Follows Up After Visit 4.8

Specialties & Research

Dr. Mininder Kocher, MD, MPH is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 15 areas:
  • Broken Bones (Bone Fractures)
  • Fracture Fixation
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Ilizarov Technique (Limb Lengthening)
  • Infectious Arthritis (septic arthritis)
  • Infectious Bone Diseases
  • Joint Diseases
  • Joint Instability
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Leg Fracture (Tibial Fractures)
  • Musculoskeletal Diseases
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Sports Injuries
  • Tendon Injuries

Education & Awards

Dr. Kocher graduated from Duke University , Durham. He has 16 awards.

One of America's Leading Experts on:
Fracture Fixation
Infectious Arthritis
Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation Clinical Research Award , 2005
Boston Magazine Top Doctors 2011 , December 2011
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2008, 2010 - 2015)
Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2012 - 2014)
Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree (2013 - 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2009 - 2014)
Top 10 Doctor - Neighborhood (2014)
Fenway - Kenmore - Audubon Circle - Longwood
Orthopaedic Surgeon
Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area (2014)
Greater Boston
Orthopaedic Surgeon
Top 10 Doctor - State (2014)
Orthopaedic Surgeon
Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)
Boston, MA
Orthopaedic Surgeon
On-Time Doctor Award (2009)
Castle Connolly Top Doctors: Boston™ (2009)


Dr. Kocher has 5 hospital affiliations:

  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center 
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital 

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Additional Information
Dr. Mininder S Kocher MD and MPH is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 18 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery.
Where does Dr. Mininder S. Kocher practice?
Dr. Mininder Kocher has 3 office locations.
Dr. Mininder Kocher practices Orthopaedic Surgery near Boston, MA.
Additional practice locations include: Waltham, MA.
See Boston Surgeons.