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Dr. Philip A Deffer MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 24 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery of the Hand, and Surgery of the Hand.
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Dr. Philip Deffer has 2 office locations.
Buena Vista Regional Medical Center
1525 W 5th St
Storm Lake, IA 50588

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License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
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Patient comments (1)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Philip Deffer is Excellent. Dr. Deffer has been reviewed by 1 patients who have provided 1 comments. The rating is 4 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Promptness 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars

Specialties & Research

Dr. Philip Deffer, MD is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery and Orthopaedic Surgery of the Hand.

  • He has special expertise in 4 areas:
  • Hand Surgery
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)

Education & Awards

Dr. Deffer graduated from Texas Tech University , Lubbock.


Affiliations

Dr. Deffer has 16 hospital affiliations:

  • Spencer Hospital 
  • Lakes Regional Healthcare 

Accepted Insurance Plans

Dr. Deffer accepts these health insurances in at least one office:

  • United Healthcare - 2 plans
  • Great-West Healthcare - 2 plans
  • Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield - 2 plans
  • Cigna - 2 plans
  • Iowa Medicaid - 1 plan

Languages

  • Chinese
  • Mandarin
  • Russian
  • Spanish


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Additional Information
Where does Dr. Philip A. Deffer practice?
Dr. Philip Deffer practices Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery of the Hand, and Surgery of the Hand near Storm Lake, IA.
Additional practice locations include: Spencer, IA.
See Storm Lake Surgeons.