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About Dr. Carl F Painter III

Dr. Carl F Painter III, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Litchfield, IL. He has 23 years of experience. His specialties include Orthopaedic Surgery. Dr. Painter has received 2 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

35 Ratings with 6 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Carl F Painter III is Great. Dr. Carl F Painter III has been rated by 35 patients. From those 35 patients 6 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Carl F Painter III is 4.4 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Litchfield Orthopedic Sports Medicine

725 Saint Francis Way
Litchfield, IL 62056
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Dr. Carl F Painter III has the following 1 specialty

  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Expertise

    15 Expertise

  • Osteoarthritis
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Sports Medicine
  • Laminectomy
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Herniated Disc
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Surgery
  • Scoliosis
  • Bone Fracture
  • Hip Surgery
  • Joint Pain/Swelling
  • Joint Replacement
  • Arthroscopy

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My son was referred to Dr. Painter by our family doctor for an injury to his right wrist, my son had been seen in the ER prior to this visit & we were told his wrist was sprained, after a week it still wasn't any better so we followed up with our family doctor & had a 2n x-ray done & were told it was broken & sent to Dr. Painter, he had us get another x-ray & when we went for our appointment he ask my son if he could move & he said yes but it was painful. Dr. Painter didn't even touch his wrist told us it was not broken & told my son to return to PE the following day, I was completely confused & told him so & he said that the reason we got 3 different results on the x-rays was due to 3 different tech's reading them. By this point it was over 2 weeks since the injury & there was still swelling & bruising so I called the school & had them keep him out of PE another day so we could get another opinion because I knew something was wrong. We got in to see another doctor who looked at all 3 x-rays & did one of his own & it was broken in 2 different spots & if my son had returned to PE & fallen again he would have needed surgery to correct it. Dr. Painter didn't even spend 5 minutes with us and treated us like we wasted his time.

Full Review Rating Breakdown

I would NOT recommend Dr. Painter to anyone. He does not offer any information. He takes x-rays and never shares them with you. Just tells you it looks good. You must ask the right questions to get any answers from him. If your progress is not as he thinks it should be, he gets short with you and does not search out why you might have other complications.

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Bad knees

Dr Painter was very personably and anserwed all my questions,, Very experienced in his work,, have done 2 surgeries on both knees with torn midiscus on me,, injected both shoulders and one knee,. Very patient with me . Great personality,, will always be the Dr for me,, Thanks Again Doc

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Straddle The Fence

Mixed feelings. Seems like a nice guy but doesn't offer much information unless you ask the right questions. Delays treatment due to personal schedule which may not be in patients best interest. I did fine under his care but the jury is still out for me on his personal approach and making patient well being at top of the list. I hope my concerns prove to be unfounded.

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Knee Surgery

Dr Painter was great. He took the tim to make sure all my questions were answered and that I understood. When he did surgery it was quick and very good. He has great manners and we will and do recommend him to all we know. We live over 6 hours away but would travel 3 times as far to use Dr Painter if the need eve arised again.

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  • Awards

    2 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2013, 2014, 2015, 2016)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2013, 2014, 2016)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • Education

    23 Years Experience

  • University Of Kansas School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1995

  • Southern Illinois University School Of Medicine


  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Carl F Painter III accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • Coventry Health Care
    • Coventry Health and Life IL PPO
    • Coventry HealthAmerica PPO
    • Coventry IL PPO
    • Coventry MO HMO POS
    • Coventry MO PPO
    • Coventry PPO Platinum
    • CoventryOne PPO Network
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Health Alliance
    • Health Alliance HMO/POS
    • Health Alliance PPO
  • HealthLink
    • HealthLink PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
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Locations & Directions

Litchfield Orthopedic Sports Medicine, 725 Saint Francis Way, Litchfield, IL
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