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Brian Braaksma, MD

Dr. Braaksma is an orthopedic surgeon in the Rockford area. He is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine McHenry Hospital and 4 more hospitals.
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Dr. Braaksma saw more spine condition patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Braaksma saw more back problems patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Braaksma saw more spinal stenosis patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Braaksma saw more degenerative disc disease (DDD) patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Braaksma saw more herniated disc patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Braaksma saw more pinched nerve patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Braaksma saw more spondylolisthesis patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Braaksma saw more back pain patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Braaksma saw more scoliosis patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Braaksma saw more spondylosis patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Braaksma saw more pain patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Braaksma saw more neck pain patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Braaksma saw more birth defects patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Braaksma saw more congenital disorders patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Braaksma saw spider bite patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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Dr. Braaksma saw sprained back patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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Dr. Braaksma saw sprained neck patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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Dr. Braaksma saw more broken bone patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Braaksma saw more tendonitis patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Braaksma saw pelvic fracture patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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Dr. Braaksma saw femur fracture patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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Dr. Braaksma saw arthritis patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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Dr. Braaksma saw cellulitis patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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Dr. Braaksma saw sprained joint patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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Dr. Braaksma saw cardiovascular disease (CVD) patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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Dr. Braaksma saw vascular disease patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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Dr. Braaksma saw open wound patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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Dr. Braaksma saw broken leg patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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Dr. Braaksma saw osteoarthritis patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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Dr. Braaksma saw broken arm patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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Locations

Dr. Braaksma sees patients and can be reached at the following locations.

OrthoIllinois-Riverside
5875 E Riverside Blvd
Rockford, IL 61114
949 miles away
OrthoIllinois-Roxbury
324 Roxbury Rd
Rockford, IL 61107
945 miles away

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Credentials
  • Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
    MEDICAL EDUCATION, 2006

Specializations

    1. Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians
    2. Orthopaedic Surgery
    1. Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians
    2. Orthopaedic Surgery
    3. Orthopaedic Surgery Of The Spine

Hospital affiliations

Dr. Braaksma is able to admit and treat patients at the following hospitals.

  • Northwestern Medicine McHenry Hospital
    A
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2019)
  • Kishwaukee Community Hospital
    B
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2019)
  • OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center
    B
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2019)
  • Mercyhealth Rockton Avenue
    C
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2019)
  • Swedish American Hospital
    C
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2019)

Insurance accepted

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  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Mississippi
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Dakota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Rhode Island
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Wyoming
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Blue Shield of California
  • BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina
  • BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee
  • Capital District Physicians Health Plan
  • CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • Dean Health Plan
  • First Choice Health
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • Group Health Cooperative of Eau Claire
  • Group Health Cooperative of South Central Wisconsin
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Health Alliance
  • Health Net
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthSCOPE Benefits
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Independence Blue Cross AmeriHealth
  • MVP Health Care
  • Mayo Clinic Health Solutions
  • Medica
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Medicare
  • Meritain Health
  • MultiPlan
  • Network Health Plan
  • Ohio PPO Connect
  • PreferredOne
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Priority Health
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Security Health Plan
  • SelectHealth
  • TRICARE
  • Trilogy Health Insurance
  • UPMC Health Plan
  • United Healthcare
  • Unity Health Insurance
  • ValueOptions
  • WPS Health Insurance
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield