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David Fogarty, MD

Dr. Fogarty is an orthopedic surgeon in the Duluth area. He is affiliated with St Lukes Hospital.
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Conditions treated

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

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

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

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

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Dr. Fogarty saw more torn meniscus patients than 75% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Fogarty saw more rotator cuff syndrome patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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

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Dr. Fogarty saw rotator cuff tear 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. Fogarty saw more ganglion cyst patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Fogarty saw more sprained joint patients than 75% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Fogarty saw osteomyelitis 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. Fogarty saw more broken wrist patients than 75% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Fogarty saw more synovial cyst patients than 75% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Fogarty saw chondromalacia 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. Fogarty saw rotator cuff sprain 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. Fogarty saw more carpal tunnel syndrome patients than 75% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Fogarty saw more broken arm patients than 75% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Fogarty saw more peripheral neuropathy patients than 75% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Fogarty saw more neuropathy patients than 75% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Fogarty saw fibromyalgia 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. Fogarty saw Dupuytren's contracture 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. Fogarty saw bunion 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. Fogarty saw spine condition 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. Fogarty saw trigger finger 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. Fogarty saw osteonecrosis 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. Fogarty 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. Fogarty saw contracture 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. Fogarty saw more broken ankle patients than 75% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Fogarty saw more broken leg patients than 75% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Repeat hip replacement rate

Dr. Fogarty’s repeat hip replacement rate is similar to the rate we predicted for his mix of cases and patients.
Dr. Fogarty’s rate < 1%
Predicted rate 1%

As a patient, you may prefer a doctor who has a lower rate of repeat hip replacement to improve your odds of having an uncomplicated recovery after surgery.

Decision factor

Compared to predicted rates calculated for each doctor’s unique mix of cases and patients

  • Lower than our predicted rate
  • Higher than our predicted rate
  • Similar to our predicted rate

If you need a knee replacement, chances are you only want to have the procedure once. But some people need to have knee replacements done over again, sometimes due to prosthetic damage or infection from a first surgery. Not only is there pain, inconvenience, additional cost, and recovery time associated with a second surgery, but studies have also shown that the rate of complications after a revision of a knee replacement surgery is greater than for a primary knee replacement.

To help you understand how Dr. Fogarty’s rate of repeat hip replacement compares to a typical doctor’s:

  1. We measure how many of Dr. Fogarty’s primary hip replacements resulted in a second hip replacement within 90 days of the first one — we call this their repeat hip replacement rate.
  2. We then analyze the typical practices of all other doctors in the United States who perform primary hip replacements, using a statistical model to predict the repeat hip replacement rate for patients like Dr. Fogarty’s.

By comparing these two numbers, you can see whether Dr. Fogarty’s rate of repeat hip replacement is lower than, similar to, or higher than the predicted rate.

This prediction is adjusted based on the types of patients the doctor sees, so a doctor who treats sicker patients will have a different predicted rate than one who treats healthier patients.

Repeat knee replacement rate

Dr. Fogarty’s repeat knee replacement rate is higher than the rate we predicted for his mix of cases and patients.
Dr. Fogarty 7%
Predicted for his patients 1%

As a patient, you may prefer a doctor who has a lower rate of repeat knee replacement to improve your odds of having an uncomplicated recovery after surgery.

Decision factor

Compared to predicted rates calculated for each doctor’s unique mix of cases and patients

  • Lower than our predicted rate
  • Higher than our predicted rate
  • Similar to our predicted rate

If you need a knee replacement, chances are you only want to have the procedure once. But some people need to have knee replacements done over again, sometimes due to prosthetic damage or infection from a first surgery. Not only is there pain, inconvenience, additional cost, and recovery time associated with a second surgery, but studies have also shown that the rate of complications after a revision of a knee replacement surgery is greater than for a primary knee replacement.

To help you understand how Dr. Fogarty’s rate of repeat knee replacement compares to a typical doctor’s:

  1. We first measure how many of Dr. Fogarty’s primary knee replacements resulted in a second knee replacement within 90 days of the first one— we call this their repeat knee replacement rate.
  2. We then analyze the typical practices of all other doctors in the United States who perform primary knee replacements, using a statistical model to predict the repeat knee replacement rate for patients like Dr. Fogarty’s.

By comparing these two numbers, you can see whether Dr. Fogarty’s rate of repeat knee replacement is lower than, similar to, or higher than the predicted rate.

This prediction is adjusted based on the types of patients the doctor sees, so a doctor who treats sicker patients will have a different predicted rate than one who treats healthier patients.

Locations

Dr. Fogarty sees patients and can be reached at the following location.

Office
1012 E 2nd St
Duluth, MN 55805
515 miles away

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Credentials
  • University of California - San Diego School of Medicine
    MEDICAL EDUCATION, 1994

Specializations

    1. Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians
    2. Orthopaedic Surgery

Hospital affiliations

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

  • St Lukes Hospital
    C
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2019)

Insurance accepted

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  • Aetna
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Anthem
  • Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Avera
  • Banner 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
  • CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • CommunityCare
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • Dean Health Plan
  • EmblemHealth
  • Evergreen Health Cooperative
  • Fallon Health
  • First Choice Health
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • GlobalHealth
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • Group Health Cooperative of Eau Claire
  • Group Health Cooperative of South Central Wisconsin
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Hawaii Medical Assurance Association
  • Health Alliance
  • Health Alliance Plan of Michigan
  • Health Net
  • HealthCare Partners
  • HealthNow New York
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthSCOPE Benefits
  • HealthSmart
  • Heritage Provider Network
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Hill Physicians
  • Hometown Health
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Independence Blue Cross AmeriHealth
  • MVP Health Care
  • Magellan Health
  • MagnaCare
  • Mayo Clinic Health Solutions
  • MedCost
  • Medica
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Medicare
  • Meritain Health
  • Midlands Choice
  • Moda Health
  • MultiPlan
  • Network Health Plan
  • Optima Health
  • Oregons Health COOP
  • PacificSource
  • Pomco
  • PreferredOne
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Presbyterian Health Plan
  • Priority Health
  • Providence Health Plan
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Rocky Mountain Health Plans
  • Security Health Plan
  • SynerMed
  • TRICARE
  • Trilogy Health Insurance
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • UPMC Health Plan
  • United Healthcare
  • Unity Health Insurance
  • ValueOptions
  • WPS Health Insurance
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield