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Larry Kjeldgaard

Dr. Kjeldgaard is an orthopedic surgeon in the Keller area. He is affiliated with Wise Regional Health System.
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Dr. Kjeldgaard saw more pain patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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

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

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

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Dr. Kjeldgaard saw more spine condition patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Dr. Kjeldgaard saw more sprained joint patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Kjeldgaard saw more torn meniscus patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Kjeldgaard saw more rotator cuff sprain patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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

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

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

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

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Dr. Kjeldgaard saw ankylosing spondylitis 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. Kjeldgaard saw more rotator cuff syndrome patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Kjeldgaard saw more broken bone patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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

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Dr. Kjeldgaard saw more sprained neck patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Kjeldgaard saw chronic regional pain syndrome (CRPS) 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. Kjeldgaard saw more birth defects patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Kjeldgaard saw more congenital disorders patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Kjeldgaard saw more frozen shoulder patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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

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Repeat knee replacement rate

Dr. Kjeldgaard’s repeat knee replacement rate is similar to the rate we predicted for his mix of cases and patients.
Dr. Kjeldgaard’s rate < 1%
Predicted rate 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. Kjeldgaard’s rate of repeat knee replacement compares to a typical doctor’s:

  1. We first measure how many of Dr. Kjeldgaard’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. Kjeldgaard’s.

By comparing these two numbers, you can see whether Dr. Kjeldgaard’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. Kjeldgaard sees patients and can be reached at the following locations.

4444 Heritage Trace Pkwy
Keller, TX 76244
982 miles away
Preferred Imaing of Hurst
809 W Harwood Rd
Hurst, TX 76054
981 miles away

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Credentials
  • Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
    MEDICAL EDUCATION, 1986

Specializations

    1. Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians
    2. Orthopaedic Surgery
    1. Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians
    2. Orthopaedic Surgery
    3. Foot And Ankle Surgery
    1. Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians
    2. Orthopaedic Surgery
    3. Hand Surgery
    1. Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians
    2. Orthopaedic Surgery
    3. Orthopaedic Surgery Of The Spine

Hospital affiliations

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

  • Wise Regional Health System
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    Hospital safety grade (Fall 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
  • CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • Dean Health Plan
  • Fallon Health
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthSCOPE Benefits
  • HealthSmart
  • Heritage Provider Network
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Independence Blue Cross AmeriHealth
  • MVP Health Care
  • Medica
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Medicare
  • Meritain Health
  • MultiPlan
  • PreferredOne
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Priority Health
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Scott and White Health Plan
  • TRICARE
  • United Healthcare
  • WellMed Medical Management
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield