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Markus Garard, MD

Dr. Garard is an orthopedic surgeon in the Santa Fe area. He is affiliated with San Juan Regional Medical Center.
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Conditions treated

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30 doctors
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14 doctors
Dr. Garard saw more pain patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Santa Fe area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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13 doctors
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12 doctors
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6 doctors
Dr. Garard saw more arthritis patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Santa Fe area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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10 doctors
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11 doctors
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5 doctors
Dr. Garard saw more osteoarthritis patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Santa Fe area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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6 doctors
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6 doctors
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3 doctors
Dr. Garard saw more broken bone patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Santa Fe area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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2 doctors
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2 doctors
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Dr. Garard saw more broken arm patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Santa Fe area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Garard saw pelvic fracture patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Santa Fe area. Learn more.

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8 doctors
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8 doctors
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4 doctors
Dr. Garard saw more sprained joint patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Santa Fe area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Garard saw more femur fracture patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Santa Fe area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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18 doctors
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18 doctors
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9 doctors
Dr. Garard saw back problems patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Santa Fe area. Learn more.

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3 doctors
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4 doctors
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1 doctor
Dr. Garard saw drug allergies patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Santa Fe area. Learn more.
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6 doctors
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5 doctors
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2 doctors
Dr. Garard saw more pinched nerve patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Santa Fe area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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1 doctor
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Dr. Garard saw more sprained wrist patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Santa Fe area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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4 doctors
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3 doctors
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1 doctor
Dr. Garard saw more rotator cuff syndrome patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Santa Fe area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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15 doctors
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16 doctors
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7 doctors
Dr. Garard saw spine condition patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Santa Fe area. Learn more.

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1 doctor
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Dr. Garard saw more broken leg patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Santa Fe area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Garard saw broken collar bone patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Santa Fe area. Learn more.

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1 doctor
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1 doctor
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Dr. Garard saw more rotator cuff tear patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Santa Fe area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Garard saw more osteonecrosis patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Santa Fe area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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4 doctors
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3 doctors
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1 doctor
Dr. Garard saw more tendonitis patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Santa Fe area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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1 doctor
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1 doctor
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Dr. Garard saw more sprained knee patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Santa Fe area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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17 doctors
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17 doctors
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8 doctors
Dr. Garard saw back pain patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Santa Fe area. Learn more.

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2 doctors
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2 doctors
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Dr. Garard saw more joint dislocations patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Santa Fe area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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17 doctors
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16 doctors
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8 doctors
Dr. Garard saw obesity patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Santa Fe area. Learn more.

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2 doctors
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1 doctor
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Dr. Garard saw torn meniscus patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Santa Fe area. Learn more.

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1 doctor
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Dr. Garard saw sprained hand patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Santa Fe area. Learn more.
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2 doctors
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2 doctors
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1 doctor
Dr. Garard saw carpal tunnel syndrome patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Santa Fe area. Learn more.

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1 doctor
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1 doctor
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Dr. Garard saw more broken ankle patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Santa Fe area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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26 doctors
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27 doctors
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13 doctors
Dr. Garard saw cardiovascular disease (CVD) patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Santa Fe area. Learn more.

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26 doctors
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26 doctors
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12 doctors
Dr. Garard saw vascular disease patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Santa Fe area. Learn more.

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8 doctors
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8 doctors
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4 doctors
Dr. Garard saw hemorrhage patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Santa Fe area. Learn more.

Repeat hip replacement rate

Dr. Garard’s repeat hip replacement rate is similar to the rate we predicted for his mix of cases and patients.
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repeat hip replacement rate

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. Garard’s rate of repeat hip replacement compares to a typical doctor’s:

  1. We measure how many of Dr. Garard’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. Garard’s.

By comparing these two numbers, you can see whether Dr. Garard’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. Garard’s repeat knee replacement rate is similar to the rate we predicted for his mix of cases and patients.
4%
repeat knee replacement rate

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. Garard’s rate of repeat knee replacement compares to a typical doctor’s:

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

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

Physicians Medical Center of Santa Fe
2990 Rodeo Park Dr E
Santa Fe, NM 87505
1,571 miles away
Office
1631 Hospital Dr
Santa Fe, NM 87505
1,570 miles away
  • Spanish
2237 Trinity Dr
Los Alamos, NM 87544
1,584 miles away
Office
2100 Calle de la Vuelta
Santa Fe, NM 87505
1,570 miles away
  • Spanish

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Credentials
  • Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
    MEDICAL EDUCATION, 1998
  • St Louis University School of Medicine Program
    RESIDENCY
  • Saint Louis University School of Medicine
    MEDICAL EDUCATION, 2003

Hospital affiliations

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

  • San Juan Regional Medical Center
    C
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2018)

Insurance accepted

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  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Arise Health Plan
  • Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • 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
  • Capital District Physicians Health Plan
  • CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Options
  • CommunityCare
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • EmblemHealth
  • Fallon Health
  • First Choice Health
  • FirstCare Health Plans
  • FirstCarolinaCare
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • Group Health Cooperative of Eau Claire
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Hawaii Medical Assurance Association
  • Health Alliance Plan of Michigan
  • Health First
  • Health Net
  • HealthCare Partners
  • HealthNow New York
  • 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
  • Lifetime Healthcare
  • 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
  • PacificSource
  • Pomco
  • PreferredOne
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Presbyterian Health Plan
  • Priority Health
  • Providence Health Plan
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Rocky Mountain Health Plans
  • Scott and White Health Plan
  • Security Health Plan
  • SelectHealth
  • TRICARE
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • UPMC Health Plan
  • United Healthcare
  • ValueOptions
  • WPS Health Insurance
  • WellMed Medical Management
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield