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Troy Karlsson, MD

Philosophy of Care

I help educate patients on what their condition is and the treatment options available so they can pick a plan that best fits their needs.


Patient Satisfaction Rating

4.8
Based on 297 reviews

  • General

    SPECIALTIES

    • Joint Replacement
    • General Orthopaedics
    • Sports Medicine
    • Years in Practice: 26


    BOARD CERTIFICATIONS

    • Orthopaedic Surgery


    PATIENTS SEEN
    Accepts both children and adults


    LANGUAGES

    • English


    MEDICAL INTERESTS
    Arthroscopic surgery of the knee, shoulder and ankle, Standard and minimally invasive knee and hip replacement, Sports medicine, Fracture care


    PERSONAL INTERESTS
    Golf, skiing, bicycling, kayaking, jet-skiing, swimming and any and all outdoor activities


  • Education

    EDUCATION
    School Columbia University
    Graduation Date 05/1998
    Degree M.D.

    INTERNSHIPS
    School Washington University

    RESIDENCY
    School Washington University
    Title Resident in Orthopaedic Surgery

  • Procedures

    Joint Replacement
    • Total Joint Replacements
  • Memberships

    • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
    • Illinois State Medical Society
    • Illinois State Medical Society
  • Patient Ratings & Comments

    Patient Satisfaction Rating
    4.8
    Based on 297 reviews

    Rating Categories

    The Patient Satisfaction Rating score is an average of all responses to care provider related questions on our independent rating system, the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey.


    Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score. Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey.

    Press Ganey Certified Data Integrity

    Ease of scheduling appointments

    4.6
    297 ratings

    Provider showed concern

    4.8
    296 ratings

    Friendliness/courtesy of Care Provider

    4.9
    297 ratings

    Care Provider spoke using clear language

    4.9
    295 ratings

    Provider explained things clearly

    4.9
    293 ratings

    Time Care Provider spent with patient

    4.7
    297 ratings

    Provider included you in decisions

    4.8
    293 ratings

    Patients' confidence in Care Provider

    4.8
    295 ratings

    Likelihood of recommending this provider

    4.8
    295 ratings

    Wait time at clinic

    4.6
    292 ratings


    Comments (32)

    Comments are collected in our Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Surveys. Patients are de-identified to protect confidentiality and patient privacy. Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey.


    4.8
    Aug 26, 2019
    good  
    4.0
    Aug 25, 2019
    good  
    5.0
    Aug 20, 2019
    Long time patient of Dr Karlsson. Had another concern regarding an ankle and foot issue unrelated to reason for the appointment which was for a shot in both shoulders for on going arthritis condition.  
    4.9
    Aug 13, 2019
    Excellent bedside manner. very knowledgeable.  
    5.0
    Aug 07, 2019
    *Dr. Karlsson has been an excellent doctor for our family. We have 4 children & my husband is a mechanic so we've seen him for several problems throughout the years. I cannot say enough good about him & See more  
    5.0
    Jul 21, 2019
    Dr, Karlsson has always been very caring and thorough during the exams. This was my 1 year exam since my Hip replacement and x-rays were taken and explained well!  
    4.9
    Jul 01, 2019
    Dr. Karlson is outstanding  
    5.0
    Jun 16, 2019
    Dr. Karlsson is caring, informative and professional.  
    5.0
    Jun 11, 2019
    explained clearly and patiently   
    5.0
    Jun 11, 2019
    he was great  
    4.5
    Jun 06, 2019
    I liked Dr.Karlsson very much. He was straight forward,personable,caring,& efficient. My appt.was nice & quick!!  
    4.8
    Jun 06, 2019
    Dr. Kalsson's listening skills and passion to help me with pain I was having and recommendation for future care was extraordinary! Dr Karlsson knowledge is matched by his sincere concern and passion to help me See more  
    4.8
    Jun 05, 2019
    love my doctor  
    2.5
    May 20, 2019
    Then he seemed rushed when he saw me. It seemed my asking questions was slowing him down.  
    5.0
    May 01, 2019
    I enjoy all my doctors in this system and feel that I am well cared for in all regards  
    4.5
    May 01, 2019
    Dr. Karlsson was very friendly and helpful in educating me on how he was treating my condition and what I could expect going forward.  
    5.0
    Apr 17, 2019
    I never had any bad experiences with Dr. Karlsson. I have recommended him to several friends and family members. He has always taken good care of all of us.  
    5.0
    Apr 10, 2019
    Because of his manner, I had complete confidence in Dr. Karlsson going into my surgery.  
    4.9
    Apr 03, 2019
    Dr Karlsson has been my ortho for many years and would not see anyone else. I have referred two people to him and they have commented how professional he is in his actions and temperament  
    5.0
    Mar 20, 2019
    All great.  
    5.0
    Feb 27, 2019
    Dr. Karlsson has handled numerous orthopedic issues for me and my wife. I recommend him highly to my friends.  
    5.0
    Feb 19, 2019
    I was so hoping I would get a survey on Dr. Karlsson. I saw him regarding my hip (replacement). I read about Dr. Karlsson and thought I'd see if he'd be willing to accept me See more  
    4.3
    Feb 17, 2019
    dr. Karlsson is one best surgeon in the of state I'll. I would recommend him to everyone.  
    5.0
    Feb 06, 2019
    I will wait for an appointment to see Dr Karlsson.  
    5.0
    Feb 03, 2019
    Dr. Karlsson was able to put our minds at ease and gave a clear understanding of our daughters condition. He was the 2nd doctor we saw for an opinion....there was no doubt we were See more  
    5.0
    Jan 30, 2019
    I recommend Dr. Karlsson to all my friends with knee problems!  
    5.0
    Jan 29, 2019
    Dr Karlsson is great surgeon and good person  
    5.0
    Jan 28, 2019
    Love *Dr. Karlsson! Very personable & I didn't feel rushed during my appointment. Would highly recommend!  
    4.9
    Jan 17, 2019
    I think very highly of Dr. Karlsson since first meeting him regarding hip replacement, and have felt I was in 'good hands' with his care and surgical expertise.  
    5.0
    Nov 27, 2018
    Always recommend  
    5.0
    Sep 16, 2018
    Will recommend *Dr. Troy Karlsson to others!  
    4.8
    Sep 12, 2018
    Whenever I have seen Dr. K. over the past year, he is very professional, courteous and respectful of my concerns and health issues regarding this.  
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