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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

4.7
Based on 303 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
    4.7
    Based on 303 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

    4.5
    300 ratings

    Provider showed concern

    4.8
    301 ratings

    Friendliness/courtesy of Care Provider

    4.8
    303 ratings

    Care Provider spoke using clear language

    4.9
    301 ratings

    Provider explained things clearly

    4.8
    298 ratings

    Time Care Provider spent with patient

    4.7
    303 ratings

    Provider included you in decisions

    4.8
    298 ratings

    Patients' confidence in Care Provider

    4.8
    302 ratings

    Likelihood of recommending this provider

    4.8
    300 ratings

    Wait time at clinic

    4.6
    298 ratings


    Comments (31)

    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.


    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.  
    5.0
    Aug 28, 2018
    This was my last scheduled appointment for final check. X-ray showed everything OK and I'm good to go back and resume normal activity. I would highly recommend Dr. Karlsson to my friends. I have total See more  
    5.0
    Aug 28, 2018
    I think Dr. Karlsson is really good. I would strongly recommend him.  
    5.0
    Aug 21, 2018
    I have already recommended Dr. Karlsson to several people  
    5.0
    Aug 19, 2018
    *Dr. Karlsson always takes a lot of time explaining my problem & treatment. I always understand everything.  
    4.9
    Aug 14, 2018
    Have a long standing relationship with Dr Karlsson and am treated as a friend of long standing.   
    5.0
    Jul 24, 2018
    I always have a good experience when I see Dr. Karlsson  
    5.0
    Jul 24, 2018
    One knee already replaced. Several other patients used this doctor based on my recommendation  
    4.9
    Jul 04, 2018
    I had no idea of what to expect for a hip replacement. Dr. Troy Karlsson was awesome. I would tell everyone to go to him for this type of a procedure, by all means!  
    3.0
    Jul 04, 2018
    didn't check range of motion of joint or discuss how to care for until MRI results would be received.  
    4.1
    Jun 27, 2018
    Took the time to talk to us.  
    5.0
    Jun 21, 2018
    I LOVE *DR. KARLSSON! I have seen him for years for knee issues. He is ALWAYS very caring, competent, kind and I fully trust his advice! He is an exceptional physician and compassionate doctor. One See more  
    5.0
    Jun 12, 2018
    Dr. Karlsson always takes the time to really listen and provide information to you.  
    4.6
    Jun 06, 2018
    dr Larsson was great.  
    4.6
    May 29, 2018
    Dr.Karlsson was very professional and concerned for my well being. I would defiantly refer him to friends.  
    5.0
    May 23, 2018
    very informative, I have confidence in him!  
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