Dr. Karl Rathjen MD
Orthopedic Surgeons — Dallas, TXContact Dr. Rathjen
Dr. Karl Rathjen specializes in orthopedic surgery in Dallas, Texas. Details of Dr. Rathjen's 23 years experience as an MD, his 2 hospital affiliations and education at University of Texas are available on your free doctor report.
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5323 Harry Hines Blvd
Dallas, TX 75390
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Board Certification, Specialty and Expertise
Dr. Karl Rathjen identified specializing in
Orthopedic SurgeryOrthopedic Surgery
An orthopaedic surgeon is trained in the preservation, investigation and restoration of the form and function of the extremities, spine, and associated structures by medical, surgical, and physical means. An orthopaedic surgeon is involved with the care of patients whose musculoskeletal problems include congenital deformities, trauma, infections, tumors, metabolic disturbances of the musculoskeletal system, deformities, injuries, and degenerative diseases of the spine, hands, feet, knee, hip, shoulder, and elbow in children and adults. An orthopaedic surgeon is also concerned with primary and secondary muscular problems and the effects of central or peripheral nervous system lesions of the musculoskeletal system..
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Dr. Rathjen is affiliated with 2 hospitals:
3301 Swiss Ave
Dallas, TX 75204
EducationDr. Rathjen attended medical school at University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and graduated in 1990 having 23 years experience.
While there is no proven correlation between the quality of one's educational institution and the quality of one's professional competence, it is often an indicator. Medical schools have various levels of selectivity (some are harder to get into than others), and both the quality of their clinical training and level of research are measured. Additional medical training in both residency and fellowships and the facilities they are conducted at also provide a history of the doctors' level of training and experience.
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