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Dr. Hansen has been practicing in Council Bluffs and performing surgery at Jennie Edmundson Hospital since 2002. He specializes in treatment of hip and knee pain with a focus on total joint surgery and fracture care.

Hometown: Council Bluffs, IA

Much of Dr. Hansen’s free time is spent with his wife and two sons. He also enjoys outdoor recreational activities.


Knee Arthritis, Hip Fractures, Hip Arthritis, Hip Bursitis, Hip Dislocation, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Trigger Finger, and less common conditions


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Ages treated: All ages

Accepts workers comp: Yes

Joint implants used: Stryker

24 Years in Practice



  • Board Certified in Orthopedics by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery


  • St. Luke’s Medical Center | Adult Reconstruction Hip and Knee Fellowship, 2002
  • University of Kansas School of Medicine| Orthopedic Residency, 2001
  • University of Kansas School of Medicine | MD, 1996
  • Baker University | BS, 1991 (Biology)

Patient Reviews

4.8 out of 5 (1,524 Ratings, 269 Comments)

5 stars
May 20, 2020
Very courteous staff. Dr Craig Hansen was very professional and painless when he injected my right knee.
5 stars
May 20, 2020
I can't think of anything more they could have done.
5 stars
May 13, 2020
I think that everything when I went, it wasn't that long but they were very good. I've always liked Ortho. I've been through them now twice and they've always been very excellent with me and that.
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