Dr. Byron Tarbox, MD

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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Male • Age 48

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Dr. Tarbox's Experience

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Dr. Tarbox's Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

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Hospital Quality

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Boone Hospital Center
1600 E Broadway
Columbia, MO 65201

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Columbia Orthopaedic Group
Columbia Orthopaedic Group
1 S Keene St
Columbia, MO 65201
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    Dr. Tarbox's Experience

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    • ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) Surgery
    • Arm Surgery
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Elbow Arthroscopy
    • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Fracture Care
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Hip Arthroscopy
    • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Joint Drainage
    • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Knee Arthroscopy
    • Knee Surgery
    • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
    • Rotator Cuff Surgery
    • Shoulder Arthroscopy
    • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
    • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Steroid Injection
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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    • Achilles Tendinitis
    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • Ankle Fracture
    • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
    • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
    • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Back Pain
    • Bone Disorders
    • Bursitis
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Clavicle Fracture
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Elbow Bursitis
    • Elbow Injuries
    • Elbow Sprain
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Femur Fracture
    • Foot Conditions
    • Foot Fracture
    • Foot Sprain
    • Fracture
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Glenoid Labrum Tear
    • Gout
    • Hand Conditions
    • Hand Fracture
    • Hip Fracture
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    • Hip Sprain
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Intervertebral Disc Disease
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Knee Dislocation
    • Knee Disorders
    • Knee Sprain
    • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Low Back Pain
    • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Tear
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
    • Osteochondritis Dissecans
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Runner's Knee
    • Shoulder Dislocation
    • Shoulder Disorders
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Disorders
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
    • Systemic Chondromalacia
    • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
    • Trigger Finger
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    Background Check for Dr. Tarbox

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    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Missouri.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of Colorado School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1994
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Tarbox & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
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    Dr. Tarbox's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Tarbox

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    2.6
    • 12 responses
    • 1 review

    2.6 out of 5

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    5 out of 5
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    Very friendly, understanding, and knows his specialty.

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Tarbox accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?*

    • Aetna
    • American Republic
    • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Assurant Health
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Cigna
    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • CoreSource
    • Coventry Health Care
    • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    • Group Health Cooperative
    • HealthLink
    • HealthPartners
    • Humana
    • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
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    • Medico
    • Meritain Health
    • MultiPlan
    • Mutual of Omaha
    • Planned Administration Inc
    • UnitedHealthCare
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    Office Locations

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    Columbia Orthopaedic Group
    1 S Keene St
    Columbia, MO 65201
    (573) 876-8652 (Office)
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