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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Male • Age 69

6322 S 3000 E Ste 140
Cottonwood Heights, UT 84121
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Dr. Paulos' Experience

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Procedures Dr. Paulos Performs

  • ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) Surgery
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
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8TH Avenue and C STREET
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3580 West 9000 South
West Jordan, UT 84088

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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Paulos to family and friends is 4.4 out of 5 5 1 14

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Paulos/Toronto Orthopedic and Sports Medicine
LEON (LONNIE) PAULOS M.D.
6322 S 3000 E Ste 140
Cottonwood Heights, UT 84121
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    Dr. Paulos' Experience

    Dr. Paulos' Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery
    • Adult Orthopedic Surgery
    • Adult Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery
    • Adult Rehabilitation Orthopedic Surgery
    • Bone & Joint Orthopedics
    • Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics
    • Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Surgery
    • Orthopedic Arthroscopy
    • Orthopedic Fracture Care
    • Orthopedic Knee Surgery
    • Orthopedic Sports Medicine
    • Orthopedics
    • Sports Medicine

    Board Certifications

    • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    Dr. Paulos says...

    • ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) Surgery
    • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
    • Ankle Arthroscopy
    • Excision of Femur or Knee
    • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
    • Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
    • Excision of Tibula or Fibula
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Joint Drainage
    • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Knee Arthroscopy
    • Knee Dislocation Treatment
    • Knee Replacement
    • Knee Replacement Revision
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Neuroplasty
    • Partial Shoulder Replacement
    • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
    • Reverse Total Shoulder Replacement
    • Rotator Cuff Surgery
    • Shoulder Arthroscopy
    • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
    • Steroid Injection
    • Synovial Biopsy
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    • Trigger Point Injection
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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    Dr. Paulos says...

    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
    • 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)
    • Ataxia
    • Baker’s Cyst
    • Bunion
    • Bursitis
    • Calcium Pyrophosphate Deposition Disease
    • Chondromalacia of the Patella (Runner's Knee)
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Clavicle Fracture
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Elbow Bursitis
    • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
    • Femur Fracture
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Glenoid Labrum Tear
    • Gout
    • Hip Sprain
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Knee Dislocation (incl. Meniscal Tear)
    • Knee Fracture
    • Knee Sprain
    • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
    • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Tear
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    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Low Back Pain
    • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Tear
    • Myelopathy
    • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
    • Osteopenia
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Pseudoarthrosis
    • Pyogenic Arthritis
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Scapular Fracture
    • Shoulder Dislocation
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
    • Systemic Chondromalacia
    • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
    • Tibula and Fibula Fractures
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    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Utah.
    • 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

    Awards

    Media & Publications

    • web site, 0
    • http://www.lonniepaulosmd.com/
    • http://www.lonniepaulosmd.com/
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of Utah School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1974

    Internship Hospital

    University Tex Sw Parkland Meml Hospital
    Complete in 1974

    Residency Hospital

    Fell Atlanta Sports Med Fdn
    Complete in 1978
    University Utah School Med
    Complete in 1978

    Fellowship Hospital

    University Cincinnati
    Complete in 1979

    Undergraduate Schools

    University Of Utah
    Graduated in 1973
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Paulos & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Paulos' Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Lds Hospital

    • Jordan Valley Medical Center

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Paulos

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Paulos to family and friends

    14 responses
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    national average

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    Dr. Paulos' Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    14 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    14 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    14 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 13 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Paulos
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    14 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    14 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    14 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    14 responses
    above
    national average

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    • Yes.

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    • Cigna
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    Paulos/Toronto Orthopedic and Sports Medicine
    LEON (LONNIE) PAULOS M.D.
    6322 S 3000 E Ste 140
    Cottonwood Heights, UT 84121
    (801) 733-9924 (Office)
    (801) 733-9601 (Fax)
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