Dr. Philip J. Branson, MD

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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Male • Age 56

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Hospital Quality

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Bluefield Regional Medical Center
500 Cherry Street
Bluefield, WV 24701
Raleigh General Hospital
1710 Harper Road
Beckley, WV 25801

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Patient Satisfaction

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Orthopaedic Center The Virginias
Orthopaedic Center The Virginias
311 Courthouse Rd
Princeton, WV 24740
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    Dr. Branson's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Orthopedic Surgery, 1989
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    • ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) Surgery
    • Carpal Tunnel Release
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Elbow Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Foot & Ankle Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Foot & Ankle Ligament & Tendon Repair
    • Hand & Wrist Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Replacement
    • Hip Replacement Revisions
    • Hip Resurfacing
    • Joint Drainage
    • Knee & Leg Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Knee Arthroscopy
    • Knee Replacement
    • Knee Replacement Revisions
    • Neuroplasty
    • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
    • Rotator Cuff Surgery
    • Shoulder Arthroscopy
    • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Steroid Injections
    • Trigger Finger Release
    • Trigger Point Injections
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    • Achilles Tendinitis
    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • 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
    • Bunion
    • Bursitis
    • Calcium Pyrophosphate Dihydrate Deposition Disease (CPPD)
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Clavicle Fracture
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • De Quervain's Disease
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Elbow Sprain
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
    • Foot Fracture
    • Foot Sprain
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Glenoid Labrum Tear
    • Gout
    • Hammer Toe
    • Hand Fracture
    • Hip Sprain
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Knee Dislocation (incl. Meniscal Tear)
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    • Knee Fracture
    • Knee Sprain
    • Lateral & Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis & Golf Elbow)
    • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Tear
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Low Back Pain
    • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Tear
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteopenia
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Pseudoarthrosis
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Scapular Fracture
    • Scoliosis
    • Shoulder Dislocation
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylitis
    • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
    • Systemic Sclerosis
    • Trigger Finger
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    Background Check for Dr. Branson

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for West Virginia.
    • 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

    Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1982

    Residency Hospital

    Northwestern University
    Complete in 1987
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Branson & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Branson's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 3 hospitals where Dr. Branson has admitting privileges:

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    • Bluefield Regional Medical Center

    • Princeton Community Hospital

    • Raleigh General Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Branson

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Branson to family and friends

    12 responses
    above
    national average

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    is confidential

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    Dr. Branson's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    12 responses
    below
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    11 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    12 responses
    below
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    31 – 45 minutes 11 responses
    longer than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Branson
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    12 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    12 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    12 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    12 responses
    above
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Branson accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?

    • Aetna
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • CHAMPVA
    • Cigna
    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • EBS-RMSCO
    • HealthSmart
    • Humana
    • Medicaid
    • Medicare
    • Medico
    • National Elevator
    • UniCare
    • United Healthcare
    • Wells Fargo Insurance
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    Office Locations

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    Orthopaedic Center The Virginias
    311 Courthouse Rd
    Princeton, WV 24740
    (304) 425-9563 (Office)
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