Dr. Brian Fukushima, MD

Dr. Brian Fukushima, MD

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47 y/o
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Dr. Brian Fukushima, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Murray, UT and has been practicing for 20 years. He specializes in orthopedic surgery, orthopedic sports medicine, and more.Read his story

Utah Orthopaedic Specialists

5323 S Woodrow St Ste 200

Murray, UT 84107
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Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Altius Health Plans
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Deseret Mutual (DMBA)
  • Federal Employee Program (FEP)
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medicaid

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Fukushima performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Elbow Sprain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
very high
more than 96% of peers
Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
high
more than 88% of peers

Dr. Fukushima's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Fukushima's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Fukushima "Brian Fukushima, MD, is a doctor specializing in orthopedics, practicing in Salt Lake City, Utah. Orthopedic surgeons use both surgical and non-surgical techniques to treat musculoskeletal trauma, sports injuries, joint pain, degenerative diseases, infections, tumors, and congenital disorders. Common orthopedic surgeries include hip replacement, knee replacement, shoulder surgery, rotator cuff repair, spinal surgery, and ACL reconstruction. Dr. Fukushima completed Residency at University Hospitals of Cleveland, and attended Medical School at University of Utah."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Fukushima "You, the patient, are the most important person to our practice. We are committed to providing the best possible medical care. Excellence is our goal. We have worked to provide a full range of service and have highly trained and knowledgeable staff who have been together for some ten years plus. We look forward to being part of your medical team."

3  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Non-Surgical Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

57  Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Fracture
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Hip Fracture
  • Injuries
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Sternum Fracture
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
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38  Procedures

  • ACL Surgery
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Surgery
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Surgery
  • Ligament Reconstruction
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Utah.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • University Of Utah School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1998
  • University Hospital Of Cleveland
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Fukushima has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Fukushima's Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Fukushima to family and friends
34 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (34)

  • 5
    (28)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Fukushima's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Patient Comments (7)

Dr. Fukushima is AMAZING!! He has done two surgeries for my Husband and one for my son and the way Dr. Fukushima explains the procedures makes it so easy to understand. He is extremely knowledgeable and shows complete care for his patients. I cannot thank Dr. Fukushima enough for taking care of...more
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Dr Fukushima is aswome! He surgically repaired my broken patella by removing part of the broken bone and reattaching tendons (previously attached to that piece) to the remaining patella in my knee. I am almost through with therapy and my knee is close to 100%. Dr Fukushima is personable, answers...more
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Went in today for an examination. A little long of a wait but on arrival Dr. Fukushima was friendly and efficient. He was helpful and knowledgeable and did the tests with minimal discomfort. He was open about options and conservative on recommendations. He answered my question but spoke fast and...more
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Two highly respected ortho surgeons told me that both of my knees had to come out. I sought another opinion from Dr. Fukushima. He told me not to let them touch me with a knife, yet; that we had several other options and my knees would last another three years. I took his advice. It is now three...more
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He was very rushed and did not take the time to explain his diagnosis to me. He was condescending and rude.
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