Dr. Bruce Evans, MD

Dr. Bruce Evans, MD

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Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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63 y/o
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Dr. Bruce Evans, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Salt Lake City, UT and has been practicing for 42 years. He specializes in orthopedic surgery.Read his story

Salt Lake Orthopaedic Clinic

1160 E 3900 S Ste 5000

Salt Lake City, UT 84124
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Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Altius Health Plans
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Federal Employee Program (FEP)
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana

Learn about Dr. Evans

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Top Care Areas

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

Osteoarthritis
very high
more than 93% of peers
Bone Disorders
very high
more than 91% of peers
Knee Disorders
very high
more than 90% of peers

Dr. Evans'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. Evans' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Evans "Dr. Evans limits his practice and specializes in the treatment of Shoulder, Hip and Knee disorders. In order to provide the expertise to treat all ages from young to old, he completed 2 fellowships after finishing his Orthopaedic Residency at the University of Utah. His first fellowship involved Joint Replacement Surgery at Joint Implant Surgeons in Columbus Ohio. He then completed a Sports Medicine Fellowship at The American Sports Medicine Institute in Birmingham Alabama.Dr. Evans is Duel Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery in both Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine.Professionally, Dr. Evans worked with the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs for 6 years prior to coming to Utah. He has served as the Sports Medicine Director and Consultant for numerous professional and amateur teams. In addition, Dr. Evans has worked closely with the Arthritis Association and with Biomet Orthopaedic Engineers to improve both implant design and implantation techniques to benefit those with debilitating arthritis.Dr. Evans is currently working on 2 research projects at the Polymers Laboratory at the University of Utah to improve bone loss and infections in joint replacement surgery."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Evans "The Salt Lake Orthopaedic Clinic is a diverse group of orthopaedic surgeons and physical medicine specialists. Our combined experience and interests allow us to address the full spectrum of musculoskeletal problems. by pooling our knowledge and experience, we offer a strong research based practice to ensure the best care possible for each patient."

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

3  Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Sports Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

68  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • 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
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • 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
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
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36  Procedures

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • University Of Arizona College Of Medicine Tucson Az
    Medical School | Graduated 1976
  • University Of California Hospital-Davis
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University of Utah School of Medicine - Salt Lake City
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • American Sports Medicine Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • Joint Implant Surgeons Columbus Oh
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Evans has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Evans' Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Evans to family and friends
13 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
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  • 3
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Dr. Evans' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr. Evans performed 3 surgeries on me ( patellar tendon reconstruction, rotator cuff tear repair and artroscopic meniscus tear repair. Results were always extremely satisfactory and check-ups always helpfull. In fact, in two weeks I'm expecting another surgery ( partial knee resurfacing) and dr....more
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