Dr. Bruce Newton, MD

Dr. Bruce Newton, MD

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57 y/o
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Dr. Bruce Newton, MD is a physical medicine & rehabilitation specialist in Salt Lake City, UT and has been practicing for 29 years. He specializes in physical medicine & rehabilitation and orthopedic sports medicine.

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
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Federal Employee Program (FEP)
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Humana
  • International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Molina Healthcare

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Top Care Areas

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

Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
high
more than 87% of peers
Spondylosis
high
more than 86% of peers
Coccygeal Pain
normal
more than 83% of peers

Dr. Newton'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Newton "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."

2  Specialties

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*

63  Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Head and Neck Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Sprain
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
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8  Procedures

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-Salt Lake City
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • University Of Texas Health Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Newton has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Creole
  • Czech
  • French
  • German
  • Haitian
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Newton's Reviews

3.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Newton to family and friends
14 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Newton'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 (4)

I was sent to Dr. Newton by WCF insurance Co. for a independent medical evaluation, after his evaluation WCF decided that they would no longer pay for the medication prescribed by the Dr that I have seen for many years , my only option was to use another drug for the reason of cost, it doesn't ...more
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I would and have recommended Dr. Newton to my friends and family. He is very thorough in his examinations and takes his time to explain diagnosis and recommendations. I could not be happier in choosing him as my doctor.
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I would recommend Dr. Newton, by far over any of the doctors I have seen over the years for my neck pain. He listened carefully, has performed the correct diagnostic testing and I am on my way to becoming pain free. I only wish I would have found him sooner. I have walked out of Dr.s offices for...more
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The afternoon before my appointment, I was called by Michal and told that Dr Newton was called into court and my appointment was cancelled. I was moved to the back of all appointments on their schedule! Apparently, the court system only provides one day notice for subpoenas. This practice seems to...more
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