Dr. Charles Rutherford, MD

Dr. Charles Rutherford, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 64
(51)
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Dr. Charles Rutherford, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Dallas, TX and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in 1980 and specializes in orthopedic surgery, joint replacement & reconstruction orthopedics, and more.

7777 Forest Ln Bldg C

Dallas, TX 75230

Contact Information

(972) 566-5564

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan
  • Principal Financial Group
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Osteoarthritis of Knee
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoarthritis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Knee Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics
  • Non-Surgical Orthopedics
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Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
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Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Hammer Toe
  • Heel Spur
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • 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 Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
  • Trigger Finger

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Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • Southern Methodist University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • Med College Of Virginia
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Med College Of Virginia
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Mayo Medical School
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1986

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Rutherford has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Rutherford's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rutherford to family and friends
4.6
based on 51 total reviews (25 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (51)

  • 5
    (45)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Rutherford's 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 (25)

Dr. Rutherford just completed my hip replacement mid January. He did an excellent job as my hip was in bad shape due to childhood Perthes. I just started walking without assistance. The experience was much better than expected. The 6th Floor Joint Center at Dallas Medical City has excellent...more
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One of the best experiences I have had with a Dr and hospital . I had a knee replacement about a year and a half ago from day one thru follow up release appointment the care and attention to detail was first class. I would recommend him and his staff anytime.
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in Dallas, TX
I felt I was with a doctor that excelled at what he did.. All questions were answered, phone calls were returned promptly, very organized as far as getting everything ready for surgery, and I felt important as a patient.
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in Plano, TX
Dr. Rutherford saw me on short notice for a second opinion about an intractable problem I have had for over 3 years with bleeding into my knee joint since the joint was completely replaced. He noticed something two other orthopedic surgeons had missed. The kneecap on the knee with the replaced...more
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in Coppell
Dr. Rutherford is a very experienced doctor and his staff was very responsive with my questions after my total knee replacement.
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