Dr. Clifford Jones, MD

Dr. Clifford Jones, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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Age 53
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Dr. Clifford Jones, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Phoenix, AZ and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from Indiana University School Of Medicine in 1992 and specializes in orthopedic surgery and orthopedic trauma surgery.Read his story

755 E McDowell Rd

Phoenix, AZ 85006

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  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • Cofinity
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Top Care Areas

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

Fracture
very high
more than 98% of peers
Pelvic Fracture
very high
more than 97% of peers
Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Dr. Jones' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Jones "Clifford B. Jones, MD is a board certified and fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon. He specializes in trauma, adult and pediatric fracture care, infections, osteomyelitis, amputations, nonunions, malunions, pelvic fractures, acetabular fractures, periarticular fractures, spine problems, and foot and ankle trauma. Dr. Jones received his fellowship training in orthopedic trauma at the University of Washington, Harborview Medical Center, which consisted of extensive surgery and research of spinal fractures, pelvic fractures, acetabular fractures, foot and ankle injuries, peri-articulator, and long bone fractures. He completed his orthopedic residency training at San Francisco Orthopaedic Residency Program in San Francisco; CA. Dr. Jones obtained his medical degree from the Indiana University Medical School. Dr. Jones holds a strong affiliation with the Orthopedic Trauma Association (OTA), American Association of Orthopaedic Surgery (AAOS), and American Orthopaedic Association (AOA), and Major Extremity Trauma Research Consortium (METRC). He participates in ongoing trauma updates, multi-center studies, and grants from such prestigious organizations as the Department of Defense (DOD) and National Institutes of Health (NIH). Dr. Jones is a sought-after researcher, professor, and lecturer. His research has been nationally recognized in peer reviewed high impact medical journals and national/international seminars. He is a guest editor for the Journal of Orthopedic Trauma, the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, and the Journal of Trauma. Dr. Jones has given hundreds of lectures, written numerous book chapters, and has conducted multiple live web casts. Dr. Jones was received the Achievement Award Winner by the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons in 2012-15 for his contributions to education, research, and advocacy in orthopedics. Orthopedics This Week named him a Top U.S. Orthopedic Trauma Surgeon in 2012."
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2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Trauma Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

105  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Myelopathy
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Sternum Fracture
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Torticollis
  • Wrist Fracture
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58  Procedures

  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Humerus
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • 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 Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Trigger Point Injection
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Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Indiana University / School of Medicine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1988
  • Indiana University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • Butterworth Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • San Franciso Orthopaedic Residency Program
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997
  • University Of Washington/harborview Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Jones has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Jones' Reviews

3.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Jones to family and friends
22 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (22)

  • 5
    (16)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Jones' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr. Jones truly cares about his patients, they are not just another surgery. I am emotional and I get scared about my ankle and tibia injury. He ALWAYS leaves me feeling encouraged and motivates me to stay positive. That what ever comes next he can handle and fix my leg. He has done amazing work...more
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Worst experience I have ever had. I was kept waiting 3 hours because the Dr was in a meeting. Interesting that a meeting takes priority over a scheduled surgery. I was told he had a full schedule that day, so I wasn't alone. He did not speak with me or my wife before or after the procedure. No...more
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