Dr. Don Buford, MD

Dr. Don Buford, MD

Orthopedic SurgeryMaleAge 55

Accepting new patients

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Dr. Don Buford, MD is a Orthopedic Surgery Specialist in Dallas, TX and has over 28 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA medical school in 1993. He is affiliated with medical facilities Baylor University Medical Center, part of Baylor Scott & White Health and Saint Camillus Medical Center. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Buford to book an appointment.

Office Hours

1015 N Carroll Ave Ste 2000 Dallas, TX 75204

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8:30 am
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4 pm

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8:30 am
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4 pm

Fri

8:30 am
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Mon

8:30 am
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4 pm

Tue

8:30 am
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Texas Orthobiologics

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Texas Orthobiologics1015 N Carroll Ave Ste 2000 Dallas, TX 75204
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    • Mon: 8:30am - 4:00pm
    • Tue: 8:30am - 4:00pm
    • Wed: 8:30am - 4:00pm
    • Thu: 8:30am - 4:00pm
    • Fri: 8:30am - 4:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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Hospital Highlight

Dr. Buford is affiliated with Baylor University Medical Center, part of Baylor Scott & White Health Dallas, a highly rated hospital.

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Dr. Buford's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Buford

4.9

Based on 559 ratings

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4 Stars
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Dr seems like he has good thoughts on symptoms and treatment.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
  • Long wait times
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Brent P. – Dec 02, 2021
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I have had surgery and PRP injection. Everything is going great.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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K. J. – Dec 02, 2021
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He was willing to answer all my questions.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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K. S. – Dec 01, 2021
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Great experience, professional and trustworthy.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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S. C. – Dec 01, 2021
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positive experience. very helpful to my recovery
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Anonymous – Nov 30, 2021
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This is my second time seeing Dr. Buford. His knowledge and experience make him easy to trust for treatment.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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N. K. – Nov 24, 2021
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Have been under Dr. Buford's care for four years for a few different issues and he and his staff are always professional, courteous and solve the issues at hand.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Deena W. – Nov 24, 2021
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I thought the Dr explained everything so i could understand
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
  • Long wait times
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Susan B. – Nov 18, 2021
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Enjoyed my visit with Dr. Buford and eager to start working on feeling back to myself.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Shannon D. – Nov 17, 2021
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Great experience, he is obviously knowledgeable and wants to ensure we are thorough.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Tisha H. – Nov 16, 2021
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Great information and knowledge that helped me make a decision. The procedure went very well.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Leslie I. – Nov 16, 2021
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Physician was attentive, informative, patient, and honest.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Tee A. – Nov 12, 2021
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confident
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Samantha G. – Nov 11, 2021
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Dr. Buford had straight, ready answers to my questions. He did not over-promise. I learned the therapy does not regrow cartilage (which was my wish). But truth is better than lies. There seems to be good expectation that underlying inflammation will be addressed. Also, it sounds like the therapy will support less-damaged cartilage in both knees. Dancing might recommence just in time for Christmas!!!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Jesse M. – Nov 10, 2021
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No long wait time, Dr. Buford was willing to listen to my concerns and I'd definitely recommend him to my family and friends.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Deborah D. – Nov 09, 2021
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Good listener, gave 2 options for treatment and cost of each. Good eye contact. scheduled followup for treatment. Office staff polite and cheerful.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Brenda R. – Nov 05, 2021
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very knowledgeable and helpful
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Patty S. – Nov 03, 2021
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Had a great experience and will certainly come back if I ever need anything.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Paul K. – Nov 03, 2021
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Quick and easy. Gave many options. Was clear and direct with guidance.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Karine N. – Nov 03, 2021
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Doctor and staff were very friendly and knowledgeable.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Nichole T. – Nov 02, 2021
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No malpractice claims found for Texas
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Buford's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Hip Sprain
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Buford treats Hip Sprain more than 82% of his peers

Dr. Buford treats this condition more than 82% of his peers

Osteoarthritis of Knee
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Buford treats Osteoarthritis of Knee more than 72% of his peers

Dr. Buford treats this condition more than 72% of his peers

Musculoskeletal Function Test
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Buford performs Musculoskeletal Function Test more than 70% of his peers

Dr. Buford performs this procedure more than 70% of his peers

Dr. Buford's conditions and procedures:

  • ACL Surgery
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Injury
  • Ankle Surgery
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Marrow Aspiration
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Disorders
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Pain
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Hip Impingement
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Sprain
  • Knee Surgery
  • Low Back Pain
  • Meniscus Surgery
  • Musculoskeletal Function Test
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Rotator Cuff Tendinosis
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Shoulder Arthroscopy
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Telemedicine

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About Me

Care Philosophy

Don Buford, MD founded Texas Orthobiologics so patients can benefit from evidence based orthobiologic and orthopedic surgery care.  Orthobiologic...Read more

Biography

Don Buford, MD a board certified orthopedic surgeon , founded Texas Orthobiologics to bring patients evidence based orthopedic surgery and nonsurgical...Read more

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Regenerative Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

Parkland Health And Hospital System
Internship Hospital
1999
Southern California Orthopedic Institute
Fellowship Hospital
1998
UTSW - Dallas
Residency Hospital
1993
UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA
Medical School
Stanford University
Undergraduate School
University of Southern California / Keck School of Medicine
Undergraduate School
Southern California Orthopedic Institute Sports Medicine Fellowship
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Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • D magazine Best Doctors, 2010

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I make an appointment with Dr. Don Buford, MD?

Call (682) 267-9737 to make an appointment. Click here for more information.

Is Dr. Don Buford, MD accepting new patients?

Dr. Don Buford, MD generally accepts new patients on Healthgrades. You can see Dr. Buford's profile to make an appointment.

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What are Dr. Don Buford, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Buford frequently treats Hip Sprain, Osteoarthritis of Knee, and Musculoskeletal Function Test. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Buford treats.

Where is Dr. Don Buford, MD's office located?

Dr. Buford's office is located at 1015 N Carroll Ave Ste 2000, Dallas, TX 75204. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

What languages does Dr. Don Buford, MD speak?

Dr. Buford speaks Spanish and English. View profile to see all.

Does Dr. Don Buford, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Buford has not yet indicated whether they offer telehealth services. Please contact the office to check for availability/eligibility.

Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Buford is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

Baylor University Medical Center, part of Baylor Scott & White Health

Dallas, TX

77% Patient Experience Rating, 8% higher than the national average

3 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2021)

Saint Camillus Medical Center

Hurst, TX

86% Patient Experience Rating, 17% higher than the national average