Dr. Edward Paxton Jr, MD

Dr. Edward Paxton Jr, MD

Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 38
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Dr. Edward Paxton Jr, MD is an orthopedic shoulder & elbow surgery specialist in Providence, RI and has been practicing for 11 years. He graduated from Washington Univ Sch Of Med in 2007 and specializes in orthopedic shoulder & elbow surgery, orthopedic surgery, and more.Read his story

2 Dudley St Ste 200

Providence, RI 02905

Contact Information

(401) 457-1500

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Shoulder Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Shoulder Fracture Treatment
very high
more than 99% of peers
Clavicle Fracture
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Paxton Jr's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Paxton Jr "E. Scott Paxton, MD is a member of the Division of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery and an Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. He completed fellowship training in the treatment of problems of the shoulder and elbow at the renowned Rothman Institute in Philadelphia where he trained with many of the world's leaders in shoulder and elbow surgery. In addition to treating patients, he is actively involved in research and the education of present and future orthopaedic surgeons, including medical students, residents, and fellows at the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Brown Medical School. He is also actively involved in research related to shoulder and elbow disorders and has presented and published many papers regarding disorders of the shoulder and elbow Dr. Paxton graduated from Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine and trained as a resident in orthopaedic surgery at Washington University in St. Louis."
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5  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
  • Adult Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Arthroscopy
  • Orthopedic Fracture Care
  • Orthopedic Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Paxton Jr does not have any board certifications listed.

38  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Disorders
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Shoulder Diseases
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spina Bifida
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29  Procedures

  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Repair
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Elbow Surgery
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Glenoid Labrum Repair
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Shoulder Resurfacing
  • Shoulder Stabilizations
  • Shoulder Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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 Kansas
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Washington Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2007
  • Washington University/Barnes Jewish Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Washington University/Barnes Jewish Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Rothman Inst/Thomas Jefferson U
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Paxton Jr has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Paxton Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Paxton Jr's Reviews

4.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Paxton Jr to family and friends
11 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
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  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Paxton Jr's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Patient Comments (5)

I would not recommend this guy to anyone. He was rude, arrogant and completely non professional.
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I never thought I would be able to use my right arm again after I broke my clavicle, thanks to Dr. Paxton I have full mobility
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I would highly recommend Dr Paxton for rotator cuff repair. He did a fantastic job and answered all my questions I had. Explained procedure and recovery time. I found him friendly and nice. Staff all freindly also loved PT on Butler Campus.
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If you want cold bedside manor and a Dr. who doesn't listen when you try to speak, then this is the doctor you want to see.
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I have never needed an orthopedic surgeon prior to my accident however I can say that Dr. Paxton is a very professional man and from what I experienced very well versed in shoulder/arm surgery.
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