Dr. George Wharton, MD

Dr. George Wharton, MD

Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Spine Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 78
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Dr. George Wharton, MD is a minimally invasive orthopedic spine surgery specialist in Dallas, TX and has been practicing for 48 years. He graduated from University Of Missouri--Columbia School Of Medicine in 1966 and specializes in minimally invasive orthopedic spine surgery and orthopedic spine surgery.

1341 W Mockingbird Ln Ste 960W

Dallas, TX 75247

Contact Information

(214) 217-7520

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MedHealthInsurance
  • MultiPlan
  • 5 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Bursitis
normal
more than 53% of peers
Spine Disorders
normal
more than 48% of peers
Intervertebral Disc Disease
normal
more than 47% of peers

Dr. Wharton'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.

2  Specialties

  • Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

41  Conditions Treated

  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Compression Fracture
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Spondylolisthesis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Instability
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
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15  Procedures

  • Cervical Artificial Disc Replacement
  • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Lumbar Disc Replacement
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Surgery

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

  • Baylor University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University Of Missouri--Columbia School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1966
  • Yale New Haven Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1967
  • University Maryland Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1970
  • Rancho Los Amigos Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Wharton has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Farsi
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Wharton's Reviews

2.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wharton to family and friends
9 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

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

Dr. Wharton's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    FAIR
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

I am not sure this doctor knows what he is doing... I had a very bad experience with him. An old school MD,,. I would definitely not recommend him to anyone. This is my personal view!
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I had cervical spine surgery in Arkansas and came to Dr. Wharton for post-operative care. He spent time with me explaining my x-rays and told me that I might need more surgery in the future if the bone spurs came back. He was very reassuring and said that he would help me with medications and...more
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