Dr. John Borkowski, MD

Dr. John Borkowski, MD

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Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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57 y/o
(26)

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Dr. John Borkowski, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Corpus Christi, TX and has been practicing for 18 years. He specializes in orthopedic surgery and spinal cord injury medicine.

South Texas Bone and Joint

601 Texan Trl Ste 300

Corpus Christi, TX 78411
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint

Background Check

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. Borkowski's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Spinal Stenosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Borkowski treats Spinal Stenosis more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Borkowski treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
Back Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Borkowski treats Back Pain more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Borkowski treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Spine Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Borkowski treats Spine Disorders more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Borkowski treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Degenerative Spine Diseases
  • Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament of the Spine
  • Pediatric Spinal Tumor
  • Progressive Spinal Muscular Atrophy
  • Progressive Spinobulbar Muscular Atrophy
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Dysostosis, Anhalt Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Ryukyuan Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Scapuloperoneal
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type I
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type II
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type III
  • Spinal Tuberculosis

Dr. Borkowski's conditions and procedures:

Adhesive Capsulitis
Ankle Fracture
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
Arthritis of the Elbow
Ataxia
Autoimmune Diseases
Autonomic Disorders
Back Pain
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Broken Arm
Bursitis
Cancer
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pelvic Pain
Clavicle Fracture
Coccygeal Pain
Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Complications of Joint Prosthesis
Degenerative Disc Disease
Difficulty With Walking
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Elbow Injuries
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Foot Conditions
Foot Fracture
Fracture
Fracture Care
Gait Abnormality
Gout
Hand Conditions
Hand Fracture
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hip Fracture
Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
Hip Replacement
Internal Derangement of Knee
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Intradiscal Electrothermic Therapy (IDET)
Joint Drainage
Joint Pain
Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
Knee Dislocation
Knee Disorders
Knee Fracture
Knee Replacement
Knee Replacement Revision
Knee Sprain
Knee Surgery
Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
Limb Pain
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Lupus
Myelopathy
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Neck Muscle Strain
Nerve Block, Somatic
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Neuroplasty
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
Percutaneous Vertebroplasty
Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
Peripheral Nerve Block
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Pyogenic Arthritis
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Rib Fracture
Rotator Cuff Tear
Runner's Knee
Sacrum Disorders
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Shoulder Dislocation
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
Sjögren's Syndrome
Spina Bifida
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Instrumentation Procedures
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spine Surgery
Spondylitis
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Steroid Injection
Synovial Biopsy
Systemic Chondromalacia
Systemic Sclerosis
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Tibia and Fibula Fractures
Trigger Point Injection
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

About Me

Care Philosophy

Along with the treatment of immediate or chronic problems, I strive to integrate the doctrine of prevention in all treatment plans as a way to alleviate possible future difficulties.

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Spinal Cord Injury Medicine

Education

2001
University Of Washington Medical Center
Fellowship Hospital
2000
McGill University Montreal
Residency Hospital
1995
University Of Calgary Faculty Of Medicine
Medical School
1990
University Of Manitoba /Human Nutritional Sciences
Undergraduate School
2001
2000
1995
1990

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Dr. Borkowski's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Borkowski

2.7

Based on 26 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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(4)
3 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
3.8461538461538463%
(1)
1 Star
50%
(13)

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I have multiple injuries from service in the military. My back injuries are the last on the list for surgery. Even though surgery was not to be planned, Dr Bro had worked thru every test necessary to pinpoint the injuries. A plan was drawn up to keep me moving (education, minor procedures, pain...Read More
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We had surgery done in Houston by a personal friend but we consulted w/ Borkowski initially. If it wasn’t for Borkowski and his no nonsense approach, my husband would probably still be “sucking it up” and suffering silently. We learned more about what was going on with my husband’s shoulder,...Read More
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I got surgery on my cervical spine in my neck, and after the surgery it's been over a year and I'm in more pain now than I was before surgery. Every time I went for a check up after the surgery I hardly ever saw borkowski, it got to the point I just said screw it I'll just go see a pain management...Read More
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There's an issue when you have an early afternoon appt. You get called back after over an hr wait with a full waiting rm. An hr went by before Dr came in. No exam. Office was cleared out. Way to treat a patient.
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Very professional, knowledgeable and great people person
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Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Traditional HMO
Blue Traditional POS
Blue Traditional PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Worker's Compensation WC
Humana
Choice Care
Choice Care HMO
Choice Care PPO
Choice PPO
Gold HMO
Humana HMO
Humana POS
Humana PPO
Tricare
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare
WellPoint

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