Dr. John Borkowski, MD

Dr. John Borkowski, MD

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Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
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 17 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

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Top Care Areas

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

Chronic Neck Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Back Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Borkowski'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Borkowski "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."

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Spinal Cord Injury Medicine

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Borkowski does not have any board certifications listed.

93  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • 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
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • 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
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • 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 Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • 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 Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
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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

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Borkowski has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Borkowski has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Borkowski's Reviews

2.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Borkowski to family and friends
26 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (26)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (4)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (13)

Dr. Borkowski's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Patient Comments (7)

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...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,...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...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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