Dr. Joshua T. Carothers, MD

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Dr. Joshua T. Carothers, MD

Orthopedic Surgery | Male

New Mexico Orthopedics Assocs 201 Cedar St SE Ste 6600, Albuquerque, NM 87106 Get Directions
(505) 724-4300

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Dr. Carothers specializes in Orthopedic Surgery and practices in Albuquerque, NM. He practices at 1 location.

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Clear and concise communication from my first visit through surgery and follow up. All went as hoped for and Dr. Carothers' entire team performed flawlessly. Pain management and recovery were both significantly better than two previous joint replacements. Two months out and the knee is pain free. I'm back hiking, biking and can even knee.
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Dr. Carothers made me feel totally comfortable in my decision to have my hip replacement done. I truly felt that he had a true concern for my well being. He had the experience and knowledge to perform a VERY successful surgery despite my having a below knee amputation. I have not felt this good since 1986. It truly has been the best decision I have made.
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Hip Surgery
  • Orthopedic Knee Surgery

Board Certifications

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  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Fracture
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Avascular Necrosis
  • Avascular Necrosis of Femoral Head, Familial Form
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Heel Spur
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Lupus
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Traumatic Injuries

Procedures Performed

  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Bursa Injection
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Fracture Care
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Replacement, Cemented
  • Hip Replacement, Cementless
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Resurfacing
  • Knee Surgery
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Open Reduction Internal Fixation (ORIF) of Hip Fracture
  • Partial Knee Replacement
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Tendon Repair
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Cincinnati College Of Medicine

    Graduated in 2002

  • Internship Hospital
    Duke University Hospital

    Completed in 2002

  • Residency Hospital
    Duke University Hospital

    Completed in 2007

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Colorado Joint Replacement

    Completed in 2008

  • Undergraduate School
    Northwestern Center Feinberg School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1998

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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  • Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
  • Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  • Malpractice claims in New Mexico not available
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Spends appropriate amount of time with patients