Dr. Junius J. Clawson, MD

Dr. Junius J. Clawson, MD

Orthopedic Surgery | Male | 54 years old

Intermountain Spine Institute
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Dr. Clawson specializes in Orthopedic Surgery and practices in Murray, UT. He practices at 1 location.

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3.6 based on 29 responses
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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in Salt Lake City, UT |
Was having incredible back pain and Dr. Clawson examined me. Then advised me to stop doing certain movements and activities and my pain would clear up. It did! I love that he will provide you with the right answer and not just put surgery on the table. Thank you.
in Salt Lake City, UT |
Dr. Clawson operated on me to alleviate sciatic pain I had from a degenerate disk. Before the operation, he told me that the pain I was having would be gone right after the surgery. Almost one year later, I'm still in pain, and my spine collapsed, resulting in scoliosis. During my follow-up visit, two weeks after the surgery, I explained to Dr. Clawson that my pain was worse then than before the surgery. He shrugged it off and said that more drastic measures would be called for. No thank you!
in Salt Lake City, UT |
I had two previous back surgeries prior to this one. Based on what I've been through in the past this was by far my best experience. Dr Clawson did an excellent job on my back. My surgery wasn't as routine as initially thought, and it was great to have a highly experienced surgeon working to do what was best for me. I wouldn't trust my back to anyone else. I feel very lucky to have found him.
in Sandy, UT |
Very knowledgeable, excellent surgeon, very confident in his abilities, thorough in explaining everything, arrived at hospital for post op within minutes of when he said so there was very little wait time
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications

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  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Fracture
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Myelopathy
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture

Procedures Performed

  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Steroid Injection

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Education

  • Medical School
    Med Coll Of Wi

    Graduated in 1997

  • Residency Hospital
    University Of Mn Med School

Awards & Recognition

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
  • Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  • Malpractice claims in Utah not available
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Clawson's Office & Staff

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Spends appropriate amount of time with patients