Dr. Lance Farnworth, MD

Dr. Lance Farnworth, MD

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Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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53 y/o
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Dr. Lance Farnworth, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Pueblo, CO and has been practicing for 10 years. He specializes in orthopedic surgery, sports medicine, and more.

Pueblo Bone and Joint Clinic

1919 W US Highway 50

Pueblo, CO 81008
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Humana
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • MultiPlan
  • Rocky Mountain Health Plans

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Top Care Areas

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

Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
very high
more than 97% of peers
Osteoarthritis
very high
more than 97% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Knee
very high
more than 96% of peers

Dr. Farnworth'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. Farnworth "Dr. Farnworth has been a member of Pueblo Bone and Joint Clinic for over a decade. He believes that private practice allows the patient choices when it comes to providing services at the most convenient, cost-effective facilities possible. He is a Board Certified general orthopedic surgeon which allows him to offer both conservative and surgical treatment to a wide-range of orthopedic conditions. He always strives to put patients first and works diligently to get them back to life."

7  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Adult Orthopedic Surgery
  • Bone & Joint Non-Surgical Orthopedics
  • Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Sports Medicine
  • Sports Medicine Orthopedic Joint Reconstruction

1  Board Certifications

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

93  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • 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
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • 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
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tendonitis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Colorado.

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

  • Northern Arizona University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1988
  • University Of Nevada School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • University Of Texas Health Science Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • University Of Texas Health Science Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001
  • American Academy Of Orthopaedic Surgeons
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2008

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Farnworth has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Farnworth's Reviews

4.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Farnworth to family and friends
21 total reviews (9 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (21)

  • 5
    (20)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Farnworth's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (9)

This Doc is just amazing in that I have had four surgical repairs for my arthritis damaged joints and have had very very little pain during recovery and a positive outcome from them all !! He has compassion for his patients and a great bedside manner. The last procedure got a bit complicated, but...more
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I had a torn ACL,broken tubular plato and went to Dr. Farnwoth to have it looked at. He then gave me the option to have surgery or not depending on my life style and also told me to go get a second and even a third opinion for other Dr's. Which I though was good to hear. So I went through with the...more
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I am very impressed with Dr. Farnworth's checking specific consultations with me. He spent time explaining the way the surgery would go before and how things were done during the surgery and after the surgery when I was still having trouble with my knees he spent time to diagnose what was happening...more
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Great Dr, very personable and knowledgeable. Takes time discussing your situation and the best course of action
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Very pleasant. It is nerve racking waiting to hear what is wrong with you but the staff was very nice. Everyone had a smile and very welcoming. Down to earth and a comfortable atmosphere. Thank you Dr. Farnsworth.
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