Dr. Patrick Bull, DO

Dr. Patrick Bull, DO

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 44
Dr. Patrick Bull, DO is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Westerville, OH and has been practicing for 3 years. He graduated from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2005 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.Read his story

300 Polaris Pkwy Ste 2000

Westerville, OH 43082

Contact Information

(614) 895-8747

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
very high
more than 99% of peers
Ankle Sprains and Strains
very high
more than 99% of peers
Foot Fracture
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Dr. Bull's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Bull "After completing medical school, Dr. Bull entered active duty service with the United States Air Force (USAF) and was stationed at Yokota Air Base, Tokyo, Japan. He spent four years there, treating the men, women, and families of the armed forces and was promoted to Chief of Orthopedic Surgery of the 374th Medical Group. During his military tenure, he was deployed across the Pacific. His missions included: providing medical support to the President of the United States and the White House Staff during the East Asia Summit meeting in Cambodia, assisting with relief efforts during Operation Tomadachi for the earthquake and tsunami victims in Japan, and being a key member of the MFAST (Mobile Forward Air Surgical Team) in Korea. In 2014, Dr. Bull was honorably discharged from the USAF and returned back to Columbus to complete his fellowship training with OFAC specializing in foot and ankle surgery. Born and raised in Pennsylvania, Dr. Bull now resides in Delaware with his wife and two children. An avid traveler, he loves adventures with his family, Yosemite National Park tops his list. He stays active playing soccer, golf and biking."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Bull "The Air Force core values of "Integrity First, Service Before Self, and Excellence In All We Do" have guided and inspired Dr. Bull in his patient care philosophy. "I empower each patient with knowledge regarding their problem and treatment options.  I assist them in making the best decision for them and their quality of life.  Each patient has different expectations and very different problems.  By working together as a team, we achieve greater treatment success. The most rewarding part of my job is helping a patient achieve their goals.""

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

47  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Heel Spur
  • Herniated Disc
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteopenia
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Runner's Knee
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
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18  Procedures

  • Achilles Tenotomy
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Ankle Replacement
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Fracture Care
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Pennsylvania State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1997
  • Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2005
  • Orthopedic Surgery, OhioHealth Doctors Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2010
  • Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2015

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bull has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bull's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bull to family and friends
10 total reviews (9 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Bull's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (9)

The practice is huge so you feel like just like a number. It seemed hectic and unorganized. He addressed one of my foot problems meanwhile ignoring my bunion which isn’t small and my hammer toes, very hard to miss. Sadly it was the technician who helped fit me for orthotics she noticed all those...more
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I would never have my family or friends come to this establishment in Westerville. They do not know how to call people back. Several of the ladies that answer the phones are very rude, and transfer you while your asking questions. Dr. Bull was very professional, but he couldn't help me so I went to...more
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Tiffany, we are sorry to learn of your experience and will reach out personally to learn more.

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What a kind and patient doctor - I saw him for a calf tear and he really spent a lot of time with me explaining the care needed and reviewing how long the injury would take to heal and his plan of action to help me ! I would recommend him to anyone - so kind and sweet ! :)
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Hi Rhonda. Thanks for leaving a review. Sounds like you were pleased with Dr. Bull, but I see you only gave him 1 star. Please let us know if there's something we could have done better.

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Dr. Bull is a great orthopedic doctor!! One of the best I have experienced! Thanks Dr. Bull for helping me out with my foot concerns! Carmen Davenport
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Dr. Bull is an excellent specialist. I needed to see a neurologist with my total care and he recommended a great one. He his prompt with his paper work, for those of you who have that as a concern. His staff is always a joy to be around. I hate going to a doctor, they make it as pleasant as...more
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