Dr. Paul J. Braaton, MD

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Dr. Paul J. Braaton, MD

Orthopedic Surgery | Male

OrthoMed Center 1335 Coffee Rd Ste 100, Modesto, CA 95355 Get Directions
(209) 524-4438

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Dr. Braaton specializes in Orthopedic Surgery and practices in Modesto, CA. He practices at 1 location.

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      • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
         (15)
      • How well provider listens and answers questions
         (14)
      • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      Dr. Braaton's Office & Staff
      • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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      • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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      • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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      • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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      in Escalon, CA |
      Dr. Braaton was ill prepared and unorganized. He had not reviewed xrays or chart. He asked patient to stand after telling her at previous visit she was not weight bearing. At conclusion of visit, no orders were provided. Won't be scheduling a follow up appointment.
      New York, NY |
      Waited over an hour twice while waiting for Doctor to come into the room. We left the second time without seeing the doctor. Told my mom to find another doctor, one who won't abuse her time.
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      Specialties

      • Orthopedic Surgery

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      • Orthopedic Surgery

      Conditions Treated

      • Achilles Tendinitis
      • Achilles Tendon Rupture
      • Acute Gout
      • Adhesive Capsulitis
      • Allergic Arthritis
      • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
      • Ankle Fracture
      • Ankle Injury
      • Ankle Instability
      • Ankle Laxity
      • Ankle Ligament Rupture
      • Ankle Misalignment
      • Ankle Sprain
      • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
      • Ankle Sprains and Strains
      • Antalgic Gait
      • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
      • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
      • Arthritis
      • Arthritis of the Ankle
      • Arthritis of the Elbow
      • Arthritis of the Foot
      • Arthritis of the Midfoot
      • Arthritis of the Toe
      • Autoimmune Diseases
      • Avulsion Fracture
      • Back Pain
      • Baker’s Cyst
      • Bone Cancer
      • Bone Disorders
      • Broken Arm
      • Bunion
      • Bursitis
      • Calcaneus Fracture
      • Cancer
      • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
      • Chondrocalcinosis
      • Chronic Pelvic Pain
      • Clavicle Fracture
      • Colles' Fracture
      • Complex Fractures
      • Complex Fractures of the Periarticular Region
      • Complex Long-Bone Fracture
      • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
      • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
      • Compound Fracture
      • Crystalline Arthritis
      • Degenerative Disc Disease
      • Elbow Bursitis
      • Elbow Fracture
      • Elbow Injuries
      • Enthesopathy
      • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
      • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
      • Extra-Articular Fracture
      • Femur Fracture
      • Foot and Ankle Injuries
      • Foot Conditions
      • Foot Fracture
      • Foot Injuries
      • Foot Sprain
      • Fracture
      • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
      • Fractured Lower Leg
      • Gait Abnormality
      • Ganglion Cyst
      • Gout
      • Hammer Toe
      • Hand Conditions
      • Hand Fracture
      • Heel Spur
      • Herniated Disc
      • Hip Arthritis
      • Hip Bursitis
      • Hip Fracture
      • Infectious Arthritis
      • Insufficiency Fracture
      • Internal Derangement of Knee
      • Intervertebral Disc Disease
      • Intra-Articular Fracture
      • Joint Fracture
      • Joint Pain
      • Knee Arthritis
      • Knee Dislocation
      • Knee Disorders
      • Knee Fracture
      • Knee Sprain
      • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
      • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
      • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
      • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
      • Limb Pain
      • Low Back Pain
      • Lumbar Spine Fracture
      • Lupus
      • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
      • Metatarsal Fracture
      • Morton's Neuroma
      • Myelopathy
      • 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
      • Osteoarthritis of Spine
      • Osteochondritis Dissecans
      • Osteopenia
      • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
      • Pathologic Fracture
      • Pathological Spine Fracture
      • Pediatric Ankle Fractures
      • Pediatric Fractures
      • Pelvic Fracture
      • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
      • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
      • Plantar Fasciitis
      • Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Injuries
      • Post-Traumatic Arthritis
      • Pseudoarthrosis
      • Psoriatic Arthritis
      • Pyogenic Arthritis
      • Rheumatoid Arthritis
      • Rotator Cuff Tear
      • Runner's Knee
      • Scapular Fracture
      • Scoliosis
      • Seronegative Arthritis
      • Sever's Disease
      • Shoulder Dislocation
      • Shoulder Disorders
      • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
      • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
      • Simple Fractures
      • Sjögren's Syndrome
      • Spinal Stenosis
      • Spine Deformities
      • Spine Disorders
      • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
      • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
      • Sternum Fracture
      • Stress Fracture
      • Stress Fracture of Foot
      • Subacromial Bursitis
      • Thoracic Spine Fracture
      • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
      • Tibia Fracture
      • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
      • Toe Fractures
      • Trochanteric Bursitis
      • Upper Extremity Fracture
      • Wear and Tear Arthritis
      • Wrist Fracture

      Procedures Performed

      • Achilles Tenotomy
      • Ankle Fracture Repair
      • Ankle Ligament Reconstruction
      • Ankle Replacement
      • Arm Surgery
      • Arthrocentesis
      • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
      • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
      • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
      • Excision of Femur or Knee
      • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
      • 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
      • Foot and Ankle Reconstruction
      • Forefoot Reconstruction
      • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
      • Fracture Care
      • Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
      • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
      • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
      • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
      • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
      • Hip Replacement
      • Hip Surgery
      • Joint Drainage
      • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
      • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
      • Knee Dislocation Treatment
      • Knee Surgery
      • Midfoot Fracture and-or Dislocation Surgery
      • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
      • Nerve Block, Somatic
      • Neuroplasty
      • Open Reduction Internal Fixation (ORIF) of Hip Fracture
      • Open Reduction Internal Fixation (ORIF) of Metatarsal Fracture
      • Pediatric Hip Surgery
      • Peripheral Nerve Block
      • Reconstructive Ankle Surgery
      • Reconstructive Foot Surgery
      • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
      • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
      • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
      • Simple Fracture Care and Casting
      • Steroid Injection
      • Trigger Point Injection

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      Education

      • Medical School
        Creighton University School Of Medicine

        Graduated in 1987

      Awards & Recognition

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
      • Spanish
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      Dr. Braaton's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
      • Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
      • No malpractice claims found
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Braaton's Office & Staff

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      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      31 – 45 minutes

      Experience with Dr. Braaton

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      How well provider explains medical condition(s)
      How well provider listens and answers questions
      Spends appropriate amount of time with patients