Dr. Paul Burton, DO

Dr. Paul Burton, DO

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Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics  ·  
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Dr. Paul Burton, DO is a joint replacement & reconstruction orthopedic specialist in Redlands, CA and has been practicing for 27 years. He specializes in joint replacement & reconstruction orthopedics, orthopedic surgery, and more.Read his story

Arrowhead Orthopaedics

1901 W Lugonia Ave Ste 120

Redlands, CA 92374
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Health Net of California
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Molina Healthcare

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Top Care Areas

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

Osteoarthritis
very high
more than 96% of peers
Shoulder Disorders
very high
more than 95% of peers
Hip Replacement
very high
more than 94% of peers

Dr. Burton'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.

Dr. Burton's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Burton "Dr. Burton was a Physical Therapist at Mercy Rehabilitation Center in Auburn, N.Y. prior to attending medical school at the University of Health Sciences in Kansas City, MO. In medical school, he was a member of Psi Sigma Alpha honor society and then completed internship and Orthopaedic Surgery residency at Botsford General Hospital in Farmington Hills Michigan, affiliated with Michigan State University. He served as Chief Orthopaedic and Surgical Resident and in residency, received the Alvin Yarrows Memorial Award for excellence in scientific research for two consecutive years. Dr. Burton was a founding member of the Center for Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine in Pennsylvania and has served as Adjunct Professor at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Duquesne University, Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, Chatham College and currently is Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Loma Linda University. He has received the Teacher of the Year award from the Orthopaedic Surgery Residents at Loma Linda University in 2007 and 2009. Dr. Burton's primary interest is in Total Joint Arthroplasty and he has performed over 3000 of these procedures. He has had additional training in minimal incisional surgical approaches and in hip arthroscopy. He is a consultant for Renovis surgical approaches and has assisted in the development of a new total knee replacement system. Dr. Burton is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons and is a Fellow of the American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopaedics. He has served on the board of the Pennsylvania Medical Society and as Treasurer, Vice President and then President of the Pennsylvania Orthopaedic Society. He has served on the board of the California Orthopaedic Association and currently is on the board of the San Bernardino County Medical Society."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Burton "The mission of Arrowhead Orthopaedics is to be the premier provider for musculoskeletal services in the Inland Empire. Meeting the needs of our patients has and continues to be our highest priority. In order to provide for all of your care, our physicians are highly trained in many sub-specialty areas. AO strives to provide comprehensive care for all your needs by providing quality orthopaedic and rehab care in a convenient, efficient, responsive and accountable manner."

3  Specialties

  • Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics
  • Bone & Joint Non-Surgical Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

51  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dislocated Joint
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hip Dysplasia
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Orthopedic Trauma
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Rib Fracture
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spondylitis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
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27  Procedures

  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Arthroscopy
  • 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 Resurfacing
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Replacement Surgery
  • 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 Surgery
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • State University of New York At Buffalo
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1980
  • Kansas City Univ Of Medicine Bioscience College Of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • Botsford General Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Botsford General Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Burton has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • California Orthopaedic Association, Member

Dr. Burton's Reviews

3.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Burton to family and friends
23 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (23)

  • 5
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  • 4
    (3)
  • 3
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  • 1
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Dr. Burton's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

My experience while obtaining orthopedic care at Arrowhead Orthopedics in Victorville has been great. The front office staff, Corina and Patty are very kind courteous, polite and helpful. The back office staff are also very wonderful. Dr. Burton is a vern excellent doctor with a gentle bedside...more
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I would like to thank Dr Burton & his staff for all they did for me as a patient a year ago. I had a total right knee replacement - everything was explained to me & my husband by Dr Burton's assistant, my surgery date was set, & all went as planned. Office staff was organized & thorough. Morning...more
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He shows compasion and he's always smiling. My angel.
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Always kind, considerate, attentive. Only problems are constraints due to a broken workmans comp system...
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Had hip replacement. Very professional and caring. Told me everything on what to expect. I was walking around within a week with little or no pain meds.
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