Dr. Robert Butler, MD

Dr. Robert Butler, MD

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Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery  |  
Male  |  
38 y/o
12 reviews

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Dr. Robert Butler, MD is an orthopedic shoulder & elbow surgery doctor who practices in Brandon, FL. He is 38 years old and has been practicing for 13 years. Dr. Butler is affiliated with Winter Haven Hospital, Florida Hospital Tampa, Memorial Hospital of Tampa, St. Joseph's Hospital and South Florida Baptist Hospital....See Less

Orthopaedic Medical Group Of Tampa Bay

615 Vonderburg Dr

Brandon, FL 33511
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Humana

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Care Philosophy

You must treat the patient has a whole not just the condition you currently are addressing
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Dr. Butler's Experience

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Dr. Butler'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 Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
  • Board certified in Medical Oncology and Orthopedic Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
2

Board Certifications

  • Medical Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • 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
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Still's Disease
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures

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Procedures

  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • 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, Open
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Humerus
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Neuroplasty
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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

  • Northwestern Univ
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2000
  • University Of Maryland School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2004
  • University Of Maryland Med System
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2005
  • University of Maryland Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2009
  • Harvard University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2010
  • Alps Surgery Inst
    Other Education | Completed 2010
  • Mayo Clinic Observership
    Other Education | Completed 2010

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Butler has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Butler's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Butler to family and friends
4.6
based on 12 total surveys (8 with reviews)
Dr. Butler'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 Reviews (8)
Tampa, Fl |
Found his attentiveness to my back issues to be very superficial and shallow. Merely pushed meds and offered very little insight into how to manage and address pain. My physical therapist identified additional problem overlooked by this physician, which should have been picked up on based on my explanation of pain. This doctor does not represent my broader experiences with St. Joseph's and Baycare. I would not consider his services again whatsoever.
in New Port Richey, FL |
My daughter recently had Tommy Johns surgery performed by Dr. Butler. From our first appointment till surgery he and his staff have been excellent. We felt very confident with him performing the surgery on our daughter.
in PLANT CITY, FL |
I am a 56 year old male that has had several orthopedic surgeries, Dr. Butler has in fact changed and possibly changed my life. Two years ago I lost my 46 year old wife due to an unexpected death that left me with a 16 year old son that needed a father. When I came to Dr. Butler my Rt shoulder had been completely destroyed due to an accident and because of Dr. Butler's sincere care and reconstruction it's better than ever. Thank God for giving him this wonderful talent to help change lives!!!!
in Brandon, FL |
Excellent experience with Dr. Butler and staff . He changed my life with surgery I have recovered 100% . I am very happy with my result.
in Brandon, FL |
Dr. Butler and his staff in Brandon are outstanding. They are the Best so helpful and Dr. Butler and his PA Christine take great care of their patients.
in Winter Haven, FL |
Dr. Butler and his staff are all I could have hoped for in a Orthopedic Surgeon. If you are looking for a doctor whose medical knowledge is encyclopedic, treats the whole person, and takes the time to be caring even while maintaing a very efficient office then Dr. Butler is someone you should consider visiting.
in Plant City, FL |
Our son suffered severe fractures on both of his arms, at the worst possible locations (growth plates). He required specialized surgery, crucial to either a successful recovery or a lifetime of pain, if not successful. Dr Butler performed the operation superbly and with great precision. Months later, X-rays have confirmed my son's injuries as fully recovered with perfect healing. This great news is directly attributed to Dr Butler's medical skills. My son could not have been in better hands!
Tampa, FL |
Extremely professional.....Highly recommended
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Dr. Butler accepts 23 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna EPO
    Aetna HMO
    Aetna POS
    Aetna PPO
    Choice
    Choice POS
    Choice POS II
  • American Republic
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
    AvMed HMO
    AvMed POS
    AvMed PPO
    Choice POS
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Golden Rule
  • Humana
    Advantage Plus
    Care Plus
    Choice
    Choice Care
    Choice Care HMO
    Choice Care Network PPO
    Choice Care PPO
    Choice PPO
    Commercial EPO
    Commercial POS
    Commercial PPO
    CoverageFirst and Value Plan Tampa Area Basic
    CoverageFirst and Value Plan Tampa Area CDHP
  • Medicaid
    Amerigroup
    Healthy Kids
    Managed Care
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Medico
  • Molina Healthcare
    Molina
  • MultiPlan
    PHCS Network
  • NGS CoreSource
  • Tricare
    Prime
    Standard
    TriCare for Life
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare
  • Worker's Compensation
    Worker's Compensation WC

Hospitals where Dr. Butler has admitting privileges

Memorial Hospital of Tampa
2901 W Swann Ave
Tampa, FL 33609
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Florida Hospital Tampa
3100 E Fletcher Ave
Tampa, FL 33613
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South Florida Baptist Hospital
301 N Alexander St
Plant City, FL 33563
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St. Joseph's Hospital
3001 W Dr Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
Tampa, FL 33607
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Winter Haven Hospital
200 Avenue F NE
Winter Haven, FL 33881
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