Dr. Stephen Brotherton, MD

Dr. Stephen Brotherton, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 62
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Dr. Stephen Brotherton, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Fort Worth, TX and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas in 1982 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

1651 W Rosedale St Ste 200

Fort Worth, TX 76104

Contact Information

(817) 335-4316

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Knee Sprain
very high
more than 98% of peers
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
very high
more than 93% of peers
Knee Disorders
very high
more than 92% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

98  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
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Heel Spur
  • Herniated Disc
  • 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
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • 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 Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Sever's Disease
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • Emory University Affil Hosps
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Emory University Affil Hosps
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Brotherton has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Brotherton's Reviews

3.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Brotherton to family and friends
34 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (34)

  • 5
    (13)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (5)
  • 2
    (3)
  • 1
    (12)

Dr. Brotherton's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Before surgery he explained whole process. Actually made me feel I was making the right decision about getting knee repaired.
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Dr. Brotherton did for me what a podiatrist told me was impossible. A podiatrist had amputated a hammertoe and effectively disabled me for life. Every step was like I was stepping on a nail. In just one visit, Br. Brotherton had assessed the damage done and had me being fitted for orthotics before...more
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If I could go back and change my decision to come to this doctor, I would. Wait 1 hr to see him and then he spends less than 5 minutes with you and hardly explains anything. When I had to have my ACL replaced, I had no idea that there were different types of grafts (he just picked one) or that I...more
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My 80+ year old mother had knee & hip surgery by Brotherton. A few years later the knee became infected. Fortunately another doctor came to her rescue & replaced the infected knee device. Since Brotherton's hip surgery years ago she has walked with a very, very painful limp as a result of recently...more
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Dr. Brotherton has seen me, my mother, my daughter and my mother-in-law. Every surgery he has performed on our family has had great success. He may not have the best bedside manners, but when the time counts, he delivers. No surgery problems pre or post-op care. After my last knee surgery, he...more
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