Dr. Theodore Firestone, MD

Dr. Theodore Firestone, MD

Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 59
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Dr. Theodore Firestone, MD is a joint replacement & reconstruction orthopedic specialist in Scottsdale, AZ and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from SUNY Downstate Medical Center College Of Medicine in 1984 and specializes in joint replacement & reconstruction orthopedics and orthopedic surgery.

20401 N 73rd St Ste 160

Scottsdale, AZ 85255

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  • Blue Cross Blue Shield

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Dr. Firestone's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Osteoarthritis of Hip
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Firestone treats Osteoarthritis of Hip more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Firestone treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Firestone treats Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Firestone treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Hip Resurfacing
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Firestone performs Hip Resurfacing more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Firestone performs this procedure more than 91% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Birmingham Hip Resurfacing

Dr. Firestone's conditions and procedures:

Ankle Fracture
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
Ankylosing Spondylitis
Arthritis of the Elbow
Ataxia
Autoimmune Diseases
Back Pain
Baker’s Cyst
Bone Disorders
Brachial Plexus Palsy
Broken Arm
Bunion
Bursitis
Cancer
Carpal Tunnel Release
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Chondrocalcinosis
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pelvic Pain
Coccygeal Pain
Complications of Joint Prosthesis
Degenerative Disc Disease
Difficulty With Walking
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Elbow Injuries
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Femur Fracture
Foot Conditions
Fracture
Fracture Care
Gait Abnormality
Gout
Hand Conditions
Herniated Disc
Hip Arthritis
Hip Disorders
Hip Fracture
Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
Hip Injury
Hip Replacement
Hip Replacement Revision
Hip Resurfacing
Hip Sprain
Hip Surgery
Internal Derangement of Knee
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Drainage
Joint Pain
Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
Knee Disorders
Knee Fracture
Knee Injuries
Knee Replacement
Knee Replacement Revision
Knee Sprain
Knee Surgery
Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
Limb Cramp
Limb Pain
Low Back Pain
Lupus
Neck Muscle Strain
Nerve Block, Somatic
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Neuroplasty
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
Osteopenia
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Pelvic Fracture
Peripheral Nerve Block
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Sacrum Disorders
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
Shoulder Disorders
Sjögren's Syndrome
Spina Bifida
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spondylitis
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Steroid Injection
Synovial Biopsy
Systemic Sclerosis
Trigger Point Injection

About Me

Care Philosophy

Since establishing the Center in September of 2006, my goal has been to provide patients with first-rate state-of-the-art hip and knee replacement surgical care in a setting that's second to none. My office staff constantly gets rave reviews from ...

Specialties

  • Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

1990
Good Samar Hospital Johns Hopkins University
Fellowship Hospital
1989
New York University Med Center
Residency Hospital
1985
New York University Med Center
Internship Hospital
1984
SUNY Downstate Medical Center College Of Medicine
Medical School
1980
Johns Hopkins University / School Of Medicine
Undergraduate School
1990
1989
1985
1984
1980

Languages

  • French
  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • U.S. News & World Report Top Doc, 2012
  • Phoenix Magazine Top Doc, 2006-2012
  • Castle Connolly Top Doc, 2012

Memberships & Affiliations

  • California Orthopedic Association, Member

Dr. Firestone's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Firestone

4.6

Based on 60 reviews

5 Stars
88.33333333333333%
(53)
4 Stars
1.6666666666666667%
(1)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
1.6666666666666667%
(1)
1 Star
8.333333333333334%
(5)

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Having anterior approach hip replacement at age 62, after 30 years of pain...has been life changing. The surgery went well and my recovery was very quick. I was pain free immediately following surgery, and also my knee pain completely disappeared. I was back riding horses and a complete exercise...Read More
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I had a very bad hip issue - other surgeons were hesitant to assist. Dr Firestone did a great job - the first time I have been able to walk normally in 5 years!
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can only rate at 5 star-if 5 star is best possible Dr. Firestone is an easy 10. I was crippled by 2 very unsuccessful hip surgeries. I was faced with a future of being permanently crippled. No other dr. would take on a case as difficult-Dr. Firestone did. The outcome was nothing short of...Read More
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Outstanding, eternally grateful for the freedom to walk, that Dr. Firestone gave me.
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Dr. Firestone replaced my left hip in 2014 and now 11-30-17 my right hip. I went back to him because of the great results with my left hip. He constantly improves his procedures and this time after 10 days I am walking with a cane already. I am a 75 year old lady and not athletic. I think he is a...Read More
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