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Paul Burton, D.O.

Joint Replacement

Dr. Burton was a Physical Therapist at Mercy Rehabilitation Center in Auburn, N.Y., before 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.


Dr. Burton completed an 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 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. He served as an Adjunct Professor at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Duquesne University, Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, and Chatham College.


Dr. Burton is an 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 has performed over 3000 of these procedures. He has had additional training in minimal incisional surgical approaches and hip arthroscopy. He is a consultant for Renovis surgical approaches and has assisted in developing 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.


Dr. Burton has served on the Pennsylvania Medical Society board as Treasurer, Vice President, and then President of the Pennsylvania Orthopaedic Society. He has served on the California Orthopedic Association board and is currently on the board of the San Bernardino County Medical Society.


Licensure & Certification

  • State Board of California

  • American Osteopathic Board of Orthopedic Surgeons

  • Qualified Medical Examiner


Memberships and Affiliations

  • American Medical Association

  •  American Osteopathic Association

  • American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics

  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons

  • American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons

  • California Orthopaedic Association

  • San Bernardino County Medical Society




“Dr Burton explained every thing in detail. Great doctor”


-Joseph S.


“Dr. Burton was very friendly& knowledgeable gave a list of options showed us the x-ray results will be glad to receive the knee replacements to get back to better life style thanks for all your help.”


–Mark S.

*Reviews taken from satisfaction surveys*

Educational Videos

Knee Replacement

Hip Replacement


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