Patient Rating:

4.7 out of 5

127 Patient Ratings
47 Patient Comments

David Rothberg, M.D.

Patient Rating:

4.7 out of 5

127 Patient Ratings
47 Patient Comments

Clinical Details

Phone Number Clinical Office Address
(801) 587-7109
University Orthopaedic Center
590 Wakara Way
Salt Lake City, UT 84108
Map

Bio

David L Rothberg, MD. - His area of clinical expertise includes pelvic and acetabular trauma, non-union/mal-union, peri-articular fractures, pediatric orthopaedic trauma, and post-traumatic reconstruction. He is an instructor in the Department of Orthopaedics, He has a clinical practice at the University of Utah Hospital and Clinics, Primary Children's Medical Center, and the Salt Lake City Veteran's Administration Hospital.

Dr. Rothberg completed his residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Utah and fellowship in Orthopaedic Trauma at the University of California at Davis. He is currently a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the Orthopaedic Trauma Association and both a member and faculty of AO Trauma.

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Orthopaedics - Assistant Professor
Board Certification National Board of Medical Examiners
American Board of Orthopedic Surgery

Patient Ratings

The Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to care provider related questions on our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

Likelihood of recommending care provider
4.7
My confidence in care provider
4.7
Time care provider spent with me
4.5
Care provider spoke using clear language
4.8
Care provider's effort to include me in decisions
4.7
Care provider's concern for questions & worries
4.7
Care provider's explanation of condition/problem
4.8
Wait time at clinic
4.2
Care provider's friendliness and courtesy
4.9

Patient Comments

Patient comments are gathered from our Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey and displayed in their entirety. Patients are de-identified for confidentiality and patient privacy.

April 23, 2016

Excellent

April 22, 2016

Sandy and Dr Rotheberg are great. They seem very committed to getting me back to normal functioning. Explained all my options well and I like that Dr Rotheberg was up front and doesn't want to perform another surgery that may not help.

March 12, 2016

We liked him!

February 20, 2016

The dr did not ask if I would need additional pain meds. Which i could have used.

February 13, 2016

Excellent experience - empathic approach, good eye contact, this provider listened to my concerns and answered my questions and provided a comprehensible roadmap to recovery. The only thing that might be improved upon is any literature or recommendations around a video that actually explains the mechanisms of different types of fractures and the current philosophy around healing.

February 05, 2016

The Dr indicated the medication would be taken twice a day. When the prescription was issued at the pharmacy it said once a day. The pharmacist checked with the Dr and assured me just once a day.

November 08, 2015

After leaving the appointment, I was unsure what physical therapy (if any) I should be doing. I had to call back to ask whether I should be doing PT.

October 02, 2015

I have spent plenty of time in this clinic and I spend a lot of time talking about my care to others. Sandy Johnson has shown me that her patients are very important to her. She doesn't just guess or him haw around. She is precise and professional. I have a great sense of security when she is present and included in my care. Dr. Rothberg was a gem to step in while Kubiak was on vacation ( much deserved) and I was very impressed with the care I received from him.

September 23, 2015

Beginning with the front desk, nurse, xray's and doctor were all very attentive and listened to my questions. I'd advise Dr. Rothburg to everyone.

September 14, 2015

Dr. Rothberg has always been so great with my son. I always recommend everyone to him. He's been nothing but super helpful and is great at describing the problems and addresses concerns. So grateful he's been there for our son!

September 09, 2015

Dr Rothberg has not been my regular surgeon but filled in for my last surgery and follow up. I was very pleased with his care.

September 04, 2015

I tell everyone how wonderful he is, he was referred to us by our Dr. and I am so glad we were.

September 02, 2015

Dr. Rothberg has been wonderful. I have been treated very professionally. His staff have all been considerate and helpful.

August 31, 2015

Dr. Rothberg could not be with me right away so he sent another physician but he walked in not long after. He is very warm and explains everything very well.

August 17, 2015

Dr. Rothberg and his staff are extremely professional and make you feel like you are their only patient! So impressed with their level of caring.

August 15, 2015

Dr Rothberg is intensely focused on the overall well being of the patient. It feels like a luxury to have such knowledge thoughtfully applied to oneself. The follow up visit was informational and pleasurable. As a patient, I really had the feeling that Dr Rothberg was working to be sure that my recovery was going as smoothly and efficiently as possible. What more could one ask from a doctor! I feel extremely privileged to have this kind of care.

August 04, 2015

I felt rushed and didn't quite understand what was going on.

July 31, 2015

Dr Rothberg was absolutely amazing throughout my entire surgery and recovery. He was considerate, thoughtful, caring, compassionate and respectful.

July 26, 2015

Dr. Rothberg was amazing! He is so polite and really cares. He talked to us intelligently about the situation and was very friendly. He made my daughter feel special and at ease, and he was very professional.

July 18, 2015

The doctor was clearly an expert in his field but was also fully attentive to the larger issues surrounding my injury. He was particularly helpful with guiding me through a difficult recovery process. He was also incredibly responsive to questions and even answered an email question I sent after the appointment before the day was out. This really felt like state of the art medical care and I feel extremely lucky to have access to it.

July 16, 2015

Good

July 04, 2015

Dr Rothberg and his PA were both very helpful and wholistic in the care they gave me. Their answers to my questions ranged well beyond the specific injury they were going to treat. I would give them both my highest recommendation.

June 20, 2015

instructions would have been nice in writing.

June 17, 2015

PA went with me over the medications and refills I needed, she printed copy of X-rays for me and dr Rothberg looked at my shoulder It was all done very quick without me sitting and waiting in the room

June 13, 2015

Both Dr. Rothberg and his PA were very courteous and concerned about my problem and the recommended treatment.

May 18, 2015

Pain is a subjective experience. Provider showed no concern for my pain, indeed decreasing my dose.

May 13, 2015

I can't thank enough Dr Rothberg for putting together my broken shoulder and for doing it with as much care as he did. He talked to me just before surgery, showing X-ray of the injury and told me that he will put it back together , that was best reassurance I could possibly get

May 13, 2015

great experience overall

May 12, 2015

Dr Rothberg and the resident who saw me were friendly, informative, polite and very thorough.

May 07, 2015

Doctor seemed rushed. Maybe to get to the next patient

February 28, 2015

Dr. Rothberg was professional, thoughtful, thorough, and kind in his discussions with me and my treatment. He went out of his way to be helpful following my accident.

January 22, 2015

Rothberg seems genuinely concerned

January 17, 2015

The PA was more attentive to my concerns more then the surgeon did.

December 27, 2014

I healed quickly and really didn't ask questions about the hip replacement. I was more concerned about resuming my activities (mostly biking) and continuing the swimming and walking (which I started during my fifth week post-operative. Dr. Rothberg was very supportive of my preferred activities and explained activities that would not be the best for hip replacement (such as running).

December 05, 2014

Dr. Rothberg is the best! Makes you feel like you are his only patient. He should be cloned!

December 05, 2014

i was very impressed by the doctors expertise

December 05, 2014

I fractured my femur in a bicycling accident and the injury required a total hip replacement. Being an active person, I am eager to get back on my bike/swim/hike. Dr. Rothberg was great about cautioning me - and why I should give my leg time to heal - while assuring me that I would be able to resume my activities.

December 05, 2014

I love Dr. Rothberg!! I never want to break anything again, but if I did, I would want him as my doctor.

November 18, 2014

Hand therapy clinic

October 28, 2014

excellent

October 25, 2014

Dr. Rothberg is amazing! He takes the time to answer my myriad of questions and puts up with my silliness!

August 28, 2014

The visits move extremely fast. I think Dr. Rothberg is very knowledgeable and has the patient's interest in mind. There just needs to be a bit more specificity or clarity about things, such as written instructions or better information about next steps.

August 03, 2014

Dr Rothberg is kind, personable, and seems genuinely caring

July 25, 2014

Great experience and attention from everyone

April 12, 2014

I would like a pre-printed timeline of recovery goals/expectations in rehab.

January 26, 2014

Dr. Rothberg is a very caring person. He always listens and spends as much time as needed to answer questions. I had a traumatic injury and at 65 years old was not sure of my recovery time, he took very good care of me.

January 17, 2014

My surgeon, David Rothberg, has been outstanding in his communication and caring attitude.

Academic Profile

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Orthopaedics - Assistant Professor
Board Certification National Board of Medical Examiners
American Board of Orthopedic Surgery

Academic Office Locations

Academic Office Phone Number Academic Office Address
(801) 587-5450 University Orthopaedic Center
590 Wakara Way
Salt Lake City, UT 84108

Academic Bio

David L. Rothberg, M.D. is an instructor in the Department of Orthopaedics. He has a clinical practice at the University of Utah Hospital and Clinics, Primary Children's Medical Center, and the Salt Lake City Veteran's Administration Hospital. His area of clinical expertise includes pelvic and acetabular trauma, peri-articular fractures, pediatric orthopaedic trauma, nonunion, malunion and post-traumatic reconstruction.

Dr. Rothberg completed his residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Utah and fellowship in Orthopaedic Trauma at the University of California at Davis. He is currently a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the Orthopaedic Trauma Association and both a member and faculty of AO Trauma.

Education

Education History

Type School Degree
Fellowship University of California, Davis School of Medicine
Orthopaedic Trauma
Fellow
Residency University of Utah Hospitals and Clinics
Orthopaedic Surgery
Resident
Professional Medical University of North Dakota School of Medicine
Medicine
M.D.
Undergraduate Oregon State University
B.S.

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