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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (4)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. David Rathbone is Excellent. Dr. Rathbone has been reviewed by 12 patients who have provided 4 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.6
Promptness 4.8
Courteous Staff 4.8
Accurate Diagnosis 4.8
Bedside Manner 4.5
Spends Time with Me 4.5
Follows Up After Visit 4.7

Specialties & Research

Dr. David Rathbone, MD is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 5 areas:
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Hip Surgery (Hip Replacement Arthroplasty)
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Surgery (Knee Replacement Arthroplasty)
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)

Education & Awards

Dr. Rathbone graduated from University Of Alberta Faculty Of Medicine And Dentistry, Edmonton. He has 2 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2009, 2011, 2013)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011, 2013 - 2014)


Dr. Rathbone has 8 hospital affiliations:

  • Riverview Hospital 
  • Clearwater Health Services 

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Additional Information
Dr. David Michael John Rathbone MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 30 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery.
Where does Dr. David M. Rathbone practice?
Dr. David Rathbone has 6 office locations.
Dr. David Rathbone practices Orthopaedic Surgery near Crookston, MN.
Additional practice locations include: East Grand Forks, MN and Bagley, MN.
See Crookston Orthopedic Surgeons.