License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (7)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Paul Olive is Good. Dr. Olive has been reviewed by 25 patients who have provided 7 comments. The rating is 3.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.4
Promptness 3.1
Courteous Staff 3.4
Accurate Diagnosis 3.5
Bedside Manner 3.4
Spends Time with Me 3.1
Follows Up After Visit 3.5

Specialties & Research

Dr. Paul Olive, MD is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 3 areas:
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)

Education & Awards

Dr. Olive graduated from Tulane University, New Orleans.


Dr. Olive has 6 hospital affiliations:

  • St John's Regional Health Center 
  • Citizens Memorial Hospital 

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Additional Information
Dr. Paul Milton Olive MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 27 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery.
Where does Dr. Paul M. Olive practice?
Dr. Paul Olive has 7 office locations.
Dr. Paul Olive practices Orthopaedic Surgery near Joplin, MO.
Additional practice locations include: Bolivar, MO and Ozark, MO.
See Joplin Orthopedic Surgeons.