Benjamin T. Busfield, MD, MS, FAAOS
As an orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Busfield sees patients of all ages. Dr. Busfield is able to offer the entire spectrum of care including Platelet rich plasma (PRP) injections, and Xiaflex injections (for Depuytren’s contracture). Dr. Busfield has extensive training in joint replacement and fracture care. He performs total hip, total knee, partial knee, and shoulder replacements, as well as revision surgeries. He is now one of the only surgeons utilizing the MAKO Robotic Arm Assisted Surgery, a new technology for precise placement of implants for hip and knee replacements at San Ramon Regional Medical Center.
Dr. Busfield has researched, written and published numerous papers in the peer-reviewed literature regarding sports medicine and joint replacement. Recently, his research interests were focused on rotator cuff arthroscopic repair, pain pumps, and shoulder surgery. His research has focused on ACL injuries in the National Basketball Association and the use of pain pumps after shoulder surgery. In 2012, Dr. Busfield gave a presentation on his pain pump research at the annual Western Orthopedic Association meeting.
Dr. Busfield is board certified as a diplomate of the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery (ABOS) and is also a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery (AAOS). Furthermore, Dr. Busfield has been awarded the Certificate of Additional Qualification (CAQ) for Orthopedic Sports Medicine.
Throughout his training, Dr. Busfield has had a special interest in caring for the injured athlete. During his fellowship, Dr. Busfield assisted in the orthopedic care of Los Angeles professional sports teams including the Dodgers, Lakers, Ducks, Sparks and Kings.
Dr. Busfield’s patients are predominantly from Antioch, Brentwood, Walnut Creek and its surrounding communities. including the San Francisco Bay Area. Our office welcomes new patients with orthopedic problems or patients seeking a second opinion. Dr. Busfield has privileges to operate at Sutter Delta Medical Center, Alta Bates Medical Center, John Muir Hospitals, San Ramon Regional Medical Center, BASS Surgery Center in Walnut Creek, and the Brentwood Surgery Center.
Medical School: Georgetown University School of Medicine in Washington DC
Internship: Department of Orthopedic Surgery – University of California in San Francisco
Residency: Department of Orthopedic Surgery – University of California in San Francisco
Fellowship: Kerlan-Jobe Orthopedic Clinic, Los Angeles, California
Sutter Delta Medical Center
Alta Bates Medical Center
John Muir Hospitals
San Ramon Regional Medical Center
Brentwood Surgery Center