Dr. Rushton is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon with fellowship training in spine surgery. After earning a medical degree at Jefferson Medical College, Dr. Rushton completed an internship in general surgery at Pennsylvania Hospital, a residency in orthopedic surgery at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital Affiliated Programs, and a fellowship in spine surgery at University Hospitals of Cleveland/Case Western Reserve University.
Dr. Rushton has been in clinical practice since 1999 and has been seeing and treating patients at Lankenau since 2004. From 2000 until early 2012, Dr. Rushton was part of 3B Orthopedics at Pennsylvania Hospital, where he served as Director for the hospital’s Spinal Reconstructive Fellowship. Dr. Rushton is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.
Dr. Rushton is a full-service spine surgeon, with expertise in performing simple to highly complex surgical procedures anywhere in the spine, from the base of the skull to the tailbone. Areas of particular expertise include treatment of herniated or degenerated disks, spinal stenosis, and spinal deformity as well as spinal reconstructive and revision surgery.
Dr. Rushton’s concern is getting patients with neck and back problems on the road to recovery and delivering the best care suited to each patient’s needs, whether it is surgery, a nonsurgical procedure or treatment, or a rehabilitation program.
- Gender: Male
- Years of Experience: 20
- Language: English
Accepting New Patients
- Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Pennsylvania Hospital