Dr. Dennis Gordon, MD, Orthopedic Surgeon, West Valley City, UT 84120

Dr. Dennis Gordon, MD, West Valley City, UT 84120

Dr. Gordon recognizes that his patient’s ability to be active leads to a healthy life. His goal is to help his patients move freely, focusing on treatment to achieve optimal recovery for conditions related to the knee, shoulder, and hip.

Dr. Gordon has served as president of the Utah State Orthopedic Society, Utah representative to the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery Board of Counselors, and currently serves on the Utah Orthopedic Society Executive Committee. Dr. Gordon served as chairman of the department of surgery at Pioneer Valley Hospital and Jordan Valley Medical Center.

Dr. Gordon is part of the extended Physician Group of Utah Network

Type of Spine Care Professional

  • Orthopedic Surgeon

Areas of Expertise

Conditions
  • Acute Pain
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arm Pain
  • Arthritis
  • Auto-Related Injuries
  • Back Pain
  • Baker's Cyst
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Disorders
  • Chronic Pain
  • Coccydynia
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Spinal Conditions
  • Extremity Dysfunction / Pain
  • Facet Syndrome
  • Foot Drop
  • Foot Pain
  • Fracture
  • Gait disorders
  • Herniated Disc / Bulging Disc
  • Hip Pain
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Pain
  • Kyphosis
  • Leg Pain
  • Ligament strain
  • Lower Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Disorders
  • Meniscal tears
  • Muscle Pain / Muscle Strain
  • Myalgias
  • Myositis
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Pain / Neuralgia
  • Neuropathic Pain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Osteoporotic Compression Fractures
  • Pinched Nerve
  • Piriformis Syndrome
  • Post Surgery Functional Problems
  • Post Surgery Pain
  • Reflex sympathetic dystrophy
  • Rotator cuff injury
  • Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction
  • Sciatica / Radiculopathy
  • Scoliosis and Deformity
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Spinal Infections
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Conditions
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Tendonitis
  • Tenosynovitis
  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
  • Thoracic spine disorders
  • Trauma
  • Tumors
  • Upper Back Pain
  • Whiplash
  • Workers' Compensation Injuries
Treatments
  • Anterior Cervical Discectomy / Decompression
  • Anterior Cervical Fusion
  • Back Surgery
  • Bone Graft Substitutes
  • Bracing
  • Cervical Spine Fusion Instrumentation
  • Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Coccygectomy
  • Diagnostic Testing
  • Diet & nutritional counseling
  • Discectomy
  • Electrotherapy, e.g. TENS
  • Endoscopic Microdiscectomy
  • Exercise
  • Extremity manipulation
  • Hip Joint Injections
  • Knee Injections
  • Lower Back Surgery
  • Lumbar Spine Fusion Instrumentation
  • Medications for Pain and Related Health Issues
  • Microdiscectomy / Microdecompression
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Neck Surgery
  • Nerve Blocks
  • PLIF (posterior lumbar interbody fusion)
  • Peripheral Joint and Muscular Injections
  • Reconstructive / Revision Spine Surgery
  • Sacrococcygeal Injections
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injections / Blocks
  • Shoulder Injections
  • Soft Tissue Injections
  • Spinal Decompression
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spine Surgery
  • Sports Medicine
  • Trigger Point Injections

Languages

Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Certifications

  • Board Certified, American Board of Orthopedic Surgery

Professional Distinctions

  • President, Utah State Orthopaedic Society
  • Board of Counselors, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Chair, Department of Surgery, Pioneer-Jordan Valley
  • Honorary President, Utah Medical Society
  • Navy Commendation - Vietnam and Desert Storm

Professional Affiliations

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons