Dr. Michael D Butcher MD Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Michael Butcher is an orthopedic surgeon in Los Gatos, California and is affiliated with Good Samaritan Hospital. He received his medical degree from West Virginia University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 38 years. Dr. Butcher accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 54 doctors at Good Samaritan Hospital who specialize in Orthopedic Surgery. He also speaks multiple languages, including Spanish and Farsi.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Orthopedic Surgeon: General Orthopedic Surgery

Clinical Interests: Replacement operations, Shoulder, Knee, Neck/neck pain, Hip, Pain management, Back/back pain, Knee and shoulder, Knee and shoulder problems, back/neck pain, member Good Samaritan hip/knee replacement program

Hospital Affiliation

Good Samaritan Hospital

Education & Medical Training

Naval Hospital, Oakland
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 1975

Baylor University Medical Center
Internship, 1966 - 1967

West Virginia University School of Medicine
Class of 1966

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified 38 years in Orthopaedic Surgery

CA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Publications & Presentations

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Scholfield, D.W., Butcher, M.D., Hilko, B., Dorr, G.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California CaliforniaCare HMO
  • BCBS California PowerSelect HMO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • BCBS Georgia Blue Choice HMO
  • BCBS Georgia Blue Open Access POS
  • BCBS Georgia BlueChoice Option POS
  • Blue Shield California HMO
  • Blue Shield California PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net California Large Group PPO
  • Health Net HMO - Employer Group
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO - Kaiser
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Pacificare HMO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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