Dr. Buford has been in practice in Dallas since 1999 and has been voted multiple times by Dallas area physicians as one of the best orthopedic surgeons in the annual D Magazine "Best Doctors" issue. Dr. Buford specializes in arthroscopic shoulder and knee surgery and is very involved in surgeon education and in new product development.
Dr. Buford is the founder of the Dallas PRP and Stem Cell Institute (www.pascinstitute.com) which is one of the leading locations where patients can receive nonsurgical PRP and Stem Cell treatments for orthopedic conditions such as arthritis, back pain, and orthopedic injuries.
Dr. Buford grew up in Los Angeles and attended Stanford University. While at Stanford, he was a member of the baseball team and had a double major in economics and pre-med. He then transferred to USC where he continued his athletic and academic pursuits. In 1988 he was named the Woody Hayes NCAA Division I Academic All-American Award recipient which recognized the single outstanding NCAA Division I male student-athlete.
After graduation from USC, he signed his first professional baseball contract with the Baltimore Orioles and also enrolled at UCLA Medical School.
Dr. Buford played professional baseball as a second baseman and outfielder in the Baltimore Orioles organization for 4 years. After graduating from the UCLA School of Medicine, Dr. Buford completed an orthopaedic surgery residency at the University of Texas, Southwestern in Dallas.
After residency, Dr. Buford completed a 1 year sports medicine fellowship at the prestigious Southern California Orthopaedic Institute (SCOI) in 1999 where he learned shoulder surgery and advanced arthroscopy from world renowned arthroscopists who pioneered the specialty.
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