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"He is very open and very clear on what my options are. He is very honest with me. Has a good patient manner and gets quality of life issues. He is aware of issues" that come with age. He is attuned to getting you back to where you want to be.

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"He is wonderful! He’s very compassionate and professional. He has performed 2 surgeries on my daughter, both of which have been very successful. He is very" good about explaining in detail what is going to happen and what to expect. Once you are an established patient, it is very easy to get any appointment, but new patients might have to wait a couple weeks. The office staff is excellent and he has been very helpful for us.

-Margaret T.

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Orthopedic doctors treat patients of all ages for injuries and conditions affecting the skeletal system, and associated muscles, joints and ligaments.

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Orthopedic Care reviews in Encinitas

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I was seen by him several times for treatment and follow up during the first 10 months of 2014. He administered 2 cortisone injections and sent me for physical therapy. He also recommended adding some stretching exercises to my workout regimen. ||If you must have a cortisone shot, he has great skills as a doctor. So many people have told me these injections are painful, but he did 2 of them for me and I was really surprised that I felt no pain. He will get you a diagnostic test if you need it, and he won't have you waste time/money on tests you don't need.||He is thorough and will take excellent care of you.
- ROSS E.
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I'm recovering very well in large part due to her care. The physical therapists work for the doctor's office so the care is very coordinated. I would recommend her to anyone with any orthopedic issues.
- Rachel S.
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He is a really good, caring guy. He was very informative and available about the procedure. He answered any questions I had while my husband was in recovery. It was a good experience.
- Kelly S.
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From the very start, I found Dr.
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to be a "no nonsense" kind of Dr. She kidded me as being one of those Guitar player people. And because we do abuse our hands for hours at a time, she probably has grown to recognize us as we walk in the door. That said, she asked me why I waited so long to have this looked at. I wasn't sure how to answer, so I just told her the truth.. I was afraid. She carefully examined my hand, noticed my callouses (and possibly the neatly trimmed nails on my left hand only) and asked specific questions regarding how long before fingers go numb etc..Even though I was convinced that she could clearly see my problem, she wasn't so quick to just stamp a number on me and send me down the assembly line. She was interested in how I planned to rehabilitate after the surgery and what my future plans were for guitar playing. When I told her that I would do as she said regarding those things, she began to explain. I will ruin what she just fixed if I do not allow time for healing. It seemed that she wanted to hear my side and how interested I was in a successful outcome before she would agree to do the surgery. She may have agreed to do it anyway without my assurances of cooperation but as least she knew that I knew how recovery would go if I did not listen to her advise and follow her instruction. She seemed interested in long term success. and so was I.. Well, I did as she told me, and today I have a wonderful fully functioning hand. She repaired the trigger finger that required a ligament release/repair on the middle finger and she corrected the CTS . No more numb fingers..!! Where I couldn't play through even 1 song before , now after surgery I can play without any numbness at all through several. I don't play for hours on end like I used to , because as Dr.
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explained CTS is an overuse injury. My hand is strong and fully usable....so I moderate my playing to keep it that way..I show of the surgery sites and have told many of my experience. I have had to actually draw a pen line on the incision line because they are that hard to see. So now 18 months later I went back to Dr.
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to get my right hand done as it developed the exact same trigger finger and CTS. She was warm and friendly. Now that I knew what to expect, I was much more prepared to get the right hand done. I am now 1 month post surgery and back to work. Surgery sites, beautiful, clean, neat, hardly a scar to see!! I am taking care during the recovery time because I know I will experience a full recovery if I continue to follow her instructions. She knows what she is doing, and her staff is just awesome.!! Thank you for giving me my hands back !!
- David G.
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He has a great bedside manner and explains what is wrong to me well. He is very thorough. I have no issues with scheduling an appointment and I never have to wait to get seen.
- Jayne C.
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Had a spinal fusion in August of 2014 and have not walked without assistance since. I now have nerve damage to the peroneal nerve that causes foot drop, numbness and tingling of the foot and lower leg (right side), and issues with bowel control. I would not recommend this physician to anyone. I am searching for a neurosurgeon to try to repair the damage, but may be crippled the rest of my life because of this surgeon. I am only 58.
- Debra N.
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I have been going to him for about fifteen yes. I was a runner and had knee problems. He kept me going. He is very knowledgeable. He was able to tell me exactly what was wrong with my knee. He really seemed to know what he was doing. He told me what my options were and he never pushed me. I really appreciated the fact that he was honest to me. He is very personable and has a great bedside manner. When some of the staff in the hospital did some incorrect things for my care, he took care of everything. I felt that he was my advocate and was interested in my healthcare.
- Sallly B.
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I have found them very good; their physical therapy group is very good, and I not only progressed with it, but enjoyed it, but you have to be using a doc from their group to use the PT services. I have had 7 surgeries total with their docs and have always been satisfied with their bedside manners and results; I've been treated very well by their other employees every time!
- Robert H.

All Orthopedic Surgeons in Encinitas, CA

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Abrams, Dr. Reid A.

200 W Arbor Dr
San Diego

Absolute Acupuncture/ Julie Wynne L.Ac.

2560 First Avenue #202
San Diego

Alexandra Page MD

400 Craven Rd
San Marcos

American Orthopaedics & Sports

317 N El Camino Real
Encinitas

Atala Physical Therapy Inc

3222 Grey Hawk Ct
Carlsbad

Balikian, Dr. Philip J.

15611 Pomerado Rd
Poway

Basic Spine

4631 Teller Ave
Newport Beach

Behr, Dr. Christopher T.

4060 4th Ave
San Diego

Berenter, Dr. Jay S

9850 Genesee Ave
La Jolla

Botte, Dr. Michael

10666 N Torrey Pines Rd MS 116
La Jolla

Brendan Clifford MD

132 N El Camino Real
Encinitas

Bruffey, Dr. James D

310 Santa Fe Dr
Encinitas

Bugbee, Dr. William B.

3811 Valley Centre Dr
San Diego

Bunyak, Dr. Alexandra R.

317 N El Camino Real
Encinitas

California Orthopaedic Institute

7485 Mission Valley Rd
San Diego

Centre For Health Care

15611 Pomerado Rd
Poway

Chao, Dr. David J.

5471 Kearny Villa Rd
San Diego

Childrens Specialists ORS

3030 Childrens Way
San Diego

Chodos, Dr. Marc D.

5565 Grossmont Center Dr
La Mesa

Christopher Hajnik MD

332 Santa Fe Dr
Encinitas

Copp, Dr. Steven N.

7565 Mission Valley Rd
San Diego

CORE Orthopaedics PC

332 Santa Fe Dr
Encinitas

Corondoni, Dr Alexander J

7424 Jackson Dr
San Diego

Dalstrom, Dr David J

9850 Genesee Ave
La Jolla

Engles, Dr. Mary

4120 W Point Loma Blvd
San Diego

Evolve Physical Therapy + Advanced Wellness

11468 Sorrento Valley Rd. #A
San Diego

Gallagher, Dr. Sean

10666 N Torrey Pines Rd
La Jolla

Garfin, Dr. Steven

200 W Arbor Dr
San Diego

Garrett Tallman MD

320 Santa Fe Dr
Encinitas

Gelb, Dr. Robert I.

332 Santa Fe Dr
Encinitas

Girard, Dr. Paul

200 W Arbor Dr
San Diego

Glenn, Dr. Jamieson S.

332 Santa Fe Dr
Encinitas

Gonzales, Dr. Francis B

200 W Arbor Dr
San Diego

Hacker, Dr. Scott A.

5555 Reservoir Dr
San Diego

Hackley, Dr. David R.

9850 Genesee Ave
La Jolla

Hamer, Dr. Jake

15004 Innovation Dr
San Diego

Hamer, Dr. Merlin

15004 Innovation Dr
San Diego

Hamer, Dr. Merlin

15004 Innovation Dr
San Diego

HANDI-RAMP INC.

510 North AVE

Health Link Medical Center Inc.

3142 Vista Way Ste 207
Oceanside

Holland, Dr. William C

317 N El Camino Real
Encinitas

Horowitz, Dr. Steven E.

161 E Main St
El Cajon

Jeffrey L. Marxen, MD

5565 Grossmont Center Dr
La Mesa

Jeneanne Paden

8950 Villa La Jolla Dr
La Jolla

Johnsons Orthopedic

5482 Complex St Ste 106
San Diego

Kalunian, Dr. Kenneth C.

9500 Gilman Dr
La Jolla

Kearny Mesa Veterinary Center

7677 Ronson Rd
San Diego

Kermanshahi, Dr. Arash

10666 N Torrey Pines Rd
La Jolla

Kieffer, Dr. Monica A

842 2nd St
Encinitas

Kim, Dr. Choll

200 W Arbor Dr
San Diego

Kulidjian, Dr. Anna A.

200 W Arbor Dr
San Diego

L Erik Westerlund MD,FAAOS

332 Santa Fe Dr
Encinitas

La Jolla Orthopedic Surgery Inc

4510 Executive Dr
San Diego

Lemon Grove Medical Supplies

7737 Pacific Ave
Lemon Grove

Levinsohn, Dr. David L,

7910 Frost St
San Diego

Levy, Dr. Louis

8881 Fletcher Pkwy
La Mesa

Linovitz, Dr. Raymond J

332 Santa Fe Dr
Encinitas

Loren, Dr. Gregory J

332 Santa Fe Dr
Encinitas

Mark Labeau DO

4403 Manchester Ave
Encinitas

Meunier, Dr. Matthew J.

200 W Arbor Dr
San Diego

Meyer, Dr. Robert S.

200 W Arbor Dr
San Diego

Middleton, Dr. Gregory D.

9350 Campus Point Dr
La Jolla

Mubarak, Dr. Scott J.

3020 Childrens Way
San Diego

Muir, Dr. Richard K.

3905 Waring Rd
Oceanside

Murphy, Dr. Paul C.

8929 University Center Ln
San Diego

Myer, Dr. Jonathan J.

6719 Alvarado Rd
San Diego

Nelson, Dr. Mark

5471 Kearny Villa Rd
San Diego

NeuBath Kitchen & Bath

4263 Oceanside Blvd
Oceanside

Oasis MSO

8901 Activity Rd
San Diego

Ocean Beach Acupuncture

1835 Sunset Cliffs Blvd
San Diego

Oceanside Urgent Care

616 S Coast Hwy
Oceanside

Pace, Dr. Robert C.

521 E Elder St
Fallbrook

Pacelli, Dr. Lorenzo

10666 N Torrey Pines Rd
La Jolla

Pacific Orthopedics

351 Santa Fe Dr
Encinitas

Patel, Dr. Nayna

332 Santa Fe Dr
Encinitas

Patrick Padilla MD

351 Santa Fe Dr
Encinitas

Peppers, Dr. Timothy A

332 Santa Fe Dr
Encinitas

Poway Animal Hospital

12219 Poway Rd.
Poway

Robert Afra MD

317 N El Camino Real
Encinitas

Roger Schmitt MD

624 Windmill Ranch Rd
Encinitas

Ross Carlson DO

4401 Manchester Ave
Encinitas

Rudolph, Dr. Charles N.

9900 Genesee Ave
La Jolla

Ryan Meineke MD

351 Santa Fe Dr
Encinitas

San Diego Center for Restorative Medicine

11828 Bernardo Plaza Court
San Diego

San Dieguito Anesthesia Med Group

332 Santa Fe Dr
Encinitas

San Dieguito Orthopaedic

332 Santa Fe Dr
Encinitas

Schultz, Dr. Jeffrey E.

7485 Mission Valley Rd
San Diego

Schwartz, Dr. Alexandra

200 W Arbor Dr
San Diego

Scripps Clinic - Encinitas

310 Santa Fe Dr
Encinitas

Scripps Clinic - Mission Valley

7425 Mission Valley Rd
San Diego

Scripps Clinic - Santee

278 Town Center Pkwy
Santee

Scripps Clinic Carmel Valley

3811 Valley Centre Dr
San Diego

Scripps Clinic Rancho Bernardo

15004 Innovation Dr
San Diego

Scripps Clinic Rancho San Diego

10862 Calle Verde
La Mesa

Scripps Clinic Torrey Pines

10666 N Torrey Pines Rd
La Jolla

Scripps Green Hospital

10666 N Torrey Pines Rd
La Jolla

Scripps Health

4275 Campus Point Ct
San Diego

Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas

354 Santa Fe Dr
Encinitas

Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla

9888 Genesee Ave
La Jolla

Sharp Health Care

4000 Ruffin Rd
San Diego

Sharp Rees-Stealy Rancho Bernardo

16950 Via Tazon
San Diego

Shoemaker, Dr Stephen C

9850 Genesee Ave
La Jolla

Skyhar, Dr. Michael J

332 Santa Fe Dr
Encinitas

Smith, Dr. Bertil P.

200 W Arbor Dr
San Diego

Steinhoff, Dr. Amy

10666 N Torrey Pines Rd
La Jolla

Stephen Nichols MD

351 Santa Fe Dr
Encinitas

Stone Medical Group

1572 Cool Ridge Hts
Escondido

Swenson, Dr F Craig

9850 Genesee Ave
La Jolla

The WalkEZstore.com

2309 West Smith Valley Road

Thompson, Dr. Michael

15004 Innovation Dr
San Diego

Thorne, Dr. Roger

15004 Innovation Dr
San Diego

Thunder, Dr Richard

9850 Genesee Ave
La Jolla

Tri-City Medical Center

4002 Vista Way
Oceanside

UC San Diego Health System

330 Lewis St
San Diego

UCSD Medical Center - Hillcrest

200 W Arbor Dr
San Diego

Valletta, Dr. Damion J.

8929 University Center Ln
San Diego

Walker, Dr. Richard

3811 Valley Centre Dr
San Diego

White, Dr. Eric M.

5075 Ruffin Rd
San Diego

Wittgrove, Dr. Alan C.

9834 Genesee Ave
La Jolla

Woody, Dr Paul R

9850 Genesee Ave
La Jolla

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