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"Dr Nagda was extremely friendly and knowledgeable, and communicated very well. He is very confident in his skills, and deservedly so. He was very clear up front" about the risks and benefits of the surgery, as well as the expected recovery process. Despite discovering during the surgery that the tear in my shoulder was more extensive than expected, Dr Nagda performed a perfect repair arthroscopically without requiring additional incisions. His PA,
, was also very friendly and knowledgeable, although a bit less sensitive with my newly operated-on shoulder than I might have expected, particularly given that she had just had the same surgery herself a few months prior. But that impression may have been exaggerated somewhat due to my not expecting her to fully test my range of motion so soon. The surgery at Mt
Hospital went very well. The staff and facility were excellent. I saw
at
's physical therapy office in Mt
for my PT. She was wonderful to work with - clearly communicating what we were doing, tailoring the therapy to my needs and progress, teaching me the exercises to do at home, and even coming in early or staying late on occasion to accommodate my busy schedule. And all with an amazingly positive attitude.
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, and the rest of the staff at
PT made my therapy appointments something to look forward to, with a family atmosphere that made me feel relaxed and well cared for. They even worked with me when my insurance company started making things difficult. I would highly recommend Dr Nagda and
, including their PT office, to anyone in need of orthopedic rehab or surgery.

-SARAH T.

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"At the onset of my injury, I was unsure of how I wanted to receive the healing of my fractured shoulder. I truly appreciated how Dr.
explained" my options and didn't push me into making an immediate decision about surgery. He presented me with advantages of physical therapy or having the surgery. I went to one physical therapy session and knew immediately that I needed to proceed with the surgery. Dr.
and his assistant (
) were very responsive to my change of mind. After the surgery was performed, I was given supreme care. I visited Dr.
as needed and attended physical therapy. After 4 or 5 months from having the surgery, I have regained nearly all of my range of motion. I am so blessed that Dr.
was my surgeon and my care-giver.

-Angela M.

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Shoulder and arm orthopedics

Some orthopedic doctors specialize in the treatment of ailments affecting the musculoskeletal system of the shoulders and arms, including inflammation, fractures, tears, injuries and diseases.

Unfortunately, many people underestimate the severity of an injury to their biceps tendon and delay seeking treatment. (Photo by The San Antonio Orthopaedic Group)
Orthopedics - Shoulder & Arm

Knowing how to tell "it's just a sprain" from a serious biceps tendon tear can mean the difference between a successful surgery and lasting arm muscle weakness.

Besides cortisone shots, other treatments for shoulder pain are available, including anti-inflammatory medication and physical therapy, says Frisella. (Photo by Kiel Hauck)
Orthopedics - Shoulder & Arm, Orthopedics

Inflammation is the root cause of many problems that affect the shoulder while resting. Inflammation can result from several different underlying problems.

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Shoulder Pain reviews in Santa Monica

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I thanked him for the two new knees he gave me in 2012. Even did a dance step! X-rayed both shoulders. I waited while these were evaluated--reasonable time. Questioned me about pain and function. Told me condition of shoulders and option of replacement. Made me feel comfortable by explaining his mother had replaced both so she could hug her grandkids. Didn't pressure; gave me info. I'm 89 yrs. and got thru his 2 surgeries very well. I have myasthenia
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- Caryl S.
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When we finally got to see someone it was not the doctor. It was his assistant. Not a problem but we had an appointment at 0815 and it was 0900. Also, this was a rescheduled appointment due to the previous one we had to walk out on due to being a hour behind again. Office opens at 0800 and appointment was 0815. Said something to staff at 0830 and received a less than helpful excuse. Inconveniencing people for time has happened each time we go here and it is getting worse. Like the doctor but hate the wait and staff
- Joseph H.
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In both surgeries he was great. Took all the time necessary to answer all questions. I have already sent friends to this doctor for orthopedic procedures. Great bedside manner. Great staff.
- J. Terry H.
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Everything went just as
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said it would. I am one year post-op and have 100% mobility, no pain, very small scars and my strength is 100%. The Dr. has a very blunt and forceful bedside style which I like. I got references and talked to several surgeons before picking
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. His staff is wonderful too. My only complaint was trying to call in or email in right to his staff, especially on the days following my surgery. Others at Ortho Indy took the calls and I never got a call back. Tank goodness what we were concerned about turned out to be nothing. If you stay in your sling and do your exercises as
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tells you, you will have a great outcome.
- Heather M.
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He gave me an epidural in my neck and I am now on a pain regiment through him. Although I had been in physical therapy for a few months, Dr.
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also had me continue physical therapy for a few months. The physical therapist actually referred me to this doctor and I really am glad she did! It was so bad I couldn’t raise my arm, so I appreciated that he got to the bottom of it. I never thought I could get the pain down to a tolerable level and he has made a tremendous difference in my pain level. He has made a huge impact on the quality of my life! The office takes care of any paperwork and they are nice about it.
- MARCELLA F.
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Once I was a patient of the practice, scheduling has been good. He a fantastic surgeon! He is gentle when he communicates bad news. He is so skilled. There is something about him that just makes you know that is going to be okay. He is really, very good.
- Randi B.
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I didn't know there was a shoulder specialist at the Hand Clinic, but he was that as well. I believe he fully understood the issue and treated it properly. No stress and easy to be with.
- Madeline H.
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Dr.
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did a fantastic job. He in one of three guys that has worked under Dr.
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, who is the top of his profession and very well respected. The surgery went well and I have had follow up visits. The facility and staff are wonderful. Dr.
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makes you feel that your time is just as important as anyone else's. He's very caring and thorough. We drive quite a bit of distance to get to see Dr.
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and the drive is very well worth it.
- Larry K.

Shoulder Surgeons in Santa Monica, CA

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Andrew M Blecher MD

6815 Noble Ave
Van Nuys

Beverly Hills Orthopedic Group

120 S Spalding Dr.
Beverly Hills

Billoups Innovative Healthcare Solutions

9663 SANTA MONICA BOULEVARD
Beverly Hills

Blessed Orthopedic Physical Therapy

3916 Sepulveda Blvd Ste 204
Culver City

Body Concierge

33669 Date Palm Dr

Chinn, Jonathan

4010 Orange Ave
Long Beach

Coast Spine and Sports Medicine Santa Ana

902 N Grand Ave Ste 202
Santa Ana

Desert Prosthetics and Orthotics Group

68860 Perez
Cathedral City

DIVERSICARE MEDICAL & THERAPY CENTER

1611 E. 4TH St.
Santa Ana

Dr. Kent Adamson MD

26401 Crown Valley Parkway, Ste 101
Mission Viejo

Dr. STEVEN SAMPSON D O

1301 20TH ST
Santa Monica

Efren F. Wu, MD

44100 Jefferson Street
Indio

Empire Orthopedic Center

900 E Washington St
Colton

Eric S Millstein, MD

2080 Century Park East
Los Angeles

Feder, Dr. Keith S.

1200 Rosecrans Ave
Manhattan Beach

Fischer, Dr. Scott P.

280 S Main St
Orange

Glendale Outpatient Surgery Center

716 W Broadway
Glendale

Goldman, Dr. Scott

400 N Mountain Ave
Upland

Greater Long Beach Surgery Center

4300 Long Beach blvd. Suite 150
Long Beach

Griffin Medical Group Inc

1650 Adams Ave
Costa Mesa

Hajaliloo, F. John M.D.

2840 Long Beach Blvd
Long Beach

Hammond, Dr. Gareth W.

3771 Katella Ave
Los Alamitos

Hayashi, Dahms, Durand,Pattee, & Vercillo

375 Rolling Oaks Dr
Westlake Village

Healing Hands Therapy & Wellness Center

4772 Katella Ave.
Los Alamitos

HelpWoo

#122, Ras Avenue
Walnut

Hemwall Center for Orthopedic Regenerative Medicin

28212 Kelly Johnson Parkway Suite #135
Valencia

Jaivin,M.D., Jonathan s.

6815 Noble Ave
Van Nuys

John Donahue MD

125 N Prairie Ave
Inglewood

John Kayvanfar MD

40005 10th St W
Palmdale

Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic

6801 Park Ter
Los Angeles

Kim, Dr. Leslie

2226 Medical Center Dr
Perris

Knapp, Dr. Tom P

1508 Arizona Ave
Santa Monica

Koss Residential Care

5492 Burlingame Ave
Buena Park

Labovitch, Dr. Ryan S

1401 Avocado Ave
Newport Beach

Legacy MD

Corona

Marandola, Dr. Michael S.

26401 Crown Valley Pkwy
Mission Viejo

Meditours

1055 Gibson Rd

Meier, Dr. Steven W.

8641 Wilshire Blvd
Beverly Hills

Modabber, Dr. M Ramin

1508 Arizona Ave
Santa Monica

Newport Orthopedic Institute

22 Corporate Plaza Dr
Newport Beach

Nuccion, Dr. Stephen

23560 Crenshaw Blvd
Torrance

Olympic Orthopedic Group

40005 10th St W and 16573 Ventura Blvd
Palmdale

Percival, Dr. Herbert W.

2486 N Ponderosa Dr
Camarillo

Physical Therapy Solutions

2222 Pico Blvd Suite 102
Santa Monica

RA Physical Therapy

910 1/2 S. Robertson Blvd.
Los Angeles

Raskind, Dr. Alexander

16311 Ventura Blvd
Encino

Regenerative Orthopedic Clinic

2361 S Azusa Ave
West Covina

Reliant Urgent Care of Montebello

2300 W. Beverly Blvd., Ste 100
Montebello

Resnick, Dr. Charles T

625 S Fair Oaks Ave
Pasadena

Ryu, Dr. Richard K. N.

2936 De La Vina St
Santa Barbara

Samson, Dr. Marc A.

1245 Wilshire Blvd
Los Angeles

Santa Monica Orthopedic Group

2020 Santa Monica Blvd
Santa Monica

Sharp Treatment of South Bay

2557 Pacific Coast Hwy
Torrance

Shields Jr, Dr. Clarence L.

6801 Park Ter
Los Angeles

Shields, Dr. Clarence L

6801 PARK TERRACE DR
Los Angeles

Solhpour, Dr. Shahram

100 E Valencia Mesa Dr
Fullerton

Southern California Orthopedic Institute

24051 Newhall Ranch Rd
Valencia

SportsFit

2010 Wilshire Blvd.
Santa Monica

Steve A. Mora MD

725 W La Veta Ave
Orange

Summit Surgery Center

231 West Pueblo Street
Santa Barbara

Suzuki, Dr. Stephen

6800 Brockton Ave
Riverside

Tchejeyan, Dr. Gregory H.

2100 Lynn Rd
Thousand Oaks

TheWorkoutTimes.com

624 N. LA Cienega Boulevard
West Hollywood

USC Orthopedic Surgery Assocs

1520 San Pablo St
Los Angeles

Vigorelli Integrated Medicine

8939 S Sepulveda Blvd
Los Angeles

Vivie Therapy

8818 Saturn Street
Los Angeles

Westwood Physical Therapy

11500 West Olympic Blvd
Los Angeles

Wilker, Dr. Moshe

11980 san vicente blvd
Los Angeles

Wrobel, Dr. Lance J.

24331 El Toro Rd
Laguna Woods

Zeman, Dr. Craig

2221 Wankel Way
Oxnard

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