Dr. Basil Alwattar, MD

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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Male

80 Grand Ave Suite 500
Oakland, CA 94612
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Dr. Alwattar's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Alwattar Performs

Conditions Dr. Alwattar Treats

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
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Alta Bates Summit Medical Center - Summit
350 Hawthorne Avenue
Oakland, CA 94609
Alta Bates Summit Medical Center - Alta Bates Camp
2450 Ashby Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94705

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
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Oakland Bone Joint Specialist
80 Grand Ave Suite 500
Oakland, CA 94612
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    Dr. Alwattar's Experience

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    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Orthopedic Surgery, 2012
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    • Ankle Replacement
    • Elbow Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Replacement
    • Joint Drainage
    • Knee Arthroscopy
    • Knee Replacement
    • Rotator Cuff Surgery
    • Shoulder Arthroscopy
    • Steroid Injections
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    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
    • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
    • Bursitis
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Clavicle Fracture
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
    • Foot Sprain
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Knee Dislocation (incl. Meniscal Tear)
    • Knee Fracture
    • Knee Sprain
    • Lateral & Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis & Golf Elbow)
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Shoulder Dislocation
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
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    Background Check for Dr. Alwattar

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for California.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University of Illinois At Chicago / College of Medicine
    Graduated in 2004

    Memberships & Professional Affiliations

    Professional Affiliations

    California Orthopaedic Association , Member
    The California Orthopaedic Association is the largest statewide association representing orthopaedic surgeons in California. Orthopaedic surgeons evaluate and treat all types of musculoskeletal injuries and conditions. This includes surgical and non-surgical treatment of the spine, hip, knee, ankle, foot, shoulder, elbow and hand. The Association assists our members by providing continuing medical education and other resources that enhance their ability to provide high value quality health care.
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Alwattar & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Alwattar's Hospital Quality

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    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 2 hospitals where Dr. Alwattar has admitting privileges:

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    • Alta Bates Summit Medical Center - Summit

    • Alta Bates Summit Medical Center - Alta Bates Camp

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Alwattar

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Alwattar to family and friends

    6 responses
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    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    5 responses
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    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    6 responses
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    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    6 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 6 responses
    shorter than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Alwattar
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    6 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    6 responses
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    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    6 responses
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    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    6 responses
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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Alwattar accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?

    • Brown & Toland Physicians
    • CHAMPVA
    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • Health Net
    • Medicare
    • POMCO Group
    • United Healthcare
    • Wells Fargo Insurance
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    Office Locations

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    Oakland Bone Joint Specialist
    80 Grand Ave Suite 500
    Oakland, CA 94612
    (510) 451-6266 (Office)
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