Dr. Carlos A. Prietto, MD

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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Male

280 S Main St Ste 200
Orange, CA 92868
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Dr. Prietto's Experience

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Dr. Prietto's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Prietto Performs

  • ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) Surgery
  • Foot & Ankle Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
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Conditions Dr. Prietto Treats

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Hospital Quality

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Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian
One Hoag Drive
Newport Beach, CA 92663
Saint Joseph Hospital
1100 West Stewart Drive
Orange, CA 92868

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Healthgrades

9 Facts About Hospital Quality

Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Prietto

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Orthopedic Specialty Institute
Orthopedic Specialty Institute
280 S Main St Ste 200
Orange, CA 92868
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    Dr. Prietto's Experience

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    • ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) Surgery
    • Foot & Ankle Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Joint Drainage
    • Knee & Leg Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Knee Arthroscopy
    • Knee Replacement
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
    • Rotator Cuff Surgery
    • Shoulder Arthroscopy
    • Trigger Point Injections
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
    • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
    • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
    • Ataxia
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Clavicle Fracture
    • De Quervain's Disease
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Glenoid Labrum Tear
    • Gout
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Knee Dislocation (incl. Meniscal Tear)
    • Knee Sprain
    • Lateral & Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis & Golf Elbow)
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Low Back Pain
    • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Tear
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteopenia
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    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Pseudoarthrosis
    • Pyogenic Arthritis
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Rib Fracture
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Shoulder Dislocation
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spondylitis
    • Systemic Chondromalacia
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    Background Check for Dr. Prietto

    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 California, Irvine, College Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1973

    Residency Hospital

    La County Usc Medical Center
    Orange County Community Hospital
    Va Long Beach Healthcare System

    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. Prietto & Staff

    • English
    • Chinese
    • Spanish
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    Dr. Prietto's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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

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    • Saint Joseph Hospital

    • Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian

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    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Prietto

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Prietto to family and friends

    14 responses
    above
    national average

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    Dr. Prietto's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    13 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    14 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    14 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 14 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Prietto
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    14 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    14 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    14 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    14 responses
    above
    national average

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    Office Locations

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    Orthopedic Specialty Institute
    280 S Main St Ste 200
    Orange, CA 92868
    (714) 634-4567 (Office)
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    Staff friendliness and courteousness
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    Under 10 minutes
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    How well provider listens and answers questions
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