Dr. Dale Townsend, MD

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Specializes in Family Medicine • Male • Age 62

3555 Whipple Rd
Union City, CA 94587
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Dr. Townsend's Experience

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Dr. Townsend's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Townsend Performs

  • Achilles Tenotomy
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
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Conditions Dr. Townsend Treats

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Kaiser Permanente Hayward Medical Center
27400 Hesperian Boulevard
Hayward, CA 94545

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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. Townsend

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Kaiser Permanente Ortho Sgy
Kaiser Permanente Ortho Sgy
3555 Whipple Rd
Union City, CA 94587
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    Dr. Townsend's Experience

    Specialties

    • Family Medicine
    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Family Practice
    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    • Achilles Tenotomy
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Elbow Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Foot & Ankle Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Foot & Ankle Ligament & Tendon Repair
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Hand & Wrist Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Hip Replacement
    • Hip Resurfacing
    • Joint Drainage
    • Knee & Leg Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Neuroplasty
    • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
    • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
    • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
    2
    • Ankle Fracture
    • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
    • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
    • Ataxia
    • Bursitis
    • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
    • Femur Fracture
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Hand Fracture
    • Hip Fracture
    • Knee Fracture
    • Knee Sprain
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Low Back Pain
    • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
    • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Pelvic Fracture
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Pseudoarthrosis
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Scoliosis
    • Spina Bifida
    • Spine Deformities
    • Still's Disease
    • Tibula and Fibula Fractures
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    Background Check for Dr. Townsend

    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

    Loma Linda University School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1980

    Internship Hospital

    White Meml Hospital
    Complete in 1981

    Residency Hospital

    The Med Center
    Complete in 1988
    University Hawaii
    Complete in 1993

    Fellowship Hospital

    Children's Hospital Los Angeles
    Complete in 1994
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Townsend & Staff

    • English
    • Chinese
    • Spanish
    • Tagalog
    • Vietnamese
  2. 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

    Dr. Townsend's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at Kaiser Permanente Hayward Medical Center where Dr. Townsend has admitting privileges:

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    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

    Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Townsend

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Townsend to family and friends

    4 responses
    above
    national average

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    Dr. Townsend's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    4 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    4 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    4 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 4 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Townsend
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    4 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    4 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    4 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    4 responses
    above
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Townsend accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?*

    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • Kaiser Permanente
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    Office Locations

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    Kaiser Permanente Ortho Sgy
    3555 Whipple Rd
    Union City, CA 94587
    (510) 675-3070 (Office)
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