Dr. Dale Townsend, MD

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Specializes in Family Medicine • Male • Age 63

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

    Specialties

    • Family Medicine
    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    • Achilles Tenotomy
    • Arm Surgery
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
    • Fracture Care
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Hip Replacement
    • Hip Resurfacing
    • Joint Drainage
    • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Knee Surgery
    • 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
    • Trigger Finger Release
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    • Ankle Fracture
    • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
    • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
    • Ataxia
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Back Pain
    • Bone Disorders
    • Bursitis
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Elbow Injuries
    • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
    • Femur Fracture
    • Foot Conditions
    • Fracture
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Ganglion Cyst
    • Gout
    • Hammer Toe
    • Hand Conditions
    • Hand Fracture
    • Hip Dysplasia
    • Hip Fracture
    • Intervertebral Disc Disease
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Knee Disorders
    • Knee Fracture
    • Knee Sprain
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Low Back Pain
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    • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
    • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
    • Osgood Schlatter Disease
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteochondritis Dissecans
    • Osteopenia
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Pelvic Fracture
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Pseudoarthrosis
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Scoliosis
    • Shoulder Disorders
    • Spina Bifida
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Disorders
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
    • Still's Disease
    • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
    • Trigger Finger
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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
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    Is Dr. Townsend accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

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    • Commercial Insurance Company
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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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    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Townsend to family and friends*
    Tell us about your experience with Dr. Townsend
    Tell us about the office & staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    Under 10 minutes
    Tell us about Dr. Townsend
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    Tell us about yourself How's this used?
    Your gender:
       
    Your age group:
    18 – 24 years old
    Number of office visits you've had in the last 2 years:
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    City, State:
    Email: *
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