Dr. James C. Esch, MD

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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Male • Age 79

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Dr. Esch's Experience

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Dr. Esch's Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

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Hospital Quality

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Tri - City Medical Center
4002 Vista Way
Oceanside, CA 92056

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Orthopaedic Specialists No Cty
Oceanside Office
3905 Waring Rd
Oceanside, CA 92056
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    Dr. Esch's Experience

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
    • Arm Surgery
    • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Joint Drainage
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Nerve Block, Somatic
    • Peripheral Nerve Block
    • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
    • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
    • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
    • Rotator Cuff Surgery
    • Shoulder Arthroscopy
    • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
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    • Achilles Tendinitis
    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Bone Disorders
    • Bursitis
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • De Quervain's Disease
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Fracture
    • Glenoid Labrum Tear
    • Hand Conditions
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Intervertebral Disc Disease
    • Knee Dislocation
    • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Low Back Pain
    • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Pseudoarthrosis
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
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    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Scapular Fracture
    • Scoliosis
    • Shoulder Dislocation
    • Shoulder Disorders
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Disorders
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
    • Systemic Chondromalacia
    • Trigger Finger
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    Background Check for Dr. Esch

    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

    Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1962

    Internship Hospital

    Cook Co
    Complete in 1963

    Residency Hospital

    Northwestern University
    Complete in 1968

    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. Esch & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Esch's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    3.7
    • 6 responses

    3.7 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Esch to family and friends

    3.7 out of 5

    6 responses

    Dr. Esch's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    3.7 out of 5

    6 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4 out of 5

    6 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    3.7 out of 5

    6 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

    6 responses

    Experience with Dr. Esch

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    4.2 out of 5

    6 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4 out of 5

    6 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    3.7 out of 5

    6 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    3.7 out of 5

    6 responses

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    Appointments & Offices

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    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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    Orthopaedic Specialists No Cty
    Oceanside Office
    3905 Waring Rd
    Oceanside, CA 92056
    (760) 724-9000 (Office)
    (760) 724-3686 (Fax)
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