Dr. James Ushiba, MD

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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Male • Age 48

611 Abbott St
Salinas, CA 93901
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Dr. Ushiba's Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

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Hospital Quality

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Salinas Valley Memorial Healthcare System
450 E Romie Ln
Salinas, CA 93901
Natividad Medical Center
1441 Constitution Blvd
Salinas, CA 93906

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

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Albert Doornik, MD
Precision Orthopedics
611 Abbott St
Salinas, CA 93901
Precision Orthopedics
611 Abbott St Ste 101
Salinas, CA 93901
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    Dr. Ushiba's Experience

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    • Achilles Tenotomy
    • ACL Surgery
    • Ankle Arthroscopy
    • Arm Surgery
    • Carpal Tunnel Release
    • De Quervain's Release
    • 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, Closed
    • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
    • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
    • Foot and Ankle Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
    • Fracture Care
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
    • Herniated Disc Surgery
    • 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
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    • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Knee Arthroscopy
    • Knee Replacement
    • Knee Replacement Revision
    • Knee Surgery
    • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Nerve Block, Somatic
    • Neuroplasty
    • Peripheral Nerve Block
    • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
    • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
    • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
    • Spinal Cord Stimulation
    • Spinal Fusion
    • Steroid Injection
    • Synovial Biopsy
    • Trigger Finger Release
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
    • Wrist Replacement
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    Background Check for Dr. Ushiba

    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, Davis, School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1994

    Internship Hospital

    University of California

    Residency Hospital

    University of California

    Fellowship Hospital

    Brigham and Women's Hospital
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Ushiba & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
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    Dr. Ushiba's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Salinas Valley Memorial Healthcare System

    • Natividad Medical Center

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    3.0
    • 4 responses
    • 1 review

    3 out of 5

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    - in Monterey, CA |

    Staff were always too busy to help and Dr. Ushiba spent insignificant time with me. Called many times to get copies of documents with no return call.

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    Office Locations

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    Albert Doornik, MD
    Precision Orthopedics
    611 Abbott St
    Salinas, CA 93901
    (831) 758-7637 (Office)
    (831) 757-4612 (Fax)
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    Precision Orthopedics
    611 Abbott St Ste 101
    Salinas, CA 93901
    (831) 757-3041 (Office)
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