Dr. Jose A. Morcuende, MD

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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Male • Age 56

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Hospital Quality

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University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics
200 Hawkins Drive
Iowa City, IA 52242

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
University Iowa Orthopedic Sgy
University Iowa Orthopedic Sgy
200 Hawkins Dr
Iowa City, IA 52242
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    Dr. Morcuende's Experience

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    • Excision of Femur or Knee
    • Foot & Ankle Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Foot & Ankle Ligament & Tendon Repair
    • Hip Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Replacement
    • Joint Drainage
    • Knee Arthroscopy
    • Knee Replacement
    • Knee Replacement Revisions
    • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
    • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Steroid Injections
    2
    • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
    • Ataxia
    • Bursitis
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Hip Fracture
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Knee Fracture
    • Knee Sprain
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Low Back Pain
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
    • Osteopenia
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Pyogenic Arthritis
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
    • Spina Bifida
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    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Iowa.
    • 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

    Universidad Autonoma De Madrid, Facultad De Medicina
    Graduated in 1981

    Residency Hospital

    University Of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
    Complete in 2001

    Fellowship Hospital

    University Ia
    Complete in 2001
    6

    Languages Spoken by Dr. Morcuende & Staff

    • English
  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. Morcuende's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Morcuende

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Morcuende to family and friends

    7 responses
    above
    national average

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    Dr. Morcuende's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    7 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    7 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    7 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 6 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Morcuende
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    7 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    7 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    7 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    7 responses
    above
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Morcuende accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

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    • Principal Life
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    Office Locations

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    University Iowa Orthopedic Sgy
    200 Hawkins Dr
    Iowa City, IA 52242
    (319) 356-1616 (Office)
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