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Specializes in Orthopedic Hand Surgery • Male • Age 41

6320 W Union Hills Dr
Glendale, AZ 85308
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St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center
350 West Thomas Road
Phoenix, AZ 85013
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1900 North Higley Road
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The Orthopedic Clinic Association
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6320 W Union Hills Dr
Glendale, AZ 85308
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    Dr. Vella's Experience

    Dr. Vella's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
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    • Carpal Tunnel Release
    • De Quervain's Release
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Dupuytren's Contracture Injection
    • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Elbow Tenotomy
    • Excision of Humerus
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Joint Drainage
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Nerve Block, Somatic
    • Neuroplasty
    • Non-Spinal Nerve Blocks
    • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
    • Steroid Injection
    • Tendon Transfer
    • Trigger Finger Release
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
    • Wrist Fusion
    • Wrist Replacement
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    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
    • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
    • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
    • Bunion
    • Bursitis
    • Calcium Pyrophosphate Deposition Disease
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • De Quervain's Disease
    • Dupuytren's Contracture
    • Elbow Bursitis
    • Elbow Or Upper Arm Arthritis
    • Elbow Sprain
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Foot Fracture
    • Foot Sprain
    • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Ganglion Cyst
    • Glenoid Labrum Tear
    • Gout
    • Hammer Toe
    • Hand Fracture
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Knee Dislocation (incl. Meniscal Tear)
    • Knee Sprain
    • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
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    • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Tear
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Low Back Pain
    • Marfan Syndrome
    • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Tear
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hands
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteopenia
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Peripheral Neuropathy
    • Plantar Fasciitis
    • Pseudoarthrosis
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Shoulder Dislocation
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Trigger Finger
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Saint Louis University School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 2001
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Vella & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
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    Dr. Vella's Hospital Quality

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    • Arizona Spine and Joint Hospital

    • Banner Gateway Medical Center

    • Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center

    • St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Vella

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Vella to family and friends

    38 responses
    below
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    Dr. Vella's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    36 responses
    same as
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    37 responses
    below
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    37 responses
    below
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 36 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Vella
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    38 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    38 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    38 responses
    below
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    38 responses
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    Office Locations

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    The Orthopedic Clinic Association
    6320 W Union Hills Dr
    Glendale, AZ 85308
    (302) 277-6211 (Office)
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