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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Female

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

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Dr. Cortese's Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

Procedures Dr. Cortese Performs

  • ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) Surgery
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
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Conditions Dr. Cortese Treats

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
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3555 Whipple Rd
Union City, CA 94587
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    Dr. Cortese's Experience

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    • ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) Surgery
    • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
    • Carpal Tunnel 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, Open
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Hip Replacement
    • Hip Replacement Revision
    • 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 Arthroscopy
    • Knee Replacement
    • Knee Replacement Revision
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Neuroplasty
    • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
    • Rotator Cuff Surgery
    • Shoulder Arthroscopy
    • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
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    • Steroid Injection
    • Synovial Biopsy
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    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • Ankle Fracture
    • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
    • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
    • Bursitis
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Chondromalacia of the Patella (Runner's Knee)
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Clavicle Fracture
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • De Quervain's Disease
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Femur Fracture
    • Foot Fracture
    • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
    • Glenoid Labrum Tear
    • Gout
    • Hand Fracture
    • Hip Fracture
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Knee Dislocation (incl. Meniscal Tear)
    • Knee Fracture
    • Knee Sprain
    • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Low Back Pain
    • Osteoarthritis
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    • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteopenia
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Pelvic Fracture
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Peripheral Neuropathy
    • Pseudoarthrosis
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Scoliosis
    • Shoulder Dislocation
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Sjögren's Syndrome
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
    • Systemic Chondromalacia
    • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
    • Trigger Finger
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    Background Check for Dr. Cortese

    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

    Tufts University
    Graduated in 1999
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Cortese & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
    • Tagalog
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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    4.3
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    4.3 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cortese to family and friends

    4.3 out of 5

    6 responses

    Dr. Cortese's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    5 out of 5

    3 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    5 out of 5

    3 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    5 out of 5

    3 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    Under 10 minutes

    4 responses

    Experience with Dr. Cortese

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    4.3 out of 5

    6 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4.3 out of 5

    6 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    4.3 out of 5

    6 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    4.3 out of 5

    6 responses

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    Kaiser Permanente Ortho Sgy
    3555 Whipple Rd
    Union City, CA 94587
    (510) 675-3070 (Office)
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