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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Male • Age 53

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Hospital Quality

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Twin Cities Community Hospital
1100 Las Tablas Rd
Templeton, CA 93465

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

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Orthopedic Specialty Associates
Orthopedic Specialty Associates
78 S Main St
Templeton, CA 93465
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    Dr. Kowall's Experience

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery
    • Adult Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery
    • Men's Sports Medicine
    • Orthopedic Arthroscopy
    • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
    • Orthopedic Hip Surgery
    • Orthopedic Knee Surgery
    • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
    • Orthopedic Sports Medicine
    • Pediatric Sports Medicine
    • Sports Medicine
    • Sports Medicine Orthopedic Joint Reconstruction
    • Sports Preventive Medicine

    Board Certifications

    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    • ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) Surgery
    • Adult Joint Reconstruction
    • Arthritic Hip Reconstruction Surgery
    • Arthritic Knee Reconstruction
    • Arthritic Shoulder Reconstruction
    • Arthroscopic Joint Reconstruction
    • Arthroscopic Joint Surgery
    • Arthroscopic Knee Shaving
    • Articular Cartilage Repair
    • Bone and Joint Repair
    • Bone and Joint Replacement
    • Carpal Tunnel Release
    • Cartilage Repair
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
    • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
    • Glenoid Labrum Repair
    • 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
    • Joint Replacement Surgery
    • Knee Arthroscopy
    • Knee Debridement
    • Knee Replacement
    • Lateral Meniscus Repair
    • Ligament Reconstruction
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    • Medial Meniscus Repair
    • Meniscectomy
    • Partial Shoulder Replacement
    • Removal of Bone Spur
    • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
    • Rotator Cuff Surgery
    • Shoulder Arthroscopy
    • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
    • Shoulder Stabilizations
    • Steroid Injection
    • Tendon Surgery
    • Total Shoulder Replacement
    • Trigger Finger Release
    • Upper Extremity Reconstruction
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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    • Achilles Tendinitis
    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • Adhesive Capsulitis of Shoulder
    • Ankle Fracture
    • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
    • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
    • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
    • Arthritis
    • Bursitis
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Chondromalacia of the Patella (Runner's Knee)
    • De Quervain's Disease
    • Elbow Bursitis
    • Fracture
    • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
    • Ganglion Cyst
    • Glenoid Labrum Tear
    • Hand Fracture
    • Hip Fracture
    • Hip Pointer Injuries
    • Impingement Syndrome
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Knee Dislocation (incl. Meniscal Tear)
    • Knee Fracture
    • Knee Pain
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Ligament Sprain
    • Lower Extremity Trauma
    • Meniscus Tear
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    • Musculoskeletal Diseases
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hands
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Rotator Cuff Injuries
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Shin Splints
    • Shoulder Dislocation
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Shoulder Instability
    • Shoulder Pain
    • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
    • Sports Injuries
    • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
    • Stress Fracture
    • Tendon Injuries
    • Tendonitis
    • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
    • Torn Cartilage
    • Trigger Finger
    • Upper Extremity Trauma
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    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for California.

    0 Sanctions

    • 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 1987

    Internship Hospital

    Northwestern Memorial Hospital
    Complete in 1988

    Residency Hospital

    Northwestern Memorial Hospital
    Complete in 1992

    Fellowship Hospital

    Orthopedic Specialty Hospital The
    Complete in 1993

    Undergraduate Schools

    California State University, Northridge
    Graduated in 1987

    Other Education

    University Of California School Of Business Management
    Complete in 2003
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Kowall & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Kowall's Hospital Quality

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    4.5
    • 27 Star Ratings
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    4.5 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kowall to family and friends

    4.5 out of 5

    27 responses

    Dr. Kowall's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4.3 out of 5

    27 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.8 out of 5

    26 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4.8 out of 5

    26 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

    27 responses

    Experience with Dr. Kowall

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    4.6 out of 5

    27 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4.6 out of 5

    27 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    4.6 out of 5

    27 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    4.4 out of 5

    27 responses

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    Is Dr. Kowall accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

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    • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
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    • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    • Health Net
    • Medicare
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    Office Locations

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    Orthopedic Specialty Associates
    78 S Main St
    Templeton, CA 93465
    (805) 434-0999 (Office)
    (805) 434-5267 (Fax)
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