Dr. Michael T. Laird, MD

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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Male • Age 53

921 Oak Park Blvd Ste 204
Pismo Beach, CA 93449
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Dr. Laird's Experience

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Dr. Laird's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Laird Performs

  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
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Conditions Dr. Laird Treats

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Hospital Quality

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Arroyo Grande Community Hospital
345 South Halcyon Road
Arroyo Grande, CA 93420
French Hospital Medical Center
1911 Johnson Avenue
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401

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9 Facts About Hospital Quality

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Patient Satisfaction

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Central Coast Orthopedic Medical Group
CCOMG Pismo Beach
921 Oak Park Blvd Ste 204
Pismo Beach, CA 93449
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    Dr. Laird's Experience

    Dr. Laird's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    • Carpal Tunnel Release
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Elbow Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Foot & Ankle Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Hand & Wrist Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Hip Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Hip Replacement
    • Hip Replacement Revisions
    • Hip Resurfacing
    • Joint Drainage
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Knee Arthroscopy
    • Knee Replacement
    • Knee Replacement Revisions
    • Neuroplasty
    • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
    • Rotator Cuff Surgery
    • Shoulder Arthroscopy
    • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
    • Steroid Injections
    • Trigger Finger Release
    • Trigger Point Injections
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    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
    • Wrist Replacement
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    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • Ankle Fracture
    • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
    • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
    • Bursitis
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Cervical Spine Fracture
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Dupuytren's Contracture
    • Elbow Sprain
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Femur Fracture
    • Foot Fracture
    • Gout
    • Hammer Toe
    • Hip Fracture
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Knee Dislocation (incl. Meniscal Tear)
    • Knee Fracture
    • Knee Sprain
    • Lateral & Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis & Golf Elbow)
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Low Back Pain
    • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Tear
    • Orthopaedic Trauma
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
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    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hands
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteopenia
    • Osteosarcoma
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Pelvic Fracture
    • Pyogenic Arthritis
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Rib Fracture
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Shoulder Dislocation
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylitis
    • Systemic Sclerosis
    • Trigger Finger
    • Work-Related Injuries
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    Background Check for Dr. Laird

    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

    Rosalind Franklin University Of Medicine Science/The Chicago Medical School
    Graduated in 1989

    Internship Hospital

    Nyu Medical Center
    Complete in 1990

    Residency Hospital

    Hospital For Joint Diseases Of New York City
    Complete in 1993

    Memberships & Professional Affiliations

    Professional Affiliations

    California Orthopaedic Association , Member
    The California Orthopaedic Association is the largest statewide association representing orthopaedic surgeons in California. Orthopaedic surgeons evaluate and treat all types of musculoskeletal injuries and conditions. This includes surgical and non-surgical treatment of the spine, hip, knee, ankle, foot, shoulder, elbow and hand. The Association assists our members by providing continuing medical education and other resources that enhance their ability to provide high value quality health care.
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Laird & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
  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. Laird's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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      Arroyo Grande Community Hospital

    • French Hospital Medical Center

    • Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center

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    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

    Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Laird

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Laird to family and friends

    21 responses
    above
    national average

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    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    19 responses
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    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    19 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 20 responses
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    Experience with Dr. Laird
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    21 responses
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    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    21 responses
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    How well provider listens and answers questions
    21 responses
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    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    21 responses
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    Office Locations

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    Central Coast Orthopedic Medical Group
    CCOMG Pismo Beach
    921 Oak Park Blvd Ste 204
    Pismo Beach, CA 93449
    (805) 473-4949 (Office)
    (805) 473-1802 (Fax)
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