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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Male • Age 47

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Dr. Simic's Experience

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Dr. Simic's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Simic Performs

Conditions Dr. Simic Treats

  • Ankle Fracture
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
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Hospital Quality

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Thousand Oaks Surgical Hospital
401 Rolling Oaks Drive
Thousand Oaks, CA 91361

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Southern California Orthopedic Institute
Main Office-Van Nuys
6815 Noble Ave
Van Nuys, CA 91405
Southern California Orthopedic Institute
Simi Valley Office
3605 Alamo St Ste 200
Simi Valley, CA 93063
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    Dr. Simic's Experience

    Dr. Simic's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery
    • Orthopedic Hand Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Hand Surgery
    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    • Arthroscopic Wrist Surgery
    • Elbow Arthroscopy
    • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Elbow Surgery
    • Excision of Radius or Ulna
    • Fracture Care
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Hand Surgery
    • Microsurgical Procedure
    • Shoulder Arthroscopy
    • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
    • Shoulder Surgery
    • Sports Medicine Related Procedures
    • Surgery, Trauma
    • Tommy John Surgery
    • Wrist Surgery
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    • Ankle Fracture
    • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
    • Back Pain
    • Baker’s Cyst
    • Brachial Plexus Palsy
    • Chondromalacia of the Patella (Runner's Knee)
    • Elbow Bursitis
    • Elbow Injuries
    • Elbow Or Upper Arm Arthritis
    • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
    • Ganglion Cyst
    • Hand Injuries
    • Hip Fracture
    • Low Back Pain
    • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
    • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
    • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
    • Osteoarthritis of Hands
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
    • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
    • Pelvic Fracture
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Sever's Disease
    • Shoulder Injuries
    • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Sports Injuries
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    • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
    • Traumatic Injuries
    • Vertebral Column Tumors
    • Wrist Fracture
    • Wrist Injuries
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    Background Check for Dr. Simic

    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

    J & S Weill M C Cornell Univ
    Graduated in 1998

    Internship Hospital

    New York-Presbyterian Hospital
    Complete in 1999

    Residency Hospital

    Hospital For Special Surgery
    Complete in 2003

    Fellowship Hospital

    Washington University, Barnes-Jewish Hospital
    Complete in 2004

    Undergraduate Schools

    Weill Cornell University
    Graduated in 1990

    Other Education

    Stanford University
    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. Simic & 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. Simic'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. Simic

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Simic to family and friends

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    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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    Level of trust in provider's decisions
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    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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    Appointments & Offices

    Check insurance plans, locations and make an appointment

    Is Dr. Simic accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?*

    • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
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    Office Locations

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    Southern California Orthopedic Institute
    Main Office-Van Nuys
    6815 Noble Ave
    Van Nuys, CA 91405
    (818) 901-6600 (Office)
    (818) 901-6680 (Fax)
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    Southern California Orthopedic Institute
    Simi Valley Office
    3605 Alamo St Ste 200
    Simi Valley, CA 93063
    (805) 578-8550 (Office)
    C
    Southern California Orthopedic Institute
    Thousand Oaks Office
    375 Rolling Oaks Dr Ste 210
    Thousand Oaks, CA 91361
    (805) 497-7015 (Office)
    (805) 497-7315 (Fax)
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