Dr. Ronald P. Karzel, MD

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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Male • Age 57

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Hospital Quality

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Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital
23845 Mcbean Parkway
Valencia, CA 91355
Valley Presbyterian Hospital
15107 Vanowen Street
Van Nuys, CA 91405

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9 Facts About Hospital Quality

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Southern California Orthopedic Institute
Valencia Office
24051 Newhall Ranch Rd
Valencia, CA 91355
Southern California Orthopedic Institute
Thousand Oaks Office
375 Rolling Oaks Dr Ste 210
Thousand Oaks, CA 91361
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    Dr. Karzel's Experience

    Dr. Karzel's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery
    • Sports Medicine

    Board Certifications

    • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
    • Orthopedic Surgery
    • Sports Medicine
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    • Excision of Tibula or Fibula
    • Foot & Ankle Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Neuroplasty
    • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
    • Shoulder Arthroscopy
    • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
    • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
    • Sports Medicine Related Procedures
    • Steroid Injections
    2
    • Achilles Tendinitis
    • Calcium Pyrophosphate Dihydrate Deposition Disease (CPPD)
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
    • Knee Injuries
    • Myelopathy
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
    • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Shoulder Injuries
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Sports Injuries
    • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
    • Tibula and Fibula Fractures
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    Background Check for Dr. Karzel

    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

    Harvard Medical School
    Graduated in 1983

    Internship Hospital

    Northwestern University
    Complete in 1984

    Residency Hospital

    Northwestern University
    Complete in 1988

    Fellowship Hospital

    Southern California Orthopedic Institute
    Complete in 1989

    Undergraduate Schools

    Yale University
    Graduated in 1979

    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. Karzel & 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. Karzel's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 2 hospitals where Dr. Karzel has admitting privileges:

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    • Valley Presbyterian Hospital

    • Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital

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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. Karzel

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Karzel to family and friends

    17 responses
    above
    national average

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    Dr. Karzel's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    16 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    17 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    17 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 17 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Karzel
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    17 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    17 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    17 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    17 responses
    above
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Karzel 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

    A
    Southern California Orthopedic Institute
    Valencia Office
    24051 Newhall Ranch Rd
    Valencia, CA 91355
    (661) 254-6364 (Office)
    B
    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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    Under 10 minutes
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