Dr. Stephen A. Cord, MD

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Specializes in Orthopedics • Male • Age 66

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Phone & Address

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes

Dr. Cord's Offices

Lubbock Sports Medicine Associates
Lubbock Office
4110 22nd Pl
Lubbock, TX 79410
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Dr. Cord's Experience

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Dr. Cord's Care Philosophy

Dr. Cord's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Cord Performs

  • ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) Surgery
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
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Hospital Quality

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Covenant Medical Center - 19th Street
3615 19th St
Lubbock, TX 79410
University Medical Center
602 Indiana Ave
Lubbock, TX 79415

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Patient Satisfaction

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    Phone & Address

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    Is Dr. Cord accepting new patients?

    • Yes.
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    Lubbock Sports Medicine Associates
    Lubbock Office
    4110 22nd Pl
    Lubbock, TX 79410
    (806) 370-5909
    Contact Information
    (806) 792-4329 (Office)
    (806) 792-9466 (Fax)
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    Accepted Insurances

    What insurance does he accept?*

    • Aetna
    • Assurant Health
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Cigna
    • Coventry Health Care
    • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    • FirstCare Health Plans
    • Humana
    • Principal Financial Group
    • UnitedHealthCare
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  2. Dr. Cord's Experience

    Dr. Cord's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Orthopedics
    • Sports Medicine

    Board Certifications

    • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    • ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) Surgery
    • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
    • Ankle Surgery
    • Arm Surgery
    • Carpal Tunnel Release
    • Elbow Arthroscopy
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
    • Fracture Care
    • Hip Arthroscopy
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Joint Drainage
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Knee Arthroscopy
    • Knee Cartilage Implantation
    • Knee Cartilage Repair
    • Knee Replacement
    • Knee Surgery
    • Meniscal Allograft Transplant
    • Meniscus Transplantation
    • Minimally Invasive Knee Replacement
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
    • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
    • Rotator Cuff Surgery
    • Shoulder Arthroscopy
    • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
    • Stem Cell Transplant
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    • Steroid Injection
    • Total Knee Replacement
    • Trigger Finger Release
    • Uni-Compartmental Knee Replacement
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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    • Achilles Tendinitis
    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • Ankle Fracture
    • Ankle Ligament Rupture
    • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
    • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
    • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
    • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
    • Baker’s Cyst
    • Bone Disorders
    • Bursitis
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Clavicle Fracture
    • Elbow Bursitis
    • Elbow Injuries
    • Elbow Sprain
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Foot Fracture
    • Foot Sprain
    • Fracture
    • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
    • Glenoid Labrum Tear
    • Hand Conditions
    • Hand Contracture
    • Hand Fracture
    • Hip Pointer Injuries
    • Hip Sprain
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Knee Dislocation
    • Knee Disorders
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    • Knee Fracture
    • Knee Sprain
    • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
    • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Tear
    • Lateral Epicondylitis (Tennis Elbow)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Ligament Sprain
    • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprains and Tears
    • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Tear
    • Meniscus Injuries
    • Meniscus Tear
    • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
    • Osteoarthritis of Hands
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
    • Osteochondritis Dissecans
    • Osteopenia
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Injuries
    • Rotator Cuff Injuries
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Runner's Knee
    • Shoulder Dislocation
    • Shoulder Disorders
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
    • Systemic Chondromalacia
    • Tenosynovitis
    • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
    • Trigger Finger
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    Background Check for Dr. Cord

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Texas.
    • 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

    University Of Texas Medical Branch At Galveston
    Graduated in 1977

    Internship Hospital

    Scott White Meml Hospital
    Complete in 1978

    Residency Hospital

    Scott White Meml Hospital
    Complete in 1982

    Fellowship Hospital

    University Oregon Sports Medicine
    Complete in 1986

    Undergraduate Schools

    Southern Methodist University
    Graduated in 1973

    Other Education

    Fellowship
    Complete in 1981
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Cord & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
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  3. Dr. Cord's Hospital Quality

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    • Lubbock Heart Hospital

    • University Medical Center

    • Covenant Childrens Hospital

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  4. Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Cord

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    2.3
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    2.3 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cord to family and friends

    2.3 out of 5

    15 responses

    Dr. Cord's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    3.4 out of 5

    15 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    3.2 out of 5

    15 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    3.1 out of 5

    15 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    31 – 45 minutes

    13 responses

    Experience with Dr. Cord

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    2.8 out of 5

    15 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    2.3 out of 5

    15 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    2.2 out of 5

    15 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    2.1 out of 5

    15 responses

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