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Specializes in Orthopedic Hand Surgery • Male • Age 51

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9961 Sierra Ave
Fontana, CA 92335
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    Dr. West's Experience

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
    • Plastic Surgery of the Hand

    Board Certifications

    • Plastic Surgery
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    • Blepharoplasty
    • Breast Reconstruction
    • Carpal Tunnel Release
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Eyelid Surgery
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Repair of Pigmentation Defect
    • Steroid Injection
    • Trigger Finger Release
    • Wound Repair
    • Wrist Fusion
    • Wrist Replacement
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    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Dupuytren's Contracture
    • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
    • Hand Fracture
    • Hidradenitis
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Pseudoarthrosis
    • Second-Degree Burns
    • Third-Degree Burns
    • Trigger Finger
    • Wrist Fracture
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    Background Check for Dr. West

    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

    Loma Linda University School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1992

    Residency Hospital

    Loma Linda University Med Center
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. West & Staff

    • English
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    Patient Satisfaction

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    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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    Kaiser Fontana Medical Center
    9961 Sierra Ave
    Fontana, CA 92335
    (909) 427-5000 (Office)
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    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    Experience with Dr. West
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    Overall
    Likelihood of recommending Dr. West to family and friends*
    Tell Us About Yourself
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