Dr. Vikram Talwar, MD

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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Male • Age 42

80 Grand Ave Ste 400
Oakland, CA 94612
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Dr. Talwar's Experience

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Dr. Talwar's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Talwar Performs

  • Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Fusion
  • Cervical Decompression Therapy
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Conditions Dr. Talwar Treats

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Alta Bates Summit Medical Center - Summit
350 Hawthorne Avenue
Oakland, CA 94609
Valleycare Medical Center
5555 West Las Positas Boulevard
Pleasanton, CA 94588

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Talwar

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Webster Orthopedics
Webster Orthopedics
80 Grand Ave Ste 400
Oakland, CA 94612
Webster Orthopedics
1133 E Stanley Blvd Ste 111
Livermore, CA 94550
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    Dr. Talwar's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Dr. Talwar's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    • Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Fusion
    • Cervical Decompression Therapy
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Spinal Cord Repair
    • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
    • Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Hip Replacement
    • Joint Drainage
    • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
    • Laminotomy
    • Lumbar Decompression Therapy
    • Lumbar Disc Replacement
    • Lumbar Fusions
    • Microsurgical Spine Surgery
    • Minimally-Invasive Spine Surgery
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Neurostimulation, Spinal
    • Pediatric Reconstructive Surgery
    • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
    • Spinal Cord Stimulation
    • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
    • Spine Surgery
    • Steroid Injections
    • Trigger Point Injections
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    • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
    • Bursitis
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Knee Dislocation (incl. Meniscal Tear)
    • Knee Sprain
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Low Back Pain
    • Myelopathy
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteopenia
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
    • Pseudoarthrosis
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Sjögren's Syndrome
    • Spinal Cord Injury
    • Spinal Stenosis
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    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
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    Background Check for Dr. Talwar

    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

    Temple University School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1998

    Internship Hospital

    University Of California Davis Medical Center
    Complete in 1999

    Residency Hospital

    San Francisco Orthopaedic Residency Program
    Complete in 2004

    Fellowship Hospital

    University Of California Davis Medical Center
    Complete in 2005

    Undergraduate Schools

    University of California at Berkeley
    Graduated 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. Talwar & 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. Talwar'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 3 hospitals where Dr. Talwar has admitting privileges:

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    • Alta Bates Summit Medical Center - Summit

    • San Ramon Regional Medical Center

    • Valleycare Medical Center

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Talwar

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Talwar to family and friends

    21 responses
    below
    national average

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    Dr. Talwar's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    20 responses
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    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    20 responses
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    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    21 responses
    below
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    31 – 45 minutes 21 responses
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    Experience with Dr. Talwar
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    21 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    20 responses
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    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    21 responses
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    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    21 responses
    below
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

    Check insurance plans, locations and make an appointment

    Is Dr. Talwar accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    Office Locations

    A
    Webster Orthopedics
    80 Grand Ave Ste 400
    Oakland, CA 94612
    (510) 238-1200 (Office)
    B
    Webster Orthopedics
    1133 E Stanley Blvd Ste 111
    Livermore, CA 94550
    (925) 371-5377 (Office)
    C
    Webster Orthopedics
    4000 Dublin Blvd Ste 100
    Dublin, CA 94568
    (925) 556-7320 (Office)
    D
    Webster Orthopedics
    5801 Norris Canyon Rd Ste 210
    San Ramon, CA 94583
    (925) 355-7350 (Office)
    E
    Webster Orthopedics
    39350 Civic Center Dr Ste 300
    Fremont, CA 94538
    (925) 973-5724 (Office)
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    Webster Orthopedics
    3010 Colby St Ste 118
    Berkeley, CA 94705
    (510) 486-2300 (Office)
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