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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Male

280 S Main St Ste 200
Orange, CA 92868
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Dr. Prietto's Experience

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Dr. Prietto's Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

Procedures Dr. Prietto Performs

  • ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) Surgery
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
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Conditions Dr. Prietto Treats

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Hospital Quality

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Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian
1 Hoag Dr
Newport Beach, CA 92663

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Orthopedic Specialty Institute
Orange Office
280 S Main St Ste 200
Orange, CA 92868
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    Dr. Prietto's Experience

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    • ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) Surgery
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Joint Drainage
    • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Knee Arthroscopy
    • Knee Replacement
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
    • Rotator Cuff Surgery
    • Shoulder Arthroscopy
    • Steroid Injection
    • Trigger Point Injection
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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    • Achilles Tendinitis
    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
    • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
    • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
    • Ataxia
    • Back Pain
    • Baker’s Cyst
    • Bursitis
    • Chondromalacia of the Patella (Runner's Knee)
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Clavicle Fracture
    • De Quervain's Disease
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Elbow Bursitis
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Glenoid Labrum Tear
    • Gout
    • Hip Sprain
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Knee Dislocation (incl. Meniscal Tear)
    • Knee Sprain
    • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Low Back Pain
    • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Tear
    • Osteoarthritis
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    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteopenia
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Pseudoarthrosis
    • Pyogenic Arthritis
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Rib Fracture
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Shoulder Dislocation
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spondylitis
    • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
    • Systemic Chondromalacia
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    Background Check for Dr. Prietto

    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

    University Of California, Irvine, College Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1973

    Residency Hospital

    LA County USC Medical Center
    Orange County Community Hospital
    VA Long Beach Healthcare System

    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. Prietto & Staff

    • English
    • Chinese
    • Spanish
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    Dr. Prietto'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. Prietto

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    4.6
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    4.6 out of 5

    Dr. Prietto's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4.8 out of 5

    13 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.7 out of 5

    14 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4.8 out of 5

    14 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

    14 responses

    Experience with Dr. Prietto

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    4.6 out of 5

    14 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4.6 out of 5

    14 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    4.6 out of 5

    14 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    4.9 out of 5

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    Office Locations

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    Orthopedic Specialty Institute
    Orange Office
    280 S Main St Ste 200
    Orange, CA 92868
    (714) 634-4567 (Office)
    (714) 634-4569 (Fax)
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