Dr. Cary Tanner, MD

Dr. Cary Tanner, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 64
Dr. Cary Tanner, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Fresno, CA. He graduated from Stanford University and specializes in orthopedic surgery and orthopedic hand surgery.

1630 E Herndon Ave

Fresno, CA 93720

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.

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Top Care Areas

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Elbow Injuries
more than 76% of peers
Joint Pain
more than 64% of peers
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
more than 55% of peers

Dr. Tanner's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

21  Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gout
  • Hand Injury
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Limb Pain
  • Myelopathy
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Upper Extremity Trauma

13  Procedures

  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Surgery
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Hand Surgery
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Upper Extremity Reconstruction

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

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.


  • Stanford University
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Stanford University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Duke University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • Stanford University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Tanner has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • California Orthopaedic Association, Member

Dr. Tanner's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Tanner to family and friends
7 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Tanner's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

I lost almost total use of my left hand in Nov 2015, Dr Tanner did 7 different procedures to correct the problem and i now have a hand that functions very well. He is one of the best hand surgeons in the country. He is very very good and cares about his patients.
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