Dr. Derek Ward, MD

Dr. Derek Ward, MD

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Dr. Derek Ward, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in San Francisco, CA and has been practicing for 9 years. He graduated from Univ Of Ca in 2009 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

500 PARNASSUS AVE # MU320W

San Francisco, CA 94143

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Chinese Community Health Plan (CCHP)
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan
  • Western Health Advantage

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Ward performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
normal
more than 53% of peers
Osteoarthritis
normal
more than 41% of peers
Low Back Pain
normal
more than 33% of peers

Dr. Ward'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.

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Ward does not have any board certifications listed.

16  Conditions Treated

  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)

2  Procedures

  • Joint Drainage
  • Steroid Injection

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.

Education

  • Univ Of Ca
    Medical School | Graduated 2009

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Ward has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Ward has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ward's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ward to family and friends
43 total reviews (30 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (43)

  • 5
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  • 3
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Dr. Ward's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Patient Comments (30)

In my expereince with Dr. Ward and his staff, I feel like I've been treated with real care. He did an amazing job on the actual surgery, but the fallow-through, before, and after the actual surgery, has been quite satisfying. And Ultimately, I feel well-cared for and truly on the road to recovery....more
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Dr. Ward operates from a very reassuring place of kindness, confidence, and competence. When I became informed that I needed surgery (my first), I certainly wanted someone who was skilled. I also hoped the surgeon would hold a sense of humaness and respect for the patient - overconfident and cocky...more
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When every other Doctor told me nothing was wrong with my hip after 2 surgeries i went to UCSF and my Doctor was Dr. Ward. I was very impressed with my first visit and he was very interested about me and my hip. We discussed surgery and I have been very happy with him. I have and will continue...more
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This is by far the best experein e I have had in this type of procedure and I have had 4 on my right and 3 on my left.
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Dr Ward is a patient-centric surgeon, with a broad base of competency across the 3 major knee manufacturers products and he is experienced in complex revisions. He made time for a 45 minute call in the evening a few days prior to my surgery to review issue related to tibial plate loosening. He...more
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