A natural leader with infinite patience, he has held numerous leadership positions including Chief of Orthopaedic Surgery and Chief of Medical Staff at John Muir Medical Center. He also served on the Board of Trustees at John Muir Medical Center. Dr. Douglas Lange began practicing orthopedic medicine in 1975 after earning his medical degree from Emory University in Atlanta, GA. Dr. Lange completed his ensuing internship and residency at the University of California, San Francisco, where his southern demeanor and dedication inspired both patients and colleagues and complemented the extensive training. Growing up in the South, Dr. Lange arrive in Walnut Creek, California in 1975, where he met and married his wife.
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Dr. Lange's Care Philosophy
For years Dr. Lange has focused on joint replacement surgery, attending each year a number of national meetings related to joint replacement techniques, as well as visiting the operating rooms of other joint replacement specialists across the country to learn their special techniques. Over recent years he has restricted his practice to total hip and total knee replacement surgery, allowing him to focus, performing between 250 and 300 total joints per year. Dr. Lange applies 35 years of experience to offer innovative orthopedic treatment without sacrificing personalized attention. His genuine concern for his patients shows in his communication and kindness. His sensitivity to senior issues drives him to seek out new and innovative procedures, which shorten the recovery time.
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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lange to family and friends is 5 out of 5