Dr. Douglas J. Seip, MD

Dr. Douglas J. Seip, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery | Male | 71 years old

I am one of the most experienced orthopedic and hand surgeons in Nevada. I...Read more

Douglas J Seip MD
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I am one of the most experienced orthopedic and hand surgeons in Nevada. I take my time seeing patients....   Read More

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  • 3
    Malpractice Claims

    Dr. Seip has 3 malpractice Malpractice Claims

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    • Settlement;2013-01-29T00:00:00
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    • Settlement;2014-03-12T00:00:00
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  • 1
    Sanction

    has received 1 Sanction

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    • Failure to keep adequate medical records
    • Action Taken:Reprimand
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  • 1
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    • Nevada
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  • Internship Hospital
  • Residency Hospital
  • Fellowship Hospital
  • Undergraduate School
  • Other Education
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    3.4 based on 16 responses
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    • Helpfulness
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    • Staff
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    Experience with Dr. Seip
    • Level of trust in provider's decisions
       (16)
    • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
       (15)
    • How well provider listens and answers questions
       (16)
    • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
       (16)
    Dr. Seip's Office & Staff
    • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
       (15)
    • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
       (15)
    • Staff friendliness and courteousness
       (15)
    • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      16 – 30 minutes (14)
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    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
    • Orthopedic Surgery
    • Pediatric Orthopedics
    • Sports Medicine

    Board Certifications

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    • Hand Surgery
    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Conditions Treated

    • Achilles Tendinitis
    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • Ankle Fracture
    • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
    • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
    • Arthritis
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Back Pain
    • Bone Disorders
    • Broken Arm
    • Bunion
    • Bursitis
    • Cancer
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Chondrocalcinosis
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Clavicle Fracture
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • De Quervain's Disease
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Elbow Bursitis
    • Elbow Injuries
    • Elbow Sprain
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
    • Femur Fracture
    • Foot Conditions
    • Foot Fracture
    • Fracture
    • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Ganglion Cyst
    • Glenoid Labrum Tear
    • Hammer Toe
    • Hand Conditions
    • Hand Contracture
    • Hand Fracture
    • Herniated Disc
    • Hip Fracture
    • Hip Sprain
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Intervertebral Disc Disease
    • Joint Pain
    • Knee Dislocation
    • Knee Disorders
    • Knee Fracture
    • Knee Injuries
    • Knee Pain
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Low Back Pain
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hands
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteopenia
    • Osteoporosis
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Pelvic Fracture
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Pyogenic Arthritis
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Rotator Cuff Injuries
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Runner's Knee
    • Scapular Fracture
    • Shoulder Diseases
    • Shoulder Disorders
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Shoulder Instability
    • Shoulder Pain
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Disorders
    • Sports Injuries
    • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
    • Systemic Chondromalacia
    • Tendonitis
    • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
    • Trigger Finger
    • Wrist Fracture

    Procedures Performed

    • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
    • ACL Surgery
    • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
    • Arm Surgery
    • Arthroscopic Joint Surgery
    • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
    • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
    • Arthroscopic Surgery
    • Carpal Tunnel Release
    • De Quervain's Release
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Excision of Femur or Knee
    • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
    • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
    • Fracture Care
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
    • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Hip Replacement
    • Hip Replacement Revision
    • Hip Resurfacing
    • Hip Surgery
    • Joint Drainage
    • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Knee Arthroscopy
    • Knee Replacement
    • Knee Replacement Revision
    • Knee Surgery
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Neuroplasty
    • Partial Shoulder Replacement
    • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
    • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
    • Rotator Cuff Surgery
    • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
    • Shoulder Surgery
    • Steroid Injection
    • Total Knee Replacement
    • Trigger Finger Release
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
    • Wrist Replacement

    Background Check

    • 3
      Malpractice Claims

      Dr. Seip has 3 malpractice claims

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      • Settlement  (1/29/2013)
      • Amount or Range: $375,000.00
      • Nature of Complaint: Rod inserted into tibia was too long resulting in permanent injury and ongoing medical treatment.
      • State: Nevada
      • Settlement  (3/12/2014)
      • Amount or Range: $215,000.00
      • Nature of Complaint: Alleged negligent surgical repair for torn cuff resulting in dislocation and pain
      • State: Nevada
      • Settlement  (3/12/2014)
      • Amount or Range: $295,479.00
      • Nature of Complaint: Negligent Hip Surgery R/I Hematoma and paralysis
      • State: Nevada
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    • 1
      Sanction

      Dr. Seip has received 1 sanction

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      • Failure to keep adequate medical records  (6/7/2013)
      • Action Taken: Reprimand
      • Summary: Please reference the following Document
      • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
      • State: Nevada
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    • 1
      Board Action

      Dr. Seip has 1 board action

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      • Failure to keep adequate medical records  (12/6/2013)
      • Action Taken: Education
      • Summary: Please reference the following Document
      • State: Nevada
      • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
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    Education

    • Medical School
      Indiana University School Of Medicine

      Graduated in 1970

    • Internship Hospital
      Wisc Mc Hosps

      Completed in 1971

    • Residency Hospital
      Ft Wayne Luth Hospital

      Completed in 1975

    • Fellowship Hospital
      Louisville Hosps

      Completed in 1977

    • Undergraduate School
      Indiana University / School of Medicine

      Graduated in 1967

    Awards & Recognition

    • Awards & Honors

      Dr. Seip has no awards or honors listed.

    • Media & Publications

      Dr. Seip has no media or publications listed.

    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • Spanish
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    Dr. Seip's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    • Specializes in Orthopedic Hand Surgery
    • Board certified in Hand Surgery and Orthopedic Surgery
    • Malpractice claims found
    • Sanctions found
    • Board actions found
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    Why Does Experience Matter?

    Even specialists specialize. One orthopedic surgeon might do nothing but hip surgeries, while another does nothing but knees. If you want the best possible care, it’s critical to match your medical need with the doctor who truly specializes in treating it.

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    Dr. Seip's Office & Staff

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    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes

    Experience with Dr. Seip

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    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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    Dr. Seip says...

    I am one of the  most experienced orthopedic and hand surgeons in Nevada. I take my time seeing patients. I try not to rush people. I try to treat people the way I would want to be treated. I really like what I do. 

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    Dr. Seip's Care Philosophy

    I provide personalized care as is only afforded in a small office setting. I enjoy treating my patients with care and respect. I am involved in all aspects of orthopedics as I enjoy the variety it affords; however, I am specialty trained in Hand Surgery.

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    Dr. Seip says...

    endoscopic carpal tunnel, minimaly invasive surgery of the hand