Dr. Gerald Yacobucci, MD

Orthopedic SurgeryMaleAge 67

Orthopedic Surgery

Dr. Gerald Yacobucci, MD is an Orthopedic Surgery Specialist in Phoenix, AZ and has over 41 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from U OF BUFFALO SUNY SCH OF MED & BIOMEDICAL SCI in 1982. He is affiliated with Honorhealth Scottsdale Shea Medical Center. His office accepts new patients.

Dr. Gerald Yacobucci, MD

Banner Health

2222 E Highland Ave Ste 300 Phoenix, AZ 85016
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Based on 242 ratings

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Always have had good experiences at TOCA what’s nice is after surgery they have Cecil in rehab to follow up. Dr Yacobuchi and Matt are the best
What went well
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Raymond C. Lee – Feb 28, 2021
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I’ve been seeing Dr. Yacobucci for five years now. With age comes issues, and he always has a solution. He has my trust and I enjoy all my visits with him. I highly recommend him
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
  • Long wait times
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M. Farrell – Feb 16, 2021
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Very informative and truly takes an interest in what your needs are. Never felt hurried, answered all questions and offered multiple paths for my care.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Ann – Feb 13, 2021
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Dr Yacobucci gave me my life back. I was an avid hiker, and devastated by an ACL injury. I was able to get back to my sport in record time post surgery. His compassion was equally amazing
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Jan 30, 2021
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This doctor has a great bedside manner. Very knowledgeable and knows his joints. Always a pleasure seeing him and his staff. I highly recommend him for his services.
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Jan 10, 2021
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I am a retired surgical device sales rep, so I have the means to identify the best surgeons in Phoenix to address my knee osteoarthritis. I chose Dr. Yaccobucci. He is a very competent physician with outstanding interpersonal skills. He always recommends a conservative approach and never pushes surgery as a rat option. I would highly recommend him.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
  • Staff wasn't friendly
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Steve Dill – Jan 09, 2021
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Great "bedside manner", very clear communicator, promptly assessed my issue and presented an outstanding solution.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Scott Darnall – Jan 09, 2021
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Great doctor, iam very happy with his treetmen on my knees
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Dec 21, 2020
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Dr. Yacobucci and Matt are great doctors!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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PJ Dadson – Dec 12, 2020
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He is a great surgeon and a friendly person. He has such a positive outlook. His confidence is contagious. He told me I would soon be feeling better after shoulder surgery and he was right. I'm getting to feel like my old self again.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Phillip Guerrero – Dec 03, 2020
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Dr. Yacobucci took his time explaining my condition to me and if his remedy didn’t work, what next steps would be.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Nov 21, 2020
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Dr Yacobucci and his assistant Matt are both WONDERFUL!!! Very helpful and friendly! I highly recommend them!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Maria W. – Nov 16, 2020
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PA who did shoulder injection was Fantastic. Helped me relax & shot barely hurt
What went well
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Ellen Rundle – Nov 14, 2020
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Very sympathetic with very good bedside manners. Was able to diagnose the problem and provide relief from pain during initial visit. Very straight forward and not pushing any unnecessary treatments. Greatly recommend
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Nov 08, 2020
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After months of pain Dr Yacobucci started me on a great track. I can’t thank him enough. Being new to Phoenix we went on recommendations of friends in the medical community. He and his staff(both medical & administrative) have guided us through the process. Thank you
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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sheryl lehr – Nov 07, 2020
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Listens attentively and provides excellent care.
What went well
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Oct 29, 2020
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Excellent doctor with a really great bedside manner!
What went well
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Ray Wong – Oct 23, 2020
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Appointment time was exact no waiting to go back. Friendly and informative on everything that was being done. Great experience and great doctor
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
1 person found this helpful
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JB – Oct 17, 2020
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Great!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Nashie Prouty – Oct 10, 2020
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Two shoulders done by Dr. Yacobucci and I am back! This guy is not only a tremendous surgeon but he’s a heck of a nice guy too. One of the best bedside manners I’ve ever witnessed and I work in healthcare. I cannot leave out his team either...Matt is an incredible PA! Michelle is a great nurse and the rest of the scheduling team are superb. PT team is a great group as well. Really helped me recover quickly. I HIGHLY recommend Dr. Yacobucci and his team at TOCA.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Alan P – Sep 17, 2020
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Care Philosophy

 To help people achieve health for life. 

Biography

Dr. Yacobucci is an expert in the field of orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He has specialty training in sports medicine and additional training...Read more

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine

Education

1988
Perelman School of Medicine University of Pennsylvania
Fellowship Hospital
1987
University At Buffalo State University Of New York
Residency Hospital
1983
Millard Fillmore
Internship Hospital
1982
U OF BUFFALO SUNY SCH OF MED & BIOMEDICAL SCI
Medical School
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What conditions does Dr. Gerald Yacobucci, MD treat?

Dr. Yacobucci frequently treats the following conditions: Osteoarthritis of Knee, Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain, and Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear). See more on Healthgrades.

What is Dr. Gerald Yacobucci, MD's office address?

Dr. Yacobucci's office is located at 2222 E Highland Ave Ste 300, Phoenix, AZ 85016. You can find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Is Dr. Gerald Yacobucci, MD affiliated with any hospitals?

Dr. Gerald Yacobucci, MD is affiliated with Honorhealth Scottsdale Shea Medical Center.

How much experience does Dr. Gerald Yacobucci, MD have?

Dr. Yacobucci has over 40 years of healthcare experience.

Does Dr. Gerald Yacobucci, MD receive good ratings from patients?

There is a star rating of 4.8/5 for Dr. Gerald Yacobucci, MD. Patients say that they trusted the provider's decisions and the provider explained conditions well. See all patient feedback on Healthgrades.

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Dr. Yacobucci's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Osteoarthritis of Knee
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Yacobucci treats Osteoarthritis of Knee more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Yacobucci treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Yacobucci treats Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Yacobucci treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Knee Pain
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Yacobucci treats Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear) more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Yacobucci treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Yacobucci's conditions and procedures:

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Fracture Care
  • Humerus Fracture
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Limb Pain
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Trigger Finger

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(602) 277-6211

Dr. Yacobucci accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
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Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
Cigna
Commercial Insurance Company
First Health
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
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Group Health Cooperative
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Locations

Banner Health

The Orthopedic Cln. Assoc. PC2222 E Highland Ave Ste 300 Phoenix, AZ 85016
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    • Wed: 8:00am - 5:30pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 5:30pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 5:30pm
  • Directions

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The Orthopedic Clinic Association

The Orthopedic Clinic Association6320 W Union Hills Dr Ste B1800 Glendale, AZ 85308
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The Orthopedic Clinic Association9377 E Bell Rd Scottsdale, AZ 85260
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