Dr. Gus Gialamas, MD

Dr. Gus Gialamas, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 64
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Dr. Gus Gialamas, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in San Clemente, CA and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from Rosalind Franklin University Of Medicine Science/The Chicago Medical School in 1986 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

653 Camino De Los Mares Ste 109

San Clemente, CA 92673

Contact Information

(949) 661-2423

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Knee Sprain
very high
more than 98% of peers
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
very high
more than 97% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

124  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • 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
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Heel Spur
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • 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
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Sever's Disease
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture

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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

  • Rosalind Franklin University Of Medicine Science/The Chicago Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • University Of California San Francisco
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • University Of California San Francisco
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Harrington Rsch Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1986

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Gialamas has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Greek

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • California Orthopaedic Association, Member

Dr. Gialamas' Reviews

3.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gialamas to family and friends
25 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (25)

  • 5
    (13)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (11)

Dr. Gialamas' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

Dr Gialamas is a no nonsense ortho here in SC. He repaired my ACL, MCL, Meniscus injury with outstanding results. Being that I was 47 when i had the injury and was back on the soccer field within a year. It is holding strong as I celebrate my 2nd year sense the surgery...
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I cannot say enough about how BAD this doctor is & I would only recommend him for death row inmates. Not only is he the rudest doctor I've met, his lack of listening & answering Important questions led to a serious mistake. In his rush to leave, he did not give correct instructions to the nursing...more
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My experience was with dr gialamas as the orthopedic doc on call when I was in the hospital. Extremely rude and unprofessional. Another reviewer mentioned his purposely turning his back and walking away while being asked an appropriate question. Same behavior here. Even worse he seemed to have...more
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I have never experienced such a disrespectful uncaring rude doctor!! He never looked at my MRI results until he abruptly walked into the room after I waited over 45 minutes to see him. Gialamas didn't give me 5 minutes and walked out of the room as I told him to wait as I had a question. Once...more
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Dr.G has treated our family over the last 20 plus years and has always has a nice bedside manner and knows his stuff. We feel very confident in his diagnosis' for the different injuries our family has suffered.
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