Dr. Harmeeth Uppal, MD

Dr. Harmeeth Uppal, MD

Orthopedic SurgeryMale

Orthopedic Surgery

Dr. Harmeeth Uppal, MD is an Orthopedic Surgery Specialist in San Diego, CA. He is affiliated with medical facilities Palomar Medical Center Downtown Escondido and Palomar Medical Center Poway. His office accepts new patients.

Locations

Orthopedic Medical Group

Orthopaedic Trauma & Fracture Specialists Medical Corp.3750 Convoy St Ste 116 San Diego, CA 92111
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(858) 437-9976

At a Glance

  • Explains Conditions WellPatients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
  • Practices at Top HospitalAmerica’s 100 Best Hospitals for Joint Replacement Award™ See hospitals
  • TrustworthyPatients said this doctor is trustworthy. See reviews

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Dr. Uppal's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Uppal

4.1

Based on 11 ratings

5 Star
64%
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4 Star
18%
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3 Star
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2 Star
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1 Star
18%
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What went well
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What could be improved
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the provider was very king and caring, knowledgeable with every question i had. such an amazing provider.
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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Anonymous – Mar 16, 2020
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Dr Uppal did a great job repairing my femur and hip. Explanations were clear and concise.
What went well
  • 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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J. K. – Feb 11, 2020
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The office is always packed. Call backs can be difficult sometimes and there doesn't seem to be a direct email or line to an assistant, but other than that, the Dr. Uppal himself is very professional, knowledgeable and relatable. We stayed with him even though he was out of network as our confidence in his abilities made us feel that it was worth it!
What went well
  • 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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S. D. – Feb 11, 2020
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Easy to understand and knowledgeable
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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Robert M. – Oct 28, 2019
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Very positive experience. He made sure all my questions were answered.
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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S. R. – Sep 17, 2019
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Dr Uppal was able to rebuild my ankle that was broken into 20 pieces. I also had two broken bones and a broken shoulder. I am now walking and moving almost normally. I am so glad he was there to put me back together!
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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Vivian S. – Sep 17, 2019
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excelente servicio muy amable muy contento por su servivio al cliente
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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Joel L. – Sep 17, 2019
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Dr Uppal saved my ankle. I suffered a pilon fracture and need a trauma surgeon. He spent a lot of time with my husband and I and answered all of our questions. I’m walking now and headed to a healthy recovery
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
3 people found this helpful
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Bridget Adinolfi in Yorba Linda , CA – Aug 09, 2018
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My arm works because of this doctor, he didn't have much time for me but thats not the point of surgery, I understand he has other obligations. He is thankfully surrounded by great PAs.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
3 people found this helpful
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Thomas in Milwaukee, WI – Mar 01, 2017
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Did not meet with this surgeon until after d/c from 11 days of inpatient stay, despite the fact that he did surgery on me. Did not speak with my husband after surgery. Only met him once since discharge and I've had 3 office appointments.
What went well
  • Office environment
  • Wait times
What could be improved
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
2 people found this helpful
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New York, NY – Jun 18, 2016
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Experience and Background Checks

Experience
Background

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No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Uppal's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Tibia and Fibula Fractures
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Uppal treats Tibia and Fibula Fractures more than 79% of his peers

Dr. Uppal treats this condition more than 79% of his peers

Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Uppal treats Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip) more than 72% of his peers

Dr. Uppal treats this condition more than 72% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Osteoporosis-Like Fracture of the Hip
  • Postoperative Hip Fracture
Femur Fracture
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Uppal treats Femur Fracture more than 71% of his peers

Dr. Uppal treats this condition more than 71% of his peers

Dr. Uppal's conditions and procedures:

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Back Pain
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Humerus
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot and Ankle Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Humerus Fracture
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Fracture
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meniscus Surgery
  • Musculoskeletal Function Test
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Scoliosis
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Sternum Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Unicompartmental Hip Surgery

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About Me

Care Philosophy

Health care leader whose mission is to keep you healthy. Under-one-roof convenience, 24-hour advice nurse, and online access to manage your health - anytime.

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

TULANE UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA
Medical School

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the best way to schedule an appointment with Dr. Harmeeth Uppal, MD?

Click here to schedule an appointment online. New patients may call (858) 437-9976 to make an appointment.

Does Dr. Harmeeth Uppal, MD accept any insurance plans?

A list of accepted insurance providers is available on the Healthgrades insurance check. It is always a good idea to verify your insurance when making an appointment.

Does Dr. Harmeeth Uppal, MD accept new patients?

New patients are generally accepted by Dr. Harmeeth Uppal, MD on Healthgrades. To arrange an appointment, call the number on Dr. Uppal's profile.

What conditions does Dr. Harmeeth Uppal, MD treat?

Dr. Uppal frequently treats the following conditions: Tibia and Fibula Fractures, Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip), and Femur Fracture. See more on Healthgrades.

What is Dr. Harmeeth Uppal, MD's office address?

Dr. Uppal's office is located at 3750 Convoy St Ste 116, San Diego, CA 92111. You can find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Is Dr. Harmeeth Uppal, MD affiliated with any hospitals?

Dr. Harmeeth Uppal, MD is affiliated with Palomar Medical Center Poway and Palomar Medical Center Downtown Escondido.

Is Dr. Harmeeth Uppal, MD a board-certified professional?

Yes, Dr. Harmeeth Uppal, MD holds board certifications in Orthopedic Surgery.

Does Dr. Harmeeth Uppal, MD receive good ratings from patients?

There is a star rating of 4.1/5 for Dr. Harmeeth Uppal, MD. Patients say that the provider listened & answered questions well and they trusted the provider's decisions. See all patient feedback on Healthgrades.

Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Uppal is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

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Palomar Medical Center Downtown Escondido

Escondido, CA

17 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Orthopedic Surgery Excellence Award™ (2023)

Palomar Medical Center Poway

Poway, CA

67% Patients that would definitely recommend, 3% lower than the national average

1 Award Received