Dr. Hossein Pakzad, MD

Dr. Hossein Pakzad, MD

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Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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51 y/o
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Dr. Hossein Pakzad, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Tacoma, WA. He specializes in orthopedic surgery.Read his story

MultiCare Orthopedics & Sports Medicine - Allenmore

3124 S 19th St # 340

Tacoma, WA 98405
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Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
very high
more than 95% of peers
Achilles Tendinitis
very high
more than 95% of peers
Limb Pain
very high
more than 94% of peers

Dr. Pakzad's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Pakzad's bio

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Pakzad "The most important part of my practice is to share my knowledge and involve my patients in their decision making process to achieve the best possible treatment plan."

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Pakzad does not have any board certifications listed.

90  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Heel Spur
  • Hip Fracture
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Sever's Disease
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Sternum Fracture
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Wrist Fracture
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46  Procedures

  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Ankle Replacement
  • Arm Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel 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 Radius or Ulna
  • Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Foot and Ankle Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
  • 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 Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • 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
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • Qazvin University Of Medical Sciences, Iran
    Medical School | Graduated
  • University Of Ottawa, Canada
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Orthopedic Adult Trauma, University Of British Columbia-Vancouver General Hospital. Foot and Ankle Surgery, University Of British Columbia-St. Paul Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Pakzad has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Pakzad has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Pakzad's Reviews

3.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Pakzad to family and friends
37 total reviews (9 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (37)

  • 5
    (20)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (13)

Dr. Pakzad's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (9)

I had a horrible experience with Dr. Pakzad. In my first appointment, he walked in and didn't even let me explain my experience or why I was there before launching into worst-case-scenarios with surgery - including throwing around 'below the knee amputation' when that is not a remotely likely...more
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Was sent to Pakzad thru lni. The worst experience. Refused to fix my foot as consented and when asked why stated he didn't want to. Refused to give referral for nerve issue than opts to dissect the nerve leaving me with CRPS. Accused me of being on narcotics and faking when he put a screw the the...more
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After an hours wait to see Dr. Pakzad, he finally came to examine my busted toe. It was 6 days after the initial break (saw urgent care 1st), first visit with an orthopedic physician or Dr. Pakzad. His mannerism was condescending and he would not answer my basic questions. He implied that I...more
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My 19 old son, Will, broke his fibula while dirt biking. He said Dr. Pakzad was "heck-a-nice". Translated into English that means: Dr. Pakzad was very professional, friendly and knowledgeable. He was extremely patient while interacting with us. He took extra time with our family. He even got us in...more
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A fabulous man, Dr. Pakzad is highly skilled, warm, kind, and personable. He is truly a gift to the community. I can't imagine seeing anyone else.
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