Dr. Howard Marans, MD

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Dr. Howard Marans, MD

Orthopedic Surgery | Male

11190 Warner Ave Ste 306, Fountain Valley, CA 92708 Get Directions
(714) 979-8981

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I believe that all patients are entitled to quality orthopaedic surgical care and do my best to ensure that I live up to that standard. I treat most conditions of the upper and lower extremities and if I feel it is necessary will refer patients out for further, more specialized care when indicated. It is often difficult for patients to be seen quickly by an Orthopedic Surgeon. I can always see patients within 1-2 days and often on the day of injury. It is also common for patients to wait for hours to see the doctor once they arrive. I endeavor to keep waiting times to a minimum.Read more

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I know that Dr. Marans is the surgeon other surgeons send their families to because he's not only a wonderful experienced surgeon that gives all his patients the highest quality care, but he also is a caring doctor. He leaves nothing to chance, let's his patients know exactly what needs to be done, and is exactly the doctor to help one fix what's wrong and be righted. He goes the extra mile for his patients inspiring trust, and this is what endears him to all who seek his help and expertise.
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Adult Orthopedic Surgery
  • Adult Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Arthroscopy
  • Orthopedic Fracture Care
  • Orthopedic Knee Surgery
  • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Trauma Surgery

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  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Disorders
  • 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
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Fractures
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Disorders
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Extremity Malunions
  • Extremity Nonunion
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hip Fracture
  • 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)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Metatarsal Fracture
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Occupational Injuries
  • Orthopedic Trauma
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
  • Trigger Finger
  • Work-Related Injuries

Procedures Performed

  • Achilles Tendon Reconstruction
  • Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
  • Achilles Tenotomy
  • ACL Surgery
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Ankle Fusion
  • Ankle Ligament Reconstruction
  • Ankle Surgery
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthrocentesis
  • Arthroscopic Joint Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic Joint Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Labrum Repair
  • Arthroscopic Meniscus Repair
  • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Wrist Surgery
  • Bicep Repairs
  • Bursa Injection
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery, Endoscopic
  • Cartilage Transplant
  • Casting
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Surgery
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Fracture Care
  • Glenoid Labrum Repair
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand Surgery
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Injection
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Cartilage Repair
  • Knee Ligament Reconstruction
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee Tendon Repair
  • Lateral Meniscus Repair
  • Ligament Reconstruction
  • Medial Meniscus Repair
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Posterior Tibial Tendon Reconstruction
  • Quadriceps Tendon Repair
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Splinting
  • Sports Medicine Surgery
  • Steroid Injection
  • Subcromial Decompression
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Tricep Repair
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Worker's Compensation Evaluations
  • X-Ray

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  • 0
    Sanctions

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  • 0
    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Toronto

    Graduated in 1982

  • Internship Hospital
    Mount Sinai Hospital

    Completed in 1983

  • Residency Hospital
    Gallie Orthopaedic Surgical Residency

    Completed in 1989

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Orthopaedic and Arthritic Hospital

    Completed in 1990

    Royal Adelaide Hospital/Sportsmed Sa

    Completed in 1991

  • Undergraduate School
    University Of Toronto / Faculty Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1978

  • Other Education
    University Of Toronto/Masters Degree

    Completed in 1985

Awards & Recognition

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Dr. Marans' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
  • Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Marans' Office & Staff

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Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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Level of trust in provider's decisions
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How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Marans' Care Philosophy

I believe that all patients are entitled to quality orthopaedic surgical care and do my best to ensure that I live up to that standard. I treat most conditions of the upper and lower extremities and if I feel it is necessary will refer patients out for further, more specialized care when indicated. It is often difficult for patients to be seen quickly by an Orthopedic Surgeon. I can always see patients within 1-2 days and often on the day of injury. It is also common for patients to wait for hours to see the doctor once they arrive. I endeavor to keep waiting times to a minimum.