Dr. James Kasper, MD

Dr. James Kasper, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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Age 43
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Dr. James Kasper, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Santa Maria, CA and has been practicing for 12 years. He graduated from Keck School Of Medicine Of The Univ Of Southern California in 2000 and specializes in orthopedic surgery and sports medicine.

2342 Professional Pkwy Ste 200

Santa Maria, CA 93455

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Health Net
  • Health Net of California
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint

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Top Care Areas

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

Knee Disorders
high
more than 89% of peers
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
high
more than 87% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Knee
high
more than 86% of peers

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This content was provided by Dr. Kasper "As an orthopedic surgeon, I want patients to know the range of treatment options for their condition. Sometimes a non-surgical treatment is the right choice for achieving the patient's goals."

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

84  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Orthopedic Trauma
  • 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
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tendonitis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
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47  Procedures

  • ACL Surgery
  • Ankle Surgery
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Joint Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Arthroscopic 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 Surgery
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Foot Surgery
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hip Arthroscopy
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • 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
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Steroid Injection
  • Total Joint Replacement
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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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

  • Arizona State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1996
  • Keck School Of Medicine Of The Univ Of Southern California
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • LAC + USC Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • LAC + USC Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2005
  • Santa Monica Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Group
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2006

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kasper's Reviews

4.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kasper to family and friends
54 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (54)

  • 5
    (50)
  • 4
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  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
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Dr. Kasper's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Very short, impatient responses, would cut me off. I didn’t really feel like I was being addressed properly or my questions being answered.
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Dr Kasper was professional and thorough, in addition to being caring and personable. He is always on time for my pre-op and post-op visits, which is always appreciated. Most importantly the outcome of my surgery was excellent.
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I just really appreciate how straight forward he is with any questions or concerns about your issue. Dr. Kasper is a very genuine Dr. & defiantly has the patients best interest at heart. I value his expertise in his field of training & it shows through immensely with how my results have turned out...more
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I'd like to upgrade my review, due to the fact that I did have a staff member of Dr. Kasper's office telephone me to find out why I had such a bad experience, and review. I'd like to give Dr. Kasper the benefit of the doubt regarding my poor experience and because everyone is human I will imagine...more
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the office people friendly surgery facility was the best clean and people also very nice overall the doctor was the best every friendly always took the time to explain what he was going to do and after go over all the results his head staff helper she was the best always nice and listens and...more
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