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Non-Surgical Orthopedics | Male

4151 Foothill Rd Santa Barbara, CA 93110 Get Directions

Biography

Dr. James Zmolek, MD is a non-surgical orthopedics doctor who practices in Santa Barbara, CA. He is 58 years old and has been practicing for 33 years. Dr. Zmolek is affiliated with Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital.

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    Dr. Zmolek's Performance
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    Patient Reviews (4)
    in Carpinteria, CA |
    Very friendly and knowledgeable. Gives you the one on one time needed for patient to understand everything. Does not make you feel rushed and happy to answer any questions you may have.
    Santa Barbara, CA |
    I cannot say enough good things about Dr. zmolek. he knows what he is doing. More importantly, he has a heart and treats a patient like a fellow human being. Highly recommended.
    in Santa Barbara, CA |
    TKR November 1/2016. Dr. 'Z' is a superstar. 3 weeks later up and moving around with limited pain and full extension and flexion. Stay local, no reason to go to Napa! (Unless you're there for the wine!)
    in Santa barbara ca. |
    Eccellent.!!
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    Dr. Zmolek's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    •  Specializes in Non-Surgical Orthopedics
    •  Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
    •  No malpractice claims found
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Conditions Treated

    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • Ankle Fracture
    • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
    • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
    • Ataxia
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Back Pain
    • Bone Disorders
    • Brachial Plexus Palsy
    • Broken Arm
    • Bursitis
    • Cancer
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Chondrocalcinosis
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Clavicle Fracture
    • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Difficulty With Walking
    • Elbow Bursitis
    • Elbow Injuries
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Femur Fracture
    • Foot Conditions
    • Foot Fracture
    • Fracture
    • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Glenoid Labrum Tear
    • Gout
    • Hammer Toe
    • Hand Conditions
    • Hand Fracture
    • Herniated Disc
    • Hip Fracture
    • 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)
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Limb Pain
    • Low Back Pain
    • 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
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteopenia
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Pelvic Fracture
    • Plantar Fasciitis
    • Pseudoarthrosis
    • Pyogenic Arthritis
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Rib Fracture
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Runner's Knee
    • Scapular Fracture
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Shoulder Dislocation
    • Shoulder Disorders
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Disorders
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
    • Systemic Chondromalacia
    • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
    • Trigger Finger

    Education

    • Medical School
      David Geffen School Of Medicine At UCLA, University Of California, Los Angeles

      Graduated in 1984

    • Internship Hospital
      Usc Los Angeles Co Hospital

      Completed in 1985

    • Residency Hospital
      Usc Los Angeles Co Hospital

      Completed in 1989

    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • Spanish

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    Specialties

    • Non-Surgical Orthopedics
    • Orthopedic Surgery
    • Sports Medicine

    Procedures Performed

    • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
    • Arm Surgery
    • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
    • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Fracture Care
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Knee Surgery
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Nerve Block, Somatic
    • Partial Shoulder Replacement
    • Peripheral Nerve Block
    • Shoulder Fracture Treatment