Dr. Jessica McMichael, MD

Dr. Jessica McMichael, MD

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Dr. Jessica McMichael, MD is a pediatric orthopedic surgery specialist in Orange, CA and has been practicing for 9 years. She graduated from Saint Louis University / School Of Medicine in 2003 and specializes in pediatric orthopedic surgery, orthopedic surgery, and more.Read her story

1310 W Stewart Dr Ste 508

Orange, CA 92868

Contact Information

(714) 633-2111

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • 6 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Ankle Sprains and Strains
normal
more than 70% of peers
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
normal
more than 70% of peers
Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
normal
more than 26% of peers

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Dr. McMichael's bio

This content was provided by Dr. McMichael "Dr. McMichael specializes in pediatric orthopaedics and orthopaedic trauma. She is passionate about the care and treatment fractures and a variety of pediatric musculoskeletal disorders including limb deformity, foot deformity and cerebral palsy. Dr. McMichael earned her medical degree from Saint Louis University School of Medicine where she also completed her residency. She served as an orthopaedic surgeon in the United States Air Force, and was adjunct faculty at the Center for Sustainment of Trauma and Readiness skills in St. Louis, Missouri. Dr. McMichael completed her pediatric orthopaedic surgery fellowship at Shriners Hospitals for Children Northern California/UC Davis Medical Center. Her research interests include motion analysis in neuromuscular conditions and outcomes measures in orthopaedic surgery. Dr. McMichael is a board certified Orthopaedic Surgeon with the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons."
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3  Specialties

  • Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Pediatric Non-Surgical Orthopedics

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

62  Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hip Fracture
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
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27  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Arm Surgery
  • 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 Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Fracture Care
  • 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 Surgery
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Trigger Finger Release

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

  • Saint Louis University / School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2003
  • Saint Louis University / School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2009

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. McMichael has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. McMichael's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. McMichael to family and friends
5 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

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Dr. McMichael'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 (2)

My son received the best care! He loves her and so do we.
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My 7 year old son fractured his right leg, Dr. McMichael and the wonderful staff at CHOC hospital went above and beyond caring for him. Dr. McMichael explained everything that was going to happen during and after surgery in great detail. I would highly recommend her!
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