Dr. Leo Semkiw, MD

Dr. Leo Semkiw, MD

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Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
59 y/o
(11)

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Dr. Leo Semkiw, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in San Jose, CA. He specializes in orthopedic surgery, pediatric orthopedic surgery, and more.Read his story

Leo B. Semkiw

2430 Samaritan Dr

San Jose, CA 95124
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Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
very high
more than 92% of peers
Knee Disorders
very high
more than 90% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Knee
very high
more than 88% of peers

Dr. Semkiw'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. Semkiw's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Semkiw "Dr. Leo Semkiw specializes in orthopedic surgery in San Jose, California, 30 years experience as an MD.Dr. Leo Semkiw is a Verified BetterDoctor. He has passed our rigorous screening process, is highly rated by patients and has clean judicial records.Dr. Leo Semkiw often treat degenerative conditions in the bones and joints as well as serious injuries to the musculoskeletal system."

3  Specialties

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

1  Board Certifications

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

75  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hernia
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • 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
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteoporosis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture
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28  Procedures

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

  • University of Illinois
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Stanford Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • California Children's Services
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Stanford Hospital and Clinics
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Semkiw has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • California Orthopaedic Association, Member

Dr. Semkiw's Reviews

4.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Semkiw to family and friends
11 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (0)

Dr. Semkiw'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

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

I got my Total Knee Replacement surgery done by Dr. Semkiw at Goodsam Hospital. The second day of my surgery I walk 300 feet in Hospital. The heeling of incision was within two weeks. First few days I took only Advil for pain. It is a month now and I can walk for few miles without problem. I highly...more
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