Dr. Michael Sacco, MD

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Orthopedic Surgery | Male

East Bay Sports Medicine 1800 Sutter St Ste 100 Concord, CA 94520 Get Directions
Dr. Michael Sacco, MD
Dr. Sacco grew up in Gilroy in the South Bay area. He completed his undergraduate education at Stanford University. He then moved to Chicago where he attended medical school at Loyla University. Dr. Sacco remained at Loyla for his residency in Orthopaedic Surgery. He then completed a fellowship in Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery at Washington University in St. Louis, after which he received additional training in Germany and Switzerland. His areas of specific clinical interest include arthroscopic treatment of rotator cuff tears, disorders of peripheral nerves and arthritic conditions of the wrist and hand. Dr. Sacco lives in Walnut Creek with his wife and two children.

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Dr. Sacco's Care Philosophy

Dr. Sacco focuses his practice on the care of the upper extremity including the shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand. His emphasis is on the restoration of function using both operative and non-operative techniques.

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    VERY GOOD
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    GOOD
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    GOOD
  • Time well spent
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  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
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    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
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Dr. Sacco grew up in Gilroy in the South Bay area. He completed his undergraduate education at Stanford University. He then moved to Chicago where he attended medical school at Loyla University. Dr. Sacco remained at Loyla for his residency in Orthopaedic Surgery.

He then completed a fellowship in Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery at Washington University in St. Louis, after which he received additional training in Germany and Switzerland.

His areas of specific clinical interest include arthroscopic treatment of rotator cuff tears, disorders of peripheral nerves and arthritic conditions of the wrist and hand.

Dr. Sacco lives in Walnut Creek with his wife and two children.

Dr. Sacco's Care Philosophy

Dr. Sacco focuses his practice on the care of the upper extremity including the shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand. His emphasis is on the restoration of function using both operative and non-operative techniques.

Dr. Sacco says...

Expertise in upper extremity care (shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand), rotator cuff tears, disorders of peripheral nerves and arthritic conditions of the wrist and hand.

Dr. Sacco says...

Expertise in upper extremity surgery and arthroscopic treatment

Dr. Sacco's 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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  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Pain
  • Lupus
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture

Education

  • Medical School
    Loyola University Of Chicago/Stritch School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1993

  • Internship Hospital
    Loyola University Med Center

    Completed in 1994

  • Residency Hospital
    Loyola University Med Center

    Completed in 1998

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Washington University School Of Med

    Completed in 1999

  • Undergraduate School
    Stanford University

    Graduated in 1989

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships &
Professional Affiliations

  • California Orthopaedic Association, Member

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Joint Drainage
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wrist Replacement