Dr. Michael Sacco, MD

Dr. Michael Sacco, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 51
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Dr. Michael Sacco, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Concord, CA and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from Loyola University Of Chicago/Stritch School Of Medicine in 1993 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.Read his story

1800 Sutter St Ste 100

Concord, CA 94520

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
very high
more than 92% of peers
Trigger Finger
very high
more than 89% of peers
Shoulder Disorders
high
more than 86% of peers

Dr. Sacco'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. Sacco's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Sacco "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."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Sacco "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."

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

68  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • 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 Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • 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
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • 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
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture
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29  Procedures

  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Joint Drainage
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wrist Replacement

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

  • Stanford University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1989
  • Loyola University Of Chicago/Stritch School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • Loyola University Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Loyola University Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Washington University School Of Med
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Sacco has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • California Orthopaedic Association, Member

Dr. Sacco's Reviews

3.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sacco to family and friends
12 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

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

Dr. Sacco's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr Sacco is a very poor uncaring orthopedic doctor. My husband saw him two years ago and has been in pain ever since. I attend the appointment with my husband as he is a disabled Vietnam Veteran. Dr. Sacco did not spend any time listening to him or showed any concern for what was going on. I would...more
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Dr. Sacco was kind, patient, and cares about his patients. He puts his patients first, before beaurocratic red tape or insurance company demands. He's very good at following up and tracking his patients' progress and he's a very skilled surgeon.
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