Dr. Nicholas Mast, MD

Dr. Nicholas Mast, MD

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Dr. Nicholas Mast, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in San Francisco, CA and has been practicing for 9 years. He specializes in orthopedic surgery.

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna

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Top Care Areas

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

Joint Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Hip Replacement
very high
more than 99% of peers
Hip Resurfacing
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Mast'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Mast "I am a specialist in surgery of the Hip and Pelvis in San Francisco. My interests include non-replacement options for hip arthritis, as well as the latest techniques in minimally invasive hip replacement and resurfacing, I am also trained in the management of complex pelvic and acetabular trauma. Having completed my training I returned home to San Francisco. I have been building my practice on a solid foundation of training. I am indebted to my mentors and teachers. As my practice grows, my goal is still simple. To provide the highest quality care that I can to each and every patient. As my father taught me early in my medical career, to practice good medicine... "treat each patient as if they are your own family.""

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

74  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Hip Dysplasia
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Impingement
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Labral Tear
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Systemic Sclerosis

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29  Procedures

  • Anterior Approach Total Hip Replacement
  • 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, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Arthroscopy
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Hip Surgery
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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 Nevada School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • University Of Utah
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2003
  • University Of Utah
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2007
  • Ao North American Traveling Fellowship-Zurich, Ch
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2009
  • Ao North American Travelling Fellowship-Paris, Fr
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • Hip and Pelvis Institute Of St. John's Hospital, Santa Monica
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2008

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Mast has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Hospital Quality

2018 Five Star Recipient for Total Hip Replacement

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Dr. Mast's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Mast to family and friends
13 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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Dr. Mast'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 (4)

Dr Mast replaced my hip almost 5 years ago and it is terrific to date. I exercise 7 days a week and the hip never bothers me! I highly recommend him! Thanks so much Dr. Mast! Steve Rosenblatt
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Every aspect of my anterior hip replacement with Dr Mast went better than expected. The office staff was terrific, the PAs answered any questions I had, Dr Mast's pre-op instructions were clear, the operation went perfectly, the hospital was tops, recovery was a snap. Looking forward to having...more
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I had an anterior total hip replacement with Dr Mast about three months ago and cannot say enough about the success of my surgery. I have had numerous surgeries (heart, back) over the years and I was amazed at the results and the entire experience. My recovery couldn't have been any easier and my...more
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Two complete anterior hip replacements by Dr. Mast 90 days apart. I could not walk to the mail box before, and walked 100 miles starting at weeks 7 post. Every person involved was wonderful. I high recommend!
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