Dr. Nicholas Rajacich, MD

Dr. Nicholas Rajacich, MD

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Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery  |  
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62 y/o
(9)

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Dr. Nicholas Rajacich, MD is a pediatric orthopedic surgery specialist in Tacoma, WA and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from Johns Hopkins University / School Of Medicine in 1982 and specializes in pediatric orthopedic surgery and pediatric orthopedic spine surgery.

Mary Bridge Children's Health Center

311 S L St

Tacoma, WA 98405
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Choice Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • Health Net
  • Humana

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Scoliosis
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more than 58% of peers
Spine Deformities
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more than 53% of peers
Fracture
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more than 32% of peers

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Specialties

  • Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery
  • Pediatric Orthopedic Spine Surgery
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Board Certifications

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

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Bunion
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hernia
  • Hip Dysplasia
  • Hip Pain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Lupus
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteoporosis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Scoliosis
  • Sever's Disease
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Sternum Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Torticollis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Achilles Tenotomy
  • ACL Surgery
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Joint Surgery
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Surgery
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Surgery
  • Paracentesis
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Wrist Fusion

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • Brown University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Johns Hopkins University / School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • Rhode Island Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Rhode Island Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • San Francisco or Res Program
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Hosp For Sick Children
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Rajacich has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Rajacich's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rajacich to family and friends
3.3
based on 9 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

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

Dr. Rajacich's Performance

Trustworthiness
GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

in Puyallup, WA
This doctor is a quack. He misdiagnosed my child's cerebral palsy and scoliosis. For the cerebral palsy he said she had retroverted hips. for the scoliosis, he said she was not standing up straight for the X-ray. He caused a lot of trouble for her by not correctly diagnosing her cerebral palsy...more
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in Graham, WA
Our son has been a patient of Dr. Rajacich since he was 7 days old. He is now 4 1/2 years old. We have had the best experience with Dr. Rajacich and his entire office staff. They are like a second family to us and our son. Never waiting long during our appts, great communication as to the plan of...more
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