Dr. Patricia McKeever, MD

Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery •  Female • Age 68
  
Dr. McKeever
Accepting new patients

Southern California Orthopedic Institute

24051 Newhall Ranch Rd Valencia, CA 91355

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(661) 254-6364

Dr. Patricia McKeever, MD is a Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery Specialist in Valencia, CA and has over 38 years of experience in the medical field. She graduated from Tulane University School Of Medicine medical school in 1982. She is affiliated with medical facilities such as Children's Hospital Los Angeles and Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital. She is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. McKeever to book an appointment.


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Dr. McKeever's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Ankle Sprains and Strains
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. McKeever treats Ankle Sprains and Strains more than 100% of her peers

Dr. McKeever treats this condition more than 100% of her peers

Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. McKeever treats Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury) more than 58% of her peers

Dr. McKeever treats this condition more than 58% of her peers

Joint Pain
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. McKeever treats Joint Pain more than 39% of her peers

Dr. McKeever treats this condition more than 39% of her peers

Dr. McKeever's conditions and procedures:

  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Limb Pain
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine

Dr. McKeever's Reviews

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She began the visit without saying hello, accused my 9 year old of lying and told him his arm felt “tight” when he told her it felt loose. She THREW a paper towel at him and told him to ball it up and squeeze it. Did not answer any questions. Left the room without saying goodbye or acknowledging the visit was over.
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  • Didn't listen or answer questions
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Feb 01, 2020
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My 12 year old son had a visit with Dr Mckeever and she was very rude to us from the moment she came in the room. Her bedside manner was zero to the point where I was very uncomfortable. She spoke to my son like he was an adult who was in there looking for drugs or something. It felt discriminatory because when we heard her speaking to another patient on our way out, she was a different person - kind and gentle in her tone. With us, she was fast, impatient in her speaking and appeared to be very irritated and like she didn't wanna be bothered. I wish I had asked her while in the room if she didn't want to help us, but I didn't want to appear to be causing a scene. I wasn't sure if she was irritated because we got there late, or if it was because we only have MediCal or if it was a race thing since I'm black and my son is biracial. Idk, but it was a horrible experience. When she left the room my son cried. He felt humiliated and sad and didn't understand why she was so mean to him. :(
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Angela – Nov 07, 2019
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Please do not take your child to this woman. She has zero compassion and has no business working with kids. She shamed my 13 year old boy for not walking 2 days after he broke his pelvis in a dirt bike accident. She was so rude correcting everything my husband said and when he tried to help my son up she physically tried to push him out of the way. After the fact I found out that this is common behavior for her. Thankfully we switched doctors but if she is the only option go elsewhere
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Dec 01, 2018
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If I can leave 0 stars I would. We brought our 5 yr old daughter in because she walks on her tippy toes. My daughter was scared and dr mckeever was the most unprofessional dr I've ever dealt with. She was extremely rude! She would cut us off, talk down to our 5 yr old daughter, it took everything in me not to lose my mind on her. I will not ever recommend or will be going back to her. I will be looking for another pediatric ortho and I don't care if I have to drive a few hours to get there.
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Greg in Santa Clarita, CA – May 24, 2017
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Miss Trunchbull - My son was a first time patient, we brought a disc of my sons X-rays from a hospital that was taken the day before and the dr could not open the files. She came into the room in a huff, stated the files couldn't be open and that he needed to go next door to get X-rays. I asked if the hospital could send them over and she barked it would take too long. She was rude, unkind, and only introduced herself after I asked her if she was frustrated since she treated us so unkind.
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Binah in Pasadena, CA – May 24, 2016
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Avoid this dr, especially if it's for your child. I overlooked her insensitivity and bedside manner thinking my child was in good medical hands. I was wrong. Due to her neglectful care , my child was left with a deformed bone next to the broken bone she was treating. She was vague, insensitive, and she's very lucky we found another Dr, Dr. Wiss, who was able to repair the permanent damage she seemed unconcerned about. The medical neglect my child received with her is too much to list .
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Jan 20, 2016
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Dr. McKeever basically is the reason I have no trouble walking or moving my arm. I had two major orthopedic injuries within five days of each other when I was 13 and she treated me both times based on the recommendation of my GP and a surgeon friend of ours. Dr. McKeever not only treated both breaks (to the point where there has been ZERO alteration in my adult lifestyle), but she also went above and beyond what most surgeons would do. I would recommend her to anyone with a child.
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About Me

Care Philosophy

At the Southern California Orthopedic Institute, we are dedicated to providing the best possible care available for people of all ages and all walks of life. In addition, we serve as a leading educator of orthopedic surgery technique to surgeons around the world.

Specialties

  • Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery
  • Pediatric Sports Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

2006
Michigan State University
Fellowship Hospital
1990
University Of California At Irvine, Rancho Los Amigos Medical Center
Residency Hospital
1984
Children's Hospital of Los Angeles
Residency Hospital
1983
Children's Hospital of Los Angeles
Internship Hospital
1982
Tulane University School Of Medicine
Medical School
1977
University Of Southern California
1974
Stanford University
Undergraduate School

Awards

Memberships & Affiliations

  • California Orthopaedic Association, Member

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Locations

Southern California Orthopedic Institute

Southern California Orthopedic Institute24051 Newhall Ranch Rd Valencia, CA 91355
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  • Hours
    • Mon: 7:30am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 7:30am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 7:30am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 7:30am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 7:30am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
  • Directions
Southern California Orthopedic Institute6815 Noble Ave Van Nuys, CA 91405
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Affiliated Hospitals

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Children's Hospital Los Angeles

Los Angeles, CA

Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital

Valencia, CA

73% Patient experience rating, 4% higher than the national average

Huntington Memorial Hospital

Pasadena, CA

78% Patient experience rating, 9% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019)

Northridge Hospital Medical Center

Northridge, CA

75% Patient experience rating, 6% higher than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • America's 50 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

Providence Tarzana Medical Center

Tarzana, CA

66% Patient experience rating, 3% lower than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • America's 50 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019)
  • America's 100 Best Hospitals Award™ (2018)

Valley Presbyterian Hospital

Van Nuys, CA

71% Patient experience rating, 2% higher than the national average