Dr. Rama Pathi, MD

Dr. Rama Pathi, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 69
(32)
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Dr. Rama Pathi, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Apple Valley, CA and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from Stanley Med Coll, Madras U in 1977 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery.

18145 US Highway 18 Ste D

Apple Valley, CA 92307

Contact Information

(760) 946-0020

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Molina Healthcare

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Top Care Areas

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

Fracture
very high
more than 93% of peers
Autoimmune Diseases
very high
more than 92% of peers
Osteoarthritis
very high
more than 92% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery

2  Board Certifications

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

15  Conditions Treated

14  Procedures

  • Arm Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • 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
  • Steroid Injection
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Replacement

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

2 Sanctions
  • Disciplinary action in another state (10/3/2016)
    Action Taken: Probation
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: New York
  • Gross Negligence (8/5/2015)
    Action Taken: Reprimand
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: California
0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Stanley Med Coll, Madras U
    Medical School | Graduated 1977
  • Coney Island Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1978
  • Suny-Downstate Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Denver Ortho Clin
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1982

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Pathi has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Pathi has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Pathi's Reviews

2.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Pathi to family and friends
32 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (32)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
    (3)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (14)

Dr. Pathi's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Dr. Pathi was very pleasant and seemed very knowledgeable. The PA has been helpful as well with getting referrals. The office staff has its challenges. Joanne is helpful & knowledgeable.
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Saw Dr. Pathi twice, once for a quick diagnosis, then day of surgery. All post surgery visits were with PA. , for less than 5 minutes. The worst of this whole experience is the office staff. Rude, never responding to pharmacy request for medications. Look elsewhere.
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Dr. Pathi is a excellent surgeon. How his staff lacks people skills. I require certain paperwork to be filled out before the Disability Company will approve and send me my disability payments. Their lack of caring and understanding about this situation is unsatisfactory. Trying to feel...more
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Dr Pathi is the only Physician that I would want to do the kind of hand surgery that I needed done. I went to him for his knowledge and experience and skills that you want a Doctor to have. I highly recommend him to any one that needs his specialty.
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Dr.Pathi is a breath of fresh air. How a smile and a handshake can go so far. Very caring and takes the time to help you understand what is needed. Only downside is the wait. Office staff are very friendly too.
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