Dr. Ronald P. Karzel, MD

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Dr. Ronald P. Karzel, MD

Orthopedic Surgery | Male

Southern California Orthopedic Institute 375 Rolling Oaks Dr Ste 210, Thousand Oaks, CA 91361 Get Directions
(805) 497-7015

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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.Read more

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  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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  • How well provider listens and answers questions
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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in Valencia, CA |
The whole experience was smooth and pain free.
in Newhall, CA |
Dr.Karzel is an amazing Doctor. He is a very busy man because he is the best. I have had 2 surgeries with him and had no problems. He is very thorough in explaining things to you. His bed side manner is awesome, and he definitely knows what he is doing. I would definitely recommend him if you need a great doctor. Great doctors are hard to find.
in Palmdale, CA |
Dr Karzel is knowledgeable and cares about his patients well-being. He takes whatever amount of time is needed to explain, re-assure and inform his patients and their care-givers. Excellent care!
in Canyon Country, CA |
I've know had two knee surgeries with Dr. Karzel . I wouldn't go anywhere else for my orthopedic needs. He is Profesional, with the absolute best knowledge and bed side manner. I love his follow through and really appreciate the after care following surgery.
in Newhall, CA |
The Dr. listens to you and explain in easy terms your condition, what he'll do to correct that, and the approximate results. Hence it makes it easy for the patient to make a decision
in Valencia, CA |
When you meet Dr Karzel you know you are dealing with a specialist in his field. He is very knowledgable and he teaches his patients all about their injury and surgery. I was completely at ease once I met him.
in Lebec, CA |
I had a work injury and saw sent to see Dr.Karzel for knee surgery. He was kind and caring thorough with all my appts consultations and surgery and follow up. He is a very busy doctor, yet he makes time for you and your questions. His staff in Valencia, CA. is very patient friendly and caring and has excellent patient service, from appt.s to call backs scheduling surgery and follow up.I was fearful but he put me at peace and this was all through workman comp.I would recommend him to all.
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine

Board Certifications

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  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Joint Pain
  • Limb Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis

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Background Check

  • 0
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    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Harvard Medical School

    Graduated in 1983

  • Internship Hospital
    Northwestern Center Feinberg School of Medicine

    Completed in 1984

  • Residency Hospital
    Northwestern Center Feinberg School of Medicine

    Completed in 1988

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Southern California Orthopedic Institute

    Completed in 1989

  • Undergraduate School
    Yale University

    Graduated in 1979

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships &
Professional Affiliations

  • California Orthopaedic Association, Member

    The California Orthopaedic Association is the largest statewide association representing orthopaedic surgeons in California. Orthopaedic surgeons evaluate and treat all types of musculoskeletal injuries and conditions. This includes surgical and non-surgical treatment of the spine, hip, knee, ankle, foot, shoulder, elbow and hand. The Association assists our members by providing continuing medical education and other resources that enhance their ability to provide high value quality health care.

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Dr. Karzel's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
  • Board certified in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine, Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Karzel's Office & Staff

Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
10 – 15 minutes

Experience with Dr. Karzel

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Karzel's 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.