Dr. Roy A. Meals, MD

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Dr. Roy A. Meals, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery | Male

Roy A Meals MD 1033 Gayley Ave Ste 104, Los Angeles, CA 90024 Get Directions
(310) 824-1262

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Dr. Meals specializes in Orthopedic Hand Surgery and practices in Los Angeles, CA. He practices at 1 location.

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      Dr. Meals' Review Details
      3.9 based on 14 responses
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      • Helpfulness
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      • Staff
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      • Scheduling
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      Experience with Dr. Meals
      • Level of trust in provider's decisions
         (14)
      • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
         (14)
      • How well provider listens and answers questions
         (14)
      • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      Dr. Meals' Office & Staff
      • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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      • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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      • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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      • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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      He was condescending and dismissive. At no point did I feel like a person to him. When I asked "what if the steroid shot doesn't work" he brushed it off and said it would. It did not work, and the shot made my entire hand hurt, not just my thumb.
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      Specialties

      • Orthopedic Hand Surgery

      Board Certifications

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      • Hand Surgery
      • Orthopedic Surgery

      Conditions Treated

      • Autoimmune Diseases
      • Back Pain
      • Bone Disorders
      • Broken Arm
      • Bursitis
      • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
      • De Quervain's Disease
      • Elbow Bursitis
      • Elbow Injuries
      • Fracture
      • Gait Abnormality
      • Gout
      • Hand Conditions
      • Hand Contracture
      • Joint Pain
      • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
      • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
      • Limb Pain
      • Low Back Pain
      • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
      • Osteoarthritis
      • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
      • Osteoarthritis of Hands
      • Pseudoarthrosis
      • Rheumatoid Arthritis
      • Shoulder Disorders
      • Spine Disorders
      • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
      • Trigger Finger

      Procedures Performed

      • Carpal Tunnel Release
      • De Quervain's Release
      • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
      • Dupuytren's Contracture Injection
      • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
      • Excision of Radius or Ulna
      • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
      • Joint Drainage
      • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
      • Nerve Block, Somatic
      • Neuroplasty
      • Peripheral Nerve Block
      • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
      • Steroid Injection
      • Trigger Finger Release
      • Trigger Point Injection
      • Wrist Replacement

      Background Check

      • 0
        Malpractice Claims

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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

      • Medical School
        Vanderbilt University School Of Medicine

        Graduated in 1971

      • Internship Hospital
        Johns Hopkins Hospital

        Completed in 1972

      • Residency Hospital
        Johns Hopkins Hospital

        Completed in 1973

      • Fellowship Hospital
        Massachusetts General Hospital

        Completed in 1979

      Awards & Recognition

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
      • Spanish
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      Dr. Meals' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

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

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      Staff friendliness and courteousness
      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      10 – 15 minutes

      Experience with Dr. Meals

      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