Dr. Samuel Small, DO

Dr. Samuel Small, DO

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 65
(17)
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Dr. Samuel Small, DO is an orthopedic surgery doctor who practices in Ventura, CA. He is 65 years old and has been practicing for 44 years.

168 N Brent St Ste 506

Ventura, CA 93003

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Bursitis
very high
more than 92% of peers
Back Pain
very high
more than 92% of peers
Degenerative Disc Disease
very high
more than 89% of peers

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Care Philosophy

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Orthopedic Surgery*
  • Orthopedic Surgery Spine Surgery
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board*
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Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Herniated Disc
  • Cervical Spine Disorders
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Sprain
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Myelopathy
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Dislocation
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy

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Procedures

  • Cervical Disc Replacement
  • Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Cervical Spine Reconstruction
  • Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Joint Drainage
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Lumbar Disc Replacement
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neuroplasty
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Surgery
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • Chicago College Of Osteopathic Medicine Of Midwestern University, Midwestern University
    Medical School | Graduated 1974
  • Bi-County Community Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • First Place-Scientific Research Exhibit 95th Annual Postgraduate Convention and Scientific Seminar, Michigan Assoc., 1994
  • First, Second and Best of Show Place-Scientific Poster Competition American College of Osteopathic Surgeons, Washington, DC, 1994
Media & Publications
  • Complications of Cervical Spine Surgery, 1999
  • Degenerative Changes of the Cervical Spine After Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion., 1994
  • Burst Fractures of the Fifth Lumbar Vertebrae. A Cast Report and Review of the Literature., 1993
  • The Non-Operative Treatment of Burst Fractures of the Thoraco-Lumbar Spine. A Retrospective and Prospective Study., 1994

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Small's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Small to family and friends
4.8
based on 17 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
    (16)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Small's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

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

Patient Comments (4)

in Camarillo, CA |
I have been waiting for months to write this review. I don't usually give feedback, and rarely would go out of my way to do so, but was compelled by my impression of Dr. Small's knowledge, skill, and patient bedside manner to make this exception. From my first visit with Dr. Small, I felt I was...more
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in Ventura, CA |
I meet with Dr. Samuel D. Small this past year due to Lumbar spinal stenosis. Dr. Small on all office visits was very professional,friendly, and caring.Dr. Small is very kind to speak to me so I understand what needs to be done regarding surgery. Prior to my surgery on 8/30/2016 I could barely walk...more
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in Ventura, CA |
Dr. Small was great today. Dr Small came highly recommended. He took the time in providing & assisting my husband and I to make a sound decision of a serious neck injury. He was straight forward, allowed me to make my own choices and provided me with a sense of relief. Dr. Small & the office staff...more
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Dr Small is the first doctor who truly listened to me and immediately diagnosed my medical condition. He has surgically stabilized my neck and my spine which relieved my pain as much as is possible. He's a kind, soft spoken person who cares about his patients. I'm very blessed to have him as my...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Small accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
    Select Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield of California
    Access Plus Savenet
    Local Access Plus HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
  • MultiPlan
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Small has admitting privileges

Community Memorial Hospital
147 N Brent St
Ventura, CA 93003
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