Dr. Semon R. Bader, MD

Dr. Semon R. Bader, MD

Orthopedic Surgery | Male | 40 years old

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I enjoy building relationships with my patients and helping them regain function and maintain their quality of life. I am dedicated to helping each individual understand his or her condition and treatment options, both surgical and non-surgical.Read more

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Dr. Bader grew up in the Bay Area and attended the University of California, Davis, where he majored in neurobiology,...Read more

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I strive to help my help my patients achieve their desired level of function and pain relief whether they are elite athletes, weekend warriors or older adults.

in Antioch, CA |
Partial Torn ACL/Damaged Menesicus. Dr. Bader was more than what I could ask for in a surgical Doctor. He made me feel confident in everything he was doing. Would recommend to any sports related injuries and or athletes.
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Dr. Bader says...

Dr. Bader grew up in the Bay Area and attended the University of California, Davis, where he majored in neurobiology, physiology and behavior and graduated with the highest honors. Dr. Bader went on to complete medical school at the University of California, Davis, and completed his Orthopedic Residency at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles.

Dr. Bader then completed a one-year fellowship in Sports Medicine, Knee, Shoulder and Hip Arthroscopy at the world-renowned Cleveland Clinic Foundation. While at the Cleveland Clinic, he gained extensive experience as a team physician for local high schools, club teams and Cleveland State University. He was also a member of the medical team for the Cleveland Indians, Cleveland Cavaliers, Cleveland Browns and the NFL Combine, gaining experience in the management and care of athletes at all levels.

After his fellowship, Dr. Bader returned with his wife and three children to settle in the East Bay area. For the past five years, he has served as Chief of Orthopedic Surgery at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center in Martinez. He has published numerous peer-reviewed articles and book chapters focused on joint preservation. He has presented at regional and national conferences on the treatment of knee disorders and ACL reconstruction. Dr. Bader brings an added skill in the management of hip disorders in young adults.

In his spare time Dr. Bader enjoys golfing, hiking, biking and spending time with his family.

Dr. Bader's Care Philosophy

I enjoy building relationships with my patients and helping them regain function and maintain their quality of life. I am dedicated to helping each individual understand his or her condition and treatment options, both surgical and non-surgical.

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Expertise in sports medicine, general orthopedics and joint preservation

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Expertise in arthroscopic surgery

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I strive to help my help my patients achieve their desired level of function and pain relief whether they are elite athletes, weekend warriors or older adults.

Dr. Bader'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 Orthopedic Surgery
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hip Fracture
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of California, Davis, School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 2005

  • Internship Hospital
    Ucsf Medical Center

    Completed in 2006

  • Residency Hospital
    Harbor-Ucla

    Completed in 2010

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Cleveland Clinic

    Completed in 2011

    Sports Medicine, Arthroscopic Surgery

    Completed in 2011

  • Undergraduate School
    Uc Davis

    Graduated in 2000

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships &
Professional Affiliations

  • California Orthopaedic Association, Member

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Adult Orthopedic Surgery
  • Bone & Joint Non-Surgical Orthopedics
  • Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Arthroscopy
  • Orthopedic Fracture Care
  • Orthopedic Knee Surgery
  • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
  • Sports Medicine

Procedures Performed

  • ACL Surgery
  • Ankle Surgery
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Joint Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Fracture Care
  • Hip Replacement
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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