Dr. Semon Bader, MD

Dr. Semon Bader, MD

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Age 41
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Dr. Semon Bader, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Concord, CA and has been practicing for 7 years. He graduated from University Of California, Davis, School Of Medicine in 2005 and specializes in orthopedic surgery, sports medicine, and more.Read his story

1800 Sutter St Ste 100

Concord, CA 94520

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Bluegrass Family Health
  • Cigna
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Health Net
  • Hill Physicians Medical Group
  • Humana
  • 3 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Knee Disorders
high
more than 86% of peers
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
high
more than 82% of peers
Fracture
high
more than 82% of peers

Dr. Bader's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Bader's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Bader "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."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Bader "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."

4  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Adult Orthopedic Surgery
  • Bone & Joint Non-Surgical Orthopedics
  • Sports Medicine

1  Board Certifications

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

73  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • 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
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • 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
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture

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27  Procedures

  • ACL Surgery
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Ankle Surgery
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Joint Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Fracture Care
  • Hip Replacement
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Surgery
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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

  • UC Davis
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2000
  • University Of California, Davis, School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2005
  • UCSF Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2006
  • Harbor-UCLA
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2010
  • Cleveland Clinic
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2011
  • Sports Medicine, Arthroscopic Surgery
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2011

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bader has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • California Orthopaedic Association, Member

Dr. Bader's Reviews

4.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bader to family and friends
9 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Bader's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
Dr. Bader Says:
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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.

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Patient Comments (1)

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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