Dr. Sharon L. Hame, MD

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Dr. Sharon L. Hame, MD

Orthopedic Surgery | Female

UCLA Orthopaedic Surgery 100 Ucla Medical Plz Ste 755, Los Angeles, CA 90024 Get Directions

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Dr. Hame specializes in Orthopedic Surgery and practices in Los Angeles, CA. She practices at 1 location.

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  • Orthopedic Surgerynull
  • Sports Medicinenull
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      Rancho Palos Verdes, CA |
      I am thankful to find Dr. Hame! She treated me with care and kindness and she paid attention to where my pain is. She asked me questions and she listened to me and examined me carefully. She ordered a MRI and is going to find out what is causing me so much pain. I wish I would have come to her a long time ago, she is awesome!
      Los Angeles, CA |
      Dr Hame is very warm & nice to talk to. Recovery from repair of hip labral tear difficult & prolonged. 2 crutches for 4 months, one crutch for another two. 1 year of physical therapy, 8.5 months off work & never fully regained strength in left leg. The surgery failed after 15 months. In pain & unable to walk without a crutch. Dr Hame said new MRI unremarkable, just inflammation. Got 2nd opinion, & had complete revision surgery by new surgeon 18 months after original surgery by Dr Hame
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      Specialties

      • Orthopedic Surgery
      • Sports Medicine

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      • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
      • Orthopedic Surgery
      • Sports Medicine

      Conditions Treated

      • Achilles Tendinitis
      • Adhesive Capsulitis
      • Ankle Fracture
      • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
      • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
      • Autoimmune Diseases
      • Back Pain
      • Baker’s Cyst
      • Bone Disorders
      • Broken Arm
      • Bursitis
      • Chronic Neck Pain
      • Chronic Pelvic Pain
      • Clavicle Fracture
      • Degenerative Disc Disease
      • Elbow Injuries
      • Elbow Sprain
      • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
      • Foot Sprain
      • Fracture
      • Hand Conditions
      • Hip Sprain
      • Internal Derangement of Knee
      • Joint Pain
      • Knee Dislocation
      • Knee Disorders
      • Knee Fracture
      • Knee Sprain
      • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
      • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
      • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
      • Limb Pain
      • Low Back Pain
      • Osteoarthritis
      • Osteoarthritis of Hip
      • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
      • Osteoarthritis of Knee
      • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
      • Osteoarthritis of Spine
      • Osteopenia
      • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
      • Pyogenic Arthritis
      • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
      • Rheumatoid Arthritis
      • Rib Fracture
      • Rotator Cuff Tear
      • Runner's Knee
      • Scapular Fracture
      • Shoulder Dislocation
      • Shoulder Disorders
      • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
      • Spinal Stenosis
      • Spine Disorders
      • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
      • Spondylitis
      • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
      • Systemic Chondromalacia
      • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
      • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture

      Procedures Performed

      • ACL Surgery
      • Ankle Arthroscopy
      • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
      • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
      • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
      • Excision of Femur or Knee
      • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
      • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
      • Fracture Care
      • Hip Arthroscopy
      • Joint Drainage
      • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
      • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
      • Knee Arthroscopy
      • Knee Surgery
      • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
      • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
      • Rotator Cuff Surgery
      • Steroid Injection
      • Trigger Point Injection

      Background Check

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        Sanctions

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      • 0
        Board Actions

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      Education

      • Medical School
        Rosalind Franklin University Of Medicine Science/The Chicago Medical School

        Graduated in 1991

      • Internship Hospital
        Nyu Med Center

        Completed in 1992

      • Residency Hospital
        Nyu Med Center

        Completed in 1996

      • Fellowship Hospital
        University Of California At Los Angeles

        Completed in 1998

      Awards & Recognition

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
      • Spanish
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      • 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. Hame's Office & Staff

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      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      16 – 30 minutes

      Experience with Dr. Hame

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      How well provider explains medical condition(s)
      How well provider listens and answers questions
      Spends appropriate amount of time with patients