Dr. Stefan Tarlow, MD

Dr. Stefan Tarlow, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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Age 62
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Dr. Stefan Tarlow, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Scottsdale, AZ and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from Oregon Health And Science University School Of Medicine in 1982 and specializes in orthopedic surgery, sports medicine orthopedic joint reconstruction, and more.

8630 E Via De Ventura Ste 201

Scottsdale, AZ 85258

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Health Net of Arizona, Inc.
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

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Total Knee Arthroplasty With Robotic Assistance
high
more than 90% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Knee
high
more than 87% of peers
Knee Disorders
high
more than 86% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Tarlow "As a premier knee specialist, Dr. Tarlow and his team regularly review our customer service and quality measures to enhance your experience and keep your trust."

7  Specialties

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

1  Board Certifications

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

35  Conditions Treated

  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Ligament Injuries
  • Knee Ligament Rupture
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Injuries
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
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24  Procedures

  • ACL Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Joint Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic Joint Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Meniscus Repair
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Fracture Care
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • MAKOplasty®
  • Partial Knee Replacement
  • Partial Knee Resurfacing
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Total Knee Arthroplasty With Robotic Assistance
  • Uni-Compartmental Knee Replacement
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

Background Check

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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

  • University of Oregon
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1978
  • Oregon Health And Science University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • Oregon Health & Science University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Oregon Health & Science University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Dr Andrews
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1988

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Tarlow has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Tarlow's Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Tarlow to family and friends
71 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (71)

  • 5
    (56)
  • 4
    (3)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (10)

Dr. Tarlow'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 (6)

Dr T did a great job replacing my acl and repairing my bucketed meniscus. His staff took care of my every need. Great job all and thanks. Colt Ake! Kia kaha
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Is as been 7 month since my surgery and I still can't walk without limping and pain.
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I have had 6 knee surgeries over the years and Dr Tarlow has been the best, most proficient and approachable surgeon amongst all of these surgeries. He was direct with me when he needed to counsel me to change course. He was clear on the objectives and what needed to happen for full recovery. It...more
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Dr. Tarlow was nothing short of a miracle worker. After turning me away, referring me to physical therapy, years before he gained my trust as a surgeon who was not stereotypically knife happy. After a serious motorcycle accident, Dr. Tarlow saved my knee from amputation and that's not an...more
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Total Knee Replacement outpatient surgery. Dr. Tarlow's emphasis on pre-surgery readiness including achieving a specific BMI through weight loss was key to success. Excellent experience.
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