Dr. Stephen A. Cord, MD

Dr. Stephen A. Cord, MD

Orthopedics | Male | 66 years old

To provide State of the Art Orthopaedic care individualized to allow patients to return to...Read more

Lubbock Sports Medicine Associates
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  • Orthopedic Surgerynull
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  • Internship Hospital
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  • Fellowship Hospital
  • Undergraduate School
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      • Aetna
      • Assurant Health
      • Blue Cross Blue Shield
      • Cigna
      • Coventry Health Care
      • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
      • FirstCare Health Plans
      • Humana
      • Principal Financial Group
      • UnitedHealthCare

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      Dr. Cord's Review Details
      2.3 based on 15 responses
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      • Helpfulness
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      • Staff
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      Experience with Dr. Cord
      • Level of trust in provider's decisions
         (15)
      • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
         (15)
      • How well provider listens and answers questions
         (15)
      • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      Dr. Cord's Office & Staff
      • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
         (15)
      • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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      • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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      • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
        31 – 45 minutes (13)
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      Specialties

      • Orthopedics
      • Sports Medicine

      Board Certifications

      Why It Matters: Dr. Cord's Board Certifications

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      • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
      • Orthopedic Surgery

      Conditions Treated

      • Achilles Tendinitis
      • Adhesive Capsulitis
      • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
      • Ankle Fracture
      • Ankle Ligament Rupture
      • 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
      • Ataxia
      • Baker’s Cyst
      • Bone Disorders
      • Broken Arm
      • Bursitis
      • Cancer
      • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
      • Clavicle Fracture
      • Difficulty With Walking
      • Elbow Bursitis
      • Elbow Injuries
      • Elbow Sprain
      • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
      • Foot Conditions
      • Foot Fracture
      • Foot Sprain
      • Fracture
      • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
      • Ganglion Cyst
      • Glenoid Labrum Tear
      • Hand Conditions
      • Hand Contracture
      • Hand Fracture
      • Hip Pointer Injuries
      • Hip Sprain
      • Internal Derangement of Knee
      • Joint Pain
      • Knee Dislocation
      • Knee Disorders
      • Knee Fracture
      • Knee Sprain
      • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
      • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
      • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
      • Ligament Sprain
      • Limb Pain
      • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
      • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprains and Tears
      • Meniscus Injuries
      • Meniscus Tear
      • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
      • Osteoarthritis
      • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
      • Osteoarthritis of Hands
      • Osteoarthritis of Knee
      • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
      • Osteochondritis Dissecans
      • Osteopenia
      • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
      • Plantar Fasciitis
      • Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Injuries
      • Rotator Cuff Injuries
      • Rotator Cuff Tear
      • Runner's Knee
      • Shoulder Dislocation
      • Shoulder Disorders
      • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
      • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
      • Spondylolisthesis
      • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
      • Systemic Chondromalacia
      • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
      • Tenosynovitis
      • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
      • Trigger Finger

      Procedures Performed

      • ACL Surgery
      • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
      • Ankle Surgery
      • Arm Surgery
      • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
      • Carpal Tunnel Release
      • Elbow Arthroscopy
      • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
      • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
      • Fracture Care
      • Hip Arthroscopy
      • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
      • Joint Drainage
      • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
      • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
      • Knee Arthroscopy
      • Knee Cartilage Implantation
      • Knee Cartilage Repair
      • Knee Replacement
      • Knee Replacement Revision
      • Knee Surgery
      • Meniscal Allograft Transplant
      • Meniscus Transplantation
      • Minimally Invasive Knee Replacement
      • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
      • Partial Shoulder Replacement
      • Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
      • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
      • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
      • Rotator Cuff Surgery
      • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
      • Stem Cell Transplant
      • Steroid Injection
      • Total Knee Replacement
      • Trigger Finger Release
      • Uni-Compartmental Knee Replacement
      • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

      Background Check

      • 0
        Malpractice Claims

        No malpractice history found for Texas.

      • 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

      • Medical School
        University Of Texas Medical Branch At Galveston

        Graduated in 1977

      • Internship Hospital
        Scott White Meml Hospital

        Completed in 1978

      • Residency Hospital
        Scott White Meml Hospital

        Completed in 1982

      • Fellowship Hospital
        University Oregon Sports Medicine

        Completed in 1986

      • Undergraduate School
        Southern Methodist University

        Graduated in 1973

      • Other Education
        Fellowship

        Completed in 1981

      Awards & Recognition

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        • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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      Languages Spoken

      • English
      • Spanish
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      Dr. Cord's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Orthopedics
      • Board certified in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Surgery
      • No malpractice claims found
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Why Does Experience Matter?

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      Dr. Cord's Office & Staff

      Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
      Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
      Staff friendliness and courteousness
      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      31 – 45 minutes

      Experience with Dr. Cord

      Level of trust in provider's decisions
      How well provider explains medical condition(s)
      How well provider listens and answers questions
      Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      Dr. Cord's Care Philosophy

      To provide State of the Art Orthopaedic care individualized to allow patients to return to an active life style as soon as possible and maintain comfortable knee and shoulder function for the long term. Areas of expertise: Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries, Shoulder Dislocation, Meniscus Transplant, Shoulder rotator cuff repair, Knee cartilage surgery.