Dr. Stephen Nuccion, MD

Dr. Stephen Nuccion, MD

Sports Medicine  ·  
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Age 48
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Dr. Stephen Nuccion, MD is a sports medicine specialist in Torrance, CA and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from Keck School Of Medicine Of The Univ Of Southern California in 1997 and specializes in sports medicine.

23560 Crenshaw Blvd Ste 104

Torrance, CA 90505

Contact Information

(310) 517-4880

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Nuccion's Experience

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Dr. Nuccion's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Sports Medicine
  • Board certified in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Nuccion "I specialize in the care of shoulder and knee problems. I am dedicated to helping patients return to active lifestyle. I utilize a variety of treatment options including non surgical modalities , advanced open reconstructive techniques and the latest arthoscopic or minimally invasive procedures."

1  Specialties

  • Sports Medicine

2  Board Certifications

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

75  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture
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15  Procedures

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

  • University Of California At Los Angeles
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1992
  • Keck School Of Medicine Of The Univ Of Southern California
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • UCLA Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • UCLA Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2002
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Nuccion has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Nuccion's Reviews

4.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nuccion to family and friends
28 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (28)

  • 5
    (22)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Nuccion'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 (5)

Dr. Nuccion is great. I actually injured my same shoulder twice. He did a wonderful job on the surgerys. He explains everything well, leaves decision making up to the patient, he is just the right mix of professional and caring. I think I once had to wait more than 10 minutes. Usually the wait is...more
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Dr. Nucccion performed surgery on my shoulder,6 weeks post op I was in a car accident and needed the same surgery done again.As a result of the car accident I had to have surgery on my other shoulder 18 months later, again Dr Nuccion and his staff were amazing.He’s a gifted surgeon who has...more
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I would avoid Dr. Stephan Nuccion. A surgery he did permanently damaged my young daughters growth plate. He also attached an allograft in an incorrect location. My poor kid had to have another surgery and the damage done to her growth plate may affect her for the rest of her life. On top of that,...more
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While Dr. Nuccion is a capable surgeon, he does not spend adequate time with the patients. The post-op visits are brief and, in my opinion, useless. He has office hours in Hermosa Beach, so far all but one of my scheduled visits have been cancelled at that office and rescheduled for the Torrance...more
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Within 5 years I have had extremely successful Knee and Shoulder surgeries. Dr Nuccion, his office staff and everyone at Torrance memorial were fantastic start to finish. I HIGHLY recommend DR Nuccion to anyone dealing with new or lingering knee/shoulder injuries.
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