Dr. Stephen C. Shoemaker, MD

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Dr. Stephen C. Shoemaker, MD

Orthopedic Surgery | Male

Torrey Pines Orthopaedic Medical Group, Inc. 9850 Genesee Ave Ste 210, La Jolla, CA 92037 Get Directions
(858) 535-1075

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Torrey Pines Orthopaedics is dedicated to providing comprehensive orthopaedic care to our community. TPO was established in 1978 and has...   Read More

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      Specialties

      • Orthopedic Surgery

      Board Certifications

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      • Orthopedic Surgery

      Conditions Treated

      • Achilles Tendinitis
      • Adhesive Capsulitis
      • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
      • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
      • Autoimmune Diseases
      • Back Pain
      • Bone Disorders
      • Broken Arm
      • Bursitis
      • Chronic Neck Pain
      • Chronic Pelvic Pain
      • Clavicle Fracture
      • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
      • Degenerative Disc Disease
      • Elbow Injuries
      • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
      • Fracture
      • Hand Conditions
      • Hand Fracture
      • Hip Sprain
      • Internal Derangement of Knee
      • Intervertebral Disc Disease
      • Joint Pain
      • Knee Dislocation
      • Knee Disorders
      • Knee Injuries
      • Knee Sprain
      • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
      • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
      • Low Back Pain
      • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
      • Osteoarthritis
      • Osteoarthritis of Knee
      • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
      • Osteopenia
      • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
      • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
      • Rotator Cuff Tear
      • Shoulder Dislocation
      • Shoulder Disorders
      • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
      • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
      • Spine Disorders
      • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)

      Procedures Performed

      • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
      • Arm Surgery
      • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
      • Arthroscopic Surgery
      • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
      • Fracture Care
      • Joint Drainage
      • Knee Arthroscopy
      • Knee Surgery
      • Nerve Block, Somatic
      • Orthopedic Surgical Procedures
      • Peripheral Nerve Block
      • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
      • Rotator Cuff Surgery
      • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
      • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Steroid Injection
      • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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        Malpractice Claims

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        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
        Keck School Of Medicine Of The Univ Of Southern California

        Graduated in 1983

      • Internship Hospital
        University Of California At Los Angeles / Center For Health Sciences

        Completed in 1984

      • Residency Hospital
        University Of Caliofrnia At Los Angeles / Center For Health Sciences

        Completed in 1988

      • Fellowship Hospital
        San Diego Knee and Sports

        Completed in 1989

      • Undergraduate School
        University Of California, Los Angeles

        Graduated in 1979

      Awards & Recognition

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      Languages Spoken

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

      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
      • Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
      • No malpractice claims found
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Shoemaker's Office & Staff

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      Staff friendliness and courteousness
      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      10 – 15 minutes

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      Dr. Shoemaker's Care Philosophy

      Torrey Pines Orthopaedics is dedicated to providing comprehensive orthopaedic care to our community. TPO was established in 1978 and has grown to include 7 physicians, two office locations, in-office extremity MRI as well as Phyiscal and Occupational Therapy. Our offices are conveniently located on the campus of Scripps Memorial Hospital in La Jolla and near the UTC area.