Dr. Stephen Viess, MD

Dr. Stephen Viess, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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Age 47
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Dr. Stephen Viess, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Dublin, CA and has been practicing for 13 years. He graduated from Rosalind Franklin University Of Medicine Science/The Chicago Medical School in 1998 and specializes in orthopedic surgery and sports medicine.Read his story

4000 Dublin Blvd Ste 100

Dublin, CA 94568

Contact Information

(800) 943-8099

Insurance Accepted

  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • CorVel
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • 6 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Viess performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Joint Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers
Knee Disorders
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Dr. Viess' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Viess "Dr. Viess is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon, with fellowship training in sports medicine and arthroscopic surgery. Dr. Viess is a native of San Mateo, CA and a graduate of Duke University. He earned his medical degree from Chicago Medical School, where he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha honor society. He finished two years of a general surgery residency at the University of California at San Francisco before deciding to pursue a career in orthopaedic surgery. He then completed his orthopedic residency at the San Francisco Orthopaedic Residency Program. After residency, Dr. Viess completed the Lake Tahoe Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Fellowship. For 4-years, Dr. Viess served as an orthopedic surgeon for the Oakland A's baseball team. He has been the team physician for Granada High School since 2005. He presently serves as a director of sports medicine at ValleyCare Health System in Pleasanton. Dr. Viess' practice is focused on arthroscopic surgery and sports medicine, joint replacement, and fracture care. His special interest is the arthroscopic reconstruction of the shoulder and knee. Dr. Viess strives to offer his patients the most minimally invasive surgical procedures, including the all-inside ACL reconstruction and arthroscopic rotator cuff repairs."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Viess "Webster Orthopedics is committed to excellence in treating all of your orthopedic problems. Since 1939, patients in the East Bay have placed their trust in our care - specialized care in the spine, shoulder and elbow, hand and wrist, hip and knee, and foot and ankle. Our expertise lies in sports medicine, joint replacement surgery, scoliosis, and fracture care. With compassion and expert care, our physicians and staff are dedicated to helping our patients return to an active, healthy lifestyle."

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine

3  Board Certifications

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

48  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Femur Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • 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
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
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31  Procedures

  • ACL Surgery
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Labrum Repair
  • Arthroscopic Meniscus Repair
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Bicep Repairs
  • Cartilage Repair
  • Casting
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Injection
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Sports Medicine Related Procedures
  • Steroid Injection
  • Tricep Repair

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

  • Duke University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1993
  • Rosalind Franklin University Of Medicine Science/The Chicago Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1998
  • University Of California, San Francisco
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1999
  • San Francisco Orthopaedic Residency Program
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004
  • University Of California, San Francisco
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Lake Tahoe Orthopaedic Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2005

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Viess has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • California Orthopaedic Association, Member

Dr. Viess' Reviews

4.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Viess to family and friends
7 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
    (5)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
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Dr. Viess' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes
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