Dr. Stephen Viess, MD

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Webster Orthopedics 4000 Dublin Blvd Ste 100 Dublin, CA 94568 Get Directions
Dr. Stephen Viess, MD
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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Dr. Viess' Care Philosophy

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.

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Webster Orthopedics4000 Dublin Blvd Ste 100
Dublin, CA 94568
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Dr. Viess' Performance
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    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
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    EXCELLENT
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    VERY GOOD
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    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    31 to 45 minutes
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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.

Dr. Viess' Care Philosophy

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.

Dr. Viess' 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 Orthopaedic Sports Medicine, Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine

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
  • 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 Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures

Education

  • Medical School
    Rosalind Franklin University Of Medicine Science/The Chicago Medical School

    Graduated in 1998

  • Internship Hospital
    University Of California, San Francisco

    Completed in 1999

  • Residency Hospital
    San Francisco Orthopaedic Residency Program

    Completed in 2004

    University Of California, San Francisco

    Completed in 2000

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Lake Tahoe Orthopaedic Institute

    Completed in 2005

  • Undergraduate School
    Duke University

    Graduated in 1993

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships &
Professional Affiliations

  • California Orthopaedic Association, Member

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine

Procedures Performed

  • 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 Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Injection
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Sports Medicine Related Procedures
  • Steroid Injection
  • Tricep Repair