Dr. Steve Mora, MD

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Age 49
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Dr. Steve Mora, MD
Dr. Mora has extensive training and experience taking care of sports related trauma and arthritis. He is a native of Orange County. Dr. Mora's long-term goal as a young man was to establish an Orthopaedic surgery practice close to his roots in Orange County. His vision of becoming an Orthopaedic Surgeon was borne out of his own personal experience as a young patient requiring numerous surgeries following a car accident. He firmly believes that these past experiences as a patient now allow him to empathize, understand and bond with his patients in a very unique way. He graduated from Anaheim High School and the completed his medical school training at the University of California Irvine (UCI). While at UCI School of Medicine he finished in the top of his class with AOA Medical Society honors. He completed his Orthopaedic Surgery training at the University of Southern California (USC/LAC) Medical Center where he gained extensive experience taking care of high energy trauma and complex fractures. He rounded off his surgical training and refined his surgical skills with a Sportsmedicine, Shoulder, Knee and Cartilage Fellowship at the Santa Monica Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine group. He stays on top of cutting edge technology through his membership with the Arthroscopy Association of North America. He takes pride in treating injuries both operatively and non-operatively. He has a special interest in Orthobiological treatments including Platelet Rich Plasma and Bone Marrow Derived Stem Cell Injections. Dr. Mora is in private practice as La Veta Orthopaedic Associates in the City of Orange. Dr. Mora's family heritage is Peruvian. He speaks fluent Spanish. Please visit Youtube.com channel SteveMoramd and webpage MyOrthoDoc.com for more information. Thank you

1120 W La Veta Ave Ste 300

Orange, CA 92868

Contact Information

(714) 598-1745

Dr. Steve Mora, MD

Dr. Steve Mora, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • MultiPlan
  • Travelers
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Care Philosophy

I hope to create a close patient-doctor relationship based on trust and mutual respect. I believe my patients' medical treatment begins with their complete understanding of their condition. I believe that a patient can never be given too much accurate and useful information. With this in mind, I make every effort to first and foremost- listen to my patient. Then I spend the time necessary to educate them on every detail of the treatment plan. Lastly I am dedicated towards maintaining my orthopaedic knowledge and expertise as cutting edge as possible.  I am dedicated to solving problems that cause pain."
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Dr. Mora's Experience

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Dr. Mora'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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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture

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Procedures

  • ACL Surgery
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Ankle Fracture Repair
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Hip Arthroscopy
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Cartilage Implantation
  • Knee Cartilage Repair
  • Knee Ligament Reconstruction
  • Knee Osteotomy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Resurfacing
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Cartilage Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Shoulder Stabilizations
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Stem Cell Therapy
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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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, Irvine, College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • L a Co Usc Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Sports Med
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Mora has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Mora's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Mora to family and friends
4.3
based on 22 total reviews (3 with comments)
Dr. Mora's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (3)
I feel that Dr. Mora is not the best as a communicative surgeon. He performed an arthroscopic knee procedure with removal of a Baker's cyst. There was unusual pain, and swelling however, the doctor took no real concern in my case postoperatively.
in Menifee, CA |
If Care, Ability, Skill, Knowledge and Professionalism are your main concerns then he's your surgeon. If you focus more on wait times at your first meeting and maybe at your pre-op appt. then maybe he's not your surgeon but I did get right in on surgery day. Personally I can care less about wait times. My treatment was repairing a complete ACL and Meniscus tear with a cadaver. I'll update after rehab is over.
Anaheim, CA |
Excellent surgeon. Very compassionate. Cares about you as an individual and what is best for you. Told me in advance what would happen as far as the surgery and recovery period. Right on. could not be more pleased with Dr. Mora and his office staff.
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  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
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  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
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    Cigna PPO
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  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • MultiPlan
    Kaiser PHCS Network PPO
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  • Travelers
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