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Dr. Steven Pearson, MD

Orthopedic Surgery ·  Male · Age 63

Dr. Pearson

Steven W Pearson MD

5333 Hollister Ave Ste 120 Santa Barbara, CA 93111

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Dr. Steven Pearson, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Santa Barbara, CA and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University, Thomas Jefferson University in 1982 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.


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Based on 15 reviews

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4 Stars
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Great doctor,he has performed two foot surgeries on me. His office staff are all very kind and Dr Pearson always takes the time to listen to your concerns.
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My torn posterior tibial tendon required complicated ankle and foot surgery with tendon transplant for the ability to walk again. Dr. Tacconelli, my favorite orthopedist, sent me to Dr. Pearson. This operation is a big deal, with a long recovery requiring much patience. I am pleased to say that the outcome is a fully functional and pain-free ankle, with very little scarring. I respect Dr. Pearson's understanding of foot and ankle mechanics, and strongly recommend him for ankle surgery.
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My family and I have been patients for several years. The staff got me in immediately during a very busy time avoiding an overcrowded ER at hospital. I have been treated twice for broken bones over the years where Dr. Pearson did the repair procedure and got me the needed physical therapy to return to work at 100%. His work and office equipment is state-of-the art and he is on top of all the latest advances in his field.
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Biography

Dr. Steven Pearson, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Santa Barbara, CA and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University, Thomas Jefferson University in 1982 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

Akron Gen Med Center
Residency Hospital
1982
Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University, Thomas Jefferson University
Medical School
1982

Awards

Memberships & Affiliations

  • California Orthopaedic Association, Member

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(805) 964-2300

Dr. Pearson accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Select Plus HMO
Select PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Pearson's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Pearson treats Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Pearson treats this condition more than 91% of his peers

Foot Conditions
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Pearson treats Foot Conditions more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Pearson treats this condition more than 87% of his peers

Osteoarthritis
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Pearson treats Osteoarthritis more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Pearson treats this condition more than 86% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle
  • Osteoarthritis of Elbow
  • Osteoarthritis of Finger Joint
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteoarthritis of Toe
  • Osteoarthritis of Wrist

Dr. Pearson's conditions and procedures:

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Replacement
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture Care
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Heel Spur
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Knee Surgery
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • 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
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scoliosis
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Steroid Injection
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
  • Trigger Finger

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87% Patient experience rating, 18% higher than the national average

  • Joint Replacement Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2017)