Dr. Steven Schopler, MD

Dr. Steven Schopler, MD

Spinal Cord Injury Medicine  ·  
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Age 64
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Dr. Steven Schopler, MD is a spinal cord injury specialist in Bakersfield, CA and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from University Of Wisconsin Medical School in 1980 and specializes in spinal cord injury medicine, orthopedic surgery, and more.

2400 Bahamas Dr Ste 200

Bakersfield, CA 93309

Contact Information

(661) 328-5565

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.

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Top Care Areas

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

Limb Pain
normal
more than 60% of peers
Joint Pain
normal
more than 47% of peers

Dr. Schopler's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Schopler "At the Southern California Orthopedic Institute, we are dedicated to providing the best possible care available for people of all ages and all walks of life. In addition, we serve as a leading educator of orthopedic surgery technique to surgeons around the world."

4  Specialties

  • Spinal Cord Injury Medicine
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

6  Conditions Treated

6  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone

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 Wisconsin Madison, Wisconsin College Of Engineering
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1976
  • University Of Wisconsin Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • UCLA Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1981
  • UCLA Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985
  • The Royal Children's Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1986

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Schopler has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • California Orthopaedic Association, Member

Dr. Schopler's Reviews

4.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Schopler to family and friends
29 total reviews (15 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (29)

  • 5
    (21)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Schopler's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (15)

I was extremely scared to have two disc replaced at 36 years old but I am so happy I did it. A week prior to my surgery I met two people who had the same surgery by Schopler and told me how great their progress has been. I would do it again, only if SCOI and Dr Schopler did it. No complaints!!!
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Dr schopler was very polite professional and knowledgeable made me feel calm and extremely relax about the procedure. His staff was also very prompt and polite. Excellent surgeon for recommend to anyone
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Dr. Schopler seems astute and competent in his bedside manner and approach to my medical issue. A good friend (a nurse in the medical field) had back surgery done by Dr. Schopler and she thought he was fabulous. Seems to have relief of your pain or discomfort as his primary goal. Getting a first...more
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He and his PA are an amazing team!
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Absolutely professional! Best pre-surgery information as I have ever received and treatment followed exactly as was discussed.
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