Dr. Steven Thaxter, MD
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Dr. Steven Thaxter, MD


Orthopedic Surgery | Male


Dr. Steven Thaxter, MD is an orthopedic surgery doctor who practices in Fresno, CA. He is 53 years old and has been practicing for 28 years. Dr. Thaxter is affiliated with Saint Agnes Medical Center and Fresno Surgical Hospital.

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    I needed to try to decide which way to go and needed someone to discuss this with. He he was friendly, patient and took considerable time to see to it that my needs were met.
    Dr. Thaxter is a professional, kind and knowledgeable doctor. Every appointment he took the time to thoroughly explain the problem with my shoulder and how he would go about correcting it. Going into surgery he was optimistic and eager to fix my persistent problem. During surgery, he took his time to inspect any possible flaws or corrections all around my shoulder. My shoulder has not felt this way in 5 years all thanks to Dr. Thaxter and his amazing, talented team.
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    Dr. Thaxter'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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    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Conditions Treated

    • Cancer
    • Difficulty With Walking
    • Elbow Injuries
    • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
    • Hand Fracture
    • Hip Injury
    • Joint Pain
    • Knee Injuries
    • Limb Pain
    • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hands
    • Shoulder Injuries
    • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
    • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture


    • Medical School
      Vanderbilt University School Of Medicine

      Graduated in 1989

    • Residency Hospital
      University Of California At Davis / School Of Medicine

      Completed in 1994

    • Undergraduate School
      University Of California At Berkeley

      Graduated in 1985

    Languages Spoken

    • English

    Memberships &
    Professional Affiliations

    • California Orthopaedic Association, Member


    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Procedures Performed

    • Elbow Arthroscopy
    • Hip Arthroscopy
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Hip Resurfacing
    • Joint Reconstruction Surgery
    • Knee Arthroscopy
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Minimally Invasive Hip Replacement
    • Nerve Block, Somatic
    • Peripheral Nerve Block
    • Sports Medicine Related Procedures
    • Trigger Point Injection