Dr. Steven Tradonsky, MD

Dr. Steven Tradonsky, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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Age 59
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Dr. Steven Tradonsky, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in San Diego, CA and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from University Of The Witwatersrand, Faculty Of Health Sciences in 1982 and specializes in orthopedic surgery, sports medicine, and more.

7485 Mission Valley Rd Ste 104A

San Diego, CA 92108

Contact Information

(619) 291-8930

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Guardian
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
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Top Care Areas

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Knee Disorders
high
more than 89% of peers
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
high
more than 88% of peers
Bursitis
high
more than 87% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Tradonsky "Provide state of the art orthopaedic care in a caring enviroment"

5  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Arthroscopy
  • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
  • Sports Medicine

3  Board Certifications

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

93  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthritis of the Foot
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cartilage Tear
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Degenerative Joint Disease in the Shoulder
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Hip Dislocation
  • Hip Disorders
  • Hip Flexor Strain
  • Hip Injury
  • Hip Muscle Strain
  • Hip Pain
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Ligament Rupture
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Sprain
  • Knee Tendinitis
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Ligament Sprain
  • Ligament Tears
  • Limb Pain
  • Meniscal Cyst
  • Meniscus Injuries
  • Meniscus Tear
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Ruptured Tendon
  • Shoulder Diseases
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Muscle Strain
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Separation
  • Shoulder Sprain
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spine Disorders
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tendon Disorders
  • Tendon Injuries
  • Tendonitis
  • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
  • Tenosynovitis
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
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63  Procedures

  • ACL Surgery
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Ankle Surgery
  • Arthrocentesis
  • Arthroscopic Joint Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic Joint Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Labrum Repair
  • Arthroscopic Meniscus Repair
  • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Surgery Reconstruction
  • Articular Cartilage Repair
  • Bicep Repairs
  • Bi-Compartmental Knee Replacement
  • Bone and Joint Repair
  • Bone and Joint Replacement
  • Bone Grafting
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Casting
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hardware Removal
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Surgery
  • Injection of Tendon
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Injection
  • Joint Reconstruction Surgery
  • Joint Replacement Surgery
  • Joint Surgery
  • Joint X-Ray
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Cartilage Treatment
  • Knee Ligament Reconstruction
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Meniscus Transplantation
  • Reconstructive Ankle Surgery
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Cartilage Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Splinting
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • 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 The Witwatersrand/Faculty of Health Sciences
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1982
  • University Of The Witwatersrand, Faculty Of Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • Mt Sinai Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Mt Sinai Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Rush Presbyterian St Lukes Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Tradonsky has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • California Orthopaedic Association, Member

Dr. Tradonsky's Reviews

2.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Tradonsky to family and friends
28 total reviews (9 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (28)

  • 5
    (12)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (15)

Dr. Tradonsky's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (9)

Came here because he was the only one available at that time to check on my shoulder, saw him and he did a quick assessment and scoffs, seriously i felt like he just wanted me to leave, he told me to do an MRI next time and i questioned him why cant we do it now, he immediately got fired up, i...more
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Dr. Tradonsky was personable and very efficient. He quickly reviewed the MRI and clearly conveyed the nature of the problem and its expected course. He recommended conservative treatment (physical therapy) with re-evaluation at periodic intervals to assess my progress. He provided counsel...more
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Dr Tradonsky has been very helpful with orthopedic care our family has needed. Very personable and compassionate. The office staff are good to talk with and the x-ray on site have been convenient.
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An amazing doctor and an amazing person, very knowledgeable, patient, and went above and beyond to help me. I highly recommend him. I did my research and went to him for a second opinion since my first doctor gave up on me and told me there was nothing that could be done. Dr Tradonsky impressed me,...more
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I visited this doctor for an injury at work. His bedside manner was atrocious. He was not only disrespectful & untrustworthy but could not give me information about my back related injury or give me any viable options beside his surgery. He was supposed to order tests & did not do so. Very poor...more
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