Dr. Tamara Scerpella, MD

Dr. Tamara Scerpella, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 57
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Dr. Tamara Scerpella, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Madison, WI and has been practicing for 33 years. She graduated from R J & Lucille Carver Coll Med Univ Of Ia in 1985 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

621 Science Dr

Madison, WI 53711

Contact Information

(608) 263-8850

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
very high
more than 92% of peers
Knee Disorders
high
more than 87% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Knee
normal
more than 76% of peers

Dr. Scerpella'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.

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

75  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • 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
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
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24  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Wisconsin.

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

  • R J & Lucille Carver Coll Med Univ Of Ia
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Union Mem Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Wi Hospital and Cli
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Scerpella has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Scerpella's Reviews

3.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Scerpella to family and friends
9 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Scerpella's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • 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

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

I far as I can tell everything went smoothly, I was off of crutches the day after the surgery with very little pain or discomfort. Her and her staff are friendly.
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I was referred to Dr. Scerpella by an out of network orthopedic surgeon because of a rare injury. I could not have received better care. She is attentive and caring. Dr. Scerpella knew exactly how to fix my leg! And, as an added bonus, her bedside manor is wonderful. I was the 3rd patient she...more
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Whatever you do, DON'T question the actions of any of her staff! When you do & ask why you were treated rudely, she will argue about how perfect her staff is & drop you as a patient. She will tell you she will call you no later than the following day& NEVER call. Don't cross your arms because she...more
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Dr. Scerpella is fantastic! I'm a medically complicated case, and she's spent over a year and a half trying all sort of methods--not just surgery--to fix my injury and help me walk. She is often running late for appointments, but it's because she spends the time she needs to with the patients, not...more
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