Dr. Thomas Schmalzried, MD

Dr. Thomas Schmalzried, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 59
(11)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Thomas Schmalzried, MD is an orthopedic surgery doctor who practices in Los Angeles, CA. He is 59 years old and has been practicing for 33 years. Dr. Schmalzried is affiliated with Saint Vincent Medical Center and Harbor - UCLA Medical Center.

2200 W 3rd St Ste 400

Los Angeles, CA 90057

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Molina Healthcare

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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

Difficulty With Walking
very high
more than 98% of peers
Chronic Pelvic Pain
very high
more than 96% of peers
Limb Pain
very high
more than 94% of peers

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
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Board Certifications

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

  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • 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
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia

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Procedures

  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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

  • David Geffen School Of Medicine At UCLA, University Of California, Los Angeles
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • University Of California Los Angeles
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • University Of California Los Angeles
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Harvard University Mass Genl Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • University Of California Los Angeles
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1987

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Schmalzried has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Korean
  • Spanish
  • Tagalog

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • California Orthopaedic Association, Member

Dr. Schmalzried's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Schmalzried to family and friends
4.0
based on 11 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Schmalzried'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
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
in Covina, CA |
Fabulous doctor who really seems to love his work. Takes time to answer questions. Good outcome from tkr and planning on getting the other knee done soon.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Schmalzried accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Basic HMO
    Vitalidad Plus California Con Aetna
  • 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
    Priority Select HMO
    Select Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield of California
    Local Access Plus HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Molina Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Schmalzried has admitting privileges

Saint Vincent Medical Center
2131 W 3rd St
Los Angeles, CA 90057
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Harbor - UCLA Medical Center
1000 W Carson St
Torrance, CA 90502
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