Dr. Utku Kandemir, MD

Dr. Utku Kandemir, MD

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Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
50 y/o
(13)

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Dr. Utku Kandemir, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in San Francisco, CA and has been practicing for 13 years. He specializes in orthopedic surgery.

UCSF Orthopaedic Surgery Dept

1500 Owens St

San Francisco, CA 94158
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Health Net
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint
  • Worker's Compensation

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Top Care Areas

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

Fracture
very high
more than 97% of peers
Tibia and Fibula Fractures
very high
more than 93% of peers
Knee Fracture
high
more than 89% of peers

Dr. Kandemir'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. Kandemir "Highest QUALITY of care of patients with traumatic musculoskeletal injuries using most up-to-date methods and techniques."

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Kandemir does not have any board certifications listed.

96  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Avulsion Fracture
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Calcaneus Fracture
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Colles' Fracture
  • Complex Fracture of Acetabulum
  • Complex Fractures
  • Complex Fractures of the Periarticular Region
  • Complex Long-Bone Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Compound Fracture
  • Compression Fracture
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Disorders
  • Elbow Fracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Extra-Articular Fracture
  • Extremity Malunions
  • Extremity Nonunion
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fractured Lower Leg
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Insufficiency Fracture
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Intra-Articular Fracture
  • Joint Fracture
  • 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
  • Malunion of Fracture
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Pathologic Fracture
  • Pelvic Disorders
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Pelvic Pain
  • Postoperative Hip Fracture
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Simple Fractures
  • Spine Disorders
  • Sternum Fracture
  • Stress Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia Fracture
  • Trigger Finger
  • Upper Extremity Fracture
  • Wrist Fracture
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57  Procedures

  • Acetabulum Surgery
  • ACL Surgery
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Ligament Reconstruction
  • Elbow Reconstruction
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Elbow Surgery
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Humerus
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Foot and Ankle Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • 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
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Open Reduction Internal Fixation (ORIF) of Hip Fracture
  • Pelvic Surgery
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
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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

  • Hacettepe U Hosp
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1993
  • Hacettepe University Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • Hacettepe Universitesi Medical School
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Hacettepe Universitesi Medical School
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000
  • University Of California San Francisco
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2005
  • University Of Pittsburgh Medical Center (Upmc)
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Kandemir has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Kandemir has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Turkish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kandemir's Reviews

4.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kandemir to family and friends
13 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Kandemir's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Dr. Kandemir saw me the day after my leg was broken and I was released from the ER. He and his team informed me of exactly what the injury entailed, my long term outlook, and what I should do to mitigate it. A week later he performed surgery on me to repair my tibia and so far everything seems...more
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I am extremely grateful for the care I received to correct a displeased fractured clavicle as a result of being hit by a car while on a Scoot. Within a week of my operation I am able to do excercises and am well on my way to regain full motion and dexterity. The clavicle behaves as if it has been...more
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Dr Kandemir is an excellent surgeon. He operated on my mother's broken femur years ago and she irecovered very well. I chose him to repair my badly fractured ankle. He saw me right away and scheduled surgery within 2 days. He is a good communicator and his team is very responsive.
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I was misdiagnose, once I had a CAT scan no doctor would touch me. 3 fractures on the ball of my left arm, could not move the socket at all for 2 years. Dr. Kandemir told me exactly what he would do, exactly what the outcome would be and the length of time to heal. My arm is almost back to normal...more
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