Dr. Vincent Santoro, MD

Dr. Vincent Santoro, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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Age 59
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Dr. Vincent Santoro, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Kirkland, WA and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from University Of Connecticut School Of Medicine in 1984 and specializes in orthopedic surgery, sports medicine, and more.

12039 NE 128th St Ste 400

Kirkland, WA 98034

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Top Care Areas

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

Knee Disorders
very high
more than 90% of peers
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
high
more than 84% of peers
Clavicle Fracture
normal
more than 80% of peers

Dr. Santoro'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. Santoro "I treat you like I treat a family member while I practice state-of-the-art surgery, You have a say in your health care needs. I use physical and massage therapy, chiropractic and Eastern practice for many patients. My goal is to keep you in the game! Play. Heal. Play."

3  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
  • Sports Medicine

1  Board Certifications

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

96  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand Fracture
  • Heel Spur
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Pain
  • 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
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Diseases
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tendonitis
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
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48  Procedures

  • ACL Surgery
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Joint Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • 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
  • 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
  • Neuroplasty
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • 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
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Washington.

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 Connecticut
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1980
  • University Of Connecticut School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Hartford Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • University Conn School Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989
  • University Berne
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • University Of Washington
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Santoro has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Santoro's Reviews

3.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Santoro to family and friends
52 total reviews (19 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (52)

  • 5
    (35)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (14)

Dr. Santoro's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (19)

I liked Dr. Santoro, first visit, but the one hour wait was just ridiculous. Hope it was an anomaly.
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Dr Santoro is a great surgeon. He did my LTKR in Aug 2017, and the entire procedure, and post op went better than text book. He has a kind bedside manner, and is not quick to jump to surgery before trying other less invasive options first.
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My whole family has seen Santoro for one thing or another. He is a great physician and wouldn’t put you down a path that couldn’t or wouldn’t have a good chance of giving the desired results. He truly cares about his patients and gives his honest thoughts.
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I had a total knee replacement done on March 31st by Dr Santoro and couldn't be happier with the procedure and its outcome. During our office visits prior to and after the surgery, Dr Santoro has been very informative and upfront. He has a very warm and caring manner. I do not feel rushed and...more
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Dr. Santoro fixed both shoulders and replaced my right knee within one year, all because of injuries, so I am out of body parts to fix, now. I have already recommended him to several people, and I will continue to recommend him. He listens, answers and asks questions, and explains everything I...more
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