Dr. Wesley Nottage, MD

Dr. Wesley Nottage, MD

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Dr. Wesley Nottage, MD is a sports medicine specialist in Laguna Hills, CA and has been practicing for 38 years. He graduated from University Of California-Irvine Medical Center in 1974 and specializes in sports medicine, orthopedic surgery, and more.Read his story

23961 Calle De La Magdalena Ste 229

Laguna Hills, CA 92653

Contact Information

(949) 581-7001

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Delta Health System
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Dr. Nottage's Experience

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Dr. Nottage's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Sports Medicine
  • Board certified in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Nottage's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Nottage "The Sports Clinic Orthopedic Medical Associates, Inc., established by Wesley M. Nottage, M.D., has been providing orthopedic health care in Southern California since 1982. The Sports Clinic is staffed by health care professionals who believe that our patient's best interests come first. Our physicians and staff provide you with personalized attention, education and treatment. Our goal is to provide each patient a rapid and safe return to sports, work, and an active lifestyle. Injuries are best treated when an accurate diagnosis and appropriate treatment is instituted early. The Sports Clinic Educational Foundation provides support for our educational and research projects, focused on improving techniques, preventing injury, and measuring our outcomes in orthopedic surgery. We participate in national medical meetings, and hold our own annual continuing medical education course in the management of shoulder conditions. Our physicians provide community educational programs for athletes, coaches, allied health care, as well as providing sports coverage to our local high school and University. Our physicians are Sports Medicine and/or Arthroscopic Fellowship trained orthopedic surgeons, with expertise in knee and shoulder arthroscopic reconstructive techniques. The Sports Clinic physicians teach at national medical meetings, and hold their own continuing medical education courses in surgical technqiues for orthopedists and allied healh professionals. The Sports Clinic has been providing fellowship training in sports medicine and arthroscopy since 1991. We actively participate in orthopedic medical research, and contribute publications to national and international orthopedic publications. "
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Nottage "
  • We offer personalized medical care, believeing that our patient's individual interests come first. 
  • We do our best to accomodate your needs, with flexible and rapid access to an orthopedist. 
  • Our staff and physicans provide your with personalized attention, education, and treatment.
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11  Specialties

  • Sports Medicine
  • Adult Orthopedic Surgery
  • Adult Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery
  • Adult Rehabilitation Orthopedic Surgery
  • Bone & Joint Non-Surgical Orthopedics
  • Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Arthroscopy
  • Orthopedic Fracture Care
  • Orthopedic Hip Surgery
  • Orthopedic Knee Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

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

75  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Heel Spur
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • 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
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
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35  Procedures

  • 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 Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Excision of Humerus
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • 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 Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Surgery
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neuroplasty
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • 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 Redlands
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1970
  • University Of California-Irvine Medical Center
    Medical School | Graduated 1974
  • Orange County Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1975
  • University Of California Irvine Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Arthroscopic Surgery Fellowship, Richard O'Connor MD
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1980

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Nottage has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • International Congress for Joint Reconstruction, Member

Dr. Nottage's Reviews

3.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nottage to family and friends
11 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Nottage'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

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
Dr. Nottage Says:
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We look forward to working with you as a patient.  We welcome constructive feedback that we may apply to improve our performance, from the front office to the back office. The feedback is valuable so that we may all improve and better meet our goal of excellence for individual care for each patient. 

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Patient Comments (1)

I have not had surgery, but in an office visit, Dr Nottage spent time with me and answered all my questions. I have never had that happen with any orthopedist before (and I have seen a number of them!). He was knowledgeable and kind and really helped me to understand what my options are. He is a...more
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