Dr. William Sima, MD

Dr. William Sima, MD

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Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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58 y/o
(44)

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Dr. William Sima, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Templeton, CA and has been practicing for 27 years. He specializes in orthopedic surgery, orthopedic hand surgery, and more.Read his story

William F. Sima M.D., Inc.

322 Posada Ln Ste A

Templeton, CA 93465
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • POMCO Group
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Principal Life
  • Thrivent Financial
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Osteoarthritis
very high
more than 98% of peers
Bone Disorders
very high
more than 97% of peers
Knee Disorders
very high
more than 94% of peers

Dr. Sima'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.

Dr. Sima's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Sima "Dr. William Sima is an experienced Orthopedic Surgeon and Sports Medicine Physician with a commitment to helping people regain and maintain full mobility. After two decades as an orthopedic doctor and sports medicine specialist, Dr Sima has a keen facility for identifying injuries and their best course of care. He considers the best method of care and your lifestyle to determine your treatment. While Dr. Sima has in-depth experience with most all orthopedic procedures, he is exceptionally proficient at arthroscopic total and partial joint replacement surgeries as well as new and advanced surgery alternatives such as Autologous Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Sima "Dr. William F. Sima is committed to excellence by pledging to provide the highest quality of orthopaedic care possible. Along with the treatment of immediate or chronic problems, we strive to integrate the doctrine of prevention in all our treatment plans as a way to alleviate possible future difficulties."

10  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Adult Orthopedic Surgery
  • Adult Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery
  • Bone & Joint Non-Surgical Orthopedics
  • Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Arthroscopy
  • Orthopedic Fracture Care
  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Hip Surgery
  • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

78  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Heel Spur
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • 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
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • 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
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
  • Trigger Finger
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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 Southern California / Bs, Biological Sciences
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1981
  • Keck School Of Medicine Of The Univ Of Southern California
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • La Co Usc Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • La Co Usc Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Harbor/ucla Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Sima has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sima's Reviews

4.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sima to family and friends
44 total reviews (9 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (44)

  • 5
    (32)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (3)
  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Sima'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 (9)

Dr. Sima is fantastic and his office is efficient and polite. I just had carpal tunnel surgery and after just 14 days, I have almost total use of my hand -- no pain and the incisions are virtually healed. Many of my friends who had similar surgeries from other doctors reported unsatisfactory...more
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Dr. Sima's examination was very thorough, and he explained my condition in simple terms. He set out a course of treatment, including injections, and I can't believe how much better I feel already.
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Dr. Sima and his staff are exceptionally thorough and professional!!
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Very thorough. I am 76 years old and have had different issues over several years. Verbal and written information and instructions excellent. Excellent results. My last issue was a knee replacement. I have full use of my knee after 2 1/2 months. The physical therapy after the surgery is very...more
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Dr. Sima is a perfectionist in the best sense. He gave me a new knee 2weeks ago and I am recovering swiftly. He has thought of everything from Physical Therapy before surgery to at home therapy post op for a successful rehab. A very exceptional doctor with a vision of complete and personal outcome....more
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