License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (17)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Edward Vanek, Orthopaedic Surgeon, Surgeon is Good. Dr. Vanek has been reviewed by 34 patients who have provided 17 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.8
Promptness 3.4
Courteous Staff 3.8
Accurate Diagnosis 4.0
Bedside Manner 3.8
Spends Time with Me 3.6
Follows Up After Visit 3.9

Specialties & Research

  • He has special expertise in 4 areas:
  • Broken Bones (Bone Fractures)
  • Hip Surgery (Hip Replacement Arthroplasty)
  • Knee Surgery (Knee Replacement Arthroplasty)
  • Pain

Education & Awards

Dr. Vanek graduated from Michigan State University , East Lansing.


Dr. Vanek has 5 hospital affiliations:

  • Mercy Medical Center Merced 
  • Mercy Medical Center, Merced - Community Campus 


  • Spanish
  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Edward Anthony Vanek DO is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 10 years of experience and practices in Sports Medicine.
Where does Dr. Edward A. Vanek practice?
Dr. Edward Vanek has 3 office locations.
Dr. Edward Vanek practices Sports Medicine near Atwater, CA.
Additional practice locations include: Merced, CA.
See Atwater Orthopedic Surgeons.