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Orthopaedic Surgeon
26 years of experience
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Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

5.0
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(16)
Patient comments (6)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Thomas Vail, Orthopaedic Surgeon is Excellent. Dr. Vail has been reviewed by 16 patients who have provided 6 comments. The rating is 5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.8
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Promptness 4.5
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Courteous Staff 4.9
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Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
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Bedside Manner 5.0
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Spends Time with Me 4.6
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Follows Up After Visit 4.8
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Specialties & Research

Dr. Thomas Vail, MD is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 15 areas:
  • Arthritis
  • Arthroscopic Surgery (Arthroscopy)
  • Avascular Necrosis (Osteonecrosis)
  • Cartilage Diseases
  • Femoral Neck Fractures
  • Femur Head Necrosis
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Hip Surgery (Hip Replacement Arthroplasty)
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Surgery (Knee Replacement Arthroplasty)
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Postoperative Pain
  • Prosthesis Failure
  • Prosthesis-Related Infections

Education & Awards

Dr. Vail graduated from Loyola University Chicago, Maywood. He has 3 awards.

Awards  
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2002 - 2008, 2010 - 2015)
Patients' Choice Award (2010 - 2012, 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010, 2012, 2014)

Affiliations

Dr. Vail has 2 hospital affiliations:

  • UCSF Medical Center / Moffitt-Long Hospitals 
  • UCSF Orthopaedic Institute 

Languages

  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Thomas P Vail MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 26 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery and Adult Reconstructive Orthopaedic Surgery.
Where does Dr. Thomas P. Vail practice?
Dr. Thomas Vail has 3 office locations.
Dr. Thomas Vail practices Orthopaedic Surgery and Adult Reconstructive Orthopaedic Surgery near San Francisco, CA.
Additional practice locations include: Durham, NC.
See San Francisco Surgeons and San Francisco Orthopedic Surgeons.