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

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Patient Reviews

4.5
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(34)
Patient comments (18)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Thomas Vail, Orthopaedic Surgeon is Excellent. Dr. Vail has been reviewed by 34 patients who have provided 18 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.2
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Promptness 4.6
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Courteous Staff 4.8
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Accurate Diagnosis 4.9
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Bedside Manner 4.8
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Spends Time with Me 4.2
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Follows Up After Visit 4.4
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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 - 2015)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010, 2012, 2014 - 2015)

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 27 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery and Adult Reconstructive Orthopaedic Surgery.
Where does Dr. Thomas P. Vail practice?
Dr. Thomas Vail has 1 office location.
Dr. Thomas Vail practices Orthopaedic Surgery and Adult Reconstructive Orthopaedic Surgery near San Francisco, CA.
See San Francisco Surgeons and San Francisco Orthopedic Surgeons.