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Orthopaedic Surgeon
25 years of experience
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License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
(10)
Patient comments (5)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Thomas Vail, Orthopaedic Surgeon is Excellent. Dr. Vail has been reviewed by 10 patients who have provided 5 comments. The rating is 4 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.1
  • Currently 3.1111111111111 of 4 stars
Promptness 3.7
  • Currently 3.6666666666667 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 3.6
  • Currently 3.625 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars

Specialties & Research

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

  • He has special expertise in 27 areas:
  • Arthritis
  • Arthroscopic Surgery (Arthroscopy)
  • Arthroscopic Surgery Arthroscopy
  • Avascular Necrosis Osteonecrosis
  • Cartilage Diseases
  • Cartilage Injury
  • Disorders of the Knee Joint
  • Femoral Neck Fractures
  • Femoroacetabular impingement
  • Femur Head Necrosis
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Hip Resurfacing Surgery
  • Hip Surgery
  • Hip Surgery Hip Replacement Arthroplasty
  • Hip Surgery
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee Surgery Knee Replacement Arthroplasty
  • Knee Surgery Knee Replacement Arthroplasty
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Education & Awards

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

Awards  
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2002 - 2008, 2010 - 2013)
Patients' Choice Award (2010 - 2012)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010, 2012)

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 Parker Vail MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 25 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.
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