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About Dr. Harold G French

Dr. Harold G French, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Colfax, WA. He has 38 years of experience. His specialties include Orthopaedic Surgery. Dr. French is affiliated with Whitman Hospital And Medical Center. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

20 Ratings with 9 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Harold G French is Good. Dr. Harold G French has been rated by 20 patients. From those 20 patients 9 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Harold G French is 3.4 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Three Forks Orthopedics

1200 W Fairview St Bldg B
Colfax, WA 99111
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Specialties

Dr. Harold G French has the following 1 specialty

  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Harold G French has the following 14 expertise

  • Arthroscopy
  • Hip Surgery
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Joint Pain/Swelling
  • Herniated Disc
  • Laminectomy
  • Joint Replacement
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Scoliosis
  • Sports Medicine
  • Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Bone Fracture

Dr. Harold G French has 1 board certified specialty

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Board Certifications

Dr. Harold G French is Board Certified in 1 specialty

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Amazing Dr.

He was amazing . He did a total knee replacement that went great. I would recommend him in a heartbeat. Amazing doctor.

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Dr. Graeme French, MD & Three Forks Orthopaedics

Dr. French and his WONDERFUL staff have rebuilt both of my shoulders and they are going to work on my knees next! I couldn't be more pleased with the care and time they've given me. My longest wait was only 20-minutes.

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Four Stars

Good Dr. He helped me when other Dr.'s just give me pills and no real help for shoulder, arm, and hand pain!

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Smart doctor, poor experience

Dr. French sent me through six months of physical therapy on a very torn shoulder. After the six months, he finally ordered an MRI. This showed him that I needed surgery immediately. He performed a very complicated surgery very well. However, he had no concern in the issues I had while recovering. With every visit he had a different story for the pain I had and what I should do about it. He had me on massive amounts of pain medication for close to a year and the exercises he gave me were all but dangerous. I finally went to Dr. Willard in Walla Walla, who helped me figure out what was really going on with my shoulder and got me off the pain medication.French seems to be a very clever surgeon, but he didn't care about or listen to me. If you are looking at a complicated surgery with a long recovery, don't be afraid to get a second opinion, or go elsewhere.I also experienced waits of up to several hours in his office, and many miscommunications about medication and rehabilitation.

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Mrs Teresa Ambach

Dr French was found guilty in 2005 for negligence. Another trial just ended and we're awaiting a decision. He has 2 more trials scheduled for 201 ...

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  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. French is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Education

    38 Years Experience

  • Tulane University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1980

  • Lsu Health Sciences

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Harold G French accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • Premera
    • Premera Heritage Signature
    • Premera Heritage and Heritage Plus 1
    • Premera LifeWise Connect

Locations & Directions

Three Forks Orthopedics, 1200 W Fairview St Bldg B, Colfax, WA
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