Dr. David B. Coward

Doctor (M.D.)

Location:
Sacramento, California Map External Link
Gender:M
Specialty:Orthopedics / Sports
Website: sacknee.com External Link
Practice: SACRAMENTO KNEE & SPORTS MEDICINE MEDICAL CORPORATION
Hospital:
Phone:916-454-6677
Med. School:Univ Of Southern Ca Sch Of Med, Los Angeles Ca 90033
Grad. Year: 1978

Answers Email: Unknown
Online Appt. Scheduling: Unknown
Accepting New Patients:Y

Profile updated 18/07/12    Submit profile update    Subscribe to profile updates

Rating: 4.4 out of 5 (5 is best), based on 4 reviews. Dr. David B. Coward has a good overall rating on RateMDs.com. smile

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Orthopedics / Sports-related: hand surgery, arthritis surgery, knee surgery, back surgery, spine surgery, scoliosis, athletic injuries, sports injuries, sprained knees, back strains, broken bones, torn ligaments
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RID: 4866105
 
06/02/14 SYSTEM: 'birds of a feather' rating (based on Medicare patients-in-common): 4.5  Respond
RID: 2380141
19/07/12 5 5 5 5 Our son had ACL rupture, I had a medial meniscus tear. Our son recovered and is very athletic. He cycles and works out with no problems with his knee. I have been very happy with the results of my surgery and I was very impressed with the staff and the anesthesiologist. Outstanding experience. 
Insurance: Anthem
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RID: 1573651
28/10/11 3 4 2 5 I needed a new knee and a friend of mine who had worked for him said he was the best in the area. (She didn't care for him personally, so I figured if she recommends him anyway, he must be good.) I consulted with him and all was well until he learned that I had also talked to another surgeon. Then he got very snippy and quite unpleasant and said that I could shop for a diagnosis elsewhere. (My friend told me later that he doesn't "believe" in second opinions. His is sufficient.) He called me at home that night on a pretext and was very pleasant, even saying that helooked forward to working with me; I think he realized that he had been pretty out of line in his manner with me. In any case, dealing with him was not a pleasant experience, despite his knowledge, skill, and good reputation.  Respond
RID: 788808
12/02/09 4 4 4 5 Great physician! Straight up...to the point. Dr. C. leaves little doubt in his diagnosis/treatment. Damn good crew! 
Insurance: Workers Comp
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