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Dr. Laura Sciaroni, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon, Sports Medicine Specialist

San Francisco, CA

About Dr. Laura Sciaroni

Dr. Sciaroni has been in practice in San Francisco for 15 years. She earned her Bachelor of Arts from the University of California, Santa Cruz and her medical degree from the Medical College of Wisconsin. She completed her residency training in Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of California, Irvine followed by a Sports Medicine fellowship at The Lake Tahoe Orthopaedic Institute. Dr. Sciaroni concentrates her practice in sports medicine and general orthopaedic surgery, with particular focus on surgery and rehabilitation of the shoulder and knee. She is Board Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery. She serves as a team physician for Skyline College and is affiliated with the St. Francis Center for Sports Medicine. She holds memberships in the San Francisco Medical Society, Western Orthopaedic Association, California Orthopaedic Association, California Medical Association, Bay Area Knee Society, and The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. A message from Dr. Sciaroni: My primary goal with every patient is to get them back to their pre-injury condition as quickly, safely and efficiently as possible. Fortunately, the science and technology applied in orthopedics has advanced significantly in the last decade and I make it a top priority to keep pace with that progress when it can benefit my patients. In combination with judicious use of medications, physical therapy and patient education, the opportunity to achieve a positive outcome for my patients is now higher than ever. To ensure this, our office provides every patient with excellent resources for understanding how they can take an active role in their recovery to get the best possible result.

In-network insurances

  • AARP
  • ACE
  • Accountable Health Plan of Ohio

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgeon
  • Sports Medicine Specialist

Practice names

Hospital affiliations

  • California Pacific Medical Center - Pacific Campus
  • Seton Medical Center
  • California Pacific Medical Center - California Campus
  • California Pacific Medical Center - Davies Campus

Board certifications

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Education and training

  • Medical School - Medical College of Wisconsin, Doctor of Medicine
  • University of California, Irvine, Residency in Orthopedic Surgery
  • Tahoe Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, Zephyr Cove, Fellowship in Sports Medicine
  • University of California, Santa Cruz (Bachelor's)

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Languages spoken

  • English

Provider's gender

Female

NPI number

1649236019

Dr. Laura Sciaroni's office locations

Laura N. Sciaroni, M.D.

1 Daniel Burnham Court, Suite 365C

San Francisco, CA 94109

Laura N. Sciaroni, M.D.

1500 Southgate Ave, Suite 202

Daly City, CA 94015

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I was happy she wanted to take extra precautions and do x-rays.
Less than 1 month ago
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50 min of wait even with an appointment! I’m hugely disappointed with the wait time. Besides the long wait, I’m pleased with Dr.Sciaroni’s consultation which lasted for 10min. I recommend the doctor but don’t endorse the process which result in 50min of plain waiting and boredom!
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I greatly appreciate Dr. Scironi helping me get on w/my life regardless of the insurance red tape! Thank you so much Dr. Scironi, I appreciate you very very much!
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Dr. Sciaroni is wonderful she takes the time to explain the treatment she recommends and makes a complete evaluation of why you came to see her in the first place. I would definitely go back to her
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It was a same day appointment and she answered all my question. The office and phone staff were very helpful also.
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Dr. Sciaroni is the best! Always runs on time, gets to the root of an issue/multiple issues quickly, offers solid advice, and makes time to answer all the questions.
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Very friendly team and the pre-appointment process was all well handled. Laura was great in the appointment. My first visit so too soon to judge on outcomes but a great start.
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The clinic was very busy and they were running behind. But when I finally saw the doctor she was great.
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Dr. Laura was amazing at listening to me to gather relevant facts, then diagnosing and identifying my problems and a cure for it. She was very warm. I would highly recommend her.
Less than 3 months ago
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Seemed to be knowledge but in a rush.
Less than 6 months ago
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Dr. Sciaroni is a brilliant surgeon who did an excellent job with stellar results on both my TKRs.
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Overall good experience. Quick evaluation, straight to the point, with clear next steps at the end.
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So helpful and kind! She made me feel better about my knee situation both physically and mentally. I hate needles and she was patient with my "aghh! big needle" anxiety....didn't even hurt. :)
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She is an excellent doctor and would recommend her to anyone suffering from pain.
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I went to see Dr. Laura Sciaroni based on her spectacular reviews. Unfortunately, I did not have the best experience that most other people did. I did not feel heard during my appointment and I wasn't satisfied with my treatment either.I shared a couple of my concerns related to my low back to Dr. Sciaroni. Her facial reaction to sharing my concerns made me feel like I'd said something stupid and felt embarrassed. Instead of feeling heard, I felt as though I was being judged which is not something I'd like to experience when I go in to see a doctor. Maybe it was an off day for her, but unfortunately I left the appointment unsatisfied.
Less than 6 months ago
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Dr.Laura was amazing and it did not take much long for the diagnosis. She said she will prescribe physiotherapy but take it only if it is necessary as it was a minor injury.
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Brilliant surgeon. Excellent back-and-forth interaction. Answered all my Qs.
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It was just really quick
Less than 1 year ago
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It was great
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Top-notch surgeon. Bright. Fearless. Answers all my Qs without hesitation.
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Dr. Sciaroni is able to handle a bit of humor, which i think is nice in a doctor. also, i dont have insurance but everyone in the office, including dr. sciaroni, did their best to find me the cheapest care. Also,I got some super cheap x-rays (hand) with no insurance. Dr. Sciaroni made sure to double check the price to to make sure I was ok with it before doing the xrays.
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Very pleased with the surgery and care. Anticipate an excellent outcome.
Less than 1 year ago
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Dr. Sciaroni was helpful, friendly, and was happy to explain everything and answer all the questions I had.
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Knowledgeable. Open to alternative medicine. Thorough. Pleasant, open manner.
Less than 1 year ago
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She walked me through treatment options and given that one of them is surgery, would like to exhaust all options prior to surgery. Amazing experience and excellent care provided. Clinic staff are great too!
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A very Professional Physician. Caring & understanding
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The doctor listens and understands what you are trying to convey.
Less than 1 year ago
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she spent about 10 minutes with me and barely listened to what I had to say and jumped to a lot of conclusions/assumptions.
More than 1 year ago
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Dr Sciaroni is incredibly knowlegenable. She explained exactly why i was having pain in my leg, knee & foot, and gave me a treatment plan that i am very excited to start. I came to her for a second opinion and i am very glad i did. Highly recommended.
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Sought her out for a 2nd opinion; she was knowledgeable and courteous, throughly explaining options.
More than 1 year ago
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She was professional, yet warm. She listened carefully and took the time to answer my questions. She made me feel comfortable and understood.
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Amazing doctor. Took me in right on time, appointment, X-rays and diagnosis was all complete within 15 minutes!
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The care of Dra. Laura Sciaroni was great, the scheduling of my appointment was erroneous, they scheduled me in San Francisco office instead of In Daly City Office.
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Outstanding. Better already with the recommended ankle brace. And, great new assistants!
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Dr. Sciaroni is empathetic and efficient -- she pays full attention to you while you're in her office, discusses and explains all options for treatment thoroughly, and is kind and highly professional. Will definitely revisit with any future orthopedic issues!
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Excellent! Well-versed. Listens to patient. Works for best solution.
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Dr. Sciaroni was fantastic! She spent a good deal of time listening to the history of my injuries & doing physical tests on my knees / hips. She gave an in depth assessment and recommended physical therapy instead of trying totake me into surgery right away, which I've dealt with with other doctors.
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Wonderful. Everyone was friendly.
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Terrible overall experience here, will definitely never revisit.
More than 1 year ago
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Fantastic visit!
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Bright, engaged, answers every question.
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Dr. Sciaroni has guided me through all kinds of sports injuries over the years - elbow, calf, shoulder, ankle, and lower back. I'm currently pregnant and really grateful to have her in my corner as I work through an unfortunately timedback injury. She always sees me on time (or even early) and I dig that she's an athlete herself! Choice of SF or Daly City office locations is also pretty convenient.
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Wow! Dr. Sciaroni just.. rocks. I came in with what I thought was a broken finger, she took one look, diagnosed it, double checked with a quick x-ray, answered all my questions, made me feel better about my finger (and life)and I was outta there in 10 minutes. Rockstar status!
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I got to my appointment 40 minutes early and was out by my real appointment time.
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There wasn't any wait, she was onpoint and explanatory.
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So helpful and appointment was quick and straight to the point!
More than 1 year ago
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Very capable, experienced & attentive!
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Dr. Sciaroni is a compassionate surgeon who takes the time to explain all the procedures, side effects and expected outcomes. I couldn't be more pleased with her command of the latest research and her ability to translate that medical jargon in laypersons' terms.
More than 1 year ago
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I think she is an excellent doctor, gives me good advice and seems to care about my health. I don't feel like I'm in a medical factory when I am in her care.
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The office has the nicest and warm welcome environment starting from the receptionist. Dr Laura is really nice and informative. Love the overall and everything.
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