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Dr. Joseph Kou, MD

Orthopedic Surgery
4.5 (16)
Accepting new patients
20 years of experience

Offers telehealth

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Dr. Joseph Kou, MD is an Orthopedic Surgery Specialist in Concord, CA. They specialize in Orthopedic Surgery, has 20 years of experience, and is board certified in Orthopedic Surgery. They graduated from Wayne State Univ Som and is affiliated with Walnut Creek Medical Center.

Dr. Kou works at Golden State Orthopedics & Spine in Concord, CA with other offices in San Ramon, CA. They frequently treat conditions like Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot, Achilles Tendinitis and Ankle Fracture along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accepts Aetna, Anthem and Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Locations

  1. 1
    Golden State Orthopedics & Spine - Concord
    1800 Sutter St Ste 100, Concord, CA 94520 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (925) 302-2088
  2. 2
    Golden State Orthopedics & Spine - San Ramon
    5201 Norris Canyon Rd Ste 300, San Ramon, CA 94583 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (925) 939-8585
  3. 3
    Muir Othopaedic Specialists - Concord PT
    1800 Sutter St Ste 100, Concord, CA 94520 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (925) 302-2088

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  • Walnut Creek Medical Center

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    4.6
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    Jun 02, 2021
    I had severe injuries on both feet after five boxes of flooring tiles fell on them. Dr. Kou performed surgery on both feet and my foot health is as good as new. He is caring. thoughtful, personable and a fantastic surgeon!
    Sandra Bakamura — Jun 02, 2021
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    About Dr. Joseph Kou, MD

    Specialties
    • Orthopedic Surgery
    Specialties
    Years of Experience
    • 20 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1518175868
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Mount Sinai School of Medicine
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • WILLIAM BEAUMONT HOSPITAL
    Residency
    Internship
    • WILLIAM BEAUMONT HOSPITAL
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Wayne State Univ Som
    Medical Education
    Undergraduate School
    • University of Michigan / Ann Arbor
    Undergraduate School
    Board Certifications
    • Orthopedic Surgery
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Joseph Kou, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Kou is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Kou has an average wait time of 10 – 15 minutes at their office(s).

    Dr. Kou has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Kou has seen patients for Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot, Achilles Tendinitis and Ankle Fracture, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Kou on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    16 patients have reviewed Dr. Kou. The overall rating for this provider is 4.6. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Kou.

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