Steven T Thaxter M.D.
Elbow, Hip, Knee, and Shoulder Arthroscopy, Hip & Knee Replacement Specialist
The following are reviews from patients of Dr. Thaxter.
“I appreciate DR. Thaxter's thorough explanation of treatment options.”
– Beverly C.
“Dr. Thaxter and the entire SPOC team were absolutely fabulous and exceeded my expectations with each visit! Dr. Thaxter's attention to detail and intent of understanding where my pain stemmed from made each visit a breeze, as I knew I was in wonderful hands.”
– Monica Q.
“Dr. Thaxter is incredible. My shoulder has been hurting for a while, and he was quickly able to asses it and rule out some major tears. He sent me for an MRI to make sure nothing more serious was causing the pain and had a plan for what to do after depending on the result. I'm thrilled with the care.”
– Andrew Q.
– Tom K.
“Dr. Thaxter listened to my concerns regarding the problem I have been having with my knees. I was pleased to learn that my knee problems are not serious. And if I need treatments he directed me on how to go about getting such treatment. I’m very pleased with this facility. I had shoulder surgery previously by Dr. Thaxter and I never had problems again. I would recommend Dr. Thaxter to my friends and family.”
– Gidalthi P.
“Dr. Thaxter took time was courteous and explained well.”
– Lori E.
“Very friendly and professional. Answered all my questions and concerns. Very happy with today’s visit and treatment.”
– Ann R.
“We were in for a second opinion for my father's shoulder and knee problems. Dr. Thaxter was so patient in listening to ALL of our concerns. He explained the entire process for possible surgery as well as what to expect. Dr. Thaxter’s bedside manner is beyond excellent. Thank you for making us feel valued.”
– Manuel R.
“I've been to see Dr. Thaxter twice, a great doctor also my brother in law sees him. Thank you so much.”
– Clarence R.
“An amazing PA and Doctor explained everything great we were able to understand everything.”
– Maryann M.
“Dr. Thaxter's office & medical staff are helpful, courteous, and friendly.”
– Jerry N.
“Dr. Thaxter is very knowledgeable and doesn't sugarcoat the problem. The whole office is very professional and friendly.”
– Virginia Q.
– Luis M.
“Dr. Thaxter takes the time to explain things well, very capable and experienced, trustworthy. I know I’m in good hands.”
– Mike L.
“Wonderful. Everyone was on time, thorough and flexible.”
– Mary S.
“It was great! All the people involved in my procedure and recovery were great! Dr. Thaxter did an excellent job!”
– Robert L.
“He was very knowledgeable of my condition and listened and answered every question I had left feeling good about the situation which is very rare with a lot of doctors! Simply a great doctor!”
– Sam W.
“Dr. Thaxter is thorough, great demeanor and trustworthy.”
– Lloyd G.
“Haven’t had my surgery yet but the office and Dr. Thaxter have been great so far!”
– Robert L.
“I was pleased with the service l received from Dr. Thaxter, particularly for addressing multiple issues at the same visit.”
– David F.
“The entire process from check in to Dr. Thaxter was impressive. Both staff and Dr. Thaxter were polite, efficient, and left me feeling better about the ordeal that I will go through for my knees.”
– Ronald I.
“Dr. Thaxter was very thorough in describing my problems and what surgery would entail. He answered our questions and gave us a brochure regarding the medicine for a hip replacement.”
– Sabina J.
“My first experience with Dr. Thaxter was exceptional. I was very impressed with his thoroughness, knowledge, and professionalism. His willingness to discuss things and outline potential scenarios were terrific. Definitely one of the best physicians, as a whole, I have ever had the pleasure of having an experience.”
– Domingo V.
“Knowledgeable, personable and thorough.”
– Michele F.
“Wonderful care. I feel like I have my life back after having both hips replaced. Already playing a little doubles tennis. Nice to have all experts in one place to see if body starts “acting up” again!”
– Mary F.
“Pleasant, relaxed and informative.”
– Penny P.
“Prompt with the appointments. Always friendly. Answers all questions in terms you can understand.”
– Darrell M.
“SPOC is one of the best-run organizations I have ever experienced. It was my first time having an operation and I was very nervous at first. The staff is friendly and very professional. Each department works together to make having surgery an (almost!) pleasant experience. I felt fully confident in Dr. Thaxter and my surgery staff. Thank you all.”
– Ryan E.
“I went to Dr. Thaxter for a 2nd opinion on my left hip! His office staff was terrific as was he! He answered all my questions and concerns and made me feel comfortable with the decision for a total hip replacement! The surgery was a complete success and no more pain in the hip after months of suffering! Dr. Thaxter and his staff have followed me before, during, and after the surgery! I had such a positive experience that I’m ready to go forward with concerns for my right hip! I would recommend Dr. Thaxter for any problems you are experiencing! He’s the BEST!”
– Debbie G.
“The very best doctor I ever had in my entire life. I had two surgeries in the last three years, and they all have turned out great. Very happy with Dr. Thaxter and his staff. Very professional and very knowledgeable and caring people. Recommend him to all my family and friends.”
– Teo M.
“Dr. Thaxter was straight-forward throughout the whole process concerning my surgery options for my rotator cuff issues and repairs and recovery afterward, and also gave me extra time with physical therapy due to my slow-healing matters. Hopefully, I won't need to go back for future surgeries, but I would ask for him again in a heartbeat!”
– Kim B.
“I am very happy with the services provided by Dr. Thaxter. I can't wait for the entire healing process to be over and to be feeling 100% again. I'm five weeks out from total hip replacement right now so I have a ways to go, but I'm happy to say that the pain that brought me in is gone!!”
– Beverly C.
“Staff is very professional and courteous and the doctors I see I've been very attentive to me.”
– Cindy D.
“Dr. Thaxter does an excellent job of describing the injury/issue and providing a variety of options to explore on the road to recovery.”
– Norm A.
“Very knowledgeable and professional!”
– Sandra L.
“Dr. Thaxter was very caring and explained how my surgery would be done and why I needed it. Saw him before the surgery and he was very informative. Answered all my questions and my husbands. Then saw him again the day after surgery before I was released. If I have to have my other hip replaced in the future, I would not hesitate to go back to Dr. Thaxter and recommend him to others.”
– Linda A.
“Dr. Thaxter did an excellent job with repairing my hip. He was very knowledgeable and kind to me.”
– Lori K.
“Dr. Thaxter and his associates were very professional in their diagnoses of my condition and options available for remedying my condition. He presented me with printed information and diagnostic x-rays so I could make the best choice. My choice of surgery went well. Dr. Thaxter has stayed in touch with me as I have recovered. Professionalism he has. I am recommending him to others with my previous condition. Thank you, Dr. Thaxter, for giving me my mobility and life back.”
– Lynne B.
“The office staff to the Doctors, everyone was very professional.”
– William W.
“Well, he didn't tell me what I wanted to hear (it's always bad news), but he was courteous, friendly, professional and I trust him.”
– Gary R.