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Brian M. Cable, MD

Orthopedic Surgery

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Lehigh Valley Physician Group

Specialties
Orthopedic Surgery
Conditions treated
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Languages spoken
English

Conditions Dr. Cable Treats

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Services Dr. Cable Offers

  • Amputation
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthrocentesis (Joint Aspiration)
  • Biopsy
  • Bursa Injection
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Casting/Splinting
  • Closed Reduction of Fractures/Dislocations
  • Cortisone Injections
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Foreign Body Removal
  • Fracture and/or Dislocation Treatment
  • General Orthopedics
  • Hand Surgery
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Injection of Tendon
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Injection
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Injections
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee Visco/Hyaluronic Injections
  • Laceration Repair
  • Open Reduction Internal Fixation
  • Orthopedic Surgery
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About Dr. Cable

Philosophy of care

Medicine is a shared responsibility, a combined effort between you and me. As a physician I must have the requisite technical skills, knowledge base and communication skills. Those qualities and your commitment to a full recovery provide for the best results.

Why I entered medicine

Medicine allows me to serve others in a meaningful way. Orthopedic surgery is mentally and physically challenging, but also rewarding, because most musculoskeletal conditions can be treated in ways that significantly improve the patient's quality of life.

Community involvement

During 15 years of practice, I have volunteered at multiple free clinics in underserved areas and find the work extremely rewarding. Most of these patients are in desperate need of orthopedic care and very appreciative.

Personal interests

"Downtime" is often spent with my three children, engaging in outdoor activities such as tennis, hiking, skiing, or physical exercise of some kind. When feeling particularly ambitious, I can be found practicing guitar.

Education

Undergraduate
UCLA, MS - Molecular Biology, 1989

Medical Training
University of California Los Angeles, David Geffen School of Medicine, MD - Doctor of Medicine, 1993

Training

Fellowship 2013
Cardiothoracic Imaging, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

Internship 1994
Orthopaedic Surgery, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

Residency 1995
Orthopaedic Surgery, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

Residency 1996
Orthopaedic Surgery, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

Residency 1997
Orthopaedic Surgery, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

Residency 1998
Orthopaedic Surgery, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

Fellowship 1999
Orthopedic Hand Surgery, University of Miami - Jackson Memorial Hospital

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What is included in the star rating?

Star ratings are based on a scale of 1-5 stars, 5 being the best. The rating includes responses to these provider-related questions:

  1. Physician Communication Questions
    1. Did this provider give you enough information about your health and treatment?
    2. Did this provider give you easy to understand information about your health questions and concerns?
    3. Did this provider listen carefully to you?
    4. Did this provider seem to know your medical history?
    5. Did you trust this provider with your care?
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Why don't all doctors or advanced practice clinicians have a rating?

In order to have enough data to measure and compare, a health care provider must have at least 30 completed patient satisfaction surveys. Surveys are included for a period of 12 months from submission.

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