Dr. Thomas Andrew German , MD

Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine

(831) 757-3041

Precision Orthopedics
611 Abbott St Ste 101
Salinas, CA 93901


Dr. German, a board certified orthopedic surgeon, has a general orthopedic practice with special focus on shoulder and upper extremity problems including impingement, rotator cuff tears, instability and arthritis. He is trained in advanced arthroscopic techniques for shoulder and knee problems. He has additional interest and training in minimally invasive hip and knee replacement as well as hand surgery. Originally from Nebraska, Dr. German completed his undergraduate and medical schooling at Creighton University in Omaha. He graduated with honors and is a member of Alpha Omega Alpha, a national medical honor society. Upon completing his internship and his orthopedic residency training at Harbor U.C.L.A. Medical Center he was appointed as Clinical Instructor. Subsequently, he completed a fellowship in hand surgery in Los Angeles. Upon completion of his training, Dr. German relocated to Salinas, California where he and Dr. William Parker established Salinas Valley Orthopedics and Sports Medicine in 1978. Dr. German values a strong commitment to patient welfare, continuing medical education, and community involvement. He is currently Chairman of the Institutional Review Board at Salinas Valley Memorial Hospital. Previously, he served as Chief of Surgery at Salinas Valley Memorial Hospital and as team physician at Hartnell College. Dr. German is currently a staff member at Salinas Valley Memorial Hospital and the Salinas Surgery Center. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, Monterey County Medical Society, California Orthopedic Association, and the California Medical Association. Dr. German enjoys family centered activities including skiing and hiking. He also enjoys running and has completed several marathons.

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Languages Spoken: English and Spanish

Education & Training

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Specialties & Hospital Affiliations

Hospital Affiliations:

  • Salinas Valley Memorial Healthcare System

Specialties: Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine

Health Insurance and Affiliations

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Small Group
  • Blue Cross CA Advantage PPO Preferred DirectAccess Plus
  • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Individual
  • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Large Group
  • Blue Cross CA Select PPO
  • Blue Shield CA Bronze 60 PPO SHOP
  • Blue Shield CA Bronze Full PPO 4500
  • Blue Shield CA PPO
  • Blue Shield CA Silver 70 PPO
  • BS CA Platinum 90 PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • First Health PPO

Dr. German's Office Information

Fax: (831) 175-7402
Website: Not available
Accepting New Patients: No
Medicare Accepted: No
Medicaid Accepted: No

Office Hours:


Doctor German's Other Office Information

Salinas Valley Orthopedics
321 E Romie Ln Ste A
Salinas, CA 93901
(831) 757-3041

Fax:(831) 142-4219
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted:Yes
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:

Mon8:30 AM-5:30 PM
Tue8:30 AM-5:30 PM
Wed8:30 AM-5:30 PM
Thu8:30 AM-5:30 PM
Fri8:30 AM-5:30 PM

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