David Bear MD
Hand & Upper Extremity
The following are reviews from patients of Dr. Bear.
“Dr. Bear is great.”
– Kimberly W.
“Dr. Bear is very knowledgeable. He was able to explain my upcoming procedure in easy-to-understand language. He expressed a kind and gentle bedside manner. I felt understood in my concerns. The best experience was his genuine unconditional positive regard for me.”
– Cynthia L.
“Dr. Bear is very personable and friendly and gets right down to business. He explained everything that pertained to what is going on and answered all the questions I had for him.”
– Ron R.
“It was good. Dr. Bear answered the two questions that most concerned me.”
– Charles S.
“Dr. Bear has provided me with the best care. I will always be back. Thank you.”
– Kathy K.
“Dr. Bear was thorough and explained what needed to be done. He answered my questions so I could decide on my health.”
– Ssrah N.
“Dr. Bear was very thorough and provided good information.”
– Nicholas R.
“My appointment with Dr. Bear was brief but good.”
– Dave H.
“Very informative, understanding, and thorough. Extremely happy with Dr. Bear. I would highly recommend him.”
– Michelle S.
“Dr. Bear was very straightforward, explained all my options, and left the choice up to me on my treatment.”
– Elisa Y.
“Dr. Bear is great! He is straight-up, no-nonsense, and doesn’t want to waste time with treatments that are largely unsuccessful! He knows what he is doing and wants the best outcome for the patients and wants them to get back to their normal lives. Thank you, Dr. Bear. I look forward to working with you.”
– Robert S.
“Dr. Bear is professional and compassionate. Listened to my concerns and answered all my questions.”
– Darlene A.
“Dr. Bear was helpful, straightforward, and kind. He had me sign for surgery and went over the basic issues and was open and honest with me. I felt at ease afterward.”
– Rebecca L.
“Dr. Bear listened carefully, conducted range of motion rests and strength tests in the least stressful way to gain needed knowledge, then offered advice on a range of possible actions. I couldn’t imagine a more positive experience. He is also a genuinely nice person, which isn’t always true with excellent surgeons.”
– Bruce R.
“Dr. Bear was very friendly. I understood what he was doing. The experience was very nice.”
– Shirley S.
“Dr. Bear is honest and kind. Also, Slocum as a whole has excellent customer care.”
– Sandra S.
“Dr. Bear actually took the time to ask questions and listen to what I had to say. The first doctor I’ve seen in years that didn’t spend the entire appointment staring at a computer screen.”
– Nicholas K.
“Dr. Bear was very personable and knowledgeable and made me feel at ease. He answered all my questions and addressed my concerns.”
– Joseph R.
“Dr. Bear was focused on my problem, which is shoulder problems. After looking at the x-rays and further discussions, we agreed that a total reverse process would be needed to repair it. We discussed the different options I had. He was very knowledgeable and was able to convey the steps and processes needed.”
– Karl D.
“Dr. Bear is an excellent surgeon and person. He is very thoughtful and methodical in his clinical decision-making and a technically adept surgeon. His skill set is perfect for optimizing outcomes.”
– Nicholas T.
“Excellent, Dr. Bear is very professional!⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐”
– Alejandro M.
“Dr. Bear reassured me my issue would be resolved, and he would follow up and call with the results of the test.”
– Susan R.
“Very good with Dr. Bear.”
– Jerry S.
“Dr. Bear is very knowledgeable & listened attentively to my report from my last appointment.”
– Geni V.
“Dr. Bear is a very good doctor. He listens and takes your concerns seriously. His work is outstanding.”
– Sharon M.
“Dr. Bear and the whole team took the surgery above and beyond. Very classy. Thank you.”
– Ryan H.
“I was very satisfied with Dr. Bear’s care during my appointment.”
– Georgia R.
“Dr. David Bear and every staff member I have had the pleasure to meet at Slocum has been very kind, timely, and caring during my recent visits. I saw Dr. Bear several years ago, and I remember feeling that he was so attentive and truly cared about me as a patient. He hasn’t changed. It is so nice that Slocum goes the extra mile to have someone else come in with the Dr. to do the reporting so that the Drs can focus their attention solely on their patients.”
– Jeni N.
“Dr. Bear and the staff were very nice. The nurse that checked me in was excellent. I believe it was Kobi who made me feel at ease at putting my IV in and, overall, a very nice atmosphere and people.”
– Sheryl M.
“Dr. Bear is excellent.”
– Paul L.
“Dr. Bear is a very professional and caring doctor. He is one of the best doctors that we have ever known.”
– Michael S.
“Dr. Bear listened and truly seemed interested in helping me heal.”
– Michelle A.
“Dr. Bear is an excellent Orthopedist who is very concerned about giving careful attention to treating each patient. This is the second injury for which I have seen him, & I have been more than satisfied on both occasions. He is a genuine, caring person, above all else. That is most refreshing these days.”
– Katie S.
“Dr. Bear and his staff are awesome. The surgery went fantastic, and their follow-up care was professional and personal at the same time, which made this experience spectacular! Thank you so much.”
– David S.
“Dr. Bear is one of the best doctors I've had the privilege of being with. Not only does he give his opinion, but he still lets the patient pick what they want and does not pressure them to do what he wants.”
– Dwan C.
“I had a great experience at Slocum, and they took wonderful care of me after I broke my wrist. I was very nervous about my procedure but all of the nurses and doctors who saw me, especially Dr. Bear, put all my fears at ease. It couldn’t have been a better experience overall, aside from me breaking my wrist.”
– Jon S.
“Dr. Bear and the staff are awesome.”
– Sheila B.
“Dr. Bear is so kind and thoughtful and careful, and I left feeling better than when I arrived.”
– Merrill W.
“Dr. Bear is courteous, prompt, efficient, and pleasant.”
– Patricia M.
“Dr. Bear is an amazing doctor. He has been so patient with my healing process, and it has taken a while. What I like the most about Dr. Bear would be his kindness. He gives me options on how to proceed and continue making appointments with him to monitor the progress or call if there is a problem.”
– Kari R.
“Dr. Bear is kind and patient. He shows that he cares about me. My work life hangs in the balance on him fixing my hand in 3 weeks. I have all the faith in him.”
– Christen S.
“My experience with Dr. Bear, Jocelyn, the med-tech, and Maureen in PT - has been awesome. Everyone has demonstrated a real interest in my medical issues with my hands, carpal tunnel, and tennis elbow. They are all kind, knowledgeable and professional. They all have a great sense of humor too. I really appreciate this magnificent team.”
– Marla L.