Dr. Hrair E. Darakjian, MD

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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Male • Age 57

18531 Roscoe Blvd
Northridge, CA 91324
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Dr. Darakjian's Offices

18531 Roscoe Blvd
Northridge, CA 91324
23734 Valencia Blvd Ste 203
Valencia, CA 91355
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Dr. Darakjian's Experience

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Hospital Quality

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Northridge Hospital Medical Center
18300 Roscoe Boulevard
Northridge, CA 91325
Providence Tarzana Medical Center
18321 Clark Street
Tarzana, CA 91356

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    Phone & Address

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    Is Dr. Darakjian accepting new patients?

    • Yes.
    A
    18531 Roscoe Blvd
    Northridge, CA 91324
    (818) 732-8376
    Contact Information
    (818) 882-2228 (Office)
    B
    23734 Valencia Blvd Ste 203
    Valencia, CA 91355
    (818) 732-8376
    Contact Information
    (661) 253-2223 (Office)
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  2. Dr. Darakjian's Experience

    Dr. Darakjian's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery
    • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
    • Pain Medicine
    • Spinal Cord Injury Medicine
    • Sports Medicine

    Board Certifications

    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    • Carpal Tunnel Release
    • Elbow Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
    • Excision of Femur or Knee
    • Excision of Scapular, Clavicle, Ribs, and Sternum
    • Foot & Ankle Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Hand & Wrist Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Hip Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Hip Replacement
    • Hip Resurfacing
    • Joint Drainage
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Knee Arthroscopy
    • Knee Replacement
    • Knee Replacement Revisions
    • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
    • Rotator Cuff Surgery
    • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Spinal Nerve Block
    • Steroid Injections
    • Trigger Finger Release
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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    • Ankle Fracture
    • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
    • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
    • Arthritis
    • Bunion
    • Bursitis
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Elbow Sprain
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Femur Fracture
    • Foot Fracture
    • Foot Sprain
    • Fracture
    • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
    • Gout
    • Hand Fracture
    • Hip Fracture
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Knee Dislocation (incl. Meniscal Tear)
    • Knee Injuries
    • Knee Pain
    • Knee Sprain
    • Lateral & Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis & Golf Elbow)
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
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    • Low Back Pain
    • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Tear
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteopenia
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Pelvic Fracture
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Pseudoarthrosis
    • Pyogenic Arthritis
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Rib Fracture
    • Rotator Cuff Injuries
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Shoulder Diseases
    • Shoulder Pain
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylitis
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Sports Injuries
    • Tendonitis
    • Thoracic Spine Fracture
    • Trigger Finger
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    Background Check for Dr. Darakjian

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for California.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Internship Hospital

    University Chicago Med Center
    Complete in 1984

    Residency Hospital

    University Chicago Med Center
    Complete in 1988

    Fellowship Hospital

    Calif Spine Surgery Med Grp
    Complete in 1989

    Undergraduate Schools

    University Of Illinois Chicago
    Graduated in 1979

    Memberships & Professional Affiliations

    Professional Affiliations

    California Orthopaedic Association , Member
    The California Orthopaedic Association is the largest statewide association representing orthopaedic surgeons in California. Orthopaedic surgeons evaluate and treat all types of musculoskeletal injuries and conditions. This includes surgical and non-surgical treatment of the spine, hip, knee, ankle, foot, shoulder, elbow and hand. The Association assists our members by providing continuing medical education and other resources that enhance their ability to provide high value quality health care.
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Darakjian & Staff

    • English
    • Armenian
    • Spanish
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  3. Dr. Darakjian's Hospital Quality

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    • Valley Presbyterian Hospital

    • Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center

    • West Hills Hospital & Medical Center

    • Providence Holy Cross Medical Center

    • Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital

    • Mission Community Hospital - Panorama

    • Providence Tarzana Medical Center

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    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

  4. Patient Satisfaction

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