Dr. John M. Itamura, MD

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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Male

1700 E Cesar E Chavez Ave # 140
Los Angeles, CA 90033
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Dr. Itamura:

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Dr. Itamura's Experience

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Dr. Itamura's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Itamura Performs

  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
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Conditions Dr. Itamura Treats

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Hospital Quality

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White Memorial Medical Center
1720 Cesar E. Chavez Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90033
Glendale Adventist Medical Center
1509 East Wilson Terrace
Glendale, CA 91206

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9 Facts About Hospital Quality

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

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Itamura

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Kerlan-Jobe Orthopedic Clinic
Kerlan-Jobe Orthopedic Clinic
1700 E Cesar E Chavez Ave # 140
Los Angeles, CA 90033
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    Dr. Itamura's Experience

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Elbow Arthroscopy
    • Elbow Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Elbow Replacement
    • Elbow Tenotomy
    • Excision of Humerus
    • Excision of Radius or Ulna
    • Excision of Scapular, Clavicle, Ribs, and Sternum
    • Foot & Ankle Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Hand & Wrist Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Joint Drainage
    • Knee Arthroscopy
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Nerve Block, Somatic
    • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
    • Neuroplasty
    • Non-Spinal Nerve Blocks
    • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
    • Rotator Cuff Surgery
    • Shoulder Arthroscopy
    • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
    • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
    • Steroid Injections
    • Synovial Biopsy
    • Tendon Transfer
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
    • Ataxia
    • Brachial Plexus Palsy
    • Bursitis
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Clavicle Fracture
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Elbow Sprain
    • Foot Fracture
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Glenoid Labrum Tear
    • Gout
    • Hammer Toe
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Knee Dislocation (incl. Meniscal Tear)
    • Lateral & Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis & Golf Elbow)
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Low Back Pain
    • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hands
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
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    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteopenia
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Pelvic Fracture
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Pseudoarthrosis
    • Pyogenic Arthritis
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Scapular Fracture
    • Scoliosis
    • Shoulder Dislocation
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Sjögren's Syndrome
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spondylitis
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Still's Disease
    • Systemic Chondromalacia
    • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
    • Systemic Sclerosis
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    Background Check for Dr. Itamura

    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

    Medical School

    Keck School Of Medicine Of The Univ Of Southern California
    Graduated in 1989

    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. Itamura & Staff

    • English
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    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

    Dr. Itamura's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 2 hospitals where Dr. Itamura has admitting privileges:

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    • Glendale Adventist Medical Center

    • White Memorial Medical Center

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    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

    Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Itamura

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Itamura to family and friends

    29 responses
    above
    national average

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    Dr. Itamura's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    28 responses
    below
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    29 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    29 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes 29 responses
    longer than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Itamura
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    29 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    29 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    29 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    29 responses
    same as
    national average

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    Office Locations

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    Kerlan-Jobe Orthopedic Clinic
    1700 E Cesar E Chavez Ave # 140
    Los Angeles, CA 90033
    (323) 307-8913 (Office)
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