Profile Photo of Dr. Michael C. Tivnon, MD

Dr. Michael C. Tivnon, MD Get a Free Background Report on Dr. Michael C. Tivnon, MD. Malpractice, medical malpractice, sanctions, misconduct, credentials, and penalty or negligence information.

Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Male • Age 70

300 Old River Rd Ste 150
Bakersfield, CA 93311
OverviewPhone & AddressExperienceHospital QualityPatient Satisfaction

Dr. Tivnon's Experience

Dr. Tivnon's Care Philosophy


  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) Surgery
  • Adult Joint Reconstruction
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arthroscopic Joint Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Neuroplasty
  • Orthopedic Surgical Procedures
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis of Shoulder
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
  • Arthritis
  • Back Pain
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondromalacia of the Patella (Runner's Knee)
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Elbow Pain
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hand Pain
  • Hip Fracture
  • Impingement Syndrome
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Knee Dislocation (incl. Meniscal Tear)
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lateral Epicondylitis (Tennis Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Tear
  • Meniscus Tear
  • Musculoskeletal Diseases
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sever's Disease
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
  • Tendon Injuries
  • Tendonitis
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Pain

Background Check for Dr. Tivnon

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.

Awards & Recognitions


Education & Training

Medical School

University Of California, Irvine, College Of Medicine
Graduated in 1971

Internship Hospital

Huntington Memorial Hospital
Complete in 1972

Residency Hospital

Huntington Mem Hospital
Complete in 1972

Undergraduate Schools

University of California, Los Angeles. (UCLA)
Graduated in 1967

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.

Languages Spoken by Dr. Tivnon & Staff

  • English

10 Steps to Pick the Right Doctor

Whether you need a primary care doctor or a specialist, these 10 steps will ensure you find the right doctor for you. View Slideshow

The VideoCalloutContainer had no content.