Dr. Alex Etemad, MD

Dr. Alex Etemad, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 53
(9)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Alex Etemad, MD is an orthopedic surgery doctor who practices in Long Beach, CA. He is 53 years old and has been practicing for 22 years.

5584 N Paramount Blvd Ste 100

Long Beach, CA 90805

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Health Net of California
  • Humana
  • 3 More

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Top Care Areas

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Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
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more than 67% of peers
Herniated Disc Surgery
normal
more than 25% of peers
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
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more than 17% of peers

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Spinal Cord Injury Medicine
  • Sports Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation**
  • Sports Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
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Conditions Treated

  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Pain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tendonitis
  • Trigger Finger

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Procedures

  • ACL Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Joint Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Elbow Surgery
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hip Arthroscopy
  • Hip Replacement
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Surgery
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Steroid Injection
  • Total Knee Replacement
  • Trigger Finger Release

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • George Washington University / School Of Medicine and Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Etemad has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • California Orthopaedic Association, Member

Dr. Etemad's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Etemad to family and friends
2.6
based on 9 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Etemad's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    FAIR
  • Time well spent
    FAIR
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    GOOD
  • Average wait time
    Over 45 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
in Pomona, CA |
Dr. Etemad was a very caring extremely professional doctor. He porfirm my bilateral carper tunnel hand surgery, recovery was super fast and 4 yrs laters my hands are still at 100%. Thank You Dr. Etemad.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Etemad accepts 12 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Anthem Blue Cross
    Power Select HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
    CaliforniaCare HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California HMO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Health Net
    Employer Group HMO
    Health Net PPO
    SmartCare HMO
  • Health Net of California
    Large Group HMO
    Large Group PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    Kaiser PHCS Network PPO
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    PacifiCare HMO
    United Healthcare
  • WellPoint

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