Dr. Alex H. Etemad, MD

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Dr. Alex H. Etemad, MD

Orthopedic Surgery | Male

Healthpointe 5722 Bellflower Blvd, Lakewood, CA 90713 Get Directions

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Dr. Etemad specializes in Orthopedic Surgery and practices in Lakewood, CA. He practices at 2 locations.

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      • How well provider listens and answers questions
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      • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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      • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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      Specialties

      • Orthopedic Surgery
      • Spinal Cord Injury Medicine
      • Sports Medicine

      Board Certifications

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      • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
      • Orthopedic Surgery
      • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
      • Sports Medicine

      Conditions Treated

      • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
      • Arthritis
      • Autoimmune Diseases
      • Back Pain
      • Bone Disorders
      • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
      • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
      • Chronic Neck Pain
      • Degenerative Disc Disease
      • Fracture
      • Glenoid Labrum Tear
      • Hand Conditions
      • Herniated Disc
      • Intervertebral Disc Disease
      • Knee Dislocation
      • Knee Disorders
      • Knee Injuries
      • Knee Pain
      • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
      • Low Back Pain
      • Osteoarthritis
      • Osteoarthritis of Knee
      • Osteoarthritis of Spine
      • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
      • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
      • Rotator Cuff Tear
      • Shoulder Disorders
      • Shoulder Instability
      • Shoulder Pain
      • Spinal Stenosis
      • Spine Disorders
      • Spondylolisthesis
      • Sports Injuries
      • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
      • Systemic Chondromalacia
      • Tendonitis

      Procedures Performed

      • 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 and-or Dislocation Treatment
      • Fracture Care
      • Herniated Disc Surgery
      • Hip Arthroscopy
      • Hip Replacement
      • Joint Drainage
      • Knee Arthroscopy
      • Knee Replacement
      • Knee Surgery
      • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
      • Rotator Cuff Surgery
      • Shoulder Surgery
      • Spinal Fusion
      • Spinal Nerve Block
      • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
      • Steroid Injection
      • Total Knee Replacement

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        Sanctions

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      Education

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

        Graduated in 1995

      Awards & Recognition

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
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      Dr. Etemad's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
      • Board certified in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine, Orthopedic Surgery, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine
      • No malpractice claims found
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Etemad's Office & Staff

      Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
      Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
      Staff friendliness and courteousness
      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      31 – 45 minutes

      Experience with Dr. Etemad

      Level of trust in provider's decisions
      How well provider explains medical condition(s)
      How well provider listens and answers questions
      Spends appropriate amount of time with patients