Dr. Ben Pradhan, MD

Dr. Ben Pradhan, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 48
Dr. Ben Pradhan, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Pasadena, CA and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from David Geffen School Of Medicine At UCLA, University Of California, Los Angeles in 1998 and specializes in orthopedic surgery and orthopedic spine surgery.

2627 E Washington Blvd

Pasadena, CA 91107

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Pradhan performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Lumbar Spine Fracture
very high
more than 99% of peers
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
very high
more than 99% of peers
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Pradhan's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Pradhan "I manage patients with spinal ailments in a variety of ways, ranging from nonoperative conservative management to state-of-the-art surgical techniques."

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

84  Conditions Treated

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy


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21  Procedures

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.


  • Princeton University, Bse In Aerospace Engineering
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • David Geffen School Of Medicine At UCLA, University Of California, Los Angeles
    Medical School | Graduated 1998
  • UCLA Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of California At Los Angeles
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • The Spine Institute At Saint Johns Health Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • Aerospace Engineer, McDonnell Douglas Aircraft Corporation
    Other Education | Completed
  • Mse In Aerospace Engineering, UCLA Graduate School Of Engineering
    Other Education | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Pradhan has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • California Orthopaedic Association, Member

Dr. Pradhan's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Pradhan to family and friends
25 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (25)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Pradhan's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

If you are a candidate for surgery, Dr. Pradhan might be helpful. If surgery is not an option for your condition, he will not answer simple questions. He said that he would make a referral for physical therapy, but the referral was for pain management (which I will definitely not pursue). After...more
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