Dr. Benjamin Lesin, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Van Nuys, CA and has been practicing for 44 years. He specializes in orthopedic hand surgery.


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(818) 839-2442

Dr. Lesin accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Priority Select HMO
Select Plus HMO
Select PPO
Blue Shield of California
Access Plus Savenet
Local Access Plus HMO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
LACare
Molina Healthcare
MultiPlan
PHCS Network PPO

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No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Lesin's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Elbow Bursitis
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lesin treats Elbow Bursitis more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Lesin treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lesin treats Carpal Tunnel Syndrome more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Lesin treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Ganglion Cyst
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lesin treats Ganglion Cyst more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Lesin treats this condition more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Lesin's conditions and procedures:

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Dupuytren's Contracture Injection
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Hand Surgery
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Pain
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Wrist Fracture
  • Wrist Replacement

About Me

Care Philosophy

Surgical precision with respect and compassion always.

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Education

1975
John Micks
Fellowship Hospital
1975
Martin Luther King Jr Hospital
Residency Hospital
1973
University Of California Los Angeles
Residency Hospital
1970
Orange Co Med Center Uc Irvine
Internship Hospital
1969
New York University School Of Medicine
Medical School
1975
1975
1973
1970
1969

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Memberships & Affiliations

  • California Orthopaedic Association, Member

Dr. Lesin's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Lesin

2.9

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***DANGER*** FAILED thumb joint fusion surgery (2016.) Thumb joint DAMAGED during k-wire removal (2017.) Patient ABANDONMENT (2017.) Lesin is under active investigation by the MEDICAL BOARD OF CALIFORNIA. Please contact me if something like this happened to you.
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Dr. Lesin dislocated my hand during my hand surgery and when confronted about it he denied it and sent me to physical therapy. I’ve had to go through several more surgeries to fix his mistakes.
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71% Patient experience rating, 2% higher than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)
  • America's 50 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019, 2018)
  • America's 100 Best Hospitals Award™ (2017)

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