Dr. Clifford Colwell, MD

Dr. Clifford Colwell, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 80
(1)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Clifford Colwell, MD is an orthopedic surgery doctor who practices in La Jolla, CA. He is 80 years old and has been practicing for 55 years.

10666 N Torrey Pines Rd MS 116

La Jolla, CA 92037

Contact Information

(858) 554-7993

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Osteoarthritis of Knee
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more than 73% of peers
Knee Disorders
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more than 71% of peers
Osteoarthritis
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more than 57% of peers

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
16

Conditions Treated

  • Bone Disorders
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
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Procedures

  • Joint Drainage
  • Steroid Injection

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

  • University Of Michigan Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1962
  • University Of Michigan / Ann Arbor
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1963
  • Hospital Special Surgery
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1967
  • University Of Michigan / Ann Arbor
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1964
  • Los Angeles Co Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1968

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Colwell has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • International Congress for Joint Reconstruction, Member

Dr. Colwell's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Colwell to family and friends
5.0
based on 1 review
Dr. Colwell's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Colwell accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • 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
  • Blue Shield of California
    Access Plus Savenet
    Local Access Plus HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Colwell has admitting privileges

Scripps Green Hospital
10666 N Torrey Pines Rd
La Jolla, CA 92037
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Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla
9888 Genesee Ave
La Jolla, CA 92037
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