Dr. Daniel C. Allison, MD

Dr. Daniel C. Allison, MD

Orthopedic Oncology Surgery | Male | 41 years old

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4.5
based on 28 total surveys (8 with reviews)
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in Torrance, CA |
I eat "hunble pie" My appolegies to Dr. Allison. After weeks of trying to get an appointment with Dr. Menendez finally got one, yay! Just got scared when Gladys, Dr. Allison receptionist, kept saying that maybe Dr. Menendez wouldn't see me because of this "Courtesy thing", even though I had Dr. Allison's blessings, didn't understand why? Orthopedic Oncology is a rare speciality & would have continued seeing Dr. Allison if the area wasn't so difficult for me!
in Los Angeles, CA |
He has been consistently attentive, thorough, caring and confident. He explained things very thoroughly and, although I'm only 2.5 weeks into my recovery, as far as I can tell the operation (total hip) has been a complete success. Furthermore, I almost NEVER respond to customer surveys but in this case i'm making an exception because I am so satisfied with the care and treatment I received.
in Marina del Rey, CA |
I had Hip Replacement Surgery with Dr. Allison six weeks ago and within a few weeks I was back to doing every activity I had done prior to having a problem with my hip. I really can't say enough wonderful things about my experience with Dr. Allison, as he was profession, experienced, warm and fabulous in every way. At Cedars-Sinai, almost every nurse told me he was the favorite of all the orthopedic surgeons and that they'd have their surgery with him if they needed it. A+ all the way.
in Chino Hills, CA |
I feel that I could not have had a better surgeon to care for me. He saved my life not just once, but twice. He was recommended to me by Dr. Robert Klapper, which made me feel safe and in the best hands possible. Myself and my family are grateful for his professionalism.
in Burbank, CA |
I had met with another orthopedic surgeon with whom I just didn't feel comfortable. A physical therapist recommended Dr. Allison. What a difference! From my first meeting, Dr. Allison was engaged, interested, and answered all my questions. Hip surgery went very well and recovery is coming along nicely. The daily email follow-up helps keep you in touch with his office and is a reminder of what you should be doing and looking for. I absolutely recommend Dr. Allison!!
Newport Beach, CA |
Dr Allison was excellent in explaining the difference in my right knee surgery since this one would be different then the left knee. All I can say is that I wish both knees felt like Dr Allison knee. I feel my left knee all the time. He's amazing surgeon who truly cares about his medical practice. I would go back to him and I highly recommend him as one of the top knee surgeons in Southern California. Thank you for being my Doctor. Great aftercare too.
in Los Angeles, CA |
Waited over an hour with no explanation or apology
in Los Angeles, CA |
Dr. Allison was outstanding in his concern, time taken to listen, and carefully considered recommendations for appropriate care of my condition.
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Dr. Allison's Care Philosophy

We strive to treat every patient the way we would want ourselves or our family members to be treated.

Dr. Allison'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 Oncology Surgery
  •  Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Benign Bone and Soft Tissue Tumors
  • Benign Chondroblastoma
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Cancer
  • Cancer-Related Muskuloskeletal Problems
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrosarcoma
  • Chordoma
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Ewing's Sarcoma
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Heel Spur
  • Hip Dysplasia
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Infectious Arthritis
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Cancer
  • Limb Pain
  • Lupus
  • Melanoma
  • Metastatic Bone Cancer
  • Metastatic Cancer
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteomyelitis
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Prosthetic Joint Infections
  • Prosthetic Joint Mechanical Failure
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sarcoma
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture

Education

  • Medical School
    Baylor University

    Graduated in 2002

  • Internship Hospital
    University Of Southern California + Los Angeles County General Hospital

    Completed in 2003

  • Residency Hospital
    University Of Southern California + Los Angeles County General Hospital

    Completed in 2007

  • Fellowship Hospital
    University Of Southern California + Los Angeles County General Hospital

    Completed in 2008

  • Undergraduate School
    Southern Methodist University

    Graduated in 1997

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships &
Professional Affiliations

  • California Orthopaedic Association, Member

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Oncology Surgery
  • Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Trauma Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Anterior Approach Total Hip Replacement
  • Arm Surgery
  • Bone and Joint Replacement
  • Cancer Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Limb Salvage Surgery
  • Metallic Endoprosthetic Bone Reconstruction
  • Minimally Invasive Anterior Approach to the Hip
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Sarcoma Removals
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Skin Cancer Removal
  • Soft Tissue Surgery
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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