Dr. David Ashkenaze, MD

Dr. David Ashkenaze, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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Age 60
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Dr. David Ashkenaze, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Laguna Beach, CA and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from University Of California, San Francisco, School Of Medicine in 1984 and specializes in orthopedic surgery, joint replacement & reconstruction orthopedics, and more.

31862 Coast Hwy Ste 400

Laguna Beach, CA 92651

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Monarch Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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

Treatment Frequency
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ashkenaze treats Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Ashkenaze treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Sciatica as Seen in Rheumatoid Arthritis
Knee Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ashkenaze treats Knee Disorders more than 95% of his peers

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

Osteoarthritis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ashkenaze treats Osteoarthritis more than 95% of his peers

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

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle
  • Osteoarthritis of Elbow
  • Osteoarthritis of Finger Joint
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteoarthritis of Toe
  • Osteoarthritis of Wrist

Dr. Ashkenaze's conditions and procedures:

Achilles Tendinitis
Adhesive Capsulitis
Ankle Fracture
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
Ankle Sprains and Strains
Ankylosing Spondylitis
Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
Arthritis of the Elbow
Arthritis of the Spine
Arthroscopic Surgery
Autoimmune Diseases
Back Pain
Baker’s Cyst
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Broken Arm
Broken Neck
Bursitis
Cancer
Carpal Tunnel Release
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Cervical Spine Reconstruction
Cervical Spondylitis
Cervical Spondylolisthesis
Cervical Sprain
Chondrocalcinosis
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pelvic Pain
Clavicle Fracture
Coccygeal Pain
Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Complications of Joint Prosthesis
De Quervain's Disease
De Quervain's Release
Degenerative Disc Disease
Difficulty With Walking
Discitis
Discogenic Pain
Dupuytren's Contracture
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Elbow Bursitis
Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
Elbow Injuries
Elbow Sprain
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
Femur Fracture
Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
Foot Conditions
Foot Fracture
Foot Sprain
Fracture
Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
Fracture Care
Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
Gait Abnormality
Ganglion Cyst
Hammer Toe
Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
Hand Conditions
Hand Fracture
Heel Spur
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hip Dysplasia
Hip Fracture
Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
Hip Pointer Injuries
Hip Replacement
Hip Replacement Revision
Hip Sprain
Internal Derangement of Knee
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Drainage
Joint Pain
Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
Knee Arthroscopy
Knee Dislocation
Knee Disorders
Knee Fracture
Knee Replacement
Knee Replacement Revision
Knee Sprain
Knee Surgery
Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
Limb Cramp
Limb Pain
Low Back Pain
Lower Back Muscle Strain
Lower Back Sprain
Lumbar Disc Degeneration
Lumbar Herniated Disc
Lumbar Radiculopathy
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Lumbar Sprain
Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
Microdiscectomy
Minimally Invasive Hip Replacement
Minimally Invasive Knee Replacement
Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Myelopathy
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Neck Muscle Strain
Neck Pain
Nerve Block, Somatic
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
Osgood Schlatter Disease
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
Osteosarcoma
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Pathological Spine Fracture
Pelvic Fracture
Peripheral Nerve Block
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Plantar Fasciitis
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Pseudoarthrosis
Pyogenic Arthritis
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Rib Fracture
Rotator Cuff Tear
Runner's Knee
Sacrum Disorders
Scapular Fracture
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
Shoulder Dislocation
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
Spinal Compression Fracture
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Disorders
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Infections
Spinal Instability
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Dislocation
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spine Surgery
Spondylitis
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Sternum Fracture
Steroid Injection
Still's Disease
Synovial Biopsy
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Tibia and Fibula Fractures
Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
Trigger Finger
Trigger Finger Release
Trigger Point Injection
Vertebral Column Tumors
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
Wrist Fracture

About Me

Care Philosophy

Through a thorough history & physical examination, imaging and review of records, establish an accurate diagnosis and create a treatment plan emphasizing conservative less invasive options. If surgery is necessary, less invasive measures are suggested.

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Fracture Care
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

1992
Rancho Los Amigos Med Ctr/USC Spine Fellowship
Fellowship Hospital
1991
Tufts/New Eng Med Center
Residency Hospital
1987
Beth Israel/Deaconess MC-Harvard Med Sch
Internship Hospital
1984
University Of California, San Francisco, School Of Medicine
Medical School
1980
University Of California, Davis
Undergraduate School
1992
1991
1987
1984
1980

Awards

Memberships & Affiliations

  • California Orthopaedic Association, Member

Dr. Ashkenaze's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Ashkenaze

3.8

Based on 22 reviews

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Dr. Ashkenaze has taken care of several of our family members, including my last knee surgery, my son's broken leg with complications, broken hand also with complications. The knee surgery for me was my fourth. I had lived with chronic pain for 15 years. I haven't had pain since the surgery (17...Read More
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I have had 5 back surgeries with other physicians and now have a neuroma and Achilles tendinitis. Dr. Ashkenazi reviewed my recent MRI’s and prescribe physical therapy. Additionally, he referred me to a colleague for my feet issues. Although we all have opinions, these negative comments are...Read More
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Absolutely awful from the moment I got to the office to the moment I received a bill. He showed up over 2 hours late to an appointment, billed my insurance, and had the audacity to request an additional $29.53 from me. Stay away from this doctor and office if you're looking for an honest and fair...Read More
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I was having pain in my left knee so I went to see Dr. Ashkenaze. He ordered a MRI. I have really good insurance and usually have to pay little to nothing for procedures but this one was expensive. I understand MRIs are expensive so I just got over it. I am giving the Dr and his office a bad...Read More
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I went to Another Dr who did nothing for me.I was in pain for 6 months I got a new referral for Dr Ashkenaze and he did aerthoscopic surgery on my knee fixed what was torn. I had no pain it's been one week since surgery and my knee feels awesome!!! Thank u
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Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Care Connection PPO
CaliforniaCare HMO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Monarch Healthcare
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Options PPO
PacifiCare HMO
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