Dr. David Auerbach, MD

Dr. David Auerbach, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 56
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. David Auerbach, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Van Nuys, CA and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from State University of New York, College of Medicine in 1987 and specializes in orthopedic surgery, orthopedic hand surgery, and more.

6815 Noble Ave

Van Nuys, CA 91405

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Joint Pain
more than 62% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Auerbach "At the Southern California Orthopedic Institute, we are dedicated to providing the best possible care available for people of all ages and all walks of life. In addition, we serve as a leading educator of orthopedic surgery technique to surgeons around the world."


  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

Conditions Treated

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.


  • State University of New York at Albany
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1983
  • State University of New York, College of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • State University of New York Health Center at Brooklyn
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • State University of New York Health Science Center at Brooklyn
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Allegheny General Hospital/Medical College of Pennsylvania
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Auerbach has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • California Orthopaedic Association, Member

Dr. Auerbach's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Auerbach to family and friends
based on 36 total reviews (5 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (36)

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Dr. Auerbach's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

in Inglewood, CA
Saw Dr. Auerbach last August for my broken elbow. He was very nice and put me at ease. He even used humor during our visit and was genuine in his concern for what happened to me. I felt so comfortable with him that I asked him about a ganglion cyst on my wrist. He suggested surgery. I had to...more
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in West Hills, CA
Dr David Auerbach not only has a terrible bed side manner but his treatment of my elbow tendinitis was useless. It cost me $203.58 out of pocket for his treatment which was a complete waste of time and money. In addition, he padded the bill by ordering and ultrasound and an X-Ray for a condition...more
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in Los Angeles, CA
I went in because I had suspected that I dislocated my shoulder. He answered a personal phone call while he was in the examining room with me. He never asked where I was feeling pain. Instead of addressing my elbow he pretty much ignored me and what I was trying to tell him while he fiddled on...more
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in Makawao, HI
Dr. Auerbach took care of my rotator cuff problem without surgery. I was unable to lift my arm or get dressed without help for many months. I tried acupuncture, body work, yoga, everything non-Western-medicine first, to no avail. Dr. Auerbach examined & xrayed & identified a rotator cuff issue. He...more
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in Los Angeles, CA
Would not recommend this doctor as he has an unfriendly attitude and over all poor bedside manner. You cannot reach anyone easily and his voicemails are responded to in order of importance rather than a timely fashion. He genuinely does not really seem to care all that much about his patients and...more
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