Dr. David M. Auerbach, MD

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Dr. David M. Auerbach, MD

Orthopedic Surgery | Male

(818) 901-6600

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  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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  • How well provider listens and answers questions
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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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 the computer. I felt so disrespected. He never addressed what happened with my elbow.
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 prescribed P.T. and a cortisone shot. First cortisone shot worked for a few months, then the pain came back. Second cortisone shot did the trick. I'm pain free and fully functional for 3 yrs now.
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 their health needs. Also had me waiting for an hour to see him.
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Specialties

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

Board Certifications

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  • Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Joint Pain
  • Limb Pain

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  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

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    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    State University Of New York, College Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1987

  • Internship Hospital
    State University Of New York Health Center At Brooklyn

    Completed in 1988

  • Residency Hospital
    State University Of New York Health Science Center At Brooklyn

    Completed in 1992

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Allegheny General Hospital/Medical College Of Pennsylvania

    Completed in 1993

  • Undergraduate School
    State University Of New York At Albany

    Graduated in 1983

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships &
Professional Affiliations

  • California Orthopaedic Association, Member

    The California Orthopaedic Association is the largest statewide association representing orthopaedic surgeons in California. Orthopaedic surgeons evaluate and treat all types of musculoskeletal injuries and conditions. This includes surgical and non-surgical treatment of the spine, hip, knee, ankle, foot, shoulder, elbow and hand. The Association assists our members by providing continuing medical education and other resources that enhance their ability to provide high value quality health care.

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Dr. Auerbach'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 Surgery
  • Board certified in Hand Surgery and Orthopedic Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Auerbach's Office & Staff

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Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
31 – 45 minutes

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Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Auerbach's Care Philosophy

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.