Dr. Emile Wakim, MD

Dr. Emile Wakim, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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Age 46
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Dr. Emile Wakim, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Huntington Beach, CA and has been practicing for 12 years. He graduated from Creighton University School Of Medicine in 2000 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

18800 Delaware St Ste 1100

Huntington Beach, CA 92648

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Delta Health System
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
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Background Check

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

Treatment Frequency
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wakim treats Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear) more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Wakim treats this condition more than 88% of his peers

Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wakim treats Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow) more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Wakim treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Lateral Epicondylitis (Tennis Elbow)
  • Medial Epicondylitis (Golfer's Elbow)
Internal Derangement of Knee
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wakim treats Internal Derangement of Knee more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Wakim treats this condition more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Wakim's conditions and procedures:

Adult Joint Reconstruction
Ankle Fracture
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
Ankle Sprains and Strains
Ankle Surgery
Arthritis of the Elbow
Arthroscopic Joint Surgery
Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
Arthroscopic Wrist Surgery
Articular Cartilage Repair
Autoimmune Diseases
Back Pain
Bone Disorders
Broken Arm
Bursitis
Carpal Tunnel Release
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chondrocalcinosis
Chronic Pelvic Pain
Complications of Joint Prosthesis
De Quervain's Disease
Degenerative Disc Disease
Dupuytren's Contracture
Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
Elbow Injuries
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
Femur Fracture
Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
Foot Conditions
Foot Sprain
Fracture
Fracture Care
Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
Glenoid Labrum Tear
Gout
Hammer Toe
Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
Hand Conditions
Hand Fracture
Hand Surgery
Herniated Disc
Hip Fracture
Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
Hip Resurfacing
Hip Sprain
Internal Derangement of Knee
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Drainage
Joint Pain
Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
Knee Arthroscopy
Knee Dislocation
Knee Disorders
Knee Replacement
Knee Replacement Revision
Knee Surgery
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
Ligament Sprain
Limb Pain
Low Back Pain
Lupus
Meniscus Tear
Myelopathy
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Neuroplasty
Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
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
Osteochondritis Dissecans
Osteopenia
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Pathological Spine Fracture
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Plantar Fasciitis
Pseudoarthrosis
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Rotator Cuff Surgery
Rotator Cuff Tear
Sacrum Disorders
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Shoulder Dislocation
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Shoulder Fracture Treatment
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Disorders
Spondylitis
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Sports Injuries
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Steroid Injection
Trigger Finger
Trigger Point Injection
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
Wrist Fusion

About Me

Care Philosophy

I practice sports and minimally invasive orthopedic surgery with an emphasis on comprehensive rehabilitation for most injuries. I approach each patient with respect, care and interest.

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

Education

  • 2006
    Rush University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital
    2006
  • 2002
    Truman Medical Center Hospital Hill
    Internship Hospital
    2002
  • 2000
    Creighton University School Of Medicine
    Medical School
    2000
  • 1995
    University of San Diego
    Undergraduate School
    1995

Awards

  • AOA Orthopedic Resident Leader, June 2005
  • Chief Resident @ Rush Dept. of Orthopedic Surgery, July 2006

Memberships & Affiliations

  • California Orthopaedic Association, Member

Dr. Wakim's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Wakim

3.7

Based on 17 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
5.882352941176471%
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2 Stars
0%
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1 Star
29.41176470588235%
(5)

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Dr. Wakim's knowledge, professionalism and bedside manner are beyond compare. I live in Oak Park, CA and drove down to see the Dr. in Huntington Beach. The entire experience was extremely helpful and informative. I have been to many Orthopedic Doctors and have never felt as informed and confident...Read More
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Received below average care, poor follow-up, would NOT recommend Dr. Emile Wakim
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The worst physician ever! WAKIM, EMILE PAUL Was paid good money to write an medical evaluation the evaluation was inaccurate had missing information it was incomplete and overall WAKIM, EMILE PAUL did a very poor job. I even provided him with the requested information he never revised his...Read More
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Dr. Wakim appears to be very caring but I have to question his knowledge as an orthopedic surgeon. He did a very poor job at setting my broken radius bone which has resulted in me having to have surgery by a different Orthopedic Doctor. I have now have a plate and 9 screws in my wrist. If the...Read More
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Extremly personable, knowledgeable and skilled in orthopedic surgery. Dr. Wakim has replaced my left knee, with great result. I am scheduled to have the other knee replaced by him shortly. He's the best!
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Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
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Commercial Insurance Company
Coventry Health Care
Delta Health System
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Health Net
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Health Net PPO
Individual and Family PPO
Medicare Advantage PFFS
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Planned Administration Inc
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