Dr. Emile Wakim, MD

Dr. Emile Wakim, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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Age 45
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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

Contact Information

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
  • 4 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Wakim performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Ankle Sprains and Strains
very high
more than 93% of peers
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
very high
more than 92% of peers
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
high
more than 92% of peers

Dr. Wakim's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Wakim "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."

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Wakim does not have any board certifications listed.

79  Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • 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 Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • 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
  • 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 Tear
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Trigger Finger
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35  Procedures

  • Adult Joint Reconstruction
  • Ankle Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Joint Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Wrist Surgery
  • Articular Cartilage Repair
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand Surgery
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neuroplasty
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Wrist Fusion
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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.

Education

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • AOA Orthopedic Resident Leader, June 2005
  • Chief Resident @ Rush Dept. of Orthopedic Surgery, July 2006
Media & Publications

Dr. Wakim has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • California Orthopaedic Association, Member

Dr. Wakim's Reviews

4.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wakim to family and friends
14 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

  • 5
    (10)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Wakim's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

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...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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I have a rotary cuff problem due to swimming. I wanted to try PRP for my shoulder to avoid surgery. I went for 3 treatments, paying out of pocket and was good for two years. When the pain came back from over using it, I tried Kaiser Permanente, since they started the treatment as well and my co-pay...more
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He is a good doctor but the front desk staff is not caring about patients and they put me on hold for 15 mins and they said they will call me in 2 mins but it takes 30 mins and I called them again and they put me on hold again and waiting for them to call me back
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