Dr. Gregory Carlson, MD

Dr. Gregory Carlson, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 56
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Dr. Gregory Carlson, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Orange, CA and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from University School Of Med in 1987 and specializes in orthopedic surgery and orthopedic spine surgery.

1120 W La Veta Ave Ste 300

Orange, CA 92868

Contact Information

(714) 332-5488

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Benesys
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Delta Health System
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Top Care Areas

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

Myelopathy
very high
more than 99% of peers
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
very high
more than 99% of peers
Spondylolisthesis
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Carlson'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.

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

72  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteopenia
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
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23  Procedures

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 School Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • University Ca San Diego Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Hospital Of Cleveland
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Carlson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • California Orthopaedic Association, Member

Dr. Carlson's Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Carlson to family and friends
41 total reviews (10 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (41)

  • 5
    (33)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (3)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Carlson's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (10)

I can't say enough great things about my experience at Restore Orthopedics. After living with lower back pain for over 10 years I went to Dr. Carlson for a 2nd opinion about surgery. He recommended a L-5/S1 fusion. Knowing that I was active and wanted to stay active he explained the surgery plan...more
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I feel very fortunate to have had Dr. Carlson perform my major surgery. He is a highly respected doctor, and I can definitely confirm that he is. His staff has always been on point to me as well. I'm still healing and hoping for the best. Thanks so much Dr. Carlson.
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Found a misdiagnosed infection and saved my life.
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Office was professional and efficient. I especially like how structured the office is handled. Dr. Carlson listens intently and can repeat word for word what you have told him. I was amazed by his professionalism and expertise in his field. They downloaded the CD I brought with me and the pictures...more
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I had a 9:30 AM appointment with Dr Carlson as a new patient today. At 11:10 AM I saw the doctor shooting the breeze with some pharmaceutical reps in front of the treatment rooms. At 11:15 he walked into another patient's treatment room. His staff was clueless as to when I may be seen by him. I...more
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