Dr. Gregory Hanker, MD

Dr. Gregory Hanker, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 71
Dr. Gregory Hanker, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Van Nuys, CA and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in 1981 and specializes in orthopedic surgery and orthopedic hand surgery.

6815 Noble Ave

Van Nuys, CA 91405

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Top Care Areas

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Joint Pain
very high
more than 96% of peers
Limb Pain
more than 87% of peers
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
more than 5% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Hanker "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."

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery

2  Board Certifications

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

5  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.


  • St. Louis University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1969
  • Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • UCLA Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • University of California, Los Angeles
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986
  • University of Southern California
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • The Univeristy of Arizona Graduate School
    Other Education | Completed 1971

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hanker has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hanker's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hanker to family and friends
9 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

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Dr. Hanker's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

I broke my wrist really bad and got an appointment with him that same day in the afternoon. He explained to me the x-rays that were done to my wrist and how minimal the surgery would be. Got it done the next day and you can't even tell I have a scar or nothing. 5 years later no pain free and have...more
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All went smooth. Particularly notable is Leyla, who either answered when I phoned, or returned my calls within a short time. Leyla promptly followed through with anything she said she'd do. All doctors' offices should have help like this. All fees were explained, in language I could understand,...more
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