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Dr. Hrair Darakjian, MD

Dr. Hrair Darakjian, MD

Orthopedic Surgery ·  Male · Age 61

  

Dr. Hrair Darakjian, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Northridge, CA and has been practicing for 30 years. He specializes in orthopedic surgery, non-surgical orthopedics, and more.


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(818) 882-2228

Dr. Darakjian accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CaliforniaCare HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California HMO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Health Net of California
Large Group HMO
Large Group PPO
Kaiser Permanente
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Options PPO
PacifiCare HMO
United Healthcare
WellPoint

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. Darakjian's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Knee Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Darakjian treats Knee Disorders more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Darakjian treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Bone Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Darakjian treats Bone Disorders more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Darakjian treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Hip Fracture
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Darakjian treats Hip Fracture more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Darakjian treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Darakjian's conditions and procedures:

Acute Postoperative Pain
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Ankle Fracture
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
Ankle Sprains and Strains
Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
Arm Surgery
Arthritis
Arthritis of the Elbow
Ataxia
Autoimmune Diseases
Back Pain
Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Brain Disorders
Broken Arm
Broken Neck
Bunion
Bursitis
Cancer
Carpal Tunnel Release
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Chronic Pelvic Pain
Clavicle Fracture
Complications of Joint Prosthesis
Degenerative Disc Disease
Diabetic Polyneuropathy
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Dupuytren's Contracture
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
Elbow Injuries
Elbow Sprain
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Femur Fracture
Fibromyalgia
Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
Foot Conditions
Foot Fracture
Foot Sprain
Fracture
Fracture Care
Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
Gait Abnormality
Gout
Hammer Toe
Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
Hand Conditions
Hand Fracture
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hip Fracture
Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
Hip Pointer Injuries
Hip Replacement
Hip Resurfacing
Internal Derangement of Knee
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Drainage
Joint Pain
Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
Knee Dislocation
Knee Disorders
Knee Fracture
Knee Injuries
Knee Pain
Knee Replacement
Knee Replacement Revision
Knee Sprain
Knee Surgery
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
Limb Pain
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Lupus
Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
Migraine
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Neck Muscle Strain
Nerve Block, Somatic
Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
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
Osteopenia
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Pathological Spine Fracture
Pelvic Fracture
Peripheral Nerve Block
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Polyneuropathy
Pseudoarthrosis
Pyogenic Arthritis
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Rib Fracture
Rotator Cuff Injuries
Rotator Cuff Surgery
Rotator Cuff Tear
Scapular Fracture
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
Shoulder Diseases
Shoulder Dislocation
Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Shoulder Pain
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylitis
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Sports Injuries
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Sternum Fracture
Steroid Injection
Synovial Biopsy
Tendonitis
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Tibia and Fibula Fractures
Trigger Finger
Trigger Point Injection
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
Wrist Fracture

About Me

Care Philosophy

I can be a better doctor by listening to the patient

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Non-Surgical Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Pain Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

1989
Calif Spine Surgery Med Grp
Fellowship Hospital
1988
University Chicago Med Center
Residency Hospital
1984
University Chicago Med Center
Internship Hospital
1983
University Of Chicago/Pritzker School Of Medicine
Medical School
1979
University Of Illinois Chicago
Undergraduate School
1989
1988
1984
1983
1979

Languages

  • Armenian
  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Darakjian's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Darakjian

2.9

Based on 34 reviews

5 Stars
44.11764705882353%
(15)
4 Stars
0%
(0)
3 Stars
2.9411764705882355%
(1)
2 Stars
2.9411764705882355%
(1)
1 Star
50%
(17)

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misdiagnosed my pectoral muscle as a partial tear. I went for a second opinion since I found it strange that he cam e to that conclusion from reading the MRI report. never even looked at the images himself. Turned out to be a complete tear. the original MRI images were poor and not clear. He would...Read More
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I went to my appt and Dr. Darakjian walks into the room holding my file and asked me if I had fallen down I told him no, next he asked why was I having pain, he proceeded to ask if I wanted pain killers, I said no then he tells me that my other option was to an injection. He never even bother...Read More
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He is a terrible doctor I had knee replacement surgery. The doctor did not return my calls. I was in pain for 5 months. This was even when I showed him I could not place my foot infront of me. I would swing out. I went got a second opinion and had to have my knee redone. Fortunately, I found a...Read More
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The office Staff are extremely rude. They are running the office like third world country not USA, Los Angeles. He does not have any recent technology to be able to look ate the discs and if you don't have film they would cancel your appointment that you made with lots of rudeness and hostel but...Read More
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