Dr. Hyun Bae, MD

Dr. Hyun Bae, MD

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Non-Surgical Orthopedics  |  
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49 y/o
(47)

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Dr. Hyun Bae, MD is a orthopedic specialist in Santa Monica, CA and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from Yale University in 1995 and specializes in non-surgical orthopedics and orthopedic spine surgery.

The Spine Institute

2811 Wilshire Blvd Ste 850

Santa Monica, CA 90403
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Accepted insurance

  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Spinal Stenosis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Spine Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Chronic Neck Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Bae "Areas of Expertise: Specializing in minimally invasive microsurgery and the treatment of cervical/lumbar spinal disease, leading researcher in stem cell repair of degenerative disc disease., Microsurgery."
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Specialties

  • Non-Surgical Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
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Board Certifications

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

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Injuries
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Sprain
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • 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
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • 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
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

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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

  • Yale University
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • Hospital For Special Surgery
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • North Shore University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bae has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Providence Saint John's Health Center

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Joint Replacement Excellence Award

Hospital Quality Award

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Dr. Bae's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bae to family and friends
3.8
based on 47 total reviews (10 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (47)

  • 5
    (33)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (14)

Dr. Bae'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
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (10)

After seeing spine surgeons for 2 years in Las Vegas and getting nowhere i went to see Dr. Bae and he was the 1st to explain my condition to me while showing me images from my scans. He was blunt about the surgery: very complicated requiring 2 different operations 2 weeks apart and a long painful...more
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in REDONDO BEACH,CA
Dr. Bae performed an ILIF surgery on my back L3-L4 area in (2) months ago.. After 15 years of endless appointments with pain specialists,orthopedics,physical therapists finally I'm pain free now. Dr,Bae is a brilliant surgeon,it seems no surgery is too difficult for him and I highly...more
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in Hestand, KY
In 2004 I was losing the use of my hands and legs due to cervical discs pressing on my spinal cord. Surgery was the only option. Dr Bae did a 3 level disc fusion and gave me back my life. That was 13 years ago!! I’m 69 now and except for some understandable neck stiffness I’m fine. His office...more
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in Playa Del Rey, CA
Dr. Bae and his entire office staff are caring, thorough, and extraordinarily supportive. I am so grateful that I am being treated by Dr. Bae.
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in Los Angeles, Ca
Don't believe everything you read on the internet. I did my "research" and found Dr. Bae had a lot of great reviews so I scheduled an appointment. I had a lumbar fusion 2 years ago and initially felt great but it has progressively gotten worse leading to the excruciating pain I have been in for...more
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