Dr. James Hamada, MD

Dr. James Hamada, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 78
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Dr. James Hamada, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Torrance, CA and has been practicing for 45 years. He graduated from University Of Cincinnati College Of Medicine in 1967 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

21350 Hawthorne Blvd Ste 274

Torrance, CA 90503

Contact Information

(310) 540-3145

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California

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Top Care Areas

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

Spinal Fusion
normal
more than 68% of peers
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
normal
more than 67% of peers
Adhesive Capsulitis
normal
more than 66% of peers

Dr. Hamada'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.

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

46  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
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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 Of Cincinnati College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1967
  • Los Angeles County University Of California Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1968
  • Harbor Genl Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1973
  • University Of California Los Angeles
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1973
  • Wadsworth Va Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hamada has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Japanese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hamada's Reviews

4.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hamada to family and friends
2 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

  • 5
    (1)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Hamada's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

His office staff at his Hawaiian Gardens location are incompetent to say the least. I sought a second opinion and then tried to return to make an appointment and his office staff told me to go to the other Dr. WTH that's not their job! All they needed to do was say ok and these are the available...more
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