Dr. James Tibone, MD

Dr. James Tibone, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 71
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Dr. James Tibone, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Los Angeles, CA and has been practicing for 38 years. He graduated from Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University, Thomas Jefferson University in 1973 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

6801 Park Terrace Dr

Los Angeles, CA 90045

Contact Information

(310) 665-7200

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
very high
more than 97% of peers
Shoulder Dislocation
very high
more than 95% of peers
Shoulder Disorders
very high
more than 94% of peers

Dr. Tibone'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

2  Board Certifications

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

73  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
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24  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

  • Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University, Thomas Jefferson University
    Medical School | Graduated 1973
  • Harbor Gen Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1974
  • Harbor Gen Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1979
  • Kerlan Jobe Ortho Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1980

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Tibone has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • California Orthopaedic Association, Member

Dr. Tibone's Reviews

3.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Tibone to family and friends
14 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Tibone'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

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Dr Tibone did a outstanding job on my shoulder, very little pain and fast recovery. The whole staff from top to bottom has been great !!
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Great surgeon, I cannot say enough about Dr Tibone and the staff at Keck. Dr Tibone has over the top surgical skill.
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Dr Tibone is the most brilliant and technically skilled orthopedist. I do believe that if he had not been the Dr to operate on my shoulder disaster I would have lost the function of my arm. He is kind and caring. After being married to a physician and managing his and other medical practices I can...more
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Both my late husband and I had rotator cuff surgery performed by Dr. T. Do your research first about your particular required surgery. Go in with a list of questions that you need answering. Dr. T answered everyone of my questions and concerns. If you require information on the specific...more
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Beyond excellent! 30 years of pain...GONE!! I am blessed to have been referred to a gifted surgeon such as Dr. Tibone. I had no idea that i had access to such a great surgeon. Results speak louder than words. I have recommended him to every person i have talk to about my shoulder and following...more
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