Dr. Jeffrey Colbert, MD
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Orthopedic Surgery | Male

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With more than 25 years in practice, Dr. Jeffrey Colbert is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon specializing in knee and shoulder injuries, joint replacements, sports medicine and trauma.  He has spent his extensive career on sports medicine's front lines, holding assistant team physician posts for the Los Angeles Clippers.  Dr. Colbert embraces a minimally invasive approach to orthopedics, preferring to solve problems without surgery when possible.

Dr. Colbert received his Bachelor degree from the University of Michigan and his Doctor of Medicine degree from Wayne State University.  He completed his general surgery internship at Cedars Sinai and his orthopedic surgery residency at Boston University.

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    Dr. Colbert's Reviews

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Colbert to family and friends
    3.8
    based on 32 total surveys (11 with reviews)
    Dr. Colbert'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
      10 to 15 minutes
    Patient Reviews (11)
    in Los Angeles, CA |
    The experience was excellent!
    in Los Angeles, CA |
    Dr. Colbert was recommended to me by one of my other doctors. It was the best recommendation! Dr. Colbert put me at ease immediately. He was friendly, patient, and very caring. He took the time to explain my condition to me. His staff is also top notch. They were friendly, efficient, and very confident in their ability to do their jobs ... and do it well. I highly recommend Dr. Colbert. If you have orthopedic needs, you couldn't choose a better doctor.
    in Los Angeles, CA |
    I broke my wrist very severely this month. After treatment at the ER, I was recommended to Dr. Colbert. I was pretty scared and in pain but was put at ease by Dr. Colbert's caring manner and his wonderful staff, Maria, Fay, Josie and Mary. I was scheduled for surgery promptly after my preop was completed. The surgery was successful and now I'm healing quite well. I'd highly recommend Dr. Colbert and his staff to anyone whose had such an unfortunate accident.
    in Los Angeles, CA |
    Both myself and my girlfriend have undergone meniscus surgeries with Dr. Colbert and came through with excellent results. During my operation, he also performed a trigger finger release. That might not sound like a big deal but when you're a musician, it is! I searched out the best and Dr. Colbert and staff delivered a solid 5 star service. The visits, run ups, paperwork, you name it, all went without a hitch. By the way, when they wheeled me in, the pre-op nurse told me he's her surgeon too!
    in Orange, CA |
    The doctor and staff were more than excellent during and after my emergency. I severely injured my thumb and required immediate surgery. The doctor was close by where it happened and took me in and probably saved my thumb. The after care has been equally as good. The doctor and their staff are very kind and helpful. I would recommend him to anyone looking for the best care available. Thanks Dr. Colbert and your staff.
    in Los Angeles, CA |
    I had a severe shoulder injury last year and Dr. Colbert was assigned to me in the hospital. At the time I didn't realize how fortunate I was there wasn't a different doctor on duty that day. I was told my humerus bone was so badly fractured I would probably need a prosthetic shoulder. Dr. Colbert, with over 30 years experience, was able to save my shoulder. He is an incredibly skilled surgeon and very kind doctor. Dr. Colbert
    in Los Angeles, CA |
    Dr Colbert, Faye and the entire staff are best in class. So helpful. Friendly and my results are phenomenal. Highly recommended.
    in Los angeles, ca |
    I've been treated by Dr.colbert for almost 20 years. His staff is knowledgeable and friendly regarding insurance. Dr. Colbert cares and i have had several major surgeries and have rebounded quicker than the average rate. Orthopedic surgery is a very, very skilled profession and I've been a case in point where his skill has enhanced my quality of life free from pain. I owe him and his staff a huge thanks.
    in Los Angeles, CA |
    I've been Dr Colbert's patient since the early 90's, and he's been keeping me in one piece every since!! I love him and his wonderful staff. I can always get an appointment within a day or two, and sometimes same day. He has helped me through all my aches and pains with back, shoulder, hip and knee. Can't imagine life without his magic touch.
    in Glendora, CA |
    I Highly recommend Dr. Colbert & all of his staff. They are professional, kind, courteous & know their jobs extremely well. Have had one knee replacement & a left shoulder arthroscopic procedure with great outcomes. I will be returning to this office for other orthopedic issues. : )
    in Venice, CA |
    I would highly recommend Dr. Colbert!
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    With more than 25 years in practice, Dr. Jeffrey Colbert is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon specializing in knee and shoulder injuries, joint replacements, sports medicine and trauma.  He has spent his extensive career on sports medicine's front lines, holding assistant team physician posts for the Los Angeles Clippers.  Dr. Colbert embraces a minimally invasive approach to orthopedics, preferring to solve problems without surgery when possible.

    Dr. Colbert received his Bachelor degree from the University of Michigan and his Doctor of Medicine degree from Wayne State University.  He completed his general surgery internship at Cedars Sinai and his orthopedic surgery residency at Boston University.

    Dr. Colbert's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    •  Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
    •  Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
    •  No malpractice claims found
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Conditions Treated

    • Achilles Tendinitis
    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • Ankle Fracture
    • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
    • Ankle Sprains and Strains
    • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
    • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
    • Arthritis of the Elbow
    • Ataxia
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Back Pain
    • Baker’s Cyst
    • Bone Disorders
    • Brachial Plexus Palsy
    • Broken Arm
    • Bunion
    • Bursitis
    • Cancer
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
    • Chondrocalcinosis
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Clavicle Fracture
    • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • De Quervain's Disease
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Dupuytren's Contracture
    • Elbow Bursitis
    • Elbow Injuries
    • Elbow Sprain
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
    • Femur Fracture
    • Foot Conditions
    • Foot Fracture
    • Foot Sprain
    • Fracture
    • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Ganglion Cyst
    • Glenoid Labrum Tear
    • Gout
    • Hammer Toe
    • Hand Conditions
    • Hand Fracture
    • Heel Spur
    • Herniated Disc
    • Hip Fracture
    • Hip Pointer Injuries
    • Hip Sprain
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Intervertebral Disc Disease
    • Joint Pain
    • Knee Dislocation
    • Knee Disorders
    • Knee Fracture
    • Knee Sprain
    • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
    • 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
    • Lupus
    • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
    • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
    • Myelopathy
    • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
    • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
    • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
    • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
    • Osgood Schlatter Disease
    • 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
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteochondritis Dissecans
    • Osteopenia
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Plantar Fasciitis
    • Pseudoarthrosis
    • Pyogenic Arthritis
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Rib Fracture
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Runner's Knee
    • Scapular Fracture
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Shoulder Dislocation
    • Shoulder Disorders
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Disorders
    • Spondylitis
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
    • Systemic Chondromalacia
    • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
    • Trigger Finger
    • Wrist Fracture

    Education

    • Medical School
      Wayne State University School of Medicine

      Graduated in 1980

    • Internship Hospital
      Cedars Sinai Med Center

      Completed in 1981

    • Residency Hospital
      Boston University Affil Hosps

      Completed in 1985

    • Undergraduate School
      Boston State

      Graduated in 1975

    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • Spanish

    Memberships &
    Professional Affiliations

    • California Orthopaedic Association, Member

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Procedures Performed

    • ACL Surgery
    • Ankle Replacement
    • Arm Surgery
    • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
    • Carpal Tunnel Release
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Elbow Replacement
    • Elbow Tenotomy
    • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
    • Excision of Femur or Knee
    • Excision of Humerus
    • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
    • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
    • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
    • Fracture Care
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
    • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Hip Replacement
    • Hip Replacement Revision
    • Hip Resurfacing
    • Joint Drainage
    • Knee Arthroscopy
    • Knee Replacement
    • Knee Replacement Revision
    • Knee Surgery
    • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Nerve Block, Somatic
    • Neuroplasty
    • Peripheral Nerve Block
    • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
    • Rotator Cuff Surgery
    • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
    • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
    • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Steroid Injection
    • Synovial Biopsy
    • Trigger Point Injection
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate