Dr. Jeffrey Dobyns, MD

Orthopedic Surgery •  Male • Age 65
  
Dr. Dobyns
Accepting new patients

Adult Pediatric Orthopedic Spec

1310 W Stewart Dr Ste 508 Orange, CA 92868

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Dr. Jeffrey Dobyns, MD is a Orthopedic Surgery Specialist in Orange, CA and has over 38 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Dobyns has more experience with Knee/Lower Limbs than other specialists in his area. He graduated from University Of California, Irvine, College Of Medicine medical school in 1982. He is affiliated with medical facilities Children's Hospital Of Orange County and Saint Joseph Hospital. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Dobyns to book an appointment.


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(714) 633-2111

Dr. Dobyns accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Basic HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
Access for Infants & Mothers (AIM)-CA HMO
Advantage-CA HMO
Advantage-CA PPO
Balanced (Prudent Buyer)-CA PPO
Blue Cross (CACare) - Individual-CA HMO
Blue Cross (CACare) - Large Group-CA HMO
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Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Individual-CA PPO
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Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Student Health-CA PPO
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Bronze (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Bronze EPO (Prudent Buyer / Small Grp)-CA PPO
Bronze EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
Bronze Select (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Bronze Select w/ H.S.A (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Bronze w/ H.S.A (Prudent Buyer PPO/Small Grp)-CA PPO
Dignity Health Custom Advantage-CA HMO
Dignity Health EPO / PPO-CA
Dignity Health PHC EPO & HDP/HSA-CA
Dignity Health Ventura EPO/PPO-CA
EPO-CA
Gold (CaliforniaCare HMO/ Small Grp) HMO
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Gold Advantage-CA PPO
Gold EPO (Prudent Buyer / Small Grp)-CA PPO
Gold EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
Gold Priority Select-CA HMO
Gold Select (Select / Small Grp)-CA HMO
Gold Select (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Lumenos Plans-CA PPO
Major Risk Medical Insurance Program (MRMIP) - Prudent Buyer-CA PPO
MemorialCare Custom-CA PPO
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National (BlueCard) PPO
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PERS Select-CA HMO
PERS Traditional-CA HMO
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Platinum (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Platinum Priority Select-CA HMO
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Platinum Select (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Priority Select-CA HMO
Select (PERS Select Providers)-CA PPO
Select Plus-CA HMO
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Frequently Treated by Dr. Dobyns

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Dobyns treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Dobyns treats other conditions, please contact the office at (714) 633-2111.

Knee/Lower Limbs

Knee and lower limb surgeons perform procedures such as total knee replacement, partial knee replacement, and tendor repair, to treat conditions including arthritis, ligament tears, or bone fractures.Compare with other Knee/Lower Limbs specialists.

Dr. Dobyns typically treats 51% more often than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 16 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Knee Disorders
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Knee Sprain
Knee Dislocation
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Dr. Dobyns' conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • ACL Surgery
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • 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
  • Heel Spur
  • Hernia
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Dysplasia
  • Hip Fracture
  • 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
  • Hip Sprain
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • 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 Arthroscopy
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Sprain
  • Knee Surgery
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • 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
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Neuroplasty
  • 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
  • Osteoporosis
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Sever's Disease
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Steroid Injection
  • Still's Disease
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Wrist Fracture

Dr. Dobyns' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Dobyns

3.9

Based on 53 ratings

5 Stars
69.81132075471699%
(37)
4 Stars
1.8867924528301887%
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3 Stars
1.8867924528301887%
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2 Stars
0%
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1 Star
26.41509433962264%
(14)
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Dr Dobyn’s is amazing. He was wonderful with my daughter. He is very knowledgeable when it comes to pediatric orthopedics. He made my daughter feel comfortable and was able to explain everything to her so that she could understand “that’s not easy to do with a 12 year old. He took an interest in her sport and spent a great deal of time talking to her about it. I would recommend him to anyone looking for a wonderful orthopedic surgeon!!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Claremont , CA – Oct 04, 2018
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I would give this man 0 stars if I could! With the results on a computer screen right in front of him, he asked if I had the test he ordered. He contradicted himself at least 3 times in 15 minutes, & in a series of at lest 6 x-rays, he looked at only 1. If you are overweight, he will not be able to see past it. He is ignorant, unwilling to learn, uncaring, egotistic, & downright rude! He has absolutely no bedside manner or compassion. Please stay away from this quack!
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  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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I'v been a patient of Dr Dobyns for two total anterior hip replacements. The operationes where three years apart. Dr Dobyns is one of the few doctors that do an anterior approach when possible. This way is much less damaging to the muscles as they are not cut, the healing time is less then half the time. Dr. Dobyns & I have a great relationship. He is alway straight up with me & his sense of humor I truly appreciate. He is to the point, no mucking about. Both my hip replacements went perfectly!
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L. B. in Mission Viejo – Jan 16, 2018
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Agree with most of the reviews I have seen. This doctor does not like his job. Spends less than 10 minutes with you and in my first visit he was out the door before I was! He quickly diagnosed me without real evidence and sent me packing to physical therapy. I am still to this day in extreme pain and now have to go to the ER because of a lazy non-caring doctor.
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Mission Viejo, CA – Aug 17, 2017
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Absolute best doctor with whom I have interacted. Tremendously caring and professional.
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Newport Beach, CA – Jun 28, 2017
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Horrible doctor and needs to retire has he very obviously hates what he's doing. He should not be allowed in any hospital, to treat any person or speak to anyone. He's truly the worst doctor we've ever encountered. For a special hospital like CHOC to allow such a nasty, incompetent person to work there does not speak well for them at all.
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chg1008 in Laguna Niguel, CA – Oct 09, 2016
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His great except for his staff they messed up My appointment by 45min and to top it off I get here and they tell Me his an hour behind they didn't even bother to call me to let me know that ., best believe they have the time to call. Very un professional.
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Orange, Ca – Jul 28, 2016
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Dr. Dobyns has now repaired to major injuries for me. A really torn up shoulder and a knee. He is an amazing doctor with a great sense of humor.
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Dobyns graduated from college and medical school at the University of California, where he earned AOA Medical Society Honors. His Orthopedic Residency...Read more

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

1987
Harbor Ucla Med Center
Residency Hospital
1983
Los Angeles County Harbor - UCLA Medical Center
Internship Hospital
1982
University Of California, Irvine, College Of Medicine
Medical School

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Awards

Memberships & Affiliations

  • California Orthopaedic Association, Member

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Locations

Adult Pediatric Orthopedic Spec

Orange Office1310 W Stewart Dr Ste 508 Orange, CA 92868
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Adult Pediatric Orthopedic Spec25982 Pala Mission Viejo, CA 92691
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Children's Hospital Of Orange County

Orange, CA

Saint Joseph Hospital

Orange, CA

78% Patient experience rating, 9% higher than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020)
  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • Orthopedic Surgery Excellence Award™ (2019)
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