Dr. Jerome Bernhoft, MD

Dr. Jerome Bernhoft, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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Age 78
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Dr. Jerome Bernhoft, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Walnut Creek, CA and has been practicing for 45 years. He graduated from Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine in 1966 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.Read his story

2625 Shadelands Dr Ste 210

Walnut Creek, CA 94598

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Admar
  • Aetna
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • AvMed
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Benefit Panel Services
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • 14 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
high
more than 90% of peers
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
normal
more than 79% of peers
Baker’s Cyst
normal
more than 75% of peers

Dr. Bernhoft'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.

Dr. Bernhoft's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Bernhoft "Dr. Bernhoft began practicing orthopedic medicine in 1973 after receiving his medical degree from Northwestern University and completing his internship at San Francisco General Hospital. His Army service in Okinawa prepared him for a challenging residency at the University of California, San Francisco, where he gained valuable experience along with a notable bedside manner. Upon completion, he operated a successful private practice in Fargo, North Dakota for 17 years before relocating to the East Bay area in 1990. A local Bay Area resident, he supported the community by serving as team physician for the San Ramon Valley High School for many years."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Bernhoft "Dr. Bernhoft believes in treating the patient, not just the condition. By combining state-of-the-art techniques with more than 30 years of experience, he administers procedures that get results. His genuine concern for his patients helps accelerate treatment by developing relationships based on mutual respect and trust."

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

81  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Sprain
  • 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)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • 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
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Sever's Disease
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture
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9  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 North Dakota
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1962
  • Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1966
  • San Francisco General Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1967
  • University of California, San Francisco
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1973

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bernhoft has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • California Orthopaedic Association, Member

Dr. Bernhoft's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bernhoft to family and friends
1 review

Likelihood to Recommend (1)

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

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    FAIR
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
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