Dr. John Itamura, MD

Dr. John Itamura, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 54
(29)
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Dr. John Itamura, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Los Angeles, CA and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from Keck School Of Medicine Of The Univ Of Southern California in 1989 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

1700 E Cesar E Chavez Ave Ste 1400

Los Angeles, CA 90033

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. Itamura performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Pyogenic Arthritis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Shoulder Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Joint Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Itamura'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*

89  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Broken Arm
  • 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
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • 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
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Still's Disease
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture
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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

  • Keck School Of Medicine Of The Univ Of Southern California
    Medical School | Graduated 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Itamura has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • California Orthopaedic Association, Member

Dr. Itamura's Reviews

4.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Itamura to family and friends
29 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (29)

  • 5
    (25)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Itamura's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Patient Comments (7)

Had arthritis for years and my shoulders were so bad Dr. Ellatrache at Kerlan Jobe told me they were worse than any major league pitcher he’s ever seen.2nd opinion same.Ellatrache repaired rt. labrum tear in 2001.Lasted over ten years knew I’d need more surgery someday.Started doing PRP and...more
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My experience with Dr. Itamura, was beyond exceptional. His examine and explanation of diagnosis and treatment were thorough, complete and precise. His bedside manor is very relaxed and professional. The office staff were also very efficient, helpful and friendly. I highly recommend Dr.itamura, and...more
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Our son had a very back break in his collarbone. The day it happened, Dr. Itamura stepped up and offered to help. He is so thorough, was so patient with our teenager and with our many questions, funny and careful. But was really stopped us in our tracks - his skill. He worked to save our son’s...more
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My mother injured her shoulder which resulted in a shoulder replacement procedure. She was in extreme pain. It wasn't until she found Dr. Itamura who performed the procedure that gave her hope. Not only is Dr. itamura one of the best doctors you will find he's honest and caring something you don't...more
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Top class surgeon and individual. Straight shooter that cares.
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