Dr. Lawrence Serif, MD

Dr. Lawrence Serif, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 64
(17)
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Dr. Lawrence Serif, MD is an orthopedic surgery doctor who practices in Palm Springs, CA. He is 64 years old.

1180 N Indian Canyon Dr Ste W201

Palm Springs, CA 92262

Contact Information

(760) 416-4511

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Molina Healthcare

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
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more than 70% of peers
Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
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more than 58% of peers
Elbow Sprain
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more than 50% of peers

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
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Board Certifications

Dr. Serif does not have any board certifications listed.

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Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hip Fracture
  • 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
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • 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
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger

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Procedures

  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • 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, Open
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Total Knee Replacement

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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

  • Ohio University College Of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Serif has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Serif has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Serif's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Serif to family and friends
3.4
based on 17 total reviews (5 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Serif'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
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

in Indio, CA |
Dr Serif was wonderful when replacing my hip! I was up and walking the very next day! He has a GREAT bedside manner too! Explained the whole procedure before and after! Hooray for Dr Serif! A happy patient. Donna Houser
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in Palm Springs, CA |
terrible outcome with surgery, what should have been a simple surgery has left me impaired for life.
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Palm Springs, CA |
Dr. Serif had a genuine concern about my mom's health. He made extra efforts to make her more comfortable and relaxed prior to her surgery (on her broken wrist). He told us that he may not see us after thee surgery - (managing our expectations very well) because he had a packed day. He showed up by...more
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in Cathedral City |
I thought the doctor explained what my problem was to me in a matter of fact way but he has an attitude with me when I showed disappointment with his recommendation of physical therapy which to me is fine if it helps.I won't deal with him again.
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in Palm Springs, CA |
This was my first visit to Dr Serif and it was most pleasant. I was completely at ease as he discussed the upcoming surgery on my wrist. I felt confident that he would handle it professionally and I had no reservations or concerns after our meeting. His staff was also courteous and helpful. My...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Serif accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
    Whole HealthPrimeCare California OAMC
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
    Select Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield of California
    Access Plus Savenet
    Local Access Plus HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
  • Molina Healthcare

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Desert Regional Medical Center
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Hi - Desert Medical Center
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